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Cultural diplomacy between Austria and Slovenia

AUTHOR / Pia Nikolič

The Austrian Cultural Forum has been known under this name since 2001 and is the successor of the Department of Culture at the Austrian Consulary General, founded in 1990. Also under its auspices is the Austrian library in Maribor. Both…

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Cultural diplomacy between Austria and Slovenia

AUTHOR / Pia Nikolič

The Austrian Cultural Forum has been known under this name since 2001 and is the successor of the Department of Culture at the Austrian Consulary General, founded in 1990. Also under its auspices is the Austrian library in Maribor. Both…

Film

Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož

AUTHOR / Pia Nikolič, Anže Sobočan

This year’s iteration of the Festival of Slovenian Film has added the word “Portorož” to its official name to quash the rumours and speculations that the festival would be better off elsewhere. Its not-so-new director Bojan Labović, however, went down…

Film

Sarajevo Film Festival

AUTHOR / Anže Sobočan

The 28th edition of the Sarajevo film festival took place in mid-august. There were over 50 films in the competition program, spanning from feature, documentarie, animated and short films. We spoke with two Slovenian directors who’s films were in the…

Literature

Days of Poetry and Wine 2022

AUTHOR / Sara Strajnar

“Poetry lives in the heart of many people, and has a loyal and growing audience here, in Slovenia. It connects people and sensitizes them to great challenges ahead.” With these words, programme director Aleš Šteger, who has led the festival…

Literature

Inequality Is Also Reflected In Literature

AUTHOR / Mirt Bezlaj

A former student of comparative literature and literary theory at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, she is currently writing a doctoral dissertation on Slovenian women's post-war literature at Charles University in Prague. She is exploring how the tectonic shift…

Architecture

Building Cooperative Centers, Building Communities

AUTHOR / Nuša Zupanc

Hashim Sarkis, a Lebanese architect and Dean of the Department of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT, set the question “How will we live together?” as the theme of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale already…

Visual arts

Interview with Artist Ana Sneeringer

AUTHOR / Nejc Krevs

Ana Sneeringer is a Slovenian artist residing in Montgomery AL, USA. Having started her career in documentary journalism as the director of an environmental television station, Ana’s experiences across Jordan, Russia, the USA, The Dominican Republic, The Netherlands, and India…

Visual arts

A Curator’s Working Place

AUTHOR / Pia Prezelj

Igor Zabel developed an art history that he rejuvenated, paying attention to the wider context, says Urška Jurman from the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory.

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New Programme Means better Budgets and Opportunities

AUTHOR / Patricija Maličev

Mateja Lazar on Motovila and Creative Europe Desk Slovenia (CED Slovenia): What they are, and why they are better known abroad than here at home.

Multidisciplinary

Slovenian Cultural and Creative Workers: from Feelings to Facts!

AUTHOR / Eva Matjaž

Between 17 March and 11 April 2022, the fourth survey in a little over two years examining the working and living conditions of workers in the Slovenian cultural and creative sectors was carried out. The sample comprised 1,005 workers. As…