Dates: 24-30 May 2010
Participation at the seminar-workshop “Chisinau, Art Research in the Public Space”. Organized by KSAK- Center for Contemporary Art, Chisinau.
The transdisciplinary seminar and the workshop dedicated to documentation and research are a part of the CHISINAU- Art, Research in the Public Sphere - a cross-disciplinary platform that will investigate the connections between political and cultural symbols and propaganda and its impact on the urban environment, the interference between personal narratives and imported ideologies and cultural discourses in relation to the public sphere. The project’s aim is to explore the dominant institutional and political discourses that have shaped the society and the urban landscape of the city of Chisinau in the course of its recent history.
A number of visual artists, curators, historians, designers and sociologists from the Balkan (Romania, Serbia, Montenegro) and Baltic (Lithuania and Estonia) countries, as well from other EU countries (Poland, France, Austria, The Netherlands) that have experienced similar social and cultural processes and phenomena will present their research and case studies related to projects dealing with art and the public sphere and to the connections between the public and private acceptions of space placed in various cultural and ideological backgrounds.
Participants: Angela Serino, Klaus Schafler, Vladan Jeremic&Rena Raedle, Danilo Prnjat, Joanna Rajkowska, Kaja Pawelek, Dumitru Oboroc, Alina Popa&Irina Gheorghe (The Bureau of Melodramatic Research), Ferenc Grof &Jean-Baptiste Naudy (Societe Realiste), Rael Artel, Floe Kasearu, Catalin Gheorghe, Virgil Paslariuc, Ovidiu Tichindeleanu, Tamara Nesterova, Indre Klimaite, Ghenadie Popescu, Tatiana Fiodorova, Max Kuzmenko, Vladimir Us, Ana Marian.