International Festival of Contemporary Arts - City of Women

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Between Past & Future

8.-17. oktober 2010

This year's edition of the City of Women Festival will address the topic Between Past & Future.

The conceptual background relates to the eponymous book by Hannah Arendt who, back in the 1960's, argued that the condition of human existence, robbed of the traditional, transcendental, religious and moral standards employed to bridge the abyss between past and future, lost direction.  Artists and theoreticians with various views, experiences, approaches, backgrounds and cultural milieu will challenge audiences between 8th and 17th October with their reflections and responses to the relationship between past and future that we confront today. 

The events will be held at most various venues, such as Cankarjev Dom, the Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture, the Old Power StationElektro Ljubljana, Škuc Gallery, Kinodovr, Glej Theatre, Ljubljana Dance Theatre, Grubar Palace, Tromostovje etc.

The following artists are participating in City of Women 2010:

Ditka Haberl, Marcella and The Forget me Nots, Hana Makhmalbaf, Andreja Rauch Podrzavnik, Lauren Newton & Joëlle Léandre, Helena Hunter, Eleanor Bauer, DakhaBrakha, Oreet Ashery, Perry Bard, Stefania Bonatelli, Katharina Hesse & Lara Day, Jessica Lagunas, Vesna Miličević, Nandipha Mntambo, Katarina Mootich, Maflohé Passedouet, Kira O'Reilly, Petra Reimann, Yvonne De Rosa, Judith Witteman, Meta Grgurevič, Miya Masaoka, Antonia Baehr, Nicole Beutler, Tanja Ostojić, Marina Gržinić & Aina Šmid, Ana Hoffner, Isa Rosenberger, Sophie Déraspe, Sonja Heiss, Mia Engberg, Shalimar Preuss, Charlotte Ginsborg, Birgitte Staermose, Manon de Boer, Stereo Total, HK 119, Guerrilla Girls on Tour, Nataša Živković, Katarina Stegnar

Contact:

City of Women – Association for the promotion of women in culture
Kersnikova 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Office: Metelkova 6, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Telephone: +386 (0)1 438 15 80
Mobile: +386 (0) 40 816 448
E-mail: info(at)cityofwomen.org

Artistic Director:
Mara Vujić
mara(at)cityofwomen.org
Tel: +386 (0)1 438 1580
Mob: +386 (0) 40 816 447

Finances, organization:
Sandra Đorem
info(at)cityofwomen.org
Tel: +386 (0)1 1 438 15 80
Mob: +386 (0) 40 816 448

Public relations:
pr(at)cityofwomen.org
Tel: +386 (0)11 438 15 80
Mob: +386 (0) 40 816 448

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