Artist in Residence Program | Tjasa Kalkan and Antonis Pittas | Collective Domain of Cultural Memory (CDCM) Project | CAC Mobile Gallery | 11 June, 2019
Presentations by the artists Tjasa Kalkan from Croatia and Antonis Pittas from the Netherlands as part of the residency research program realized in Skopje in the frame of the international project Collective Domain of Cultural Memory.
The work of Antonis Pittas is characterised by the historical awareness he holds whilst addressing contemporary social and political issues. More an observer than an activist, Pittas explores topics such safety and control, economic crises and acts of resistance, as well as violence and vandalism. He has a context sensitive practice whose focal point is directed at targeting such moments as a gesture of public discontent, unrest or simply the need for expression of ones personal creativity. Pittas usually develops mixed-media installations and spatial adaptations that provides a context for interpretation. Starting point for his residence in Skopje is his project “Hybrid 2018” he treats the issues of the public space in connection with the questions of power and responsibility in the local context of the city of Skopje.