With the first comprehensive exhibition project Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature, MGLC Švicarija has outlined the content guidelines that connect art and culture with current social questions, ecology, environmental issues and the community of people in solidarity. We are becoming a model of an inclusive and multidisciplinary institution that also intervenes in the public space and the environment of Tivoli Park. Our engagement is socially critical, capable of reflection on the phenomena of the present time as well as self-reflection on our own actions.

 


Etceteral concert. Ment Festival, June 11, 2021. Photo: Aleš Rosa. Archive Ment.

 

Yearly Programmes and Projects

- Evening with Manca Košir, Stories of Books and People (every Sunday, October–May)

- Summer in Tivoli, Thursday concerts and Sunday film evenings in July, 2021 programme booklet

- Day of the MGLC Švicarija Creative and Residency Centre

- I Am Not Alone, workshops and participatory events (Oloop Group in collaboration with MGLC in co-creation with immigrant women)

- The Old Continent, community intergenerational programme

- Workshops for children and other cultural education programmes

2021

- Danilo Milovanović: Direct Effects, pop-up presentation of pictorial reinterpretations of public actions and the end of the residency (19. 6.–15. 8. 2021)

- Maja Megla: I Can Be What I Am, conversation (cooperation, 22. 6. 2021)

- Spider 2021, screening of films by Ema Kugler (festival partnership with the Pekinpah Society, 16. 6. 2021), Sonja Pregrad, all-night performance Utopia of Extended Now and Here, 18. 6. 2021)

- Ment 2021, five concert evenings (festival partnership with Kino Šiška, 7.–11. 6. 2021)

- Workshop on residencies (co-production with the Motovila Institute, 1. 6. 2021)

- Brane Zorman: The Tree Spirits | Touch, FM, sound event (cooperation with the Cona Institute, 18. 5., 3. 6. 2021)

2020

- Agnes Momirski: siXren (Verbum Medicinae), music performance and ambient video installation (21. 2.–2. 8. 2020)

- Films in the Woods, screenings (every Sunday, 26. 7.–16. 8. 2020)

- Tanja Devetak and Eduard Čehovin: Bauhaus on a Visit, exhibition (13. 8.–13. 9. 2020)

2019

- Nataša Berk, 1st Unlimited Edition, spatial intervention (2. 4.–19. 5. 2019)

- The 33rd Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana, Crack Up – Crack Down (7. 6.–29. 9. 2019)

- PLATEAURESIDUE: Sub Persona, exhibition (25. 10. 2019–9. 2. 2020)

- Robertina Šebjanič & Gjino Šutić: Aqua_forensic, lecture (28. 2. 2019)

2018

- Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature, exhibition project (8. 2. 2018–6. 1. 2019)

- The White Chrysanthemum or the Artist in Motion, workshops for children

- Voices of Tivoli, storytelling about Švicarija (19. 5. 2018)

- Marathon of Lectures on the Architectural History, Life in Švicarija and Its Renovation (21. and 22. 9. 2018)

- Thinking Tivoli – Challenges of Holistic Urban Park Management, discussion (12. 10. 2018)

- Ni amos!, experimental laboratory of performance, happening and popular culture (public presentation on 17. 11. 2018)

2017

- The 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana: Birth as Criterion (16.–29. 10. 2017)

 

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Samuel Grajfoner: The Material Presence of the Mental Imprint

21. 1.–8. 3. 2022
MGLC - Tivoli Mansion

The exhibition presents large-format prints in the techniques of engraving and drypoint, created in recent years and mostly presented to the public for the first time. They reflect the artist's understanding of the creative process as a spontaneous, organic development of the preparation of the matrix, which materialises in an impression on paper or, for the first time, in bronze. 

Opening of the exhibition: on Friday, 21 January 2022, at 6 pm, at the International Centre of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana.

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Samuel Grajfoner, Untitled (from the cycle Nothing), 2021, engraving

Adriena Šimotová: Encounter. Touch and Imprint.

10 December 2021 to 8 March 2022
Tivoli Mansion

You are welcome to visit the exhibition Encounter. Touch and Imprint. by Adriena Šimotová. This selective retrospective at MGLC features artworks in which Šimotová radicalized the existentially conceived topic of the human personality while engaging in an earnest determination of the conditions and relationships she found relevant. 

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Mi smo tisti, ki jih iščemo I–V, 2011–12, transparentni papir, pigment, pastel, grafit, 111 x 79 cm, Fundacija Adriene Šimotove in Jiříja Johna, Praga

Adrijan Praznik: --WHERE OUR HEARTS HAVE LED US…

7. 1.−13. 2. 2022
MGLC Švicarija

Adrijan Praznik plays various roles in the world of art – he is a painter, illustrator, curator, producer and artistic director of Simulaker Gallery in Novo mesto. In January 2022, he completed a two-year artist residency at MGLC Švicarija. Upon his departure, he prepared the exhibition --WHERE OUR HEARTS HAVE LED US... The spatial installation of two large-scale paintings raises questions that illustrate his work and research focus in 2021 particularly. Namely, he is concerned with the form and status of the artwork, the appropriation of the media image and the combination of pictorial means of expression as well as materials.

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Photo: Urška Boljkovac. MGLC Archive.