CONFERENCE/EXHIBITION/FILM SCREENINGS EUROPOLY, BELGRADE #1 Past, Present and Future of the Balkan Migrations in Countries of Central and Western Europe   Opening: 6. April 2017, 5pm 6. ‒ 7. April, conference and film screenings 6. ‒ 13. April, exhibition  Museum of Yugoslavia Botićeva 6 11000 Belgrade   A first multidisciplinary event in the framework of the project EUROPOLY takes place in Belgrade. Series of regional conferences EUROPOLY is a multidisciplinary project realized in collaboration with four independent organisations – Bijeli val (Croatia), Crvena (Bosnia and Herzegovina), BLOCKFREI (Austria) and Krokodil (Serbia). The intention of the project is to research and map the intense social, cultural and artistic influence

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Residency program for international, emerging curators Duration: 17. September – 29. October 2018 Location: Vienna, Austria Application deadline: 8. July 2018 Want to gain first-hand curatorial practice in one of the most vibrant art hubs in Europe? Looking to improve your curating skills in a highly international setting? Motivated to connect with notable agents of the Viennese contemporary art scene? Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2018 (C’A) aims to answer your specific professional aspirations and to provide you with unique first-hand curatorial experience during a 6-week residency program in Vienna.   C'A offers:  in-depth knowledge of the Viennese contemporary

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Past, Present and Future of Migrations from the Balkans to the Countries of Central and Western Europe EUROPOLY is a multidisciplinary project that tackles the important issue of migrations from the Balkan region to the countries of Central and Western Europe, starting from the huge influx of economic migrants (so-called Gastarbeiters) in the 1960's, over to refugees and brain drain caused by Yugoslav conflicts of the 1990's, to the most recent refugee crisis. The mission of the series of regional conferences EUROPOLY is to explore and map the rich social, cultural and artistic

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22. September – 06. November 2016 The second edition of the program, Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2016 (C’A), is taking place for six weeks in Vienna in September and October 2016. C’A presents an annual, unique, know-how program for international, emerging curators who are interested in exploring Vienna’s contemporary art scene and deepening their practical knowledge on production and realization of exhibitions. The participants are selected on the basis of an open call, that is published worldwide five months before the program starts. The selection is based on the motivation letter and biography of

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Langer Weg der Gastarbajt /Long journey of guestworkers is a project initiated and produced by several Vienna based organisations, associations and individuals connected through the Platform for Temporary Creation, BLOCKFREI being one of them. The project itself is dedicated to the phenomena of working migration (Gastarbeit), marking the 50th anniversary of signing the contract regulating the administrative conditions of guest working force originating from Yugoslavia and coming to work in Austria. This agreement, signed between these two countries on March the 4th 1966, represents the official beginning of this specific

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07. August 2016, 9pm Square in front of the St Mark's Cathedral Korčula, Croatia   In August 2016, the Festival celebrates its 5th edition. ŠUŠUR! Festival of Words 2016 has devoted this year’s program to the socio-political aspect of intellectual migration and associated cause-effects. The goal is to examine the emergence of nomadism in the context of art, primarily literature, and try to find an answer to a question whether the origin of this phenomenon lies in a search for inspiration and adventure, or it is a consequence of the necessity and actuality. The topic of

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23. September – 31. October 2015   Two years after the pilot project Curators Connection, the six-week program under a new name Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2015 (C’A) is being organised for the first time, in cooperation with the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The aim of the project is to establish an annual, unique, know-how program for international, emerging curators who are interested in exploring Vienna’s contemporary art scene and deepening their practical knowledge on production and realization of exhibitions. The participants are selected on the basis of an open call, that is published worldwide five

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29. October 2016, 12 – 2pm Krinzinger Projekte Schottenfeldgasse 45 1070 Wien   As a part of the exhibition I WAS HERE TOMORROW at Krinzinger Projekte (28. October – 3. November), organized by 12 international curators at the residency program Curators' Agenda: VIENNA 2016, we invite you to participate in the artist talk expanding on the curatorial concept with focus on the artworks exhibited. The talk will be led by Klaus Speidel   Artists: Živa Drvarič, Stephan Genser, Gašper Kunšič, Anna Lerchbaumer, Sarah Pedde, Martin Schlögl, Marit Wolters, Hui Ye Curators: Cima Azzam (PS/JO), Aviya Cohen (IL), Mahzabin Haque (BD), Liudmila

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