Alternative art spaces play a decisive role in Southeastern Europe’s contemporary art scene. This year’s special presentation, curated by Adela Demetja, will feature independent institutions from Croatia, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia.
Adela Demetja about what shaped her curatorial practice and why she chose alternative art spaces to represent the region.
This year VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary will present VIENNA XL (booth A19) for the first time, a platform for the introduction of non-profit, alternative, and artist-run spaces. Institutions from Albania, Georgia, Kosovo, Lithuania, and Serbia will be presented at the fair with the kind support of the Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture BM:UKK.
“Having witnessed and survived the Balkan conflict, I am extremely tired of politicians with a dictatorial attitude…” Artist EdE Sinkovics was born in 1971 in the former Yugoslavia. He clearly voiced his revolutionary ideas and strong criticism already in his high school years. He fled from the Balkan War by pretending to have a mental …