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2014-06-05
KONTEJNER and NAMOC are presenting
Vujičić and Lekić at thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art
June 10th - July 7th 2014 @ Bejing, China

KONTEJNER and NAMOC (The National Art Museum of China, Bejing) are presenting 2 Croatian artists during the third triennial of new media art thingworld : International Triennial of New Media Art (10.06. - 07.07.2014., Bejing, China).
Silvio Vujičić, who is exploring transitory and transformative nature of the matter in his laboratory of wonder, will be presenting the installation Furnace for the Sublimination of Spirits, Bodies, Vessels in which Bodies are Dissolved which is the result of experimenting with the hazardous dose of crystalline xanthine alkaloid, better known as caffeine. Young artist Margareta Lekić got her inspiration for Under the Hammer from mythological perspective of life, energy, gravity and indestructibleness.
Trienniale is following current trends in new media art and culture providing a platform for their global presentation and theorization. The 2014 edition organized in collaboration with renown institutes, universities and organizations such as V2_Institute for the Unstable Media (NL), Le Groupe Molior (CA), MAAP, Media Art Asia Pacific (AU), Goethe Institut China (CN), Kontejner (HR), Transmediale (DE), Zero1, The Art and Technology Network (US), Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University (CN), TASML | Tsinghua University Art and Science Research Center Media Lab (CN), FACT | The Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (UK) will present 58 works by 65 artists and artistic collectives from 22 countries.

Organization and production: NAMOC, 2014
Artistic Director/Curator: Zhang Ga
On Advisory Board from KONTEJNER: Olga Majcen Linn, curator
Project is supported by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, City of Zagreb

2014-06-02
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
SOUND ART INCUBATOR 2014
PRODUCTION PLATFORM

>>> exhibition, performance, happening, presentations and artist talks

Monday, June 9th – Thursday, June 12th, 2014
exibition opening
: Monday, 09.06.2014, at 8:00 pm
@ large & small hall of Pogon Jedinstvo
The exhibition is open June 10th -12th, from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
free entrance

The second year of the Sound Art Incubator project will present new artworks by young Croatian authors exploring sound as their art medium of choice. After the Incubator project pilot successful packed the large hall of Pogon Jedinstvo in 2013 by merging sound art, DIY art practices, biohacking and field recording, this year's newest sound experiences are brought to Mochvara Gallery by Hrvoslava Brkušić, Božo Katić, Niko Mihaljević, Lucija Ukić, Sanja Gergorić, Roko Crnić and Radiona.org. Young sound art progressives from Rijeka, Split and Zagreb will bring to fruit interactive sound installations, collaboration sound projects, performances and happenings which will present the audience with their explorations of various sound phenomena – from deconstruction of opera singing, swarming of biological organisms and melodic Istrian dialects, all the way to toy hacking and soundscaping city horizons. In the days following the official opening of Incubator which is part of the Mochvara Club's 15th birthday programme celebration, young artists will present their works and introduce the audience with the particular context their works were created in, all through cosy and relaxed artist talks. From silent swarming, voices, noise, melody and murmurs, Sound Art Incubator delivers once more innovative, witty, exciting and sound saturated contemporary art practices of young authors who will surely be a topic of many art conversations to come.

more: http://kontejner.org/sound-art-incubator-2014-english

2014-05-20
Extravagant age in London:
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT AGE @ LONDON
Queen Mary University, London, June 2nd, 6 pm

Join us for a presentation of materials from the Extravagant Age Exhibition in Zagreb (2013) and Belgrade (2014) and a book launch for the Extravagant Age Catalogue hosted by Olga Majcen and Suncica Ostoic of Kontejner in Zagreb and Milica Pekic from Belgrade.
Extravagant Bodies is an international art festival dealing with social determination of the borders between the normal and the pathological, concerned with corporeality, appearance, behaviour, sexuality or life style.

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Anagram Books Ltd., www.anagrambooks.com

Queen Mary University, www.qmul.ac.uk


London part of Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Age is supported by the City of Zagreb – Municipal Office for Education, Culture and Sports
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
Republic of Serbia Ministry of Culture and Information
ECF – European Cultural Foundation

ERSTE Foundation
Erste Bank

project concept: KONTEJNER │ bureau of contemporary art praxis, Zagreb, Croatia

curatorial team: Ivana Bago, Olga Majcen Linn, Suncica Ostoic │ KONTEJNER, Lois Keidan │ LADA, Milica Pekic │ KIOSK, Slaven Tolj │ MMSU
2014-04-25
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
AFRODITI PSARRA (GR): Lilytronica
SOUND PERFORMANCE W/ ELETRONIC EMBROIDERY

performance & artist talk:
May 11th and 12th, 2014 | doors open: 20.00, start: 20:30

@ Pogon Jedinstvo | Trnjanski nasip bb, Zagreb | free entrance

Soft, flexible, tactile fabric as a powerful, overwhelming and loud instrument? This is precisely the experience delivered by the performance Lilytronica by Greek artist Afroditi Psarra. Within an experimental electronic sound the artist successfully merges both the related and the incompatible: technology and textile, Arduino and embroidery, pop culture and glitch, folk tradition and DIY electronics. The performance is based on live improvisation and usage of embroidered synthesizers with LilyPad Arduino microcontrollers, sensors and actuators which are embroidered into the textile, while the design of the instrument is visually inspired by 80's pop electronics and legendary instruments such as Roland TR-909 drum machine, Microkorg and Korg Monotron synthesizer. However, this reference remains purely visual: the electronic embroidery by Afroditi Psarra is sonically completely unique, and reflects the typical DIY characteristics of artistic experimentations with e-textiles presenting a new perspective on the issues of revisiting and reinterpreting female crafts like embroidery and knitting through contemporary technology.

The Noisy Textiles workshop moderated by Afroditi Psarra will be held on the 10th and 11th May in Zagreb’s Student Centre Clubu as an exciting introduction into the world of the soft electronic circuits, programmable microcontroller usage, digital electronics and conductible materials. The performance and the workshop are part of the OFF program of the festival Izlog suvremenog zvuka and are a result of the collaboration between organizations Kontejner,
Radiona.org, Music Showroom SC, Association for Culture Development URK and Mochvara Club. 

more: http://kontejner.org/may-2014-english

2014-04-02
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
MAJA SMREKAR (SI): History of the Future
MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION

exhibition opening: Thursday, April, 10th, 2014, at 7pm
artist talk and in situ project presentation: Friday, April 11th, 2014, at 8pm
@ Pogon Jedinstvo
free entrance

April speculations on future at Mochvara Gallery are an introduction to SferaKon 2014 which is dedicated to parallel universes and alternative histories. Slovenian artist Maja Smrekar is the main culprit for the seductive space capsule which will land in the main hall of Pogon Jedinstvo – under the History of the Future, everyone who dares sit in the capsule and allow themselves to get lost in the deviations of a space and time continuum, Smrekar will lead through a mind-blowing trip through a cinematographic archive of international sci-fi productions. The sophisticated installation is not merely an exquisitely designed time machine launching us to the future of as far as the year 802701, but it is also a virtual lecture, a cyber-personification of the author, revealing astonishing Zeitgeist fragments of historical periods, and providing for an intriguing insight into man's relation towards changes in nature, technology and social psychodynamics through the phenomenology of the perception of time and a fascinating analysis of the contemporary anthropology of fear.
Backed up by an artist talk and a project presentation, accompanied by a theatre play, talks with comic book authors and a movie projection, the exhibition is part of a three day programme "
Speculations on Future – awaiting SferaKon 2014", a collaboration project organized by SFera, BADco,. Booksa, URK, Aksioma and Kontejner.

more: www.kontejner.org/april-2014-english

2014-03-11
KONTEJNER AND MMSU RIJEKA PRESENT
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT AGE @ MMSU Rijeka
March 11th - April 5th 2014
After Zagreb and Beograd the exhibition moves to MMSU Rijeka.
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2014-03-10
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
MARTIN MESSIER (CA): Sewing Machine Orchestra
SOUND PERFORMANCE
SOUND PERFORMANCE
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2014-03-01
SOUND ART INCUBATOR
SOUND ART INCUBATOR - OPEN CALL EXTENDED
OPEN CALL
SOUND ART INCUBATOR
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2014-03-01
SUBMIT PROJECTS TO THE
TOUCH ME FESTIVAL 2014 - OPEN CALL
TOUCH ME FESTIVAL
TOUCH ME FESTIVAL
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2014-02-03
#Pogonization
LOVE SALAD by TALA and KONTEJNER
February 14th @ Pogon Jedinstvo
Love Salad by TALA and KONTEJNER @ Pogon Jedinstvo
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2014-02-01
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
SOUND ART INCUBATOR OPEN CALL
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR NEW ART PRODUCTION
OPEN CALL
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2014-01-31
KONTEJNER AND KIOSK PRESENT
EXTRAVAGANT AGE @ BEOGRAD
6th February - 27th February
Extravagant bodies: Extravagant age in Belgrade, Serbia.
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2013-11-26
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENT
TAO G. VRHOVEC SAMBOLEC: Solid Sound
INTERACTIVE SOUND INSTALLATION
INTERACTIVE SOUND INSTALLATION
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2013-10-22
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
Lightune.G (HR): Lighterature Reading: Chapter 10
LUMINOACUSTICS PERFORMANCE
LUMINOACUSTICS PERFORMANCE
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2013-09-17
Complaints choir
First omplaints choir of eldery citizens.
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2013-09-13
18th September, 2013
LABROVIC MEMORIAL
Mens sana in corpore
Mens sana in corpora sano is an artistic project that consists of two parts: a sporting competition in four athletic disciplines, two each for men and women, after which comes a four-channel video installation. The video images are accompanied by artefacts from the competition itself.
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2013-09-12
04th October to 03rd November,2013
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT AGE
Inspiring old age – body and mind on the fringes of social norms
Extravagant bodies is an international festival held triennially in Zagreb, Croatia since 2007. It deals with the ways in which society sets the boundaries of the normal and the pathological, whether of corporeality, appearance, behaviour, sexuality or life style. In its first edition in 2007, the festival dealt with physical disability and in the second in 2010 with mental and psychic health. The theme of the upcoming festival Extravagant bodies: Extravagant age is old age, that is, the individual experiences and social implications of what is called the third and the fourth age. Old age, of course, is not considered a disorder, rather an inevitable phase in each life that has not ended prematurely already. However, because of the health, physical and psychic changes that it brings, and because of the very fact that old age leads to death, it and its signs arouse a repugnance comparable with that engendered by the body or mind located beyond social norms.
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2013-08-28
Mochvara Gallery presents
SOUND ART INCUBATOR II Marco Donnarumma (IT): Xth Sense
Biophysical sensor for interactive music and video
Xth sense workshop: --- Saturday & Sunday, September 7th - 8th 2013 11.00 - 18.00 h @ Pogon Jedinstvo Small Hall Performance & artist talk: --- Monday, September 9th 2013 opening: 19.30 h, start: 20.00h @ Mochvara Club free entrance Guest lecture @ IEEE Elevate: Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 17.00 - 19.00 h @ KSET
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2013-07-27
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS!
VOLUNTEER ON EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT AGE FESTIVAL
@ Gallery Klovicevi Dvori, October 2013!
more on: http://www.vcz.hr/lokalno-volontiranje/pretrazivanje-projekata/projekt-1888/
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2013-07-01
PRESENTATION
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT MINDS
@ GALLERY 12 HUB, BELGRADE
ekstra
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2013-06-05
Maker Faire 2013
Kontejner was present at Maker Faire festival - the world's largest 'make' culture gathering.
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2013-05-16
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
ENRICO ASCOLI (IT) & MARIO BOBANOVIĆ (HR
FOODJOB - Frequencies under the tongue
sound-culinary performans
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2013-05-03
SUBMIT PROJECTS TO THE
OPEN CALL EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT AGE
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT AGE
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2013-04-07
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
KITCH 3 in 1
SURVEILLANCE EXPOSURE - CONTROL AND SEPARATION IN MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATIONS
MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATIONS
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2013-03-08
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
SOUND ART INCUBATOR
NEW PRODUCTION PLATFORM
SOUND ART INCUBATOR
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2013-01-27
DEVICE_ART FESTIVAL
Device_art travelling to Prague!
Device_art 4.013 Croatia_Slovenia_Srbia_Japan
Device_art 4.013 Croatia_Slovenia_Srbia_Japan
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2013-01-23
Amela Frankl: What I bear
KONTEJNER as part of a project by artist Amela Frankl
Commission no. 10: Empathy and art - Commissioned by: Kontejner
Narudžba br. 10: Empatija i umjetnost - Naručitelj: Kontejner
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2012-11-26
Lecture / presentation
KONTEJNER at the paris academy
22nd November 2012
Young performer scene in Croatia
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2012-11-06
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
IVANA SMILJANIĆ
PERFORMANCE @ Mochvara Gallery
PERFORMANCE
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2012-10-25
Strotter Inst. (CH) | Strøm (CH) | Flo Kaufmann - FloKa (CH)
SOUND PERFORMANCES
dark galaxies of electronic sound!
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2012-10-10
DEVICE_ART 4.012
DEVICE_ART 4.012
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2012-10-01
Sound art Inkubator 2012.
Sound art Inkubator 2012.
SOUND ART INCUBATOR 2012 OPEN CALL EXTENDED!
Sound art Inkubator 2012.
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2012-09-29
Device_art
DEVICE_ART 4.012
ANNOUNCEMENT
Device_art festival
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2012-09-17
DESIGN AWARD!
Dejan Dragosavac Ruta awarded for the design of Kontejner book!
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2012-08-01
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
SOUND ART INCUBATOR 2012
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR NEW ART PRODUCTION
MOCHVARA
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2012-06-13
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
CIRKULACIJA 2 - FINAL DAY!
TOTAL ART PLATFORM
TOTAL ART PLATFORM
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2012-06-02
MOCHVARA GALLERY presents
Cirkulacija 2 - Total art platform
Noise as metaphor
Cirkulacija 2 - Total art platform
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2012-05-21
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
LAETITIA SONAMI
'LADY'S GLOVE' PERFORMACE
LADY'S GLOVE
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2012-05-07
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
Mirjana Batinić: Fiction and loss
INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION
INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION
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2012-04-28
DEVICE_ART 4.012
OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS AND INVENTORS EXTENDED!
Device_art festival 4.012
Device_art festival 4.012
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2012-04-05
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
Marko Batista
SOUND PERFORMANCE
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2012-02-24
DEVICE_ART 4.012
DEVICE ART 4.012 - OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS AND INVENTORS
Device_art festival 4.012
Device_art festival 4.012
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2011-12-22
MOCHVARA GALLERY PRESENTS
Goran Bertok: Still life
EXHIBITION
EXHIBITION
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2011-11-17
2011-10-29
Touch Me Festival at SEAFair 2011
PRESENTATION IN SKOPJE
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2011-09-28
Kontejner in Beijing!
International Triennial of New Media Art
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2011-06-14
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
TOUCH ME FESTIVAL 2011: ENERGY AB/USE
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, PERFORMANCES, WORKSHOP, CINEMA, FREEGAN SWEETS, CONFERENCE
FESTIVAL
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2011-06-10
CONCERTS, PERFORMANCES, INSTALLATION
CAMP FESTIVAL 2011. - FINAL DAYS!
International Festival for Visual Music
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2011-05-15
SOON !!!
CAMP 2011. - Creative Arts and Music Project
International festival for visual music
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2011-02-14
MOCHVARA GALLERY
exhibition #1
The performances by Slovenian artists Miha Ciglar and Luka Dekleva & Luka Prinčič are going to transform the club space into a space for experimental audio sessions. The artists will present to the audience a unique insight into the intriguing world of sound art.
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2011-02-13
Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Minds in Skopje!
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MENTAL HEALTH
19.2.2011. 20h, Frosina Hall, Skopje
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2011-01-21
2010-11-29
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES GOES TO SARAJEVO
presentation of the Kontejner project in Bosnia and Hercegovina
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2010-10-09
20.-24.10. 2010. Pogon Jedinstvo + Club Močvara, Zagreb
EXTRAVAGANT BODIES: EXTRAVAGANT MINDS
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MENTAL HEALTH
exhibition, performances, theater shows, cinema, conference
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2010-09-14
ANNOUNCEMENT
Device_art 3.010 in Tokyo!
GRUOP EXHIBITION, PERFORMANCES, ROUND TABLE
2010-02-02
Announcement
Kontejner at Kulturpunkt.hr
INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW
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2009-10-27
Device_art
Device_art 3.009, LAST DAY !!!
Device_art
Device_art
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2009-10-26
Device_art
Maywa Denki live!!!
SPECTACULAR ROBOTIC CONCERT
Device_art
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2009-10-26
Device_art
Device_art 3.009, day seven
EXHIBITIONS AND CONCERT
Device_art
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2009-10-24
Device_art
Device_art 3.009, day five & six
EXHIBITIONS
Device
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2009-10-23
Device_art
Device_art 3.009, day four
EXHIBITIONS, SCREENING OF AWARD WINNING WORKS
2009-10-22
Device_art
Device_art 3.009, day three
EXHIBITIONS
EXHIBITIONS
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2009-10-21
Device_art
Device_art 3.009, day two
EXHIBITION, PRESENTATION, OPENING
Device_art
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2009-10-19
Device_art
Device_art 3.009 starting !!!
OPENING DAY!!!
Device_art
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2009-10-04
2009-06-26
"Orange Dog's" Last Day!!
Announcement!!
Grubić and Kopljar!
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2009-06-17
Performances!
Kontejner at the PSI#15 Conference!!!
Announcement!!
14 performances which include turkeys, a horse and a dalmatian song!
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2009-05-20
2009-04-28
Kontejner at the Art Academy in Macerata
Kontejner abroad
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2009-03-24
2009-01-22
TOUCH ME FESTIVAL 2008 - Feel Better!
the festival is over!
19.-23.12.2008
exhibition, performances, cinema, treats and magic
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