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Artist talks by Bojan Djordjev and Anka Leśniak

Bildende Kunst
Ort, Treffpunkt (1)
Ort, Adresse (1)
Lehárgasse 8
Ort, Adresszusatz (1)
2. OG
Ort, PLZ und/oder Ort (1)
1060 Wien
Ort, Raum (1)
Atelier Süd

Guest lectures organized by Marina Grzinic, Post Conceptual Study Program.

Bojan Djordjev (Belgrade, Serbia)
Title: Conditions for/of collective thinking

Bojan Djordjev is performance maker from Belgrade, educated in theatre and art theory in Belgrade and Amsterdam. As an artist he is interested in indiscipline text/language based performance and performative potentials of theory. Apart from Belgrade, his works have been shown in Berlin, Brussels, Amsterdam, New York, Vienna, Zurich, Zagreb, Rijeka, Ljubljana, and etc. One of the co-founders of TkH – Walking Theory theoretical and artistic platform and journal for performing arts theory, Belgrade. His recent works revolve around finding artistic and theatrical public formats for Marxist thought as well as research into artistic heritage of the Left in Yugoslavia and elsewhere. In spring of 2016 he took a trip to Buenos Aires on a cargo ship in order to study intricate choreography of world trade.

© Anka Leśniak

Anka Leśniak (Łódź, Poland)
Title: Invisible inVisible. Site-specific artworks on abandoned houses

Anka Leśniak’s most recent project Invisible inVisible comprises works that draw on biographies of women disconnected from history’ – as the artist defines her protagonists. Leśniak focusses on ambiguous figures, recognized in their times in their cities, areas, regions; yet their biographies are somewhat “tainted,” which denies them a firm place among figures commemorated in monuments.

CV: Anka Leśniak concentrates on the role of women in history and art history. Graduate in art history from the University of Łódź (2003) and the Faculty of Visual Education (currently Faculty of Visual Arts) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Poland (degree with honors, 2004). In 2013 she began her PhD studies at the Faculty of Sculpture and Intermedia of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk. Participant in more than 80 individual and group shows in Poland and internationally.
Photo: Anka Leśniak, I reserve a complete possession of my life! , site-specific artwork inspired by the biography of Stanisława Przybyszewska (1901-1935), a promising Polish female writer addicted to morphine, Gdańsk, Poland, 2016.

The presentations are possible thanks to the Artists-in-Residence program of the Austrian Federal Chancellery and KulturKontakt Austria.