Back2Back: Ester Ivakič – Good evening + dear friends

Talk and screening
Friday, 30 September 2022, 8 pm
Project Room SCCA, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

Back2Back is a series of events, where we invite local and international authors to present their own production and establish a dialogue with works of their choice from the DIVA Station archive.

Film director and visual artist Ester Ivakič prepared a programme of various entertaining and mystical films, which she based on her short experimental film Sometimes I wish I were an angel sometimes. In the selected works, themes such as nature, love, paranormal, friendship, dreams, and other dimensions stand out. While searching through the DIVA Station archive, the author highlighted works that inspire her with their innovative form, exposure of fluidity, effects of the multidimensional, iridescent, and magical.


Good evening + dear friends
Curator: Ester Ivakič

Ester Ivakič, Sometimes I wish I were an angel sometimes
2022, 6′ 32″
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Amir Muratović, With the Wind
2008, 1′ 10″
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Ana Nuša Dragan, Lyhnida
TV Skopje, 1989, 8′ 47″
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Peter Cerovšek, Neža Grum, Matevž Jerman, We have all been here since forever
Luksuz produkcija, 2016, 12′ 14″
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Ema Kugler, The Visitor
V.S. Video / Forum Ljubljana, VPK & Viba film, 1995, 26′ 41″
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Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda, Autobus
TV Slovenija, 1993, 11’10”
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Neven Korda, Angelic Wreath On Speed
2006, 4′ 42″
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Luka Dekleva, City Off Season
2006, 5′ 44″
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Miha Vipotnik, Insert from TV show New Year’s Disco
RTV Ljubljana, 1983, 3′
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Ester Ivakič (1992) is a film director and visual artist. She graduated from the School of Arts University of Nova Gorica, and continued her master’s degree in film directing at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) of the University of Ljubljana. She is the author of several short films and music videos. Currently she is developing her debut feature film.


DIVA Station is a physical and web archive of video and new-media art which has been developing since 2005, and is also a broader compendium of SCCA projects that seek to research, present, document and archive video/new-media art.

Videospotting are curated and thematic programs of video art, which have been created since 1994, in the form of lectures, public discussions, exhibitions and screenings.

Production: SCCA-Ljubljana/DIVA Station
Supported by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and City of Ljubljana – Department for Culture