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SONICA 2009: POST

The 1st International Festival of Transitory Art

Curated by Martin Bricelj Baraga

9 – 30 June 2009

Gallery Jakopič, Ljubljana, Slovenia

ARTISTS

Felix Thorn (UK): Armadillo, Felix Machines

Tanja Vujinović (SLO): Blipstat
Majda Gregorič (SLO): Prevod
Petko Dourmana (BG): Post-Global Warming Survival Kit
nejaaka (SLO): Echo Village
Thomas Flint (UK): Aide Memoire
Cronica Electronica (P): Limited Releases
Radiomentale (FR): Ghost Track

Telcosystems (NL)

Marius Watz (D)

Boštjan Leskovšek (SLO): Površina dogodka – De Amore

Andi Studer and Matt Spendlove (UK): Net-Audio Ping Pong

Byetone: Death of a typographer

Best of – audio-video: Culture TV (ND) / Soundframe (A)

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCY

Felix Thorn (UK)

@C (Miguel Carvalhais, Pedro Tudela) (Portugal)

THEME

The main theme of the first edition of the festival was POST – indicating an exploration of sonic future and artistic purification. Selected artworks had a common search for their own meaning, surpassing hyper media saturation whether through sound or through image.
The presented authors were seeking concluded systems, new languages and forms through their experiments, processes and products. Each artist was engaged in devising his own universe and building new aesthetic relations with components of scientific approach. If purification is noise, what kind of the noise is it? How glittering can be the light and how many units does it take to produce a unity?
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Museum of Transitory Art

MoTA is a multidisciplinary platform dedicated to advancing the research, production and presentation of transitory, experimental, and live art forms.

MoTA is a museum without a permanent collection or a fixed space. Instead, its programs are realised in different locations and contexts in temporary physical and virtual spaces.

MoTA organizes and supports transitory art in the form of continuous events, exhibitions and educational programs both locally and internationally. As its name indicates, MoTA examines what a museum can be today and in the future.

MoTA is in constant search for the new, the uncertain, and the undefined.

MoTA works on several continuous programmes & projects. We run MoTA Point – a Space for Art & Ideas, we curate and produce the annual SONICA Festival, in addition to regular music programmes such as SONICA Series and SONICA Classics.

Within the years of running our residency programme we’ve established T.R.I.B.E. – a network of residency spaces in the Balkans & Eastern Europe.

We’ve also initiated the research and archive platforms ArtistTalk.eu and Mediateque MoTA & Tomaž Brate. Our educational programmes serve a broader audience with ongoing workshops, talks, symposia, and internships.