14.09, Artist talk and conversation, Gem Club, Skopje, MK

press to exit project space is pleased to invite you to the presentation and open talk of Wolfgang Obermair, artist in residency at press to exit project space as part of the exchange program WEST BALKAN CALLING.

Visual artist Wolfgang Obermair will give an insight into a field of activities he was engaged in the recent years. The focus will be on collaborative projects and other art related activities, that he sees as a way to develop a subjective practise towards a discursive situation between artists and the public. Obermair is interested in independent structures especially, if they enforce an alternative for the art itself. Part of the talk will be a performative exercise he developed in a collaboration with the Czech artist Jakub Vrba within the residency.

WEST BALKAN CALLING is an Artist-in-Residence Exchange Programme between 6 art institutions based in Southeast Europe and 5 art institutions in Austria, taking place in 2016. The project is organized by center for contemporary art Graz (Austria) in collaboration with press to exit project space (Skopje, Macedonia), T.I.C.A. – Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art (Tirana, Albania), Public ROOM (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina) Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art (Prishtina, Kosovo), Art Research Center 42° (Cetinje, Montenegro), Kontekst Collective / Zadruga Oktobar (Belgrade, Serbia), Cultural City Network (Graz, Austria), lend|hauer (Klagenfurt, Austria), AIR–ARTIST IN RESIDENCE (Krems, Austria), Atelierhaus Salzamt (Linz, Austria) and Kunsthalle Exnergasse (Vienna, Austria).

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