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video installation and performance exhibited in urban open air video gallery Video Wall in Ljubljana

 

This video work was created at the Komiža New Media Port (Video Vortex Summer School) in Komiža, Croatia, in July 2012. The site-specific piece is framed into a mini-performance and installation situation (looping an a 22"screen with headphones and 2 carafes on each side, gradually filled up by author/performer with port seawater, brought in with a sardine tin can -- to be seen in a separate docu-video).

Just like last year the School of Arts participated in the Komiža New Media Port (Video Vortex Summer School) international gathering in Komiža on the island of Vis, Croatia, July 7-15, 2012. Lead by renowned artists Dan Oki and Dalibor Martinis the summer school joined 24 students and mentors from 6 art schools (Zagreb, Brighton, Reka, Gent, Split, Nova Gorica) in an 8-day multi-process of workshops, research-based productions, conceptual experimentation, and good fun.

THE CATHARSIS OF NEPTUN was a site-specific* performance-based installation presented within Komiža New Media Port (Video Vortex Summer School) 2011 in Komiža, Vis, Croatia on 30.8.2011. After delivering a pilot performance at the „Boris Mardešić“ town gallery with drinking 0,7 liters of seawater, the installation was presented at the seafront riva, both in the Komiža dialect and in English, following these (Fluxus-inspired) guidelines:

Voicing the message “If The Old Won’t Go, The New Won’t Come”, as a state-specific proverb directed towards contemporary China. It is mirroring its meaning back to the recipients who are inadvertently reinforcing it. This statement, or an aphorism, is functioning as a reminder that progress is inevitable and in some places inevitable regardless the consequences.

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