Exhibition “Chapel (we are all in this alone)” by Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski

The exhibition Chapel (we are all in this alone), presenting works by two Macedonian artists Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski will be open at Friday, September 5th, 7 p.m. The exhibition communicates the idea of belief as contemporary socio-political anomaly.

For the exhibition space 45 cbm of the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden the artists developed a new collaborative work – a wall drawing that restages the architecture of “St. Gjorgji“, a 12th century church in the village of Kurbinovo. Macedonia, executed in proportion 1:10. The installation also incorporates individual text-based drawings and objects. The works reflect the confrontation with ones political, social and spiritual self and are inspired by the writings of Simone Weil, Luce Irigaray and Paul Thek.

Welcoming speech: Johan Holten, Introduction: Ksenija Čočkova (curator of the exhibition).

The exhibition is also part of the project "A Balcony to Balkans". We cordially invite you to visit the festival of emerging arts from the Balkan region, taking place from 19th till 21st of September, around the Marktplatz in Baden-Baden. The artists Ivanoska and Calovski will also present an installation in the Stiftskirche Liebfrauen.

You made me so sad. Now, that doesn’t have anything to do with you. - group exhibition curated by Ivana Vaseva

External activities | curator Ivana Vaseva, artists Hristina Ivanoska, Yane Calovski | You made me so sad. Now, that doesn’t have anything to do with you., exhibition | CAC Mobile/ montage Gallery, Skopje | 05-13 June 2014
You made me so sad. Now, that doesn’t have anything to do with you. is a group show, curated by Ivana Vaseva, which exposes individual intimacies i.e. it presents mini- installations that refer to contexts, situations, chance occurrences and affective reactions that triggered specific psycho-emotional impression among participants. The display of these intimacies or the public presentation contains potentiality towards reflecting and reconsidering the conditions and view-points of others thus offering an opportunity for the visitor to “expose the self to himself/herself”. 

Curating Exchange 3: Curating a Society and Production of Power

CURATING EXCHANGE is an annual symposium addressing local and regional need for an insightful and qualitative exchange of experience and knowledge in theoretical and artistic research, curatorial practice and education.

CURATING EXCHANGE 3: CURATING A SOCIETY AND PRODUCTION OF POWER is set to reflect on the question of how theologically, politically and economically driven discourse curates socially critical concepts today, or rather, and how the discourse of the state, theology and politics intersect in current cultural context. The program includes lectures by Prof. Gil Anidjar and Prof. Sofija Grandakovska, as well as a exhibition by artist Hristina Ivanoska and a discussion between the artist and cultural researcher Iskra Geshoska . Curator of the program is Yane Calovski.