EMAP – European Media Art Platform is the largest international platform for residencies of emerging European media artists. It connects 15 leading European cultural institutions and organisations dealing with media art as well as over 80 partners, including renowned festivals, laboratories and institutions that focus on digital arts, robotics, bio art, video and other forms of media art. As a member of the network, KONTEJNER is the host of a three-day networking conference in Zagreb that brings together representatives of all member organisations as well as artists selected for a residency. The conference is an opportunity to network, exchange and introduce the member organisations to selected artists and present their projects that offer insights into our present and possible futures – dealing with topics such as the living dead, men giving birth and NFT laying eggs.

Friday 17.06.2022.

  • @ Technical Museum Nikola Tesla, Savska cesta 18, Zagreb
  • 10:00 - 13:00 Presentations by selected EMAP artists
  • 14:45 - 15:30 Guided tour through Nikola Tesla’s Demonstration Lab
  • 15:30 - 19:40 Presentations by selected EMAP artists
  • * The programme is closed to the public.

Saturday 18.06.2022.

  • @ Croatian Architects Association, Trg bana J. Jelačića 3/1, Zagreb
  • 11:00 - 14:00 EMAP discursive programme “Readdress and Transgress”. The programme is open to the public and will be held in English.
  • 11:00 - 12:15 Panel 01 Building Alternatives. Building alternative systems of knowledge, alternative interfaces of communication, alternative platforms of interaction is the topic of this panel. Can those alternatives reverse the consequences of collective destructive, object oriented “lifestyle”, and help build healthier communities? Is it possible to overturn the negative trends and trigger some new inspiring recovery processes? Moderated by: Davor Mišković (Drugo more). With: Yiannis Colakides (NeMe), Arjon Dunnewind (IMPAKT), Tomislav Medak (Pirate Care), Dinko Peračić (Platforma 9,81).
  • 12:30 - 13:45 Panel 02 Transgressions of co-living. Decolonization as a main politics of cohabitation is a prevailing topic nowadays no matter if we are discussing racial, feminist, queer or interspieces relations. Rethinking anthropocentricity and practical aspects in artistic and curatorial narratives as a power of modifying societal ethical values, customs, routines and habits. Moderated by: Sunčica Ostoić (KONTEJNER). With: Charlotte Jarvis, Jurij Krpan (Kersnikova Institute), Heracles Papatheodorou (Onassis Stegi)
  • 16:00 - 18:30 EMAP network meeting (for members only)

Sunday 19.06.2022.

  • 10:00 A guided tour through Zagreb: Eight Points of Culture, with Saša Šimpraga (HR). The tour is closed to the public.
  • 16:00 - 00:00 KONTEJNER event @ Pogon Jedinstvo (velika dvorana i dvorište) & Močvara Club, Trnjanski nasip bb, Zagreb
  • 16:00 - 17:30 Banana Zvuk (HR) @ Pogon Jedinstvo backyard
  • 17:30 - 18:30 Sešija (HR), youngest experimental band feat. Nenad Sinkauz (HR), Nenad Kovačić (HR), Pavle Jovanović (HR)
  • 18:30 - 00:00 Banana Zvuk (HR) and DJ, Osobna! (HR) @ Pogon Jedinstvo backyard
  • 19:30 - 20:00 Martin Messier (CA), Echo Chamber, audio-visual performance, Pogon Jedinstvo
  • 20:15 - 20:45 Peter Kutin, Patrik Lechner, Mathias Lenz (AT), ROTOЯ, kinetical audio-visual performance, Močvara Club
  • 21:00 - 21:30 Martin Messier (CA), Echo Chamber, audio-visual performance, Pogon Jedinstvo

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