13/05/2024

Artistic research of Ana Horvat and Ivana Pinjušić Bužančić at KONTEJNER

An artistic residency of composer Ana Horvat and pianist Ivana Pinjušić Bužančić is taking place at KONTEJNER in Odranska street as part of the project New Perspectives for Action, within the framework of Re-Imagine Europe co-financed by the European Union. The artistic residency runs from May 2nd to 13th and involves artistic research in which the two musicians confront the question of their own musical identity.

  • #residency
  • #european-project
  • #research
  • #experimental-sound

07/05/2024

KONTEJNER and Kopaton Records in collaboration with Zvučni zid and ZEZ present Roj Osa

Thursday, 16th May @KONTEJNER, Odranska 1/1, Zagreb. From 7:30pm diiscussion "Experimental Music Scene"; guests: Davorka Begović (KONTEJNER, Gibanja), Mirna Čupić (KSET/ZEZ), Vedran Peternel (Zvučni zid), and Alen Sinkauz (Kopaton Records, Roj Osa); moderator: Melanija Pović Jagarinec. From 9pm Roj Osa, album promotion "Azbestni krovovi" (60'). Ticket prices for the concert: 7.00 EUR (pre-sale), 10.00 EUR on the day of the concert.

  • #concert
  • #discursive-programme
  • #experimental-sound

22/04/2024

Fourth edition of experimental sound event Gibanja

In its new spring edition, from May 20th to May 25th, fourth edition of experimental sound event Gibanja will take place at KONTEJNER (Odranska 1/1) and at the Močvara Club (Trnjanski nasib bb) in Zagreb.

  • #sound-art
  • #installation
  • #concert
  • #sound performance
  • #experimental-sound
  • #festival

05/04/2024

eye sleeps, ear breathes - new installation by Davor Sanvincenti at KONTEJNER

New multimedia installation "eye sleeps, ear breathes" by Davor Sanvincenti (HR) can be experienced in the intimate surroundings and solitude, from 16th to 30th of April at KONTEJNER, Odranska 1/1, Zagreb. Exhibition open hours are Monday–Friday 16–20h and Saturday 11–15h.

  • #installation
  • #solo-exhibition
  • #experimental-sound

10/04/2024

Curatorial residancy at KONTEJNER: Lisa Tronca (CA)

For four weeks, Quebecois curator Lisa Tronca will be welcomed to visit artists’ studios, tour a selection of institutions, art centres and galleries in Bratislava, Budapest, Zagreb and Ljubljana, and meet with a wide range of European arts professionals, with whom she will have the opportunity to make a public presentation of her projects. Her host for the Zagreb part of the residency from April 14 to 21 is KONTEJNER.

  • #residency
  • #guest-curators

18/03/2024

Realities in Transition: Open call to co-create an XR experience

Realities in Transition is calling for seven XR artists, designers, creative coders, and developers to collaborate on a collective XR production during a hybrid residency from June until September 2024 at V2_, Lab for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam (NL). Application Deadline: 1 May 2024 (23:59, CEST).

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

17/03/2024

Designing for Regenerative Landscapes - new cycle of podcasts

"The School of the Feral Grounds" organized within the framework of the project Future DiverCities enters its third and final learning module in the form of a podcast series entitled "Designing for Regenerative Landscapes", hosted and curated by Danica Sretenovic and Gaja Mežnarić Osole from from Trajna/Krater (SI). First podcast published on 29 March 2024 is on Curating ecological care & repair by Gilly Karjevsky, Floating University.

  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #ecology

15/03/2024

"DI/S - Digital Art as a Business, but How?" - presentation, discussion and a panel

Join the Digital Inter/Section consortium online or live in Brussels for a conversation about the future of the Digital Art ecosystem. On March 22nd partners will present key insights from the extensive study carried out by the partners of the Digital Inter/Section EU project on existing ecosystems and business models in the digital art sector: the publication gathers insights and recommendations from 25 countries worldwide on how to shape new business models. We will also talk about the next steps: launching a new, European Agency to promote Digital Art.

  • #presentation
  • #european-project
  • #research

13/03/2024

Sensitive mapping in Vjesnik

Three workshops that will explore the history, present, and future of the Vjesnik complex and its surroundings through the lenses of architecture, urbanism, sound, and smells will take place at KONTEJNER on Saturday and Sunday, March 16th and 17th. During these days, three groups of students, guided by artists, will test a new mobile application for sensitive mapping developed within the Future DiverCities project.

  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #software
  • #mapping

04/03/2024

Installation "tele-present wind" by David Bowen (US) at KONTEJNER

The opening of the "tele-present wind" installation by David Bowen (US), along with an accompanying artist talk, will be held on Thursday, 7.3.2024. at 7 pm. The exhibition stays open at KONTEJNER, Odranska 1/1, Zagreb until 29.3.2024.

  • #kinetic-installation
  • #solo-exhibition
  • #wind

30/01/2024

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks in 2024

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks is open from January 30 to March 15, 2024 at 23:59 CET. The call is open to all the interested individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia.

  • #open-call
  • #kontejner-production

06/02/2024

Sip & See at KONTEJNER: Katja Banović (HR/AT) and Xavier Madden (AU/AT) present "Bacteria Babies"

The Exhibition Bacteria Babies: Sip & See by Katja Banović and Xavier Madden presents an installation made of bacterial cellulose, which the authors cultivated for months in Pula and Vienna in collaboration with the local community. The premiere of this work, realized within KONTEJNER’s production platform DIY_ARTLAB, will take place on February 15, 2024, at 7:00 PM, and will be accompanied by a guided tour by the artists and a baby kombucha adoption event. The exhibition is open until February 24, 2024.

  • #solo-exhibition
  • #production-kontejner
  • #biomedia

01/02/2024

Pangolin at KONTEJNER: Donna Haraway's "Cyborg Manifesto" (Edition Main Tables 0), Promotion and Public Reading

Join us on February 6 2024 at 6 p.m.at the promotion and public reading of the first edition of the new Edition Main Tables 0 series. The Cyborg Manifesto by Donna Haraway, translated by Marko Maras and feminist editing by Iva Grgić and Biljana Kašić, editorial team: Ana Hušman, Ivana Meštrov, Nikola Bojić, Marko Tadić (visual additions), Ana Labudović/RISO and friends (design) will be read in its entirety. In addition to the reading, there will be discussions about the edition itself and the overall publishing project of the Edition Main Tables 0 collective. Copies of the printed edition will be available at the promotion. The promotion will take place at KONTEJNER, Odranska 1/1, and the reading will be broadcasted online with a link available just before the event.

  • #publication
  • #text
  • #cyborg

24/01/2024

"Innovating in Urban Spaces" - new cycle of webinars

Upcoming cycle of online webinars pioneered by Innocamp Poland starts on january 31st 2024 under the title "Regenerative Changemakers’ Capacity Building - Innovating in Urban Spaces" and is organized within the framework of Future DiverCities project.

  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #inovation

07/12/2023

Fred Frith's masterclass and concert in January at KONTEJNER

Internationally renowned guitarist, multiinstrumentalist and composer Fred Frith will lead a three-day long workshop, i.e. masterclass, based on his very specific approach to improvisation, experimentation, performance and composition. Concert by Fred Frith and Susana Santos Silva "Laying Demons to Rest" will be held at KONTEJNER on Tuesday, 16.1.2024. at 9 pm (entry from 8 pm).

  • #sound
  • #workshop
  • #education
  • #european-project

08/01/2024

European Media Art Platform - The Artist Selection 2024

What noise is actually cancelled from the world by noise-cancelling technology? What tactics can we use to trick biased AI hiring bots? How can the reinterpretation of archaic cultural contexts shed new light on our present? These are some of the exciting questions the artists selected for the EMAP 2024 residencies will work on. Other selected artists will create synthetic rainbows, collect biological traces and memories in a pandemic archive or explore topics such as compost as superfood, exhausted landscapes and the link between time and weather.

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

07/11/2023

ZEZ x KONTEJNER: 8th Exhibition of Sound

The 8th Exhibition of Sound opens on November 9, 2023 at 19 h at KONTEJNER, Odranska 1/1, Zagreb.

  • #sound
  • #group-exhibition
  • #sound performance
  • #experimental-sound

13/10/2023

Apply for workshops within the program Realities in Transition XR Camp – Extended Worlds

The workshops will be held from October 25 to 28 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb and at KONTEJNER (Odranska 1/1). You can apply until Monday, October 23, 2023. at 23:59 CET.

  • #workshop
  • #education
  • #european-project

04/10/2023

KONTEJNER 3.0 – International Event of Current and Experimental Art Practices

KONTEJNER 3.0 is an international event that will present current and experimental artistic practices from October 17 to 29, 2023 at KONTEJNER (Odranska 1/1), Museum of Contemporary Art, Pogon Jedinstvo and Peti kupe in Zagreb.

  • #performance
  • #concert
  • #european-project
  • #art-and-technology
  • #group-exhibition
  • #experimental-sound

27/09/2023

The Extravagant Bodies project is presented at the conference “Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art & Science” in Valletta, Malta

The conference held from 27th to 29th of September 2023 includes theoretical and artistic presentations dealing with the nature of the forbidden and the aesthetics of liminality in artworks inspired by technology and science, and opening space for creative transformation and the union of science and art.

  • #performance
  • #lecture
  • #art-and-body
  • #ontour

10/09/2023

Dr. Olga Majcen Linn and Dr. Sunčica Ostoić participate at the RE:SOURCE conference

Dr. Olga Majcen Linn and Dr. Sunčica Ostoić, art theorists at KONTEJNER, are participating at the RE:SOURCE conference, which takes place in Venice from September 13 to 16, 2023.

  • #lecture
  • #art-and-technology
  • #conference

01/09/2023

KONTEJNER's new venue opens with "One Tree ID" by Agnes Meyer-Brandis

On September 15, 2023, KONTEJNER is opening a new exhibition and performance venue in Zagreb with the fragrant installation "One Tree ID" by Agnes Meyer-Brandis.

  • #interactive
  • #workshop
  • #european-project
  • #perfume

01/09/2023

Apply to the "How To Become A Tree For Another Tree" workshop

The workshop is taking place on Saturday, 16.09.2023, 12 a.m. to 3 p.m. @KONTEJNER, Odranska 1/1, Zagreb. Application deadline is 15.09.2023. at noon.

  • #interdisciplinary
  • #workshop
  • #education
  • #perfume

26/07/2023

ZEZ x KONTEJNER: 8th Exhibition of Sound - Open Call for Artists

Zavod za eksperimentalni zvuk (ZEZ) and KONTEJNER organization are inviting Croatian and regional (ex-Yu) sound artists to apply for the eight edition of the Exhibition of Sound with their performances, sound installations, audio and A/V artworks, and all other media and experimental artworks which use sound as a constitutive element or main media. This year’s edition is going to be carried out in collaboration of KONTEJNER association and ZEZ, i.e. KSET. The multimedia exhibition is going to be held from 9th till 16th of November 2023 in Zagreb, and application deadline is 18th September 2023 at 4 p.m. CET.

  • #open-call
  • #group-exhibition
  • #experimental-sound

01/06/2023

Call for Applications – European Media Art Platform (EMAP) Residencies in 2024

With the support of the European Union’s Creative Europe programme, the European Media Art Platform (EMAP) continues its residency program for artists, collectives or other artistic collaborations working in the fields of digital art, media art, and bio-art in 16 countries. Deadline for applications: September 12th, 2023 at 13:00 CET.

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

26/06/2023

A Sea Change project at MADE IN Dialogues

KONTEJNER is participating in the initial presentation of the project Adriatic Sea Sources, which marks the start of MADE IN Dialogues as part of the Platform for Contemporary Crafts & Design, that includes experts from the field of arts, design, science, museology and crafts. We are happy to present our program Heard by the Deep (part of KONTEJNER's EU project A Sea Change), which we organized in Split in May 2023. A series of lectures will be held on Tuesday, June 27 in the premises of the Nikola Tesla Technical Museum in Zagreb, starting at 10 a.m.

  • #lecture
  • #interdisciplinary
  • #discursive-programme
  • #sea

07/06/2023

Presentation of the Sound Experiments project in the framework of the Festival-in-Opposition platform in Novi Sad

On Saturday, 10.6.2023., curator and musicologist Davorka Begović (KONTEJNER) and guitar player, composer and music pedagogue Pavle Jovanović will present the educative modul "Collectiveness: Creating sounds together" (developed as a part of our project Sound Experiments) in the framework of the Festival-in-Opposition platform in Novi Sad.

  • #presentation
  • #education
  • #european-project

31/05/2023

First phase of ASH MA project successfully finalized

We are celebrating a successful end of the first project phase for ASH MA with an exhibition and presentation of the Master of Arts in Art, Science and Health study program on Friday, June 2nd, at the Department for Art Education, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb (Jabukovac 10).

  • #art-and-science
  • #education
  • #european-project

01/05/2023

Heard by the Deep international program in Split

Heard by the Deep program in Split, from 16th to 20th of May 2023, focuses on the topic of the sea, its (human and non-human) communities and the related environmental urgencies – as devastating as they are imperceptible to our human senses.

  • #performance
  • #residency
  • #european-project
  • #discursive-programme
  • #group-exhibition
  • #experimental-sound
  • #sea

14/04/2023

Creative Europe Showroom in Split

KONTEJNER is participating in a presentation of creative and successful European practices by Croatian partners within the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, on Friday, 21st of April 2023 in Split.

  • #presentation
  • #european-project

13/04/2023

Applications for coast and underwater field recording workshop in Split

Application deadline: April 25th, 23:59. Work period: weekends, 6 - 20 May 2023. Work schedule: 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20 May 2023, 4 hours per day. Locations: Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences MedILS, Šetalište Ivana Meštrovića 45, Split; outdoor field recordings - Split Ferry Port (eastern coast), ACI Marina Split (western coast), area surrounding MedILS and Čiovo island (by boat)

  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #experimental-sound

05/04/2023

Subscriptions open: free cycles of Future DiverCities webinars

Urban Ecology and Changemaking webinars start on 21st of April 2023 and last until May. The programme is free of charge, online and in English language.

  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #ecology

27/02/2023

Collaboration with Elevate festival on a new artistic production by Andreas Trobollowitsch

New project cycle for Re-Imagine Europe: New Perspectives for Action has officially started on February 1st of 2023. One of the first project activities relates to the renowned Elevate festival in Graz. During the festival, new artwork "hybrid #1 - ⥀12" by Andreasa Trobollowitsch comissioned and produced by Elevate festival in collaboration with KONTEJNER and Universalmuseum Joanneum – Institut für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Steiermark will be presented.

  • #european-project
  • #production-kontejner
  • #experimental-sound

20/02/2023

AM Journal of Art and Media Studies Call for Papers

The Editorial Board of AM Journal of Art and Media Studies invites all potential contributors to send their proposals for issue No.32/October 2023 with the theme Art, Science, and Health. Alongside Dr Dalila Honorato, guest editors for this issue are KONTEJNER curators and founders Dr Olga Majcen Linn, and Dr Sunčica Ostoić.

  • #open-call
  • #interdisciplinary
  • #education
  • #publication

07/02/2023

EMAP selected artists for 2023

We are announcing the results of the international open call for the two month EMAP – European Media Art Platform residencies in 2023 that will take place in 16 media art institutions and organizations in Europe and Canada - one of them also being KONTEJNER.

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

02/02/2023

Re-Imagine Europe kicks off

We are thrilled to announce that Re-Imagine Europe, with KONTEJNER as one of the partners, has received support from the Creative Europe programme for its project New Perspectives for Action and will commence in February 2023.

  • #european-project
  • #experimental-sound

18/12/2022

Publishing of the collaborative online platform Remote Lab

Remote Lab is a collaborative media platform for research and knowledge sharing whose author and project team consists of KONTEJNER, Drugo more, WHW, Radiona and Domino, led by Greta Creative Network. It is accessible to the public on the web address remote-lab.org.

  • #experiment
  • #data
  • #digitisation

02/11/2022

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks in 2023

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks is open from 2nd November 2022 to 15th January 2023 at 23:59 CET. The call is open to all the interested individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia.

  • #open-call
  • #kontejner-production

20/10/2022

Realities in Transition - OPEN CALL for residencies

Together with partners of the international project Realities in Transition, KONTEJNER is calling for creative XR projects that reimagine and expand the notions of XR while following a critical, reflective line of thought and promoting a common, open, sustainable XR at a European level. Seven projects will be invited to take part in a residency program at V2_Lab in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The deadline for application is 18th December 2022 at 23:59 CET.

  • #residency
  • #european-project
  • #production
  • #extended-reality

28/11/2022

"All-Aligned" exhibition by Uroš Krčadinac at GMK, Zagreb

The art project "All-Aligned" by a Serbian artist Uroš Krčadinac raises the question of what, in this age of proliferation of digital capital, the rapid multiplication of meme fronts and the overall inflation of meaning, does the standard repertoire of national symbols such as flags, mottos, coats of arms and anthems represent? The exhibition opening is on Satruday, December 3rd at 7 pm at GMK Zagreb, and the exhibition stays open until December 14th.

  • #solo-exhibition
  • #artificial-intelligence
  • #anniversary

12/09/2022

Call for Applications – European Media Art Platform (EMAP) Residencies in 2023

With the support of the European Union’s Creative Europe programme, and for the years 2022-2024, the European Media Art Platform expands its residency program for artists, collectives or other artistic collaborations working in the fields of digital art, media art, and bio-art to residencies in 16 countries. Deadline for applications: November 30, 2022 at 23:59 CET.

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

28/10/2022

New edition of Motions, an experimental sound event

Motions presents an exciting programme from the field of experimental sound expressions, sound art, spatial sound and audio-visual artistic practices. Motions represent a space for sound and a space of sound - experimental space for contemporary music tendencies, intersections of sound and new technologies as well as immersive sound and audio-visual experiences with special emphasis on those that change the way we listen and precieve sound. Second edition of Motions takes place from 9th to 12th November 2022 in Zagreb - Pogon Jedinstvo, Peti kupe, Museum of Contemporary Art and Močvara club.

  • #production-kontejner
  • #experimental-sound
  • #festival

17/03/2022

Tomo Savić-Gecan’s project produced by KONTEJNER representing Croatia at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia (23.4.–27.11.2022)

Every day for the duration of the 59th edition of the Venice Biennale of Art, the lead story from a different, randomly selected global news source provides the data that feeds an artificial intelligence algorithm, which in turn prescribes the time, location, duration, movements, and thoughts of a group of five performers in the city of Venice to constitute Tomo Savić-Gecan’s Untitled (Croatian Pavilion), 2022.

  • #production-kontejner
  • #artificial-intelligence
  • #biennial

26/08/2022

Open call for “ASH MA - Art, Science and Health Master of Arts” Online Pilot Course

A new international and transdisciplinary Master of Arts programme on the topic of Art, Science and Health will be showcased, tested and evaluated during a one-week Pilot Course held online in English language for a maximum of 40 participants, from Monday, November 7, to Friday, November 11, 2022, every day from 5.00 p.m. CET. Participation is free of charge; info on application process can be found in the continuation of this text.

  • #open-call
  • #art-and-science
  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #biomedia

05/10/2022

"12 Dead Birds" by Bojan Gagić (HR) in Pogon Jedinstvo, Zagreb

Multimedia spatial-sound installation "12 Dead Birds - a template for possible development of generic digital systems" by Bojan Gagić (HR) produced by KONTEJNER and Greta Creative Network opens on Wednesday, October 12th 2022 at 7 p.m. Exhibition is open from October 13th to 17th 2022, from 4 to 8 p.m.

  • #installation
  • #production-kontejner
  • #anniversary

11/10/2022

Robots minting NFTs – presentation of the EMAP residency

As part of this years’ EMAP residency, KONTEJNER welcomed three Japanese artists – So Kanno, Akihiro Kato and Takemi Watanuki that focused on the further development of the work Kazokutchi. The artists will present the work in progress on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 19:00 h at Pogon Jedinstvo, small hall.

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

22/09/2022

Nika Oblak & Primož Novak in Gallery VN in Zagreb

Exhibition of kinetic video installations by Nika Oblak & Primož Novak, an artistic duo from Slovenia, is open at Gallery VN in Zagreb from September 27th to October 15th. Exhibition opening is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27th at 7 p.m., and Gallery VN opening hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • #kinetic-installation
  • #video-installation
  • #humor
  • #anniversary

29/09/2022

Field recording and spatial sound workshop for youth aged 16 to 20

Open call for workshop participants is open until 9th October 2022, 11:59pm. Duration of the workshop: 15th October to 11th November 2022, each Saturday and Sunday – 3 hours per day. Workdays: 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th and 30th October; 5th, 6th and 11th November 2022. Locations: KONTEJNER office, Savska cesta 42, Zagreb; city of Zagreb (wider central area), large hall of Pogon Jedinstvo in Zagreb

  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #experimental-sound

07/09/2022

Robots minting NFTs – a new EMAP residency

KONTEJNER is welcoming Berlin based Japanese artist So Kanno as the 2022 EMAP resident. His two-month residency focuses on the further development of the work Kazokutchi, a collaboration with Japanese media artists Akihiro Kato and Takemi Watanuki who are joining him in Zagreb.

  • #residency
  • #robotics
  • #european-project
  • #art-and-technology

29/07/2022

Publication "Arc-hive: Case Studies and Life as an Object" available in free .pdf format

"Arc-hive: Case Studies and Life as an Object" is a two-part publication offering fresh and valuable insights from numerous authors to the challenges of working with biomedia, with special focus on preservation, archiving and digitisation of biomedia practices.

  • #bio-art
  • #education
  • #publication
  • #european-project
  • #biomedia

11/07/2022

EMAP selected artists for 2022

We are announcing the results of the international open call for the two-month EMAP – European Media Art Platform residencies in 2022 in 15 European media art organizations and institutions.

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

11/07/2022

Arc-hive, the first online platform for biomedia-focused artworks, is born

Six European institutions, including KONTEJNER, have been joining forces for the past 18 months to create the first open source digital platform to generate, centralize and share knowledge about artworks based on living materials or systems.

  • #european-project
  • #research
  • #digitisation
  • #biomedia
  • #archive

10/06/2022

A weekend with KONTEJNER: EMAP networking conference and Zvučni piknik

Annual celebration of our 20-year anniversary continues in June from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th in Zagreb. KONTEJNER hosts the 2022 EMAP networking conference and organizes the Zvučni piknik programme including performances such as the premiere concert of the youngest Croatian experimental band Sešija gathering young teenagers mentored by musicologist Davorka Begović and musicians Nenad Sinkauz, Nenad Kovačić and Pavle Jovanović, who will also be joining them on stage.

  • #performance
  • #european-project
  • #discursive-programme
  • #experimental-sound
  • #anniversary

01/06/2022

Partners of new Master of Art program “Art, Science & Health” (ASH-MA) meet in Corfu, Greece

From June 1st to June 3rd 2022, a meeting of the ASH-MA consortium for the design of a new Art, Science & Health MA program with participants from Croatia, Serbia and Greece will take place in Corfu, Greece. The program was launched in February 2022 by KONTEJNER and three universities: Academy of Fine Arts - University of Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia), Department of Audio and Visual Arts - Ionian University (Corfu, Greece) and Faculty of Media and Communication - Singidunum University (Belgrade, Serbia).

  • #interdisciplinary
  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #discursive-programme

18/03/2022

Call for Applications - European Media Art Platform (EMAP) Residencies 2022

With the support of the European Union’s Creative Europe programme, for the next 3 years the European Media Art Platform expands its residency program for artists, collectives or other artistic collaborations working in the fields of digital art, media art, and bio-art to residencies in 15 countries. Deadline for applications: April 27, 2022 at 23:59 CET.

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

01/03/2022

Preparation of ASH - Art, Science & Health MA programme in Croatia, Serbia and Greece

From February 2022, three Universities from Croatia, Greece and Serbia, along with KONTEJNER, work on co-designing and testing a new, interdisciplinary MA programme named ASH - Art, Science & Health.

  • #interdisciplinary
  • #education
  • #european-project

21/02/2022

Japanese artist Nelo Akamatsu at Gallery Nova in Zagreb

Spatial sound installation "Chijikinkutsu" by Japanese artist Nelo Akamatsu is the first event of our annual celebration programme consisting of exhibitions, performances, conferences, artwork productions, workshops and publications marking the 20 year anniversary of KONTEJNER. The exhibition opens on Saturday, March 5th at 7 p.m. at Gallery Nova in Zagreb and stays open until March 26th.

  • #sound
  • #installation
  • #anniversary

10/02/2022

Arc-hive Symposium: „Life as an object“

The symposium „Life as an object“ at Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, on 17th and 18th February 2022, will be devoted to tackling key issues and specific challenges of contemporary artworks that are based on biological medium or processes and known to employ living systems in its content and form. KONTEJNER curators Olga Majcen Linn and Sunčica Ostoić participate in the symposium programme organized within the framework of Creative Europe project Arc-hive.

  • #bio-art
  • #european-project
  • #discursive-programme

18/01/2022

E-publication "Make, Share, Change: Perspectives on Audience Development and Capacity Building from Re-Imagine Europe (2017-2021)"

The publication collects articles, interviews and reports that specifically reflect on the audience development and capacity building activities of the ten cultural organisations that participated in Re-Imagine Europe project.

  • #education
  • #publication
  • #european-project

03/12/2021

Device_art 7.021 in Split

The seventh edition of Device_art festival of art, robotics and new technologies, along with the main festival programme in Zagreb, will take place at MKC Gallery in Split from December 9th to 18th, 2021.

  • #art-and-technology
  • #group-exhibition
  • #ontour

29/10/2021

Device_art festival 7.021

The new, seventh edition of Device_art festival of art, robotics and new technologies at Museum of Contemporary art in Zagreb once again brings exciting experiences and new perspectives on devices, gadgets, and machines that surround us, ignite our thoughts, provide us with comfort as well as disturbance.

  • #robotics
  • #art-and-technology
  • #workshops
  • #discursive-programme
  • #group-exhibition
  • #sound performance

05/10/2021

20 years of KONTEJNER: open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks

Open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks within KONTEJNER's anniversary programme is open from 5th October to 31st December 2021. The call is open to all interested individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia.

  • #open-call
  • #kontejner-production

02/11/2021

Become a volunteer at Device_art festival!

Open call for volunteering at the seventh edition of Device_art festival is open until November 15th, 2021.

  • #robotics
  • #art-and-technology
  • #volunteering

04/10/2021

Study visit to Barcelona as part of the Arc-hive project

Our curators Jurica Mlinarec and Luja Šimunović visited our partners in Barcelona last week - Hangar.org

  • #art-and-science
  • #bio-art
  • #european-project

30/09/2021

Re-Imagine Europe residential training

New artistic production by Branimir Štivić (HR) under the title “B E L L O W S” has bees reaalized as a part of a residential training within the framework of the project Re-Imagine Europe. The installation will be presented at Device_art festival 7.012 in Zagreb, at the Museum of Contemporary Art from 23rd November to 19th December 2021.

  • #sound
  • #education
  • #european-project
  • #production-kontejner

21/09/2021

Study visits to Brussels and Berlin as part of the Arc-hive project

Through one week, our curators Jurica Mlinarec and Luja Šimunović went through a digitization workshop and visited the collection of the Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, and in Berlin they explored the new manifestation Future Perfect Land and visited the curators of Art Laboratory Berlin.

  • #art-and-science
  • #bio-art
  • #workshop
  • #european-project

15/09/2021

Open call for participation in the art project by Tomo Savić-Gecan as part of the Venice Biennale

We are inviting dancers to apply for participation in the art project by Tomo Savić-Gecan “Untitled (Croatian Pavilion) 2022” curated by Elena Filipovic and produced by KONTEJNER. The project will represent Croatia at the Venice Biennale – 59th International Art Exhibition from April 23 – November 27, 2022. The deadline for applying is September 22, 2021.

  • #open-call
  • #dance
  • #biennial

21/07/2021

KONTEJNER in Portugal!

Artist Antonio Kutleša (HR) and curators Jurica Mlinarec and Luja Šimunović (KONTEJNER) visited our long-term partners - the organization Cultivamos Cultura!

  • #european-project
  • #interdisciplinarity
  • #summer school

04/06/2021

Motions: An Experimental Sound Event

As part of the international project Re-Imagine Europe, KONTEJNER is preparing a new experimental sound event: Motions, which will take place 16th – 20th June, 2021, at three venues, the Zagreb Dance Center (ZPC), Grič Tunnel and Mesnička Cultural Centre. Free tickets for each programme block in ZPC (16th and 17th June) can be picked up at the ZPC box office one hour before the start of the programme.

  • #performance
  • #lecture
  • #installation
  • #concert
  • #european-project
  • #experimental-sound

18/05/2021

Welcome to project Arc-hive!

We are happy to announce the launch of the project Arc-hive: an open source digital platform that aggregates, preserves, publishes, distributes and contextualizes a variety of information, knowledge and documentation on art with a focus on biomedia, ensuring open access to a variety of users, and a wide outreach of digital materials across cultural sectors and territories.

  • #bio-art
  • #european-project

19/04/2021

Workshop on Media Archeology and Sound as part of Darsha Hewitt's EMAP residency

In collaboration with Radiona.org/Zagreb Makerspace, KONTEJNER is organizing a workshop led by Canadian artist Darsha Hewitt (CA/DE) as part of this year's EMAP residency. The workshop is intended for students of the “Art at the intersection with science and technology” course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb under the mentorship of Sunčica Ostoić, and is held at Radiona on April 19 and 26, 2021 with Darsha Hewitt participating via Zoom.

  • #sound
  • #workshop
  • #education
  • #european-project

18/03/2021

Research of material waste of sound reproduction technology: new two-month online EMAP residency

KONTEJNER is welcoming Berlin based Canadian artist Darsha Hewitt as the 2021 EMAP resident. Her two-month online residency will focus on the second part of the sound-centric trilogy “High Fidelity Wasteland” that experiments with the material waste left over from generations of decomposing sound reproduction technology.

  • #sound
  • #residency
  • #european-project

31/01/2021

Open call for Device_art festival 7.021

The open call for new artistic production and participation in the seventh edition of Device_art festival is open from February 1, to March 1, 2021. The festival will take place in November 2021 at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. The call is open to all individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia.

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

17/12/2020

Multichannel sound diffusion workshop

18th to 23rd January 2021 (10am-1pm & 3-6pm) @Pogon Jedinstvo, large hall

  • #sound
  • #workshop
  • #education
  • #european-project

16/12/2020

Published article about the educational program for children "Factory of Sound"

The article is part of a publication on audience development and capacity building within culture as part of the Re-Imagine Europe project.

  • #education
  • #publication
  • #european-project

08/12/2020

Conclusive celebration of a four year European project Future DiverCities

Join us online on Wednesday, 9th December from 17.30 to 19.00h in celebrating the end of this chapter when we will share some learnings, looking back at the project’s outcomes, and present our last series of artistic acts, Interludes.

  • #european-project
  • #conference

05/09/2020

Exhibition “Quarantine” at Art workshop Lazareti in Dubrovnik

KONTEJNER presents in collaboration with UR Institut and Art workshop Lazareti an exhibtion of art works produced within EMAP – European Media Art Platform from September 9th – 13th, 2020.

  • #art-and-science
  • #european-project

28/08/2020

Become a Volunteer at the upcoming Touch Me festival!

Application deadline for volunteers at the sixth international Touch Me festival is September 9th 2020.

  • #art-and-science
  • #bio-art
  • #workshops
  • #volunteering

04/08/2020

Hysterical machines in Exportdrvo, Rijeka - prolongated until 19th September!

Set up on the ground floor of Exportdrvo building in Rijeka, the interactive robotic installation "Hysterical Machines" of renown Canadian artist and roboticist Bill Vorn will be open for public from August 13th to September 19th, 2020. After the opening on Thursday, August 13th at 7 p.m., the installation will stay open every day from 5 to 9 p.m., with an admission fee of 10,00 HRK. The project is realized as a part of the Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture programme and its flagship Dopolavoro, in collaboration with NGO Drugo more.

  • #interactive
  • #robotics
  • #art-and-technology

11/06/2020

Tomo Savić-Gecan at Sculpture Garden Biennale in Geneva

Croatian artist Tomo Savić-Gecan is exhibiting at the Sculpture Garden Biennale, which will be held from June 12 to September 30, 2020 at three locations in the center of Geneva (Park des Eaux-Vives, Park La Grange and Quai Gustave-Ador). Tomo Savić-Gecan will exhibit two works – a new production created for the Biennale and a work that is the result of his one-month residency at CERN, realized in 2017 in cooperation with Arts at CERN, KONTEJNER and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia.

  • #residency
  • #art-and-science
  • #group-exhibition

22/05/2020

New edition of Touch Me festival this September!

What lies beyond our inherent biology? Can biotechnological innovations take us out of isolation and introduce new forms of coexistence? In the midst of current crisis and forbiddance of touch, we are grasping new futures!

  • #art-and-science
  • #bio-art

06/04/2020

Research of interspecies dialog throughout sound: new two-month EMAP residency

Spanish artist duo uh513 – María Castellanos and Alberto Valverde have started their two-month residency as part of the EMAP – European Media Art Platform, a network of eleven European cultural institutions and organisations that annually offer production grants to emerging European artists.

  • #sound
  • #residency
  • #european-project
  • #species

21/02/2020

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - KONTEJNER's programme for Rijeka 2020

This spring Rijeka, European Capital of Culture for 2020, will offer an opportunity to visit four installations of well-known international robotics and sound artists. Massive ferocious machines will allow us to control them, sympathise with them, climb them and fly them - bringing a bit of Burning Man feel to the city, along with a healthy dosage of playfulness and hypnotic movement, light and sound immersions.

  • #sound
  • #performance
  • #interactive
  • #installation
  • #european-project
  • #art-and-technology

05/02/2020

EMAP/EMARE Selected Artists for 2020 and 2021

We are announcing the results of the international open call for the two-month EMAP residencies in 2020 and 2021 at 11 European media art organisations.

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

16/12/2019

SONICA x Zagreb w/ KONTEJNER & ZEZ

Joint Ljubljana - Zagreb adventure brings a selected musical delegation of Slovenian SONICA Festival to KSET, Zagreb, on Friday, December 20th 2019 from 9 p.m., where they will be hosted by KONTEJNER and ZEZ - Zavod za eksperimentalni zvuk.

  • #sound
  • #concert
  • #ontour

16/12/2019

"Mobile faces - material interactivity" workshop

In collaboration with Radiona.org / Zagreb Makerspace and as a part of a larger project called “Korak dalje – prema uključivoj kulturi”, we are organizing a two-day "Mobile faces - material interactivity" workshop. The workshop will be held on 21st and 22nd December 2019 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Radiona.org, address: Nova cesta 186, Zagreb. The language of the workshop is Croatian.

  • #interactive
  • #workshop
  • #robotics
  • #education

29/11/2019

Extended deadline for EMAP 2020 and 2021 residencies applications

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 is extended and to December 9th 2019, 12:00 CET.

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

20/11/2019

Test_Lab: Machinic ecologies w/ Device_art @V2_, Rotterdam

New edition of Test_Lab V2_ on 21st November 2019 in Rotterdam will showcase artistic research by artists and designers from Croatia who are collaborating with KONTEJNER within the Device_art platform and on the shared ideas around Machinic ecologies.

  • #performance
  • #installation
  • #art-and-technology
  • #ecology

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

05/10/2019

Short circuit project and MI stroj installation at 12th Clubture Forum

"MI stroj", interactive installation exploring the questions of machine ecology and understanding of machine as equal member of environment, opened the 12th Clubture Forum that took place in Zagreb from 9th to 11th October 2019.

  • #installation
  • #education
  • #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.

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  • #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.

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  • #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.

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  • #residency
  • #art-and-science