Nothing’s guaranteed : exhibition of bosno-futurism

NOTHING’S GUARANTEED : EXHIBITION OF BOSNO-FUTURISM Artists: Igor Bošnjak, Mladen Bundalo, Lana Čmajčanin, Lala Raščić, Saša Tatić, Maja Zećo Curator : Jon Blackwood Nothing’s Guaranteed : Exhibition of Bosno-Futurism is a showing of six contemporary artists from Bosnia-Herzegovina. It runs in the basement galleries at Summerhall, Edinburgh, opening on 29 July and available for viewing … Continue reading Nothing’s guaranteed : exhibition of bosno-futurism

Late to the party : macedonian performance on video since 1991- links & resources

I'm really looking forward to showing a Swiss audience at Museum Tinguely a showreel of Macedonian performance art on video, as part of PANCH's extraordinary three month long festival of performance art, BANG BANG. Nora Stojanovikj, Gathering Scales of the Big Fish (In the Fish Tank), 1997, video still For those unable to come or … Continue reading Late to the party : macedonian performance on video since 1991- links & resources

Stripping the Overburden

Triple Harvest Films, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Corby It's been a very hard millennium so far for the steel industry, coming immediately after the precipitate decline of the late twentieth century. The UK's remaining large steelworks, at Scunthorpe and Port Talbot, have been engaged in a pitiless, attritional struggle for survival; whilst Scunthorpe and "British Steel" … Continue reading Stripping the Overburden

Contemporary Protest & the Visual in Belarus

Background For the first time in perhaps a decade, tensions are stirring in Belarus. The country is approaching a general election on August 9th, in which the incumbent President Aleksandr Lukashenko, in power since 1994, is facing his stiffest challenge for many years. Aleksandar Lukashenko addresses the Belarusian National Assembly on 4 August (BBC) Lukashenko … Continue reading Contemporary Protest & the Visual in Belarus

Groundwork Weekender in Milton Keynes

I spent last weekend at the Groundwork weekender in Milton Keynes, organised by the artist / curatorial collective, Tracing the Pathway. Groundwork set itself up as a three day event involving artists, performers, researchers, writers to respond to the environment of Milton Keynes through a carefully curated series of projects and events, and to leaven … Continue reading Groundwork Weekender in Milton Keynes