No Nails, No Pedestals in 2008

Invited: Apolonija Šušteršič, Nika Špan, Rene Rusjan, Sašo Sedlaček, Robertina Šebjanič

Apolonija Šušteršič: “Social transfer” in contemporary art and architecture

15 January 2008
Project room SCCA, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

Apolonija Šušteršič explores the physical, psychological, social and political aspects of public space and architecture. Through the discussion in Project Room SCCA, she presented some of her recent works: Sunset Cinema, Luxembourg (2007), Garden Service at Edinburgh International Festival (2007), Cinema/Studio, Hybrid Activity, Leidse Rijn, Utrecht (2004), Community Research Project, Ibid. Projects, London (2003).

Nika Špan: Pollution in art

22 April 2008
Project room SCCA, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

In the 20-minute lecture presented as a sound and visual event, Nika Špan will try to reflect and define,what pollution in art means. Artist’s intention is to clarify the meaning of the visitor’s spontaneous dissatisfaction: “This is just a pollution,” while watching an exhibition or an art work.


Rene Rusjan: Library SCCA, Part 2

3 June 2008
Project room SCCA, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

Rene Rusjan created a personal guide through SCCA Library in 2007. A year later she presented the initiative and the invitation.

Sašo Sedlaček: Infocalipyse now!

22 October 2008
Project room SCCA, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

Infocalypse Now! is an initiative for the creation of an autonomous media zone in the 700 MHz spectrum, within which analogue television stations broadcast at present. In project room SCCA Sašo will tackle the potential of the arts for efficient contemporary activism and for systemic changes in media on the national level.


Robertina Šebjanič: Pufination

17 December 2008
Project room SCCA, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

Pufis represent microorganisms living in an open ecosystem, while the collection of objects functions as a sensitive sensory network. The visitor is subsumed into the artificially produced “biosphere” through active sensor-based interaction.