04/11/2019

Second Digital rendez-vous in Zagreb

In collaboration with French Institute in Zagreb, KONTEJNER is co-organizing the exhibition programme of the second annual Digital rendez-vous. Connecting partners from France, Croatia, Germany and the region, the manifestation brings together activists, artists, scientists, lecturers, entrepreneurs, stakeholders and media representatives during approximately 20 events on the topic of re-thinking relations between human and technology.

  • #interdisciplinary
  • #interactive
  • #art-and-technology

17/10/2019

Extravagant love in Split

Workshop programme of the Extravagant bodies: Extravagant love festival will be held at Youth centre in Split.

  • #workshop
  • #ontour

12/09/2019

Call for Applications – Residencies for European media artists in 2020 and 2021

The European Media Art Platform will offer EMARE residencies for artists working in the fields of digital media – in internet and computer-based arts, in sound or video art, in media-based performance, as well as in robotics or bio-art. The upcoming call covers residency stays in 2020 and in 2021 at eleven renowned European media art organizations. Deadline for Applications: December 2nd 2019, 12:00 CET

  • #open-call
  • #residency

27/08/2019

Become a Volunteer at the upcoming Extravagant Bodies festival!

Application deadline for volunteers at the fifth international Extravagant Bodies festival is September 10th 2019.

  • #open-call
  • #love

13/08/2019

Warm-up for the Extravagant bodies festival on the island of Korčula

We are opening the fifth edition of triennial festival Extravagant bodies dealing with the notion of love with two performances. The main exhibition of the Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Love festival opens on the 18th of September in the space of HALA V of The Technical Museum Nikola Tesla in Zagreb. Before the opening, KONTEJNER is traveling to the island of Korčula where we will, in collaboration with the grey area organization, present Choreography of Utopia, Movement #2 and Need Your Love So Bad.

  • #sound
  • #performance
  • #interdisciplinary
  • #art-and-body

07/08/2019

EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT LOVE

The fifth Triennial Festival of Extravagant Bodies subtitled Extravagant Love takes places at the Hala V of Zagreb's Technical Museum in September 2019

  • #interdisciplinary
  • #art-and-body
  • #love

21/07/2019

Biochemical cyborg is being developed at a residency in Zagreb

Italian artist Margherita Pevere arrived in Zagreb for the second phase of her residency in KONTEJNER. After the initial phase in Dubrovnik at the biotechnological laboratory UR Institute, Pevere is currently continuing her bio-art research on the materiality and desires of the leaky body.

  • #residency
  • #art-and-science
  • #european-project
  • #production-kontejner

13/06/2019

Apply for our cultural management course - part of the Future DiverCities EU project!

KONTEJNER is inviting all young professionals from Croatia working within the field of culture and contemporary art to participate in our new educational programme - part of the EU project Future DiverCities - from 14th to 23rd September 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia. Application deadline is Friday, July 5th 2019.

  • #open-call
  • #education
  • #european-project

30/05/2019

After 2 months, Factory of Sound culminates with a concert at Mesnička Cultural Centre

Our 2-month educational project for the youngest, workshop for kids Factory of Sound, is going to end with the public concert of junior ensemble. This year’s musicians of the future are Bartol Knežević, Jan Knežević, Mak Rizvanović, Andrija Vidović, Barbara Vidović, Juraj Vidović and Šime Vukelić, and their concert under the baton of Nenad Sinkauz and Nenad Kovačić takes place on the 7th of June at 7pm, at the Mesnička Cultural Centre. Free entrance.

  • #sound
  • #workshop
  • #concert
  • #european-project

27/05/2019

KONTEJNER @ FEMeeting and Consciousness Reframed conferences in Portugal

Olga Majcen Linn and Sunčica Ostoić from KONTEJNER will hold lectures on the topic of art at the intersection of science and technology during two conferences in Portugal.

  • #lecture
  • #european-project
  • #conference

13/05/2019

Device_art festival is on tour at 18th WRO Media Art Biennale in Poland

Croatian artist Mirjana Vodopija and duo Lightune.G will present our Device_art festival at the 18th WRO Media Art Biennial in Wroclav. Opening events will take place from May 15th to May 17th 2019, while the entire biennial program will last until December.

  • #performance
  • #installation
  • #ontour

26/04/2019

UNTIE THE KNOT: Open call for conference

KONTEJNER | bureau for contemporary art praxis in partnership with Photography association Organ Vida is organizing a two-day international conference "Untie the Knot: Redefining Normativity in Love" as part of the Extravagant Bodies festival. The two-day conference will take place at the Grand venue of Cinema Europa in Zagreb on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st, September 2019. We invite everybody interested to propose scientific, theoretical and other investigative works on the topic of love!

  • #open-call
  • #conference

25/04/2019

KONTEJNER has joined the Re-Imagine Europe project

Re-Imagine Europe is a four-year project with 10 cultural institutions from across Europe, addressing the social and political challenges we face today.

  • #european-project

24/04/2019

Bio-art research on materiality and desires of the leaky body in Dubrovnik and Zagreb

Our 2019 EMAP residency has started with the launch of Margherita Pevere’s (IT/DE) artistic research in biotechnological laboratory of our partner - UR Institute located in Dubrovnik. First phase of the project is scheduled to last from April to May. Afterwards, Pevere will continue developing her artwork at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, from July to August 2019.

  • #residency
  • #bio-art
  • #european-project

24/04/2019

Applications for internship at KONTEJNER

KONTEJNER has opened a new job position and is looking for an assistent of our programme coordinator. Deadline is extended until May 15th. The call is limited to applicants eligible for internship programme of Croatian Employment Service (HZZ).

  • #open-call

23/04/2019

KONTEJNER at Science+art cafe in Dubrovnik

New Science+art caffe organized by our partners UR Institute takes place on Saturday, April 27th 2019 at the conference hall on the Lokrum island. In its newest edition, the event is dedicated to our EMAP residency and the artwork "Wombs" by a bio-artist Margherita Pevere that is being produced during the residency.

  • #round-table
  • #european-project
  • #ontour

01/03/2019

KONTEJNER at EMAP's Augment and Disrupt 2019 mini-festival in Utrecht

Augment and Disrupt is IMPAKT's 3-day mini-festival that took place in Utrecht from 1st to 3rd March 2019. Festival explored interactions between art, society, and technology through a critical investigation of the interface and future of digital platforms.

  • #european-project
  • #art-and-technology
  • #conference

06/02/2019

EMAP/EMARE 2019 Artist in Residence Selection

We are announcing the results of EMAP/EMARE artists selected for the two-month residencies in European media art organizations - members of the EMAP network.

  • #open-call
  • #residency
  • #european-project

18/01/2019

Device_art meets "TRANSMISSIONS" - January performances and education programme

Final weeks of the Device_art festival in Zagreb and Rijeka, interconnected with our EU project Future DiverCities, present young and emerging European artists working with sound and technology.

  • #sound
  • #performance
  • #workshop
  • #round-table
  • #european-project
  • #art-and-technology

06/01/2019

Open call for new edition of Extravagant bodies!

Call for participation in the next edition of Extravagant bodies subtitled Extravagant Love is open for all artists and lovers until February 14th 2019. The festival will take place in Zagreb in September 2019.

  • #open-call
  • #sexuality
  • #love

16/12/2018

Emotional robots and sensual machines at the sixth Device_art Festival of art, robotics and new technologies

“Everywhere it is machines and machines are not alone.” This powerful statement from curator ZHANG Ga is at the heart of the upcoming sixth edition of Device_art festival and it’s large central exhibition Machines Are Not Alone. The exhibition opens on December 18th 2018 in Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb at 7 p.m., and it stays opened until 3rd February 2019. With 21 exhibited artworks by 25 international artists, it represents an in an attempt to map out the activities of contemporary machines and their cohabitation with humans in our contemporary society.

  • #performance
  • #workshop
  • #concert
  • #group-exhibition
  • #ecology
  • #conference

07/12/2018

Opening of Device_art festival in Split with Tin Dožić

The focus of the Device_art programme in Split from 7th to 9th December is on artistic workshops and performances

  • #performance
  • #interdisciplinary
  • #workshop
  • #art-and-technology

05/12/2018

Opening of the Short circuit exhibition at Šira Gallery

Opening of the exhibition of our interdisciplinary project Short circuit will take place on Thursday, December 6th 2018 at 7 p.m. at Šira Gallery, Zagreb.

  • #interdisciplinary
  • #workshop
  • #education

26/11/2018

PICTURE SKY Zagreb

On Saturday, December 1st 2018, precisely at 11:03:42, the TERRA satellite will pass over Zagreb and photograph the city from its orbit. We are inviting all the citizens to join us and photograph the sky exactly in that moment, contributing in this way to the presentation of the artwork Picture Sky on this year's Device_art festival!

  • #installation
  • #photography
  • #action

05/11/2018

KONTEJNER in Mexico City!

KONTEJNER is presenting Touch Me festival in Mexico City as a part of the conference „Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art & Science“ from 11th to 13th November 2018.

  • #ontour
  • #conference

06/09/2018

OPEN CALL - European Media Art Platform / European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019

A new open call for the EMAP / EMARE residencies is launched with the deadline for submission on December 10th 2018, 12:00 CET

  • #residency
  • #european-project
  • #production-kontejner

04/09/2018

EMAP at Ars Electronica Festival

As a part of Ars Electronica Festival from 6th to 10th September 2018, the EMAP – European Media Art Platform members and artists organize a rich and diverse programme consisting of EMAP Group Exhibition and Jam-Session, artists talks and guided tours.

  • #residency
  • #presentation
  • #european-project
  • #Ars Electronica
  • #group-exhibition
  • #EMAP

29/08/2018

Empathy Swarm open studio - evening with Katrin Hochschuh and Adam Donovan

This Friday, August 31st 2018, from 6 p.m. Katrin Hochschuh and Adam Donovan will host an open studio evening. As a part of the residential programme within the European project EMAP/EMARE – European Media Art Network and in collaboration with KONTEJNER they have been producing their new artwork - a swarm of emotional robots.

  • #residency
  • #robotics
  • #european-project
  • #production-kontejner
  • #EMAP

20/06/2018

This summer Zagreb is swarming with emotional robots!

During July and August, Adam Donovan and Katrin Hochschuh are continuing their EMAP residency in Zagreb. The artists are producing their artwork Empathy Swarm and researching tools for human emotion recognition and interaction between the man and the machine, working along the road with many different collaborators.

  • #residency
  • #robotics
  • #european-project
  • #production-kontejner

19/04/2018

Adam Donovan and Katrin Hochschuh started the EMAP kick-off residency in Zagreb

Artist duo will hold a workshop Psychophysics Machines Jam Session for students of Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb on April 26th at 2 p.m. at the Gallery SC, a performance Saturn3 on Wednesday, May 2nd at 10 p.m. at the Gallery SC, and a lecture on Robotics in/and Music on Thursday, May 3rd, 6 p.m. at Teatar &TD.

  • #sound
  • #performance
  • #residency
  • #lecture
  • #workshop
  • #european-project

01/04/2018

Open call for Device_art 6.018

Open call for new artistic productions and participation in this years Device_art festival programme taking place in Zagreb's Museum of Contemporary Art is opened from March 27th to May 20th, 2018. The call is opened to all individual artists and collectives residing and working in Croatia.

  • #open-call
  • #art-and-technology
  • #production-kontejner

29/03/2018

New sound perspectives - second Future DiverCities Artistic Lab

Sound performance/concert which marks the end of the "New sound perspectives" Artistic Lab organized as a part of the EU project Future DiverCities is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25th, 8 p.m. at small hall of Pogon Jedinstvo.

  • #sound
  • #performance
  • #concert
  • #european-project

25/03/2018

One whole month of experimental sound in Zagreb

As a part of the Impromonday programme, on April 9th 2018, at 8 p.m. and with Benedict Taylor & Jošt Drašler + DJ Liquidator as main guests, Music Showroom SC, Department of Experimental Sound and KONTEJNER announce an entire month of events focused on experimental sound in Zagreb.

  • #sound
  • #concert
  • #experiment

16/03/2018

Media Art Worlds - a conference on hybrid economies of digital art

Media Art Worlds conference is dealing with the contextualization of production and presentation in media art as well as addressing the position of an artist in hybrid economies. The conference is taking place in Helsinki on March 24th and is organized by EMAP - European Media Art Platform.

  • #european-project
  • #discursive-programme

13/03/2018

Zimoun's wall of sound in Mochvara Gallery

One of the biggest names in the global sound art scene is coming to Croatia to present the site-specific installation designed especially for venue POGON Jedinstvo. The exhibition opens on April 14th 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

  • #sound
  • #installation
  • #site-specific
  • #gallery-programme

20/02/2018

Selected artists for European Media Artists in Residence Exchange (EMARE) 2018

Here are the results of EMAP / EMARE artists selected for the two-month residency in one of the media art organizations in Europe.

  • #open-call
  • #residency
  • #european-project

05/02/2018

Launch of EMAP: The European Media Art Platform

The members of the newly formed European Media Art Platform (EMAP), a network of partners across eleven countries, presented themselves and their visions behind the project at transmediale/festival.

  • #open-call
  • #residency
  • #european-project

15/12/2017

Open call for 6th Sound Art Incubator

Deadline fot the open call for 6th Sound Art Incubator production cycle is 15th February 2018.

  • #sound
  • #open-call
  • #emerging-artists

06/12/2017

Kontejner is looking for a new project coordinator

A new job oportunity at Kontejner! We have a spot opened for the coordinator of Future DiverCities project which includes implementation of project activities, along with participating in realization of our other projects and programmes, and tasks related to functioning of the Kontejner NGO in general.

  • #open-call

08/11/2017

Siniša Labrović, Božidar Katić and Marko Marković are performing at Extravagant bodies: Crime and Punishment festival in London

Fourth edition of international festival Extravagant bodies titled Crime and Punishment will take place in London in the space of redundant church, from November 17-18th in collaboration with partner organisation Live Art Development Agency.

  • #performance
  • #group-exhibition
  • #ontour

05/11/2017

EMAP/EMARE is becoming the biggest international residential platform

European Media Artists in Residence Exchange (EMARE) is becoming the biggest international platform of residency programmes for emerging new media artists.

  • #open-call
  • #residency
  • #european-project

12/04/2017

Tomo Savić Gecan goes to residency in CERN

CERN - world's leading laboratory for particle physics, opened its door to artistic research. ACCELERATE Croatia Award is a one-month residency that provides intense collaboration between artists and scientists. It is a part of the Arts at CERN programe dedicated to creating inovative concepts on the intersection of art, science and technology.

  • #open-call
  • #residency
  • #art-and-science

01/03/2017

Touch Me Festival 2017 – OPEN CALL

KONTEJNER | bureau of contemporary art praxis is inviting artists and authors to submit project proposals for the fifth edition of Touch Me Festival. Applications can be submitted from March 1st to April 15th, 2017.

  • #open-call
  • #art-and-science
  • #group-exhibition

05/12/2016

Open call for 5th Sound Art Incubator

Sound Art Incubator is Mochvara Gallery's production platform dedicated to young and emerging local artists dealing with sound as artistic media. Fifth open call for participation in the project is opened until February 2017.

  • #sound
  • #open-call
  • #emerging-artists

20/10/2016

Open call for entries ACCELERATE Croatia Award 2016/2017

What is universe made of, what are particles made of and what is the forcé that connects them are one of many questions researched at CERN, a cutting-edge laboratory for particle physics. Except for scientists and researchers, CERN is also inviting artists to its intriguing laboratories.

  • #open-call
  • #residency
  • #art-and-science