The solo performance How I Caught a Falcon (1991) by the choreographer Iztok Kovač is one of the milestones in the Slovenian contemporary dance production. The cult performance in which Iztok Kovač danced an incredibly poetic choreography, charged with beauty and a sublime, magic relationship between the body, movement, music, lighting and space, has become an emblem of the new time and new Slovenian contemporary dance, and allowed the latter to become integrated into the European context. The...
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.
Aldo Milohnić’s book Art in the Times of the Rule of Law and Capital (Umetnost v času vladavine prava in kapitala) is the result of several years of the author’s research on the position of art in contemporary society. It foregrounds performing practices, which appear as unique distortions in the system of art and, at the same time, in other social fields, especially politics, but also law and economy.
This editorial offers a short commentary on the criteria of the Public two-year tender of the Slovenian Book Agency (Javna agencija za knjigo Republike Slovenije / JAK) for the selection of executors and co-funding of cultural projects in the field of books for the period of 2016–2017.