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Contesting the Contemporary

Symposium on art/curatorial practices and discourse in Slovenia, Croatia, Southeast Asia and the Philippines
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Contesting the Contemporary is a three-day symposium that locates certain artistic and curatorial practices in Slovenia, Croatia, Southeast Asia and the Philippines. Participants from these different milieus come together to present how criticality locates positions in art histories and its manifestation on alternative organizational infrastructures. A talk on video and film archiving and screening from the archives of SCCA Lubljana and Mowelfund institute will also be presented.

*** Symposium Day 1 ***
3 August | Monday | 1-4.30PM
Venue Blackbox, 6F School of Design and Arts, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde
2544 Taft Ave. Malate, Manila 1004

Rehistoricization: Criticality in linear art histories/

1.00PM Welcome remarks
1.10-1.20 Introduction with Sidd Perez on the Asia-Europe foundation exchange
1.20-1.30 Introduction of speakers Lian Ladia

1.30PM Antonija Letinić (Croatia), What is The Future of Criticism?

1.50PM Renan Laru-an (Philippines), Being Subtracted From
2.20PM BREAK

3.00 PM Lian Ladia (Philippines), Anachronism of Southeast Asian Modernism: Raden Saleh.

3.20PM Simon Soon (Malaysia), Bodies that Matter - Art and the Cultural Left
3:45-4:30 Q&A Moderated by guest moderator artist Jenifer Wofford and Angel Velasco Shaw


*** Symposium Day 2 ***
4 August Tuesday | 1-5PM
Venue Blackbox, 6F School of Design and Arts, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde
2544 Taft Ave. Malate, Manila 1004

Alternative organizational infrastructures/

1.00PM Welcome remarks & Introduction of Speakers
1.20 Dušan Dovč (Slovenia), The same word different meaning: a brief introduction to the cultural art production in Slovenia.
1.40 Angel Velasco Shaw (Philippines/USA), Markets of Resistance: Baguio/Manila.
2.10PM Miha Kelemina (Slovenia), The Liminale, modes of working, production and networking.
2.30PM BREAK
3.00 PM Kyo Pathomvat (The Reading Room, Thailand), On independent spaces in Thailand
3.20PM Simona Žvanut (Slovenia), World of Arts, School for Critics and Curators of Contemporary Art.
3:45-4:30 Q&A Moderated by Dušan Dovč and Antares Gomez Bartolome

*** Symposium Day 3 ***
5 August Wednesday | 1-6PM
Venue Blackbox, 6F School of Design and Arts, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde
2544 Taft Ave. Malate, Manila 1004

Problematising experimental and archival practices in video and film

1.00PM Welcome remarks & Introduction of Speakers
1.10 Barbara Borčić (Slovenia), Video As a Tool and Strategy of Artistic Expression.
1.30-2.30 Screening and Selected Examples From DIVA Station Archival Practices in Video.
2.30PM BREAK
3.00 PM Ricky Orellana (Philippines), The Mowelfund Audi-Visual Archive
3:30-4:30 Screening and Selected Examples from The Mowelfund Film Archives
4:30-5:15 Q&A Moderated by Lian Ladia and Renan Laru-An

Planting Rice and SCCA Center for Contemporary Art Ljubljana, with Asia-Europe Foundation and local partner De La Salle De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde with support from Lopez Museum and Library, will be presenting the second part of CURATING-IN-DEPTH in Manila from 28 July - 7 August 2015.

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Aug 3 - Aug 5, 2015
[ Mon ] - [ Wed ]
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM PHT
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Venue
Blackbox, 6F School of Design and Arts, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, 2554 Taft Avenue
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Venue Address
De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, 2544 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila Philippines
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Planting Rice
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