Articles

2007

Programs:

Visiting Curatorial Initiative (VCI)
New Project Productions (NPP)
Lectures, Presentations and Exhibitions (LPE)

LPE: Simple Words with Kana Simplified LPE: January 11, 2007

Presentation and exhibition │Neda Firfova (MK) │Simple Words with Kana Simplified │The presentation and exhibition focuses on Firfova's latest Kana Simplified project, carried out with her mentor at the Tama Art University, Professor Masayuki Yamamoto. Kana Simplified is a Japanese Katakana font design, as the latest stage in Firfova's research on the visual aesthetics of letters, language and meaning. more
External activity │Travel research on contemporary art in the Netherlands │ Aleksandra Petrusevska, Velimir Zernovski and Liljana Pesovska (MK) │

January 29 – February 14, 2007

External activity │Travel research on contemporary art in the Netherlands │ Aleksandra Petrusevska, Velimir Zernovski and Liljana Pesovska (MK) │ The assistants of press to exit project space, Petrusevska and Zernovski, and the associate, Pesovska, had an opportunity to visit some of the most relevant and interesting institutions and individuals from the field of contemporary art and culture during their travel research in the Netherlands. They travel to three different cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht) and visit the following spaces: Show Room MAMA from Rotherdam, Blue House in Amsterdam, the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam, Expodium artist-run-space from Utrecht etc. The travel research was supported by the Step Beyond program of the European Cultural Foundation.

KONTROL online magazine launches its first issue!

February, 2007

Internet magazine │ Edited by Basak Senova (TR) and Yane Calovski (MK) │ KONTROL online magazine │ Perspectives on control in the course of contemporary art, culture, technology, information channels and politics. KONTROL online magazine launches its first issue! http://nomad-tv.net/kontrol

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Upgrade! Skopje
LPE: February 08, 2007


Lecture │Line I+M [initiative and movement] (MK) │ Generative art │The lecture will follow the tendencies of generative art from the very beginning, through minimalism influences, kinetic art, geometrical abstraction, abstract expressionism and the most of all conceptual art and it’s representatives Hans Hacke and Sol Le Vit. Works, or maybe more important, tools created by John Maeda, Casey Reas or Benjamin Frey, are great examples for the magical connection of complexity and simplicity, interaction and automatization, the moving spirit of zero’s and one’s. more

LPE: Lecture by Jeanne van Heeswijk - Outside Collaborations

LPE:February 21, 2007

Lecture │Jeanne van Heeswijk (NL) │Outside Collaborations │ The lecture focuses on Jeanne van Heeswijk interaction in public spaces.  Her projects are distinguished by a strong social involvement. more.
Exhibition Wabi – Sabi by Elena Stojanova

LPE:March 05 - 15, 2007

Exhibition │Elena Stojanova (MK) │ Wabi – Sabi │Under the artistic influence of the Far East, Stojanova, presented her intuitive vision in those prints which harmonizes the traditional and the contemporary. Drawn by eastern philosophy, she created pieces with a Zen core and a contemporary iconography. more...
Presentation (external activity) │Yane Calovski (MK) │Tangent_Brotherhood V2_Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam (NL) March 09, 2007

Presentation (external activity) │Yane Calovski (MK) │Tangent_Brotherhood V2_Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam (NL)│In august 2006 press to exit project space participated at the Lost Highway Expedition, a massive movement of artists, architects and other practitioners that navigated the unstable territory of the Western Balkans. Tangent_Brotherhood presents the expedition as a model of open source and do-it-yourself collaboration in the form of a mobile, cultural and artistically charged, and collectively authored project. more…
LPE: Exhibition Price on Request by Cris Faria and Lukas Mettler

LPE: March 20 - 30, 2007

Exhibition│ Cris Faria (BR/CH) and Lukas Mettler (CH) │ Price on Request │The third edition of Art BaselGeneva presents its recent installationPrice on Request, specially developed for the gallery space press to exit project space. The artist’s idea employs a copy in cardboard of the well-known art fairs stand’s structures. These modules, in general made of wood and steel, are found in almost every kind of congress or fair. These cloisonné are the symbol of organization and ostentation, the more cloisonné the space has, bigger is the stand and wealthier is the gallery. more...

LPE: Presentation and conversation with Maia Damianovic and Barbara Holub

LPE: April 04, 2007

Presentation and conversation with curator Maia Damianovic (UK/AU) and artist Barbara Holub (AU) │ British-born curator and critic Maia Damianovic is on the forefront of the discussion focusing on the meaning and role of “public” space today and the development of new strategies for art in an already overly abused public space. Austrian artist Barbara Holub investigates the relationship between the art/ institutional space and the urban space. Through installations employing photography, video, drawing and other mediums she explores various patterns of „private“ and „public“ communication, often involving people from outside the art context to participate as „actors“.
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LPE: Exhibition in two locations Skopska Street

NPP: April 10 - 19, 2007

Exhibition│NMP (MK) │ Skopska street │The exhibition was exposed on two different locations on a same day. The first opening was at press to exit project space, and the second at the Open Graphic Art Studio – Museum of the City of Skopje. Skopska Street is initiated by the curator Elena Veljanovska. In the realization of the curatorial concept were involved: Elena Veljanovska and Antonio Dimitrov (Line [I+M] initiative and movement), Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski (press to exit project space), and Atanas Botev (Open Graphic Art Studio – Museum of the City of Skopje). more...

LPE:: INQUIRY INTO REALITY: Disappearance of Public Space

LPE: April 23 - 28, 2007

Exhibition │ INQUIRY INTO REALITY: Disappearance of Public Space, curatorial project by Goran Petrovic (RS/BE) │ Starting from the idea that public sphere covers every representative form of interaction and communication, and that the elements of media culture can form its significant part, artists gathered around the project Inquiry into Reality: The Disappearance of Public Space directly intervene within different channels of communication: printed, electronic and digital media and urban public space.  more…

 
LPE: An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

LPE: May 07 - 31, 2007

Exhibition │Atanas Botev (MK) │An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away│ The exhibition is criticizing the anomaly of the public healthcare that may be the most serious problem of the country (unlike the other areas of the social life, the healthcare can not allow the improvisation – since every improvisation equals fatality (loss of life).
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Exhibition by the students from the department of Industrial Design at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Skopje (MK)

LPE: June 11 - 15, 2007

Exhibition by the students from the department of Industrial Design at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Skopje (MK) │ This is the first exhibition of the Industrial Design students and aims to present the results of the first two years of study. The students, through exhibiting their works, would like to present their own views on current and future industrial products. Creating new forms, ergonomic interaction, multufunctionality, economicality and environmental awareness are the primary concerns of these young authors. The skill in using different means of expression such as drawings, physical models, computer drawings, three-dimensional computer models and animations has enabled the authors to successfully express their views on the whole product as well as the necessary details, thus attmpting to get their imagination closer to the potential user and the industrial production. more…

Production residency │ Amy Feneck (Bristol, UK) │ RUNNER project’.

LPE: July 02 – 16, 2007

Production residency Amy Feneck (Bristol, UK) RUNNER project’.

Returning to press to exit project space after a previous visit in 2006 for a two-week production residency to develop new work as a continuation from the ‘RUNNER project’.
‘RUNNER project’ investigates the constructed spaces that we build and live by through physical encounters with the urban environment and public space.
Using film, video and photography Feneck develops single screen, installation work and site specific interventions/events.
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Skip Curators, Talk about Artists, curated by Alenka Gregorič (Ljubljana)
VCI: July 04 - 20, 2007


Exhibition │Skip Curators, Talk about Artists, curated by Alenka Gregorič (Ljubljana) │ The works presented at the exhibition ironically, but above all with a good share of self-criticism and humour, examine the position of power, especially of the Western system within the art field. The works stumble over the usual international fine arts stories and seek their place within them. more…


Yane Calovski & Hristina Ivanoska "Oskar Hansen's Museum of Modern Art”, series of 12 original posters in limited edition, 70 x 100 cm, 2007. Courtesy the artists, press to exit project space and Kronika. NPP: May 26 – July 14 2007

Exhibition | Orphans of Culture, Legends and Heroes - inspired by Oskar Hansen's Process and Art - Competition Entry for the Museum of Modern Art, Skopje, 1966 | Yane Calovski and Hristina Ivanoska | Kronika Gallery in Bytom (Poland) in collaboration with press to exit project space | The exhibition by Macedonian artists Yane Calovski and Hrisitina Ivanoska revolves around their latest collaboration entitled "Oskar Hansen’s Museum of Modern Art”. The project presents a hypothetical program of a “lost museum” designed by Oskar Hansen in 1964. more…
Special project │ Building Lost Highway - Skopje session│
LPE: July 16 - 18, 2007


Special project │ Building Lost Highway - Skopje session│ Following the last year's Lost Highway Expedition, a mobile platform weaving between nine major cities of Former Yugoslavia and Albania, this year a series of events investigating the locally emerging concepts and speculating their impact on a wider context is taking place.  more…


Special project │August 14th 2007, at 9 p.m. at Škuc Gallery in Ljubljana is the opening of the exhibition Lost Highway Expedition LPE: August 14 – September 07, 2007

Special project │August 14th 2007, at 9 p.m. at Škuc Gallery in Ljubljana is the opening of the exhibition Lost Highway Expedition.. more…
Oskar Hansen’s Museum of Modern Art

NPP: September 11 – 30, 2007

Exhibition │ Oskar Hansen’s Museum of Modern Art │ Yane Calovski and Hristina Ivanoska │ Their latest collaboration is a series of 12 original posters in limited edition titled "Oskar Hansen's Museum of Modern Art”. The posters design was made in close collaboration with young German designer Ariane Spanier. The study presents a hypothetical program of the “lost” museum designed by Oskar Hansen in 1966 for the competition for the contemporary art museum in Skopje. more…

CURATORIAL TRANSLATION 24-30 September, 2007, Skopje

VCI: September 24 – 30, 200

We are pleased to inform you of the project Curatorial Translation curated by Dr. Suzana Milevska, Director of the Visual and Cultural Reserach Centre at the Euro Balkan Institute - Skopje, and organized in partnership with Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia, SCCA- Ljubljana (Slovenia), EXIT - Peja (Kosovo), Belgrade Cirle (Serbia) and press to exit project space (Macedonia).  The partnership is part of the Visiting Curatorial Initiative (VCI) programme. more…

Ballettikka Internettikka [guerrilla internet ballet]

LPE: September 28, 2007

Presentation │ Ballettikka Internettikka [guerrilla internet ballet]│ by Slovenian artist Igor Stromaer, organized by the Contemporary Art Center (CAC) Skopje. The presentation by Igor Stromaer is also included in the optional program of the international project Curatorial Translation curated by Dr. Suzana Milevska, Director of the Visual and Cultural Reserach Centre at the Euro Balkan Institute – Skopje. more…

Naked conference │ by Sands Murray-Wassink │ LPE: October, 04, 2007

Discussion / Performance │ Naked conference │ by Sands Murray-Wassink│
Production by QUEER SQUARE SKOPJE, an inter media festival organized by Macedonian Association for Free Sexual Orientation (MASSO). more….
Presentation │ Daily Newspaper „THE WEST BALKAN”│ by Tihomir Topuzovski │
LPE: October 18, 2007


Presentation │ Daily Newspaper „THE WEST BALKAN”│ by Tihomir Topuzovski │
Daily newspaper” is a publication project that includes a series of handwritten texts by the author on the assumptions projected on the region of the “Western Balkans” – a syntagmatic terms coined by the European Union in 1998.  more…


Presentation │ Curating a second life│ by Daniele Balit - guest of the Visiting Curatorial Initiative (VCI)
VCI: October 26, 2007


Presentation │ Curating a second life│ by Daniele Balit - guest of the Visiting Curatorial Initiative (VCI) programme from October 15 – 30, 2007│The lecture will introduce Daniele Balit’s curatorial practice and will focus on “Second Night”, an exhibition curated together with the French artist Christophe Bruno, for the recent Nuit Blanche (White Night) in Paris. more…


Exhibition | Working the City  by| Valentin Ruhry
LPE: November 2, 2007


Exhibition │ Working the City │ by Valentin Ruhry│Because of the specificity of the idea, the work will be exhibited on the day of the opening and the following day, November 3rd, 2007, from 10:00 – 17:00h. The promotion of the work of Ruhry is part of the Lecture, presentations, and exhibitions series of press to exit project space. more….


Public lecture and exhibition | Designing Content | Peet Pienaar (South African Republic) and NORM (Switzerland).
Conversion on the Road to Damascus: Minority Report of Artist as Camouflaneur LPE: November 17, 2007

Lecture│Conversion on the Road to Damascus: Minority Report of Artist as Camouflaneur │ Professor Dr. Johnny Golding and Dr. Steve Kennedy from London Introductory presentation by Mr. Senka Anastasova (Skopje) titled Archives: from Memory to Event. more…
CODE: REDSkopje, Lesson 1

LPE: November 26 - January 17, 2007

Exhibition│CODE:RED Skopje, Lesson 1Slovenian artist and curator Tadej Pogacar│Curatoress of the project is Dr. Suzana Milevska│The exhibition was supported by the Municipality Ljubljana – Department for Culture and as a part of the programme: Lectures, presentations, exhibitions it will be open at press to exit project space until 17.12.2007.

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