March 11, 2004 - Skuc Gallery - Fourth Ljubljana International Week of Micro Performance
March 11, 2004

Fourth Ljubljana International Week of Micro Performance

Fourth Ljubljana International Week of Micro Performance
10 - 17 March 2004 

Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana (SI)

www.galerija.skuc-drustvo.si

The project was conceived by Cesare Pietroiusti.

Participating: Aleksandra Gruden, Goran Medjugorac, Natasa Skusek, Mare Bulc, Silent cell network.

Wednesday, 10 March

between 17.00 and expected to last to 23.00

The opening performance entitled Pensiero Unico will be carried out by Cesare Pietroiusti.

Thursday, 11 March
My Preconceptions, 16.00 – 17.00

The performance will be carried out by Goran Medjugorac.

For an hour, Goran will read out the preconceptions, which he had as a child. For example, black people are less intelligent, the homeless smell,…

Everything I could not do, 17.00 – 18.00

The performance will be carried out by Cesare Pietroiusti.

Cesare will explain about all his wishes and plans of the previous day which he could not accomplish due to various circumstances.

How to put on a scarf, 18.00 – 19.00

The performance will be carried out by Aleksandra Gruden and Natasa Skusek.

The girls will be performing each in her own part of the Skuc Gallery. Without communicating with one another, they will be putting on a scarf in all possible ways.

Il passo piu lungo della gamba / A step longer than the leg, 19.00-20.00

The performance will be carried out by Cesare Pietroiusti.

Cesare will measure the length of his leg, which he will then draw on the floor and try to make a step longer than the specified length.

Friday, 12 March
Empty rooms, 17.00 – 20.00

The performance will be carried out by Aleksandra Gruden and Natasa Skusek.

Natasa and Aleksandra will be standing in an empty room and will be describing what they see in it. A microphone will be connected to loudspeakers on the street. Visitors, or rather, passers-by, will not be permitted to enter the gallery, but will be able to listen to their descriptions on the street.

Saturday, 13 March
Moving, from 12.00 onwards

The performance will be carried out by Mare Bulc.

At 12.00, Mare will begin bringing into the gallery his belongings, which are situated in the hallway of his flat. He will carry on doing this until his hallway is totally empty and all his belongings are in the gallery space. He will carry out “the move” without any vehicles or help of friends.

Names, 13.00 – 14.00

The performance will be carried out by Aleksandra Gruden and Natasa Skusek.

Natasa will write down all the female names that she knows on a board. Aleksandra will at the same time speak out all the male names that she knows. The board with the female names will be viewable trough the window as the male names are heard over the loudspeakers in front of the gallery.

Slow Food, from 14.30 onwards

The performance will be carried out by Aleksandra Gruden, Goran Medjugorac, Natasa Skusek and Cesare Pietroiusti.

All participants will be eating food very slowly, with at least one of their bodily parts used for feeding, being in constant movement.

Fragments of Street Talks, 18.00 – 20.00

The performance will be carried out by Cesare Pietroiusti.

Cesare will listen to and try to repeat the words of passers-by (the artist does not speak Slovene).

Monday, 15 March
I tell you who you are, 15.00 – 17.00

The performance will be carried out by Goran Medjugorac.

Goran will observe passers-by on the street and try to work out who they are, what they do in life, how they live, etc.

Tuesday, 16 March
Parole, 16.00 – 19.00

The performance will be carried out by Aleksandra Gruden.

Aleksandra will be sitting or standing in front of Skuc Gallery as if she were homeless and writing down her feelings and the comments of passers-by on a piece of paper.

Search, 18.00-20.00

The performance will be carried out by Goran Medjugorac.

Goran will ask passers-by on the street to step into the gallery and search him.

Wednesday, 17 March
Names, 16.00 – 17.00

The performance will be carried out by Aleksandra Gruden and Natasa Skusek.

Natasa will write down all the female names that she knows on a board. Aleksandra will, at the same time, speak out all the male names that she knows. The board with the female names will be viewable trough the window as the male names are heard over the loudspeakers in front of the gallery.

Pieces, 17.00 – 20.00

The performance will be carried out by Mare Bulc.

Mare will bring some personal belongings into the gallery and will try in different ways to change them into their smallest possible forms.

During the festival, the group Silent cell network will be carrying out unexpected micro performances in different locations around Ljubljana.

The gallery retains the right to any subsequent changes.

The project was supported by: the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana City Council – Department for Culture, Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Slovenia.

For further information contact Alenka Gregoric, exhibition curator and artistic director of Skuc Gallery, on +386 1 251 65 40, .

COMING SOON TO A GALLERY NEAR YOU
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Artists: Anca Benero, Delta, Remy Rivoire.

Opening: 31. March 2004

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