Pic.:Velimir Zernovski, Jasna Susha, 2013.




Artists Talk with

Monday, 18 April 2016, 7pm
at < rotor >, Volksgartenstraße 6a, 8020 Graz

Co-produced by
Cultural City Network Graz, lend|hauer Klagenfurt and < rotor >

Distitled Communities
Velimir Zernovski is a visual artist and curator, who is exploring notions of identity, urbanity and popular culture through the media of drawings, videos, installations, art in public space and artist books.
In the last 10 years Zernovski has been working in the field of socially and politically engaged art, often collaborating with various human rights movements and activists´groups. Zernovski is co-founder of IPAK Center – Research Center for Cultures, Politics and Identities based in Belgrade and furthermore co-founded FRIK Cultural Initiatives developement Formation, based in Skopje.
Velimir Zernovski is an Artist-in-Residence invited by < rotor > Center for contemporary art and Cultural City Network Graz in April 2016.

Velimir Zernovski, born 1981 in Skopje, Macedonia,
lives and works in Skopje, Macedonia

Social Economies
Danilo Prnjat is an artist and art critic, who intervenes in the domain of political reality, explicating specific social problems by performing a
variety of projects that includes controversial, sometimes legally problematic actions, interventions and (media) manipulations, and furthermore social participatory projects.
Prnjat is one of the founders and editors of the contemporary art and art critic web portal DeMaterialisation of Art.
Danilo Prnjat is an Artist-in-Residence invited by lend|hauer Klagenfurt in April 2016.

Danilo Prnjat, born 1982 in Kotor, Montenegro,
lives and works in Belgrade, Serbia

Both artists are staying in Austria in the frame of WEST BALKAN CALLING, an Artist-in-Residence Exchange Programme taking place in 2016. The project is organized by < rotor > center for contemporary art Graz in cooperation with the Directorate General for Cultural Policy of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.

The talks are held in English