Membership of the Friends of the Biennial Club brings you a number of benefits:
- Free admission to the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts (28 August – 3 December 2015) and other exhibitions
- A yearly excursion
- Viewing of a selected artist’s studio
- Christmas card in the form of an original fine art print
- Booklet with the annual programme
- Guided tours of the exhibitions
- Invites to openings and events
- 15% discount on all MGLC publications
- 15% discount on all workshops and courses
- 15% discount on purchases of fine art prints
- A welcome gift when signing up.
Members of the Friends of the Biennial Club are welcome to join the art excursion To the Zasavje Districts – Along the Paths of Creativity of Janez Knez free of charge.
Thursday, 3 December, from 10 am to 6 pm, free admission
17:00 Take a Spoonful of the Biennial: intervention by the participants of the Schema for a School art project
The experiential approach to participating in the last hour of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts will be held alongside a culinary ritual of soup consumption and group dialogue, which will be lead by the participants of the Schema for a School art project together with visitors to the event. Schema for a School is the temporary experimental school of the 31 Biennial of Graphic Arts, an art project by Asad Raza, which he co-created with D. Graham Burnett, Jeff Dolven and Mitja Velikonja. The following participated in the art project and the school: Ana Lucija Sarič, Bojan Albahari, Isidora Todorić, Jasna Zabel, Jerica Šemerl-Harmel, Lara Reichmann, Špela Cvetko, Špela Jakulin, Tereza Prepadnik, Tina Boc and Žan Debevec.
17:30 literary reading with Uroš Zupan – performance by poets on the Open Day of the Cultural Neighbourhood
18:00 announcement of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts Audience Award
OPEN DAY OF THE 31ST BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS
Tuesday, 24 November, between 10 am and 6 pm
Viewing of the main exhibition at MGLC, the Museum of Modern Art, the Jakopič Gallery and at NUK is free of charge.
Presentation of art book from the project Face-To-Face: Blind Date and publications of Endless Editions
Tuesday, 24 November, at 18 p. m., MGLC
The event will feature the artist’s book produced during the course of the workshop. Publications by Endless Editions from New York will also be available to view.
Artists: Neja Tomšič, Primož Zorko, Dorijan Šiško, Vuk Čuk, Leon Zuodar, Laura Blüer, Slavko Djuric, Lesley Wamsley, Effi Ibok.
In collaboration with Tretaroka, Kino Šiška in Endless Editions.
On view until Friday, 27 November.
Biennial tour in National and University Library (NUK)
Thursday, 26 November, at 5pm
A guided tour of the Biennial exhibition (Becky Beasley) and the National and University Library at the same time. Conducted by Žiga Cerkvenik.
ŠUM TALK: OVER YOU/YOU, 31ST BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS
Friday, 27 November, between 11 am and 1 pm, admission free, MGLC Gallery
The talk will be followed by a guided tour of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts.
This time, the ŠUM Talk will be devoted to the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts and will pinpoint the discourse opened by the Biennial with its title Over you/you.
The following will join the discussion on the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts:
Uroš Prah, poet and editor of the literary magazine Idiot,
Domen Ograjenšek, Bachelor of Philosophy and writer on the contemporary arts, and
Tjaša Pogačar, artist and publicist for the contemporary arts.
The talk is organized by ŠUM magazine for the criticism of contemporary art in cooperation with Idiot magazine and MGLC.
THE BIENNIAL ARTIST’S BOOK, family workshop
The 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts is being hosted at Cicifest, in the programme of the 31st Slovenian Book Fair.
Sunday, 29 November, between 1 pm and 3 pm, Cankarjev dom, Grand Reception Hall
The artist’s book is not a book or picture book about art, but an artwork in book form. The International Centre of Graphic Arts holds the largest collection of artists’ books in Slovenia. On the basis of samples from the collection and the current 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, children and accompanying adults produce a Biennial Artist’s Book.
GUIDED TOUR OF THE BIENNIAL’S MAIN EXHIBITION
Sunday, 29 November, between 3 pm and 5.30 pm, meeting point in front of MGLC
The tour of the main exhibition of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts Over you/you at MGLC (at 3 pm) and at the Museum of Modern Art (at 4 pm) will be conducted by Nevenka Šivavec, Director of MGLC. The tour will be continued at the Jakopič Gallery at 5 pm by Renske Svetlin.
SUNDAYS AT MGLC
With every ticket purchased for the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts at the MGLC Ticket Office on a Sunday, we will pamper you with a free coffee and croissant at the Caffe Bienale in Tivoli Mansion. Welcome!
VOTE FOR THE BEST ARTIST OF THE 31ST BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS AND PARTICIPATE IN A PRIZE DRAW
You can submit your vote through Facebook or place it in one of the Biennial boxes, which can be found at the venues of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts.
The Audience Award is given by the Kaval Group from Ljubljana.