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SLOBODAN ŠIJAN: FILM leaflet
1.october 2012.
BJORN MOSSEBERG: PHOTO EXHIBITION: 100 IMAGES OF SERBIA
30.may 2012.
NEW POLITICS OF SOLIDARITY: I NEED A COUNTRY RIGHT HERE!
23.may 2012.
VOICE FOR CHANGE
14.may 2012.
The New Politics of Solidarity
23.february 2011.
Freedom Containers
25.january 2011.
Seminar "COLD WAR - PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE"
1.december 2010.
Autonomous Women's Center at CZKD
29.november 2010.
Belgrade Centre for Human Rights at CZKD
28.november 2010.
VOICES FROM SWEDEN
13.october 2010.
Opening of the exhibition "Who is Reihl-Kir to you?" in Zagreb
17.september 2010.
"Will You Ever Be Happy Again" wins prestigious Dutch BNG Nieuve Theatermakers Prijs 2010
14.september 2010.
CZKD (PAVILION VELJKOVIC) - OLD AND NEW ROOF, BEFORE AND AFTER ADAPTATION
4.september 2010.
NEW INTERNET PRESENTATION OF THE PUBLISHING HOUSE "LIBRARY XX CENTURY"
28.september 2009.
Seminar "COLD WAR - PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE"
1.december 2010.
SEMINAR



About seminar:



Taking its inspiration from the 6,500+ square meter bunker built for the Tito-era Atomic War Command, acronym "ARK" (Atomska ratna komanda), in the mountains outside Konjic in present-day Bosnia-Herzegovina1  this series is also about the architecture and engineering of war and peace. The massive underground structure was built during the Cold War to shelter then-Yugoslavia's leadership cadre, headed by President Josip Broz Tito. The ARK serves as a virtual and real-world space for considering what has happened after the end of World War II:  the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of global superpower politics into blocks; the fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification of Germany; the dissolution of the Soviet Union into independent states and spheres of common interest; balance of power; the politics of fear and apocalypse; the concept of "mutually assured destruction".

Researching the relations (and mutual conditioning) between the divided global society in times of imposed peace, balance of blocks that in the same time meant division into the sphere of interests (sphere of influence, common identities, joint political systems...) and strategy of maintaining the balance conditioned by the imaginary scenarios of possible conflicts and new end of the world, and today’s' world defined by global market logic, media society and generally accepted cultural patterns and identity, brings us to a whole range of interesting questions and dilemmas.


The project  “Cold war – past, present, future” is not just about the events that characterized this period, but an attempt to establish framework for understanding its political concept, social and cultural  effects and its influence on our everyday life – in other words, we will look into the Cold War legacy. The ARK survived a different catastrophe than the one for which it was intended.  It is a means to explore, inter alia, the contemporary interpretation of spheres of influence, balance of power, the politics of fear and "mutually assured destruction." In order to understand the contemporary world and our position in it, like the Cold War itself, the envisaged actions target whole populations, regardless of age, gender or any self-defined or externally-imposed affiliation.

The series of seminars  “Cold war – past, present, future” will take place in the period of December 2010 – May 2011 as a part of the project D-0 ARK UNDERGROUND (1st Biennial of the Contemporary art  “TIME MACHINE” – NO NETWORK!, Konjic, BiH, in May  2011)


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