This is the third part of the interview with Kontejner. Read the second part here: Technology and conceptualism walking along…
This is a continuation of the interview with Kontejner. Read the first part here: Body norms in art and science
DB Indos – House of Extreme Music Theater: Doors (c)
Photo taken from Kontejner
Kontejner | bureau of contemporary art praxis is certainly responsible for placing Zagreb on the international map of new media art, performance art related disciplines, cybernetics, curatorial practices, nanotechnology, device art, biotechnology, science, robotics…
Kontejner was founded by Olga Majcen Linn and Suncica Ostoic almost ten years ago in Zagreb (Croatia). Till now they have organized more then fifty internationally referred and recognized events that include exhibitions, festivals, symposiums; with special accent on fostering regional networking, promotions and collaborations. We can say that Touch Me Festival, Extravagant Bodies Festival and Device_art present Kontejner’s body of work.
Kontejner members – first 10 years (from left to right): Tomislav Pokrajcic,
Tereza Teklic, Olga Majcen Linn, Ena Hodzic, Ivana Bago, Suncica Ostoic
Photos: Kontejner (c)
Dominic Johnson is a performance artist, writer and lecturer based in London. Johnson holds a PhD in the theory and history of visual art and performance from the Courtauld Institute of Art.
As a performer he has visited numerous international festivals, galleries and clubs with his performance Transmission, among them: the National Portrait Gallery (London), Fierce (Birmingham), National Review of Live Art (Glasgow), Queer Zagreb (Croatia), Queer City Cinema (Regina, Canada) and Visions of Excess at SPILL Festival (London) and International Festival of Performance Art (Copenhagen).
Death Valley, California, 2007, Photo by Serge Hoeltschi (c)