The power of new media: A dialiy challenge for cultural institution

Friday, 29 May 9.00−17.30, MGLC Lecture Room (Ground Floor)
9:30–10:00, Introduction and presentation of FORMA MGLC programme
10:00−11:00, Lecture: Cultured on the Web, Peter Šepetavc, Digital Strategist,
11:15−12:30, Lecture: Ten thoughts about New Technologies, Social Media and Innovative Approaches within Cultural Institutions, David Gauntlett, Professor at Faculty of Media, Arts and Design, University of Westminster
13:30–14:30, Lecture: The New Cultural Communicators – Web Personalities or Employees?, Lenart J. Kučić, newspaper journalist and researcher
14:45–16:30, Lecture: Culture on net. Day by day of a cultural community manager, Rebeca Hermo, journalist and community manager at Cidade da Cultura de Galicia (City of Culture in Galicia), Santiago de Compostela
16:15–17:30, Debate moderated by Domen Savič

Saturday, 30 May, 10.00−13.00: Saturday workshop: Cultural Institutions engaging with the Public – a LEGO Workshop,
lead by David Gauntlett

Participation in the symposium is free of charge, but an online application is required to sign up.

Sign up for the Saturday workshop (20 places): online application


Graphics of Capitalist Realism 

Displayed are the prints from the Graphics of Capitalist Realism print portfolio from 1967 and the Weekend portfolio from 1972, both by Edition Block from Berlin. Today, the artists of the works are established and world-fames names in the art world: Joseph Beuys, René Block, KP Brehmer, KH Hödicke, Peter Hutckinson, Arthur Köpcke, Manfred Kuttner, Konrad Lueg, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter and Wolf Vostel. Curator: René Block



Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 6 pm: guided tour of the exhibition conducted by Aleš Gulič – Leko, a longstanding friend and expert on the life and work of Janez Knez (introduction to the excursion)

Friday, 12 June 2015: art excursion to the Zasavje districts, along the paths of creativity of Janez Knez

Programme: a visit to the Trbovlje Zasavje Museum and the permanent exhibition Good Luck … Black Valleys, as well as the Trbovlje Workers’ Home (DDT), a presentation of activities and viewing of the current First of June exhibition at the New Gallery of the Trbovlje Workers’ Home: The Frescoes of Knez on the Trbovlje Municipality Building, the frescoes in the lobby of the Trbovlje Mine and the mining spaces, followed by a tour of the valley of industrial buildings and proletarian barracks.

Price 10 EUR (includes bus transportation and organization of the excursion)

Information and registration: +386 (0)1 2413 800/802/818,

The excursion is free of charge for members of the Friends of the Biennial Club.

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