a natural oasis? montenegro

a transnational research program
summer school

from august 30th to september 2nd, 2016
institute of contemporary art cetinje, (ngo) montenegro
art museum of montenegro, montenegrin gallery of arts miodrag dado burić

Natural Oasis? A Transnational Research Program is a long term training and research program dedicatet to curators, art writers and cultural researchers, aiming at the realization of a special project for MEDITERRANEA18, Young Artists Bienniale, Tirana Durasse, May 2017
starting from the geopolitical peculiarities of the artistic scenes of San Marino, Montenegro, Kosovo, Malta
Curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Simone Frangi
Eremire Krasniqi, 1985 (Kosovo / Albania); Giulia Gregnanin, 1990 (San Marino / Italy); Valerie Visanich, 1982 (Malta); Lenka Đorojević, 1982 (Montenegro / Slovenia); Chiara Cartuccia, 1984 (Italy, UK, Germany); Maya Tounta, 1990 (Greece, Lithuania); Sergey Kantsedal, 1989 (Ukraine); Rachel Pafe, 1990 (US and the Netherlands)

A project by:
Republic of San Marino
Ministries for Education and Culture, Tourism and Youth Policy
Department of Tourism and Culture
San Marino Cultural Institutes - Bjcem Member
University of Republic of San Marino - Bjcem Member
Municipality of Montegiardino
Institute of Contemporary Art of Montenegro, (ngo) Cetinje
Art Museum of Montenegro, Montenegrin Gallery of Arts Miodrag Dado Đurić
Republic of Kosovo
Stacion Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina Bjcem partner supported by Ministry of Education Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo
Republic of Malta
Agenzija Zghazagh, Inizjamed Bjcem Member
Italy, Milan
Viafarini - Non profit Organization for Contemporary Artistic Research

And with the support of
BJCEM Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranea

A Natural Oasis? is part of the activity of BJCEM Network
supported by
Creative Europe, Programme of the European Union


A Natural Oasis? A Transnational Research Program
Summer School

Institute of Contemporary Art Cetinje, (ngo) Montenegro
Art Museum of Montenegro, Montenegrin Gallery of Arts Miodrag Dado Đurić
from August 30th to September 2nd 2016

Tuesday 30 August

afternoon, arrival from Pristina to Cetinje
Check in Apartments Bokan, Novice Cerovica 4, Cetinje
h. 20.00 to 21.00 Dinner at local restaurant (by each participant about around 10 Euros)
h. 21.00 drinks Caffe bar Tag, Cetinje

Wednesday 31 August
Dado Gallery, Cetinje

h. 10.30 11.30 Short introduction to Montenegro
Mirjana Dabovic, artistic director of Art Museum Montenegro
Natalija Vujosevic, founder ISU (Institute of Contemporary Art)
h. 11.30 to 11.45 Photo presentation of the architecture from Socialist Yugoslavia
h. 11.45 - 12.45 Natalija Vujosevic, artist talk Identity of experience
h. 13.00 to 14.00 Lunch time
h. 14 to 16.00 Guided visit tour to National Museum Montenegro
h. 17.00 to 18.30 Irena Lagator, artist talk Works in public space, (visit to one of her works in Cetinje)
h. 19.00 to 20.30 Projections of the short films:
by Dusan Kasalica, Matter of will (golden heart for best short at Sarajevo Film Festival)
by Ivan Salatic We are the sons of your rocks
directors will speak about use of architecture and landscape in the movies
h. 21.00 Dinner at local restaurant (by each participant about around 10 Euros)

Thursday 01 September
Dado Gallery, Cetinje

h. 10.30 to 10.45 photo-video presentation of contemporary architectural landscape
h. 11.00 -12.00, Lazar Pejovic, photographer, Lecture Dystopian landscape, invasion of the wild, corrupted neo-liberal capitalism
h.12.00 to 12.30 Coffee break
h. 12.30 - 14.30 Guided visit tour to Obod Factory. Conversation about the history of Obod and its fate in time of transition, conversation about MACCO project with: Lazar Pejovic, Svetlana Racanovic, Natalija Vujosevic, Irena Lagator

h. 14.30 to 17.00 Lunch time
h. 17.00 to 19.00 Portfolio reviews and studio visits among young artists from Montenegro with the group of young curators of A Natural Oasis?
h. 19.00 to 20.00 Round table about connectivity in Contemporary arts in Montenegro
h. 20.40 taxi to dinner at Restaurant Plavi Kokot, (max around 15 Euros per person, taxi and food)

Friday 02 September

A Natural Oasis? Montenegro program is organized by / info:
ISU - Institute of Contemporary Art, Cetinje, (ngo) Montenegro
phone: +38267556378
mail : isucrnagora@gmail.com

with support from
Art Museum of Montenegro, Montenegrin Gallery of Arts Miodrag Dado Đurić
phone: +38241230310
mail: nmcg@t-com.me

Photo credit:
Obod Factory, Cetinje, photo by Lazar Pejovic