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Europe: Gender, Class, Race (2012)

by Marina Gržinić The present essay has three parts. All three parts present the critique of the spatializations of Europe in the context of global neoliberal discourse on one side and the completely intertwined discourse of postsocialist/post-Cold-War Europe on the

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The Temporization of Theory and Time (2011)

by Marina Gržinić, How can we think about theory being a territory as well? Today theory is first and foremost perfectly integrated within the new informational mode that governs capitalist societies. Theory is not connected with knowledge in the old, humanist

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Through a Glass Darkly: Performative Practice…Without Border, Without Name (2011)

by Katarzyna Kosmala, Variant 41, Spring 2011 The socio-economic and ideological transformation of Central and Eastern Europe has accelerated the processes of re-writing ‘identity’ scripts in the region. A new performative turn can now be observed in art production, theory

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Analysis of the exhibition “Gender Check – Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe” Museum of Modern Art, (MUMOK), Vienna, November 2009/February 2010

by Marina Gržinić, 2009 / http://eipcp.net The interest to make the analysis of this exhibition is threefold. It allows, it is my point of departure, to talk about the New Europe, the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin

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Female Consequences: Sex and Rock’n’Roll (2009)

by Marina Gržinić I will discuss a series of performance activities by women artists in the territory of ex-Yugoslavia, more precisely in Slovenia from the 1980s to the present. My aim is also to articulate the broader implication of feminism

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Abstraction, evacuation of resistance and sensualisation of emptiness (2006)

by Marina Gržinić Art institutions and art projects of today, produced in the capitalist First World, function on the basis of unbearable abstraction. This means that an enormous quantity of creativity is being released; however, it remains cut off from

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How to dance with words: Pichet Klunchun and myself (2005)

by Marina Gržinić I analyzed some selected performances presented at the International festival MLADI LEVI 2006 in Ljubljana, which displayed some extraordinary theater and dance productions, that opened a productive platform for an analysis of what the current topics are,

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Bilokacija (Bilocation) (1990)

Post-socialism + Retroavant garde + Irwin, video, 1997

Deklica z oranžo (The Girl With Orange) (1987)

Moscow Portraits (1990)

Cindy Sherman or Hysteria Production Presents a Reconstruction of Sherman’s Photographs (1984)

Trenutki odločitve (Moments of Decision) (1985)

Labirint (Labyrinth) (1993)