Abb.: Oskar Dawicki,
Ohne Titel, 2003;

>>      MSE-meeting 2004

5. - 7.11.2004

Palais Attems, Graz
Sackstraße 17

The meeting of art initatives from Middle and South-Eastern Europe consists of two parts: On the one hand there is going to be a conference which intends the exchange of experiences and discusses the “local responsibility / international appearance” of the invited art initiatives. And on the other hand their will be two public discussions which question following issues:

Panel Discussion I
“Performing an International Arts Program”
Friday, 5.11.2004, 20.00

The over-regional art transfer offers important impulses for the local scenes. What will be presented and discussed are models to realize international programmes in spaces under various working conditions.
Speakers: Matei Bejenaru (Iasi), Eyal Danon (Holon), David Kulhanek (Prag), Edi Muka (Tirana), Branka Curcic (Novi Sad) Moderator: Basak Senova (Istanbul)

Free Admission. The language of the panel discussion is English.

Panel Discussion II
“Rethinking a Collection”
Saturday, 6.11.2004, 20.00

Publicly accessible art collections bear an enormous function in writing and mediating art history. How a collection should be composed is subject to various points of argumentation. There will be reports from several MSE countries.
Speakers: Cosmin Costinas (Cluj), Viera Jancekova (Trnava), Nebojsa Jovanovic (Sarajevo), Dunja Kukovec (Ljubljana) Walter Seidl (Vienna) Moderator: Michal Kolecek (Usti nad Labem)

Free Admission. The language of the panel discussion is English.

„Local Responsibility / International Appearance“
Friday, November 5 – Sunday, November 7, 2004, 10.00 – 18.00

Speakers: Matei Bejenaru, Periferic Iasi; Sarah Carrington & Sophie Hope, B&B London; Cosmin Costinas, IDEA Cluj; Branka Curcic & Orfeas Skutelis, Novi Sad; Eyal Danon, Digital Art Lab Holon; Ana Devic, WHW Zagreb; Viera Jancekova, Galeria Jana Koniarka Trnava; Nebojsa Jovanovic & Lejla Hodzic, freelance curator, Sarajevo; Michal Kolecek, freelance curator, Usti nad Labem; David Kulhanek, Display Gallery Prague; Edi Muka, Tirana Biennale; Livia Paldi, freelance curator Budapest, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana; Genoveva Rückert, O.K. Centrum Linz; Basak Senova, NOMAD Istanbul; Erzen Shkololli, EXIT Contemporary Art Institute Peje; Hajnalka Somogyi, Trafo Budapest.

The language of the conference is English.
For participation R.S.V.P. at:
Participation fee per day: 7 Euro, 3 days: 18 Euro.

Conception: Michal Kolecek, Gregor Podnar, Erzen Shkololli, Margarethe Makovec und Anton Lederer

Sponsors: Land Steiermark Kultur, Kulturamt der Stadt Graz, BKA Kunstsektion, Steirischer Herbst, Slowakisches Institut, Collegium Hungaricum, mit Loidl oder Co.Graz