Less than a month before conference opening, the final version of the program was published. The program includes lectures, conversations and debates that will involve theoreticians, scholars, experts, artists and practitioners such as: Boris Buden, Vesna Čopič, Sanja Iveković, Jim McGuigan, Suzana Milevska, Blaž Peršin, Mirko Petrić, Simon Sheikh, Miško Šuvaković, Andrea Zlatar and others. A special focus of the conference will be exploration of practices in running the cultural infrastructure, with around 30 participating institutions and organizations. The program is available here.
The conference Open Institutions is an attempt to revisit the changing institutional landscape of culture: How can we reshape cultural institutions, common resources and cultural public sphere to withstand the challenges of marketization of culture, austerity politics and institutional parochialism? Read more