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NSK State artists at OSTRALE – Biennale of Contemporary Arts, Dresden


by on Aug.06, 2017, under Exhibitions


NSK State artists at OSTRALE - Biennale of Contemporary Arts, Dresden

NSK State artists at OSTRALE - Biennale of Contemporary Arts, Dresden

11th International Exhibition, 28.7. – 01.10.2017 Dresden

OSTRALE – Biennale is the third largest exhibition for contemporary art in Germany. (continue reading…)

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NSK State Pavilion Venice 2017


by on Mar.01, 2017, under Events


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The NSK State Pavilion, alongside an event that is defined by cultural ambitions, provides the unique opportunity to rethink what a contemporary state should be. In particular, NSK State-in-Time offers an open form of citizenship that contrasts markedly with the spatial states. This pavilion will therefore put the issues that most trouble the states of today – migration, citizenship, history and identity. Given its location in Venice, it will also provoke questions about European heritage and its relation to the actual people living here. This pavilion will seek to generate ideas from a range of individuals about how to build new collectivities and shared histories between peoples. While fragmentation and antagonism seems to be the only prospects for Europe’s immediate future, NSK Pavilion will try to look beyond the deprived horizon and try to imagine a new community.  (continue reading…)

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NSK State Art: New York, The Impossible Return


by on Jan.29, 2017, under Exhibitions


Danica Dakić, "La Grande Galerie," 2004

Wed, Feb 8, 2017 – Sat, Mar 25, 2017,
06:00 PM – 06:00 PM
The James Gallery

Exhibition reception: Wed, Feb 8, 6–8pm

Artists: Marina Abramović / Ulay, Yael Bartana, Danica Dakić, Pablo Helguera, Ištvan Išt Huzjan, Alban Muja, Nebojša Šerić-Shoba, Mladen Stilinović

What is the experience of a state that is not based on territory but on time? In 1992, under different historical circumstances but with political resonance to the contemporary moment, the Slovenian art collective NSK transformed into a national apparatus called the State in Time. Although it does not hold any permanent territory, the State in Time is the virtual home to over 15,000 citizens worldwide, many of them artists. The State issues passports and offers citizens rights of participation, provoking open-ended actions of the citizens as they work out self-constitution, currency, education systems, founding myths, military, production of folk culture, and other state functions.

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Third International NSK State Dacha


by on Dec.13, 2015, under Events, NSK State


NSK State Dacha in New Mexico

The Third International NSK State Dacha will be held Saturday, December 26th 2015 at 8:00PM

The NSK State Dacha is an annual citizen-driven initiative and temporary sovereign zone in the central New Mexican Desert. NSK Citizens and guests are invited to spend a holiday evening in an old Norwegian style log villa located on Highland Hill, where it once overlooked tuberculosis sanitariums, a psychiatric asylum, and breathtakingly crimson sunsets. Hosted by artist david K., past events have included NSK-related projections and programming, exhibitions, and LAIBACH tribute musical performances.

This year the Dacha presents an interactive multimedia installation – Nationalist Sound Klinik – a collective of musicians and sound artists featuring members of Enemy Tone, Unnatural Element, and Wurm. The aim of Nationalist Sound Klinik is to address the human condition while critiquing political and media reaction to the atrocities occurring in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis.

Visitors without NSK State passports will be issued appropriate visa documentation.
Libations will be available (guests must be 21+).

ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT AN INVITATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT: NSK.DACHA@yahoo.com

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IRWIN. Wo denkst du hin?!


by on Sep.24, 2015, under Exhibitions


IRWIN. WO DENKST DU HIN?!

From September 26th 2015 to January 10th 2016 Kunsthalle Osnabrück will show “IRWIN: Wo denkst du hin?!“. The title refers to a German saying which, with its spatial connotation, is impossible to translate. You use it in conversations, when you believe that your interlocutor is drawing the wrong conclusions. You make him notice that, but do not correct him.

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Publication – NSK from Kapital to Capital


by on Aug.17, 2015, under Articles


NSK Book - From Kapital to Capital

 

This book is the generously illustrated, lavishly documented, critically narrated story of one of the most significant art collectives of the late twentieth century.

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