1st NSK Folk Art Biennale
"One such very important part of the process of NSK State is Folk Art."
Peter Mlakar, Department of Pure and Applied Philosophy, NSK Citizens Congress, Berlin 2010
The exhibition "NSK: Past - Present – Future // 1984 – 2014 – 2045" will take place at the Spinnerei, Hall 12 (WERKSCHAU) in Leipzig, Germany from April 25 through May 10, 2014.
This exhibition will display the development of the Slovenian artist collective "Neue Slowenische Kunst" from its birth within the context of Yugoslavian alternative culture in the 80s through the founding of the NSK State in Time and offer a glimpse into the future.
In addition nearly 40 citizens of the NSK State from all over the world will present a selection of their artwork within the frame of the "1st NSK Folk Art Biennale".
The exhibition will be complimented by diverse events such as performances and a film program, as well as a symposium covering the phenomena of the existence of a folk art not based on regional, religious or ethnic characteristics, but which globally articulates the self-identification with the strategies of NSK
Additional events and performances are planned for the Spinnerei gallery tour on May 3 and 4.
The exhibition is supported by the Cultural Office of Leipzig and the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony.
Kollektiv für transnationale Kunst und Kultur e.V. / NSK Lipsk
Spinnerei, Halle 12 (Werkschau-Halle), Spinnereistr. 7, 04179 Leipzig
April 25 - May 10, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday – Saturday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Carsten Busse (0179-7397011 // info@nsk-folk-art-biennale)
The artist group IRWIN will present the exhibition "TIME FOR A NEW STATE"
at the Kulturný dom B31 parallel to the "NSK: Past – Present – Future // 1984 – 2014 – 2045" exhibtion.
Kulturný dom B31, Bornaische Str. 31, 04277 Leipzig
April 24 – May 10, 2014
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday from 6:00 p.m. as well as during special events and by appointment
Alexander Pehlemann und Carsten Busse (0179-7397011 // firstname.lastname@example.org)