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Call for Papers: Exhibiting in Slovenia III Symposium (11-12 April 2024, Ljubljana)

Art and Heritage in Central Europe

City Museum of Ljubljana invites you to participate in the third edition of the symposium dedicated to the practice of exhibiting art, architecture, and design in Slovenia. The symposium is dedicated to the medium of the exhibition, to the phenomenon of exhibiting visual arts, architecture, and design, and questions regarding the art system in Slovenia in the context of the broader Central-European framework from the 19th century until today. They extend an invitation for submissions to all those exploring these topics across a diverse array of contexts and fields.

They encourage an interdisciplinary and comparative approach in considering specific exhibitions and exhibition practices. They welcome all content that provides an in-depth consideration of the symposium’s topic. They accept all research approaches and subjects, except for presentations of the submitters’ own artistic or curatorial exhibition projects.

Participants from outside Slovenia may lecture in English or Serbian, Croatian, or Bosnian.

The symposium is organised in cooperation with the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana (MGML), the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory (IZA), the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Koroška (KGLU), and the Božidar Jakac Art Museum (GBJ), as well as the France Stele Institute of Art History (the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, ZRC SAZU), and the Department of Art History, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (FF) as part of the research project Exhibiting of Art and Architecture between Artistic and Ideological Concepts (ARIS J6-3137).

Symposium Committee: Petra Čeh (KGLU), Alenka Gregorič (MGML), Urška Jurman (IZA), Martina Malešič (FF UL), Goran Milovanović (GBJ), Katarina Mohar (UIFS ZRC SAZU/FF UM), Miha Valant (FF UL), Vladimir Vidmar (FF UL), and Beti Žerovc (FF UL).

Presentations are up to 20-minutes long. To apply, please send an abstract (up to 150 words) and your CV (up to 70 words) to miha.valant@ff.uni-lj.si by 27 November 2023. We will inform you of our decision by mid-December 2023.

More information: https://igorzabel.org/en/news/2023/open-call-exhibiting-in-slovenia-III

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