Lexicon for the Provisional Future(s)

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Project-based forever

May 15th, 2008

I am personally interested in hypothetical scenarios. “Doing something” in Skopje despite the fact that it seems way to peripheral when comparing to other capitals in Europe, seemed at first a strange decision for an emerging artists. I wondered with whom and how I could work and maybe the interest into the hypothetical can be exercised from a safe distance, let say Berlin. But with time I understood that the main motivation for my involvement in the cultural discourse in Macedonia comes from the conviction that a change of the preconceived and outmoded definitions of what is artistic, social and political involvement in our cultural context is actually more provocative here, in a place that is somehow left out from the wider international discourse. (more…)