Something's In the Air

The bond between Something's In the Air and yourself will be made of – what else – but air! We lead and allow ourselves to be led, by air. Something's In the Air is a performance where we won't be ashamed to yawn or even doze off. We will laugh because we can't cry. We will intensely experience odour, a breathing hardly heard, a tightening of the throat when swallowing, some distress in the face of the unknown, peace and also restlessness, a warm closeness, the beauty and prohibition of touch....


is a nonprofit organization for publishing, production (performances, interdisciplinary and visual artworks), education and research. It is organized into three sections: Maska Publications,Maska Productions and Maska Symposium. Maska’s theoretical, critical and artistic activities deal with contemporary art and theory, research, experimental performing practices, interdisciplinary art and critical theory. Its contents and events often provide a direct and sharp reflection of the cultural and political space in which it acts.
Collaboration with various governmental and non-governmental organisations, artists, professionals from different areas and partners from abroad is an important segment of all of Maska’s activities.


MASKA RESEARCH GROUP: A Speculative Glossary

Our accelerated temporality generates diverse and multiplying strategies of dealing with the demands of our hastened time. It seems necessary to enrich our vocabulary with terms that will allow for some differentiation and enable us to talk more precisely about specific forms of time and ways of coping with its eternal brevity, as well as the dissipation of time and its manifold qualities.


Lazar Džamić: Cvetličarna v Hiši cvetja

Other than at home, the Italian comic book Alan Ford gained popularity only in the former Yugoslavia, where it exceeded all expectation as a phenomenon of popular culture and became a cult: today it seems to have been created directly for the Yugoslav market. The book Cvetličarna v Hiši cvetja, written by marketing expert, journalist and columnist Lazar Džamić, who now lives and works in London, is a witty, lucid and profound culturological analysis of comics and its reception in the Socialist...

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Art and Life

This issue of the Maska journal is, exceptionally, quadruple and, as a consequence, heftier and more comprehensive. The theme of the central section is titled “Art and Life: Productions of temporality in art” and, (also) by way of select insights into the history of art, its social and political dimensions, it interrogates the status of art in the current unstable conditions of “free(dom of)” production of contemporary capitalism. The section has been conceived and prepared by a guest editor,...