| A Natural Oasis? |

A Transnational Research Program

STEP 2-3

Summer School in Kosovo and Montenegro

A Natural Oasis? A Transnational Research Program is a long term training and research program dedicatet to curators, art writers and cultural researchers, aiming at the realization of a special project for MEDITERRANEA18, Young Artists Bienniale, Tirana Durasse, May 2017, starting from the geopolitical peculiarities of the artistic scenes of San Marino, Montenegro, Kosovo, Malta

Curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Simone Frangi

The selected participants are:
Eremire Krasniqi
, 1985 (Kosovo / Albania); Giulia Gregnanin, 1990 (San Marino / Italy); Valerie Visanich, 1982 (Malta); Lenka Đorojević, 1982 (Montenegro / Slovenia); Chiara Cartuccia, 1984 (Italy, UK, Germany); Maya Tounta, 1990 (Greece, Lithuania); Sergey Kantsedal, 1989 (Ukraine); Rachel Pafe, 1990 (US and the Netherlands)

A Natural Oasis? | A Transnational Research Program
Summer School
Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo
August 28th to 30th, 2016
PROGRAM

Sunday, 28 August, 2016

Arrival of participants

Accommodation at Dorm 6 at Student Dorms of the University of Prishtina ‘Hasan Prishtina’

21:00 Dinner to Restaurant Renesansa, Address:Musine Kokollari, 10000 Prishtinë

Monday, 29 August, 2016

10:00 – 11:00 Visit at Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina and Museum of American Art in Prishtina Venue: Stacion – Center for Contemporay Art Prishtina

Presentation of the program of Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina and a guided tour of the permanent exhibition of Museum of American Art in Prishtina by Albert Heta and Vala Osmani co-fouders of Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina

11:00 – 11:40 Visit at the neighborhood and location used by Dodona Gallery during 1997-1999, guided tour by Albert Heta

12:15 – 12:45 Visit at the Boxing Club and the exhibition Salon de Fleurus, guided tour by Vala Osmani and Albert Heta

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Time Papirun, Fast Food Restaurant, Address:Johan V. Hahn, Prishtinë 10000

14.30 Visit to LambdaLambdaLamda project space, National Gallery of Kosovo, National Library of Kosovo

16.00 – 18.30 Portfolio reviews, presentations and studio visits among young artists from Kosovo with the group of young curators of A Natural Oasis. Meeting venue: Boxing Club

19:00 Public Screening of ‘Remembering the Other’s by Ana Čigon 45’54”, colour, HD File, 16:9, STEREO
Venue: Boxing Club

Remembering the Others is a documentary about the meaning and power of public monuments in Kosovo. Who has the privilege to be represented in monuments? Why are there almost no monuments dedicated to women in Kosovo? Which other groups of people are denied representation in monuments? If the stories of marginalized groups are hushed, the canonised stories remain undisputed, thus creating a situation where some privileged groups are given access to top positions in the society, whereas others are erased and pushed into oblivion.

20:00 – 20:40 Open Q & A discussion with interviewees featured at Remembering the Others. Venue: Boxing Club

21:00 Dinner at local restaurant (by each participant about around 10 Euros)

Tuesday, 30 August, 2016

9.00 Departure of participants Minivan transfer from Prishtina, Kosovo to Cetinje, Montenegro.

Pick up location: Student Dorms University, Prishtina

A Natural Oasis? Kosovo program is organized by:

Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina – Bjcem partner; Supported by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of The Republic of Kosovo

Info: Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina
Zija Prishtina Street, 10000 Prishtine, Republic of Kosova
Tel.: +381-(0)38-222-576; E-mail: info@stacion.org; www.stacion.org

Tuesday, 30 August, 2016

Shkodër, Albania
Marubi National Museum of Photography
Art House a project by Adrian and Melisa Paci

Meeting with Tea Cuni, Head of communication of Marubi National Museum of Photography and Coordinator of Art House

A Natural Oasis? A Transnational Research Program
Summer School
Institute of Contemporary Art Cetinje, (ngo) Montenegro
Art Museum of Montenegro, Montenegrin Gallery of Arts Miodrag Dado Đurić
from August 30th to September 2nd 2016
PROGRAM

Tuesday 30 August

Arrival from Pristina to Cetinje

Check in Apartments Bokan, Novice Cerovica 4, Cetinje

20.00 to 21.00 Dinner at local restaurant

21.00 drinks Caffe bar Tag, Cetinje

Wednesday 31 August

Dado Gallery, Cetinje

10.30 – 11.30 Short introduction to Montenegro

Mirjana Dabovic, Head of Art Museum Montenegro
Natalija Vujosevic, founder ISU (Institute of Contemporary Art)

11.30 to 11.45 Photo presentation of the architecture from Socialist Yugoslavia

11.45 – 12.45 Natalija Vujosevic, artist talk Identity of experience

13.00 to 14.00 Lunch time

14 to 16.00 Guided visit tour to National Museum Montenegro

17.00 to 18.30 Irena Lagator, artist talk Works in public space, (visit to one of her works in Cetinje)

19.00 to 20.30 Projections of the short films:

by Dusan Kasalica, Matter of will (golden heart for best short at Sarajevo Film Festival)
by Ivan Salatic We are the sons of your rocks

directors will speak about use of architecture and landscape in the movies

21.00 Dinner at local restaurant (by each participant about around 10 Euros)

Thursday 01 September

Dado Gallery, Cetinje

10.30 to 10.45 photo-video presentation of contemporary architectural landscape
11.00 -12.00, Lazar Pejovic, photographer, Lecture Dystopian landscape, invasion of the wild, corrupted neo-liberal capitalism
12.00 to 12.30 Coffee break
12.30 – 14.30 Guided visit tour to Obod Factory. Conversation about the history of Obod and its fate in time of transition, conversation about MACCO project with: Lazar Pejovic, Svetlana Racanovic, Natalija Vujosevic, Irena Lagator
14.30 to 17.00 Lunch time
17.00 to 19.00 Portfolio reviews and studio visits among young artists from Montenegro with the group of young curators of A Natural Oasis?
19.00 to 20.00 Round table about connectivity in Contemporary arts in Montenegro
20.40 taxi to dinner at Restaurant Plavi Kokot, (max around 15 Euros per person, taxi and food)

Friday 02 September

Departures

A Natural Oasis? Montenegro program is organized by / info:

ISU – Institute of Contemporary Art, Cetinje, (ngo) Montenegro

phone: +38267556378

mail : isucrnagora@gmail.com

with support from Art Museum of Montenegro, Montenegrin Gallery of Arts Miodrag Dado Đurić

phone: +38241230310

mail: nmcg@t-com.me

| A Natural Oasis? | A Transnational Research Program

Report of step 2 and 3 in Kosovo and Montenegro

A project by:

Republic of San Marino
Ministries for Education and Culture, Tourism and Youth Policy
Department of Tourism and Culture

San Marino Cultural Institutes Bjcem Member

University of Republic of San Marino – Bjcem Member

Municipality of Montegiardino

Montenegro
Institute of Contemporary Art of Montenegro, (ngo) Cetinje

Art Museum of Montenegro, Montenegrin Gallery of Arts Miodrag Dado Đurić

Republic of Kosovo
Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina – Bjcem partner supported by Ministry of Education Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo

Republic of Malta
Agenzija Zghazagh, Inizjamed – Bjcem Member

Italy, Milan
Viafarini – Non profit Organization for Contemporary Artistic Research

And with the support of
BJCEM – Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranea

A Natural Oasis? is part of the activity of BJCEM Network supported by Creative Europe, Programme of the European Union

BJCEM is supported by:

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