May 18, 2024

Authors

Mare Bulk
www.nohistory.org
— is a theatre director, performer and multimedia artist from Slovenia. He studied communication studies and theatre directing at University of Ljubljana. He is founder and artistic director of No History – Institute for Contemporary Arts and cofounder of the Peacekeepers’ entertainment, art and cultural exchange (P.E.A.C.E.) organization. Bulk is (co)author of performative and multimedia projects. The most known are Cream of Contemporary Slovenian Art; Prêt-à-Portrait/Pretaportret; Study for the Last Egoistic Performance, Last Egoistic Performance etc. In 2006 he finished his four-year theatre research project called No History / Know History. He is a member of the Maska magazine editorial board.

Davide Grassi
www.aksioma.org
— is a media artist, performer and producer. He is the author of numerous videos, performances, installations, documentaries and media projects. His artistic work has a strong social connotation and is characterized by an inter-media approach. He collaborates internationally with several artists, museums, institutions, foundations, galleries and festivals. As artist-in-residence he lectures and leads workshops at universities and contemporary art institutes. Grassi has presented his work at Manifesto 4, Frankfurt; ZKM, Karlsruhe; ARCO, Madrid; ISEA 2002, Nagoya; Itaú Cultural, Sao Paulo; IASPIS, Stockholm; Modern galleria, Ljubljana; the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest; White Box Gallery, New York, Kiama, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. He is the artistic director of Axiom – Institute for Contemporary Arts, co-founder and member of Collective BAST and of the SilentCell Network platform.

Bojana Kunst
www.kunstbody.org
— is a philosopher and contemporary art theoretician. She is currently working at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts. In the year 2002 she completed and defended her Ph.D. dissertation with the title Philosophy, Aesthetics and Art Between Organic and Technological, Aesthetics of the Body and the Art of Postmodernism. Her primary research interests are the problem of the body in the contemporary performance, gender studies, philosophy of the body, art and technology, art and science, theatre and dance studies, representation of contemporary identities. She published many books and articles worldwide. She is the member of the editorial board of the magazine for the contemporary performing arts Maska and she is leading the international Seminar for performing arts in Ljubljana.

Igor Stromajer
www.intima.org
— is an intimate mobile communicator. His oeuvre comprises 70 projects presented at 100 exhibitions in 50 countries on all the continents. The two most widely known are Ballet tikka Internet tikka and Opera Internet tikka. He has received several awards for his work, and his projects form part of the permanent collections of the most prestigious art institutions, among them Le Centre national d’art et de Culture Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Museo Nacional Centro de Art Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Modern galleria in Ljubljana, and the Computer fine arts net and media art collection in New York. His multimedia projects research tactical emotional states, intimate political guerrilla, and traumatic low-tech strategies. He lectures as a guest artist at universities and contemporary art institutes in Europe and North America.