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KӢR LIVE 360* // SHAPE & XLR8R

22.11.2020 - online

We're happy to announce tomorrow's exclusive live stream of Bescenje, a comission by SONICA Festival for SHAPE x XLR8R collaboration. The piece teleports us to the atrium between the Palace of Albania and the Cultural...

SHAPE platform & XLR8R announce two-week collaboration

11.11.2020 - online

A sort of a two week online festival will present live video streams or exclusive audio/video material from a different artist each night. Tune in every day at 19:00 CEST.

NONUMENT! Symposium: Ruins of public space

28.10.2020 - KinoSiska

Third international NONUMENT symposium on decaying, destroyed and abandoned monuments, architecture and public space.

SONICA & Level Up: Lucrecia Dalt, beepblip

29.08.2020

SONICA x LEVEL UP: LUCRECIA DALT BEEPBLIP Odprti oder na Muzejski ploščadi Sobota, 29. avgust 2020 www.sonica.si SONICA s preddogodkom festivala VRT, KI GA PREGANJA RAJ združuje moči z organizatorji koncertne serije Level Up. Tudi...

From Nowhere to Noplace, Pioneer Railway

Nonument Group: From Nowhere to Noplace, Pioneer Railway Town Hall – Historical Atrium, Ljubljana 17. June 2020 – 26. July 2020 FB EVENT

štream x Sonica: ŠIROM

19.05.2020 - www

Interactive concert stream from Kino Šiška. Imaginary world music with this year's SHAPE platform artists Širom.

Ljubljana: Samoosamitveni sprehod

18.04.2020 - Ljubljana

Nonument Group: Ljubljana: Samoosamitveni sprehod Zvočni sprehod Dostopen od sobote, 25. aprila 2020 od 18. ure FB DOGODEK Mesto v času samoizolacije je pavza, zareza v normalnost, odtujena običajnost, nedomačen oder. Na prvi pogled je...

Think Nonument! Together – OPEN CALL

Architects! Artists! Researchers! Art Historians! Activists! Writers! Photographers! Think Nonument! Together Open Call: Deadline 15 th May 2020 The Nonument Group is calling for papers on the topic of nonuments to be published on nonument.org...

Martin Bricelj Baraga: Solocular + Zergon in Koper

28.12.2019 - Koper

Martin Bricelj Baraga: Solocular + Zergon in Koper SOLOCULAR (part of the Sun Calendar Project) is going to Koper. Artist Martin Bricelj Baraga (Baraga Studio) is temporarily instaling his art instrument designed to engage people...

Sonica x Zagreb w/ Kontejner & ZEZ

20.12.2019 - Zagreb

Sonica x Zagreb w/ Kontejner & ZEZ Last stop for SONICA’s international tour is Zagreb! We are teaming up with KONTEJNER | biro suvremene umjetničke prakse and ZEZ – Zavod za eksperimentalni zvuk to bring...

SONICA X IKLECTIK

28.11.2019 - IKLECTIKLondon

On November 28th, SONICA heads to London to join the celebration of the 5th anniversary of IKLECTIK, a creative platform for contemporary art, experimental music, and critical art, where we are curating a diverse program...

MultiMadeira Artist Residency presentation

12.11.2019 - MoTALAB

Artists, Wave lovers, Rainbow lovers, Island lovers! Save the date. Luka Ivanović (aka LukaToyBoy) is coming to MoTA LAB on November 12th, to present MultiMadeira artist residency taking place on Portuguese island Madeira, their programme,...

Sonica X Dim w/Lifecutter/Zergon/TUUM

02.11.2019 - DimBelgradeSerbia

DIM BELGRADE 2.11.2019   LINE UP: Zergon LIVE (Ljubljana) Lifecutter LIVE (Ljubljana) TUUM Dj set (Portals Editions, Berlin) SONICA is going to Dim Belgrade, sister of a cult Drugstore club with a fine selection of...

SONICA 2019: SENTINELS

23.09.2019 - VariousLocations

This year we are looking forward to five days of music: live sets, AV live concerts, DJ sets, electro-acoustic avant-garde, ambiental expeditions, a sound walk, workshops, talks, and also an exhibition and a film. We...

SONICA Festival 2019

23.09.2019 - VariousLocations

SONICA Festival 23 – 29 September 2019 We are announcing a new edition of festival SONICA: Sentinels which is going to happen at the last week of September 2019! FESTIVAL TICKETS: Early-bird limited: 25€ –...

Nonument! Symposium

13.06.2019 - CAMPPrague

Save the date for the second Nonument! Symposium in Prague, 13 - 14 June!

Nonument 02: The Pioneer Railway

25.05.2019 - PioneerRailway

The Nonument Group's next action will take place in Ljubljana on the locations of the former Pioneer Railroad that operated between 1948 and 1954.

Re-forma viva Ljubljana

26.11.2018 - Svicarija

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MoTA productions at ARTBAT Fest

24.08.2018 - ArtbatFest

New interactive art installations transform the water streams of Almaty at ARTBAT FEST – an open-air art festival in Kazakhstan ‘When we first arrived to Almaty, the first thing I noticed was a kind of...

TESLA Award 2018 Winners: BridA & Marco Barotti

24.08.2018 - ArtbatFest

TESLA Award winners are BridA/Tom Kerševan, Sendi Mango, Jurij Pavlica & Marco Barotti! TESLA Award 2018 jury, Martin Bricelj Baraga (MoTA, Ljubljana), Simon Jacquemin (Bellastock, Paris), Olga Veselova (Artbat Festival, Almaty) and Olof van Winden...

Sonica x Pritličje: CATNAPP

16.08.2018 - Pritlicje

SONICA Festival’s tenth anniversary edition pre-event at Pritličje! SELEKCIJA #5: CATNAPP Catnapp combines R&B, rap, breakbeat, pop, drum and bass and other genres resulting in an intense and sometimes nostalgic atmosphere with fat beats. Songs...

June In Ljubljana: Visionist & Pedro Maia / Nina Hudej

14.06.2018 - Kongresnitrg

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TESLA Award 2018 Open Call: Water Stream

20.06.2018 - Almaty

TESLA AWARD: WATER STREAM International call for applications DEADLINE: 20 JUNE 2018 APPLY NOW! http://tesla.motamuseum.com/ ___ WHAT IS TESLA AWARD? In its second year, TESLA Award opens up for international artists and creators from different...

Nonument! Symposium | 21&22 February 2018

21.02.2018 - MestnimuzejLjubljana

Nonument: Mapping and Archiving Public Space is a two day symposium addressing questions of public space in Eastern and Central Europe, as well as the US and the Middle East. Non-transparent approaches to space and...

Sonica Series XXI: Lawrence English

Over the past ten years, Australian Lawrence English, musician, writer, publisher and curator, has become one of the leading international names in field recordings and electroacoustic and ambient music. He’s distinguished by an exceptional sensibility...

ModularRelations Conference & SONICA Berlin Showcase

28.10.2017 - ZKU-ZentrumfrKulturundUrbanistik

Relations of Matter, Light, Space and Sound – Modular Relations is joining an exhibition, a symposium, workshops, performances and an audiovisual night program. Three organisations: ZK/U – Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, MOTA – Museum...

Open call for papers: In search of hidden identities

10.11.2017 - MestniMuzej

Nonument In Search of Hidden Identities Symposium City Museum Ljubljana February 2018   Call for papers Changes in the political and social structures of the 20th century have inherently shaped the way built environments of...

SONICA Festival 2017: SCAPES

25.09.2017 - razlicnelokacije

SONICA Festival 2017: SCAPES 25 – 30 September 2017

Sonica Festival | 25-30 September 2017

25.09.2017 - Ljubljana

The 9th edition of Ljubljana’s Sonica festival brings a week of concerts, audiovisual performances, artist talks and walks through natures of various kinds. The festival exhibition evolves around the theme Scapes meaning spaces of escape,...

Jozef van Wissem’s “5th Column” in the Arcade Gallery

04.07.2017 - ArcadeGallery

Arcade Gallery, opened by MoTA this April, brings a new open-air sound gallery to Ljubljana. Located at the Ljubljana’s Central Market in the first arcade between the fish market and the first loge, the gallery...

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Museum of Transitory Art

MoTA –

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.