Articles

2008

Programs:

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

screening and discussion | Presentation by the curator Anders Kreuger of the film “Kira Carpelan” by the artist Miriam Bäckström LPE: January, 25,  2008, 8 pm

screening and discussion |
Presentation by the curator Anders Kreuger of the film “Kira Carpelan” by the artist Miriam Bäckström | The screening is organized as collaboration between press to exit project space and the curator Anders Kreuger. more...
Screening | The Last Slide Projector | by Paige Sarlin |

LPE: January 17, 2008

Screening │ The Last Slide Projector by Paige Sarlin │The screening is organized as collaboration between press to exit project space and the Department of communication and media, at the New York University Skopje. The screening will be followed by a short discussion with the artist. more…

Presentation and lecture | PROJECT(OR) Art Fair – platform for contemporary art spaces | former Post Office, Coolsingel, Rotterdam | Beginning on 6th until 10th of February

International Networking: February 6-10, 2008

Presentation and lecture│PROJECT(OR) Art Fair – platform for contemporary art spaces | former Post Office, Coolsingel, Rotterdam │ Beginning on 6th until 10th of February, press to exit project space will be part of the first edition of Project(or) platform for contemporary art spaces in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. more…
International Network | Yane Calovski,
LPE: February 14-17, 2008


International Network | Yane Calovski, the artistic director of press to exit project space participating in Face-to-Face, an initial meeting for the I AM HERE, THE TIME IS NOW - an arts festival of performance and visual culture which will complement the present work of European Cultural Foundation (ECF). | I AM HERE, THE TIME IS NOW it is an event which is organised by ECF with Ong Keng Seng, theatre director and cultural producer from Singapore. The festival is envisioned for 2009 as a production influenced directly by, rather than through, its grantees. Its strategies are specifically through energising and harnessing art practices from Europe and around Europe. The meetings present a start of an enhanced process of connecting cultural advocacy and art production which can then lead to an ecosystem of arts and society interconnected with other ecologies. more…


Future-Perfect
NPP: March 26-31, 2008


Exhibition | Future-Perfect | The last exhibition in the gallery space of press to exit project space on Maksim Gorki 19 (in the Swiss Embassy) | The exhibition is part of the New Project Productionprogram for 2008, with Dejan Spasovic and Oliver Musovic as participants. These two artists have been long-term collaborators of the press to exit project space, so they have been invited to develop new works in a response to the idea of finitude. The performance of the renowned Macedonian hardcore punk band, FxPxOx, will form part of the show as well. We would like to dedicate this event to our dear friend and long-term collaborator Ratka Ilievska-Lale who left us so prematurely. more…



Research visit: April 28-29, 2008


Research visit | Kai Vockler, Archis Interventions | Kai Vokler's research is conducted on behalf of Archis (as known for its magazine Volume) in order to establish a network of urban initiatives in the Western Balkans, to exchange experiences, and to develop further »action plans«. This research should lead to a conference and a publication in 2009 and is part of an overall approach Archis is working on. The network is currently working with Archis Interventions on projects in Beirut, Kabul, Prishtina, Mostar. Details on the network are available at www.archis.org more…



LPE: May 12 - 14, 2008


International Network | Yane Calovski, artistic director of press to exit project space participating at the workshop How soon is now? – an exercise to imagine our Provisional Futures organized in Ljubljana by Škuc gallery and Centrala Foundation | The workshop was presented at the conference titled New Paradigms, New Models – Culture in the EU External Relations in organization by the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Division for Culture |  Imagine 10 years from now - year 2018. You are still a cultural practitioner, or maybe not. What are you busy with? Where are you located, does your organisation still have the same address as in 2008? What is your network?  Where do your resources come from (what is your economy) and in what kind of cultural climate is your country/city? How local is your scene and with whom are you (not) cooperating? Are you busy with these issues at all? more…



LPE: May 16, 2008


International Network | Exhibition | Women Beyond the Verge | 1:1projects in Rome (Italy) presents Women Beyond the Verge, six artists selected and curated by Yane Calovski as new additions to the archive: Jeanne van Heeswijk, Barbara Holub, Hristina Ivanoska, Daniela Paes Leão, Despina Papadopoulos and Inga Zimprich. | 1:1 projects periodically invites guest curators or partner institutions to propose artists to be included in the archive, thereby enriching it through the vision of curators and artists connected to independent art spaces. The archive, in addition to being a research tool for curators, critics, and students, is also a means with which to build networks and to develop different forms of dialogue and exchange. more…


Presentation | Presentation and lecture of the subRosa collective (USA) | 19 June 2008,
LPE: June 19, 2008


Presentation and lecture of the subRosa collective (USA) hosted at Cultural Centre Tocka, Skopje | The presentation is organized as collaboration between press to exit project space and the Department of communication and media, at the New York University Skopje. The presentation will be followed by a short discussion with the collective members. more…

Presentation | public lecture and presentation of the Danish artist Jens Haaning and Kosovar artist and curator Albert Heta | 28 June 2008, 9 pm | hosted at Cultural Centre “CK”, Skopje

VCI: June 28, 2008

Public lecture and presentation of the Danish artist Jens Haaning and Kosovar artist and curator Albert Heta | 28 June 2008, 9 pm hosted at Cultural Centre “CK”, Skopje | The presentation in Skopje is a result of our recent invitation to Albert Heta in the Visiting Curatorial Initiative program for 2008. As a first event of his residency a public project by Haaning simultaneously takes place in both Prishtina and Skopje. The project is co-produced by press to exit project space and Stacion Center for Contemporary Arts in Prishtina. more…


VCI: September 26, 2008


Public lecture and presentation | The Sahara Project: West, where is that? | Lillian Fellmann and Wooloo Productions (Martin Rosengaard and Sixten Kai Nielsen) | Friday, 26 September 2008, 7 pm, at the Macedonian Centre for Photography | press to exit project space is pleased to announce the collaboration with the Swiss curator Lillian Fellmann and the Berlin based duo, Martin Rosengaard and Sixten Kai Nielsen from the Wooloo Productions, in the framework of the Visiting Curatorial Initiative. The Sahara Project: West, where is that?" is a research project initiated by Fellmann and co-produced and co-curated by Wooloo Productions and internationalcoffeeshop.org more…

»action nr.8« by son: DA (SLO) LPE: October, 3, 2008

Live audio-visual performance│ »action nr.8« by son: DA (SLO)
| 3 october 2008, 8 pm hosted at Cultural Centre CK, Skopje | This performance is organized by press to exit project space with kind support of Cultural Center “CK”, Skopje. more…
Special commissioned public project | Public Faculty no.1 | by the Dutch artist Jeanne van Heeswijk |
VCI: 1-5 October, 2008


Special commissioned public project | Public Faculty no.1 | by the Dutch artist Jeanne van Heeswijk | This work questions the function of public space in a contemporary city and the notion of the increasing regulations and limitations that imply a disabled form of social interaction. “Public Faculty no. 1” will take place on the recognizable “Shkolka” (Shell) Stage in the Skopje City Park during 5 days in October from the 1st until the 5th each day from 12:00 -17:00 o’clock. During the designated hours, lessons, discussions and workshops will be staged. All the activities will be open to the public and will help define the local notions of “publicness”, its presence or non-presence in local, regional and wider European context, and its identity as a site for action and conflict. “Shkolka” (Shell) Stage will function as a “white board” where each day a new specific theme will be discussed and lectured about. more…


Meeting | Politiche – thinking through art will be a two-days meeting with eight invited European no-profit organizations: 26cc, Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory, Center in Galerija P74, Platform Garanti, press to exit project space, SPACE, Sparwasser HQ and Tranzit |
International Networking: 25-26 November, 2008


Meeting | Politiche – thinking through art will be a two-days meeting with eight invited European no-profit organizations: 26cc, Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory, Center in Galerija P74, Platform Garanti, press to exit project space, SPACE, Sparwasser HQ and Tranzit | The artistic director, Yane Calovski, is invited attend this meeting organized by 26cc from Roma that wants to open a reflection space over which can be the characteristics and contents of a network of such organizations, involving various and different contexts such as Prague, Bratislava, Berlin, Istanbul, Ljubljana and Skopje. more…


Meeting | Network Practice - 5. MSE - Meeting (Middle-South-East Meeting) | International networking: 28-29 November, 2008

Meeting | Network Practice - 5. MSE - Meeting (Middle-South-East Meeting) | The artistic director, Yane Calovski is presenting press to exit project space at the meeting that is taking place in the Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem (Czech Republic) | The idea of the MSE – Meeting to gather leaders from art initiatives and institutions, curators and theoreticians with focus on Middle-South-Eastern European region in order to exchange knowledge, information and experiences and to discuss the specific topic of the Meeting. The Meeting is held biennial and always in different country. more…