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Maska, časopis za scenske umetnosti

The Art of Writting

Maska, vol. XXII, no. 109–110, The Art of Writing (autumn 2007)

The journal you have before you arose from the need to affirm the field of writing for and  about art as a field that, through a principally predominating logic of language, aims to materialize the textures of contemporary art and the questions this places before the viewer. As a form through which intercommunication in a community is established, writing is an important material practice of every social situation and writing for art is not committed only to reflecting certain art practices but also represents the possibility of raising questions and developing a dialogical interaction that arises when one form transforms into another. Writing for and about art is therefore not only a document, but also a realization of mental concepts, a written materialization of thoughts and views that actively cooperate in the shaping of the landscape and meaning of contemporary art.

Contents

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PERSPECTIVES
Andreja Kopač: DaS Ex-periMenT: Bending with NagiB

PHENOMENON
Bojana Kunst: “Demand the impossible”: Writing for Art 
Ana Vujanović: Undressing Theory 
Primož Jesenko: Forming the Politics of the Gaze (On the mode of organisation of thought)
Andreja Kopač: A Tentative Linguistic Analysis of the Script of Show your face!
Karla Železnik: The Theatre Programme – A Lackey of Stage and Offstage Activity  
Alja Bulič: A Rigid Wording of the Art of Movement?
Katja Praznik in Karla Železnik: Writing About and For Art (An Inquiry with Artists and a Critic)
Maks Soršak: The View of the Consumer
Saša Šavel: Television and the Discourse of Art

STATE OF AFFAIRS
Alenka Pirman: Customs and Traditions IV.
Marko Peljhan: “I’ve got a fever and the only prescription is more cowbell!”

MANIFESTO SKETCH BOOK
Ema Kugler: LONTANO ………. or ……… What Would Robert Wilson Do If ……….?

SCENERAMA
Petja Grafenauer Krnc: Under the Sign of Collaboration and the Return of the Artwork

Colophon

Editor in Chief: Katja Praznik
Editorial Board: Bojana Kunst, Nina Meško, Saša Nabergoj, Mojca Puncer, Karla Železnik, Mare Bulc, Andrej Jaklič, Jurij Krpan, Blaž Lukan
International Editorial Board: Inke Arns, Maaike Bleeker, Eda Čufer, Ivana Ivković, Nataša Petrešin, Ana Vujanović, Marko Peljhan, Luc Van Den Dries
Art Director: Martin Mistrik
Slovene Language Editor: Simona Ana Radež
English Language Editor: Jana Wilcoxen

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