Nemanja Cvijanovic – Public lecture: Antifascism as The Self-Defensive Monument

Museum of COntemporary Art Skopje Friday, 13. May, 2022 at 19.00 CET The presentation will evolve around Nemanja Cvijanović’s action “The Monument to Red Rijeka – The Self-Defensive Monument”, which was realized in 2020 in Rijeka, Croatia and could be understood as a sharp-minded and reflective gesture of agency that

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Artist Talk: Darko Aleksovski

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje Wednesday, 13. April, 2022 at 20.00 Following his recently opened exhibition Landscapes of Astonishment, Darko Aleksovski will talk about the development of his ideas and the works for the project. The exhibition is a complex presentation of the search and wandering through everyday life, the

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Public lecture by Vladimir Janković – Of Synthetic Skies: Spectacle, Obscurity and the Aesthetic Life of Contrails

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje 9. April, 2022, at 07PM Contrails have recently, without pomp, celebrated their first centenary. First noticed by shepherds in the high Alps during the Great War, the airplane condensation trails have led a tranquil life during the last century, causing little environmental controversy or public

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Boris Groys: Becoming an Artwork – Art as Self-Design

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje Thursday, 16. December 2021 at 19 00 H Boris Groys is a philosopher, essayist, art critic, media theorist and an internationally renowned expert on Soviet-era art and literature, specifically, the Russian avant-garde. He is a Global Distinguished Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at New

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Expert talks – Social Engaged Art in the New Reality 

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje announces the first in a series of expert talks which will take place as part of the Manifesta 14 Western Balkans Project.  The event will take place on-site, on November 10th at 7pm CET, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje. Manifesta

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Wisdom in Love, public lecture by Timothy Morton

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje WEDNESDAY, 3 NOVEMBER 2021 AT 19 00 CET Timothy Morton is Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice University. He has collaborated with Björk, Jeff Bridges, Olafur Eliasson, Haim Steinbach and Pharrell Williams. He is the author of “Being Ecological” (Penguin, 2018), “Humankind: Solidarity

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Sandlines, the Story of History, Film of Francys Alys

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje Film Programs, Tuesday, 28. September, 2021 at 20,00 Contemporary Belgian and Mexican artist Francis Alÿs has created more than just a history of Iraq from the Sykes-Picot agreement in 1916 to the Islamic State’s influence of terror in 2016. It can rather be considered the

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How To Dsetroy Time Machines

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje Film programmes: Wednesday, 22. September, 2021, at 20,00 This one is a film for your ears. It focuses on Jeph Jerman, an Arizona-based experimental musician, on his passion for sounds and his unique perception of the world. Jeph doesn’t want to get into time machines,

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Saskia Sassen and Ana Ivanovska Deskova on “Utopian Urbanism, the Global City and Skopje”

Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje 26. July, 2021, at 8PM On the closing of a long-term project Skopje Resurgent, prof. Saskia Sassen and prof. Ana Ivanovska Deskova will have public presentations on the Utopian Urbanism, the Global City and Skopje. The Skopje Resurgent project was realized by the Museum of

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Public Lecture by Claire Bishop

Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje Claire Bishop – Interventions: The Art of Political Timing Monday, 21 June 2021 at 19 00 CET This lecture offers a historical and theoretical analysis of the “intervention” as an artistic strategy, defining it as a self-initiated and disruptive gesture in the public sphere (understood as both

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