Our co-producers Brain Store Project with the curators Neli Mitewa & Mila Odazhieva and InterSpace Sofia with Kyd Campbell, Galia Dimitrova, Margarita Dorovska, Yana Kostova are presenting the projects in Sofia (21.-28.05.2006)


Location:
"Alexander Battenberg Square" (opposite of the National Art Gallery, at the place of the former Mausoleum)
Nearest metro-station: "Serdika"


Daily Talk Studio programme:
10-11am SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS: interviews
1-2pm Daily topic
3-5pm Upgrade Talks
5-7pm Artists Talks
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours?
8-8:30pm Wide Vista (news): external observers analyze and comment on the day in a summarized way
8:30 -10pm Daily topic

 

Saturday, 20 May - opening party

20:00 DJ Stoned (BG) & DJ every kid on speed (MK) , VJs Po Vision

Sunday, 21 May - opening
Public art and art in public. Display in public and engagement with the public. Viewers and participants. Possible spaces outside the white cube and the black box...

LIVE STUDIO
12-12:30pm Opening speech and presentation of the Mobile Studios project / The city as a site for questions
1-3pm CREATIVE SUITE by nbsp: With the participation of Elizabeth Bardin, Crash Normal, Dejan Garbos, Delphine Sanchez, Flora Sanz - part 1: "Repetition - General Rehearsal" (performance)
5-6pm CIRCLES by Raycho Stanev (interactive computer installation)
8-8:45pm 4-COURSE-MENU by Бbrain Сstore Пproject (performance-installation)
10am-10pm Radio Territories by Radio Cult
1am-0 pm Bluetooth Graffiti Mausoleum by Petko Dourmana & Kyd Campbell

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Galia Dimitrova
10-11am „SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS": interviews
11-12 am Street Musicians Interviews
1-2pm Daily topic: ART IN PUBLIC SPACE (cultural policies) Boris Kostadinov & Angel Igov & guests
2-3 pm Street Musicians Interviews
3-5pm Upgrade Talks Art Today Association, Plovdiv
6–7 pm Artists talk: Radio Cult presents Radio Territories
7–8 pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? Marko Stamenkovic / Serbia
8-9 pm Wide vista: Katya Atanasova & guest
8.30-9.30 pm Daily topic: Art in public Space, part 2 with Milena Deleva & Tzvety Yossifova & Galia Dimitrova



Monday, 22 May
New concepts and changing contexts. New perception patterns and art forms ... new exhibition formats.

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10-11am each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
2-4pm CITISM (formerly "Zipp Code(d) City Re-Dis-Covered) by Antonio Dimitrov, Boris Petrovski, Elena Veljanovska, Hristijan Panev (exhibition of 3 parts and social interaction)
5-6pm CREATIVE SUITE by nbsp: With the participation of Marianne Guarino (fire place), Laurence Vincent (mirror), Jean-Baptist Bayle (Hi-fi), (Library) - part 2: "Domexpo" (installation)
8-9pm PLASTIC KITCHEN by Petya Yossifova and @lma@lter (performative interactive installation)
from 9:30pm - ... Screenings from the Mobile Studio events in Belgrade

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Petko Dourmana
10-11am „SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS": interviews
11am-1pm: Street Musicians Interviews
1-2pm Daily topic: "New Exhibition Formats" by Public Art Lab
3-5pm Vasif Kortun / Turkey: presentation in Goethe-Institut
5-7pm Upgrade! talk: EU spaces 21, Rouse
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? Vasif Kortun / Turkey
8-8.30pm Wide vista: Boris Kostadinov + guest
8.30-10pm: Daily topic: "New Exhibition Formats" by Public Art Lab, part 2


Tuesday, 23 May
The city - habitat and product. City and urbanness in the light of the visual. Intervention and abuse. Neglect and awareness. Acceptance and reaction.

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10-11am each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
2-4pm Live Streaming from the Laznia Center of Contemporary Arts in Gdansk
5-7 pm CITISM (formerly "Zipp Code(d) City Re-Dis-Covered) by Antonio Dimitrov, Boris Petrovski, Elena Veljanovska, Hristijan Panev (exhibition of 3 parts and social interaction)
8-9pm CREATIVE SUITE by nbsp: With the participation of Wulien Saglio (performance), Sandrine Weissenburger (wallpaper)...- part 3: "Room With a View" (device)
10-0pm streaming Video from the Laznia Center of Contemporary Arts in Gdansk
10am-10pm Radio Territories by Radio Cult
1am-0pm Bluetooth Graffiti Mausoleum by Petko Dourmana & Kyd Campbell

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Peter Anders
10-11am SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS: interviews
11am-12pm Street Musicians Interviews
1-2 pm: Daily topic: Methodology of sightseeing, Iara Boubnova
3-5pm Upgrade Talks, Center for Contemporary Art, Shumen
5-7pm Artists talk: Nedko Solakov and Ivan Moudov
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? Mihnea Mircan / Romania
8-8.30pm Wide vista: Veronika Tzekova & Vladiya Mihailova
8:30-10pm Daily topic: Methodology of sightseeing from Dresden, part 2 Iara Boubnova

ALL STUDIOS Stream
from 10pm - ... Screenings from the Mobile Studio events in Bratislava


Wednesday, 24 May
Literature and culture – languages, environments and agents of today.

During the whole day, in the garden behind the Mobile Studios location, the artists of will conduct their project Creative Suite by nbsp: Part 4 "Garden Party" (open air activities center)

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10:00-11:00 each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
1:30-3pm DESSINE-MOI-UN MONDE by Vincent Goudard (interactively created virtual garden)
4-6pm ©OPYRIGHT.simulated by Neli Mitewa (exhibition of virtual logos on the basis of a photo-session)
7-8pm WATCHING CUBE by Svetlana Mircheva (presenting of the camera obscura shootings taken during the whole day)

TALK STUDIO: curated by Margarita Dorovska
10-11am SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS: interviews
1-2pm Daily topic: Alphabet & Language & City culture
Violeta Decheva, Mitko Novkov, Lora Shumkova, Boyko Penchev, moderation: Angel Igov
3-5pm Upgrade Talks: Art House, Kyrdzhali
5-7pm Artists talk: Milena Deleva & literature performance guests
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? Chitalishta / Sofia
8.8.30pm Wide Vista: Ivaylo Dichev & guests
8:30-10pm Daily topic: Daily topic: Literature & Language & City culture
Boris Kostadionv / INTRO, Antonia Koleva / Grosni Pelikani, Emilian Nikolov / Literature club


Thursday, 25 May
Human body in history and art. The body as object, subject or means of expression.

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10-11am each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
2-4pm HIDDEN OUTSIDE by X-tendo (interactive workshop)
5-7pm CITISM (formerly "Zipp Code(d) City Re-Dis-Covered) by Antonio Dimitrov, Boris Petrovski, Elena Veljanovska, Hristijan Panev (exhibition of 3 parts and social interaction)
8-9pm STREET MUSICIANS by Ivo Tashkov (screening of the video based on the research phase and the interviews held in the talk-studio and edited in the editorial studio)
10pm-...Screenings of the film “A Better Tomorrow” the Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum, hope and disappointment in Bulgaria, by Matthew Brunwasser

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Greta Gancheva
10-11am „Sofia through emotions": interviews
13-2pm Daily topic: Body. History. Art. Discussion with Vera Gotzeva, Angelina Georgieva, Ani Vaseva
3-5pm Upgrade Talks Meeting Point SGHG Dauhaus Center
5-7pm Artists talk: Petko Dourmana and Rassin
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? Ivana Ivkovic/ Croatia
8-8:30pm Wide Vista: Dimitar Kamburov & guest
8:30-10pm Daily topic: Body. History. Art, part 2. Moderation: Bovan Manchev

ALL STUDIOS
from 22:00 - ... Screenings from the Mobile Studios events in Budapest


Friday, 26 May
Private areas: family history, memory and objects. Personal identity. Identifications and projections.

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10:00-11:00 each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
2-4pm HIDDEN OUTSIDE by X-tendo (interactive workshop)
5-6pm CREATIVE SUITE by nbsp: part 4 Tertiary Area (Stand)
6-8pm: “LIULIN out & in” by Stoyan Nikolov (interior installation)
8.30-9.30pm: “Double images” by Galina Borissova & Anna Collier (video)
10-12pm: The challenges of curating net art - an international web conference
This web conference is presented within the framework of the local Upgrade! -meeting in Sofia and is hosted by the Mobile Studios project (www.mobile-studios.org ), Eyebeam (www.eyebeam.org ) in New York and Turbulence.org in Boston.
A panel of international artists and curators is meeting up virtually to discuss various aspects of the mediation, curation and funding of net art.
Hosts:
Ela Kagel, digital media producer and co-initiator of Mobile Studios, http://www.mobile-studios.org
Ursula Endlicher, NY-based media artist & initiator of the round table in New York, http://www.ursenal.net

Participants in Sofia/ Bulgaria:
Susa Pop, initiator of Mobile Studios
Galia Dimtrova, curator at InterSpace Sofia (www.i-space.org )
Petko Dourmana, director of InterSpace Sofia
Kyd Campbell, initiator of the Upgrade! Sofia (http://theupgrade.net/)

Participants in NY/ USA:
Yael Kanarek, media artist & initiator of the Upgrade! NY (http://theupgrade.net/ )
Liz Slagus, director of education at Eyebeam NY (http://www.eyebeam.org )
Michele Thursz, independant curator from NY, (http://www.michelethursz.com)
Lauren Cornell, director of Rhizome.org (http://www.rhizome.org )
Anne Barlow, curator of the New Museum NY (http://newmuseum.org/)

Participants in Boston/ USA:
JoAnne Green, co-director of turbulence.org (http://www.turbulence.org ) and initiator of the Upgrade! Boston

A live stream of this event will be available at http://www.mobile-studios.org

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Greta Gancheva
10-11am SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS: interviews
1-2pm Daily topic: Private History - Familiy and Objects with Diana Ivanova, Kalin Janev, Tomas Zizka, Martin Janicek
3-5pm Upgrade Talks: Association Fabrikata, Gabrovo
5-7pm "Winterkinder" - Film projection at the Goethe Institut Sofia
5-7pm Artists Talk: Chamla, Trigrad, Dolen
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? centre / periphery : Margarita Dorovska & Yurii Vulkovski
8-8:30pm Wide Vista: Kalina Wagenstein and guest
8:30-10pm Daily topic: Private History - Familiy and Objects, part 2



Saturday, 27 May
Audience development and mediation of art. Education. Interpretation. Interaction.

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10:00-11:00 each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
5-7pm CITISM (formerly "Zipp Code(d) City Re-Dis-Covered) by Antonio Dimitrov, Boris Petrovski, Elena Veljanovska, Hristijan Panev (exhibition of 3 parts and social interaction)
6-7.30pm CREATIVE SUITE by nbsp: With the the participation of Bertran Berrenger, Jens Gebhart, Seulgi Lee, Thomas Mailaender, Olivier Waissman.- part 5: "Mobile Home" (exhibition)
8.30-9.30 “Double images” by Galina Borissova & Anna Collier (video)
from 10pm: Screenings from "on difference" #2, Sofia BG

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Galia Dimitrova
10-11am „Sofia through emotions": interviews
1-2pm Daily topic: Strategies for mediation of art, with Iskra Dimitrova - Film Academy for Viewers / Union of Film makers, Bina Haralampieva - School for audience / Theatre Off the Channel
3-5pm Upgrade Talks: dance BG
5-7pm Artists talk: Artists talk: On Difference #2 – Galia Dimitrova, Alenka Gregoric, (Slovenia), Hajnalka Solomyi (Hungary)
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? Biljana Tanurovska / Macedonia
8-8:30pm Wide Vista: Bogdana Zlateva & guest
8:30-10pm Daily topic: Strategies for the mediation of art, part 2


Sunday, 28 May - finissage
The European project – creation and “consumption”, policies and practices. Cultural and political perspectives. Crossing borders through emigration, migration, participation.

LIVE STUDIO
12-1pm Complete presentation of the interview and research results of "Sofia through emotions" by Todor Penkov, Petar Bakalov, Maria Ioveva (artists will lead interviews with people from 10-11am each day in the talk-studio and present the results in the live-studio)
2-4pm CITISM (formerly "Zipp Code(d) City Re-Dis-Covered) by Antonio Dimitrov, Boris Petrovski, Elena Veljanovska, Hristijan Panev (exhibition of 3 parts and social interaction)
5-7pm CREATIVE SUITE by nbsp: With the participation of Rada Boukova, Aymeric Ebrard, Thomas Fontaine, Élodie Huet.- part 6: "Tertiary Area" (stand)
8-8:45 4-COURSE MENU by Бbrain Сstore Пproject (performance-installation)

TALK STUDIO: coordinated by Margarita Dorovska
10-11am SOFIA THROUGH EMOTIONS: interviews
11 am-1pm National Commitee of European Cultural Foundation
3-4pm Upgrade Talks: KERA association, Varna
4-5pm Daily Topic: Making Europe? Video and audio collage, part 1
5-6pm Artists Talk: Galina Borissova and Vincent Goudard
6-7pm Daily Topic: Making Europe? Crossing borders by Georgi Tenev
7-8pm Glance through the fence: Who are our neighbours? European people living in Bulgaria
8-8:30pm Wide Vista: Dmitry Varzonovtsev & guest
8:30-10pm Public Art Lab and local partners

ALL STUDIOS Stream
from 9pm - ... CLOSING PARTY, streaming of Gdansk closing event and live streaming of our closing to them.

Events taking place OUTSIDE the LIVE-Studio:
- CT_BT_Graffiti by Kyd Campbell, Petko Dourmana (artists to precise day, hour and place in accordance to the programme)
- Radio.Territories by Interspace (artists to precise day, hour and place in accordance to the programme)

CREDITS

Mobile Studios is a project of Public Art Lab – Berlin

Mobile Studios in Sofia is organized by:

Goethe-Institut Sofia
Peter Anders, Greta Gancheva

InterSpace Media Art Center
Petko Dourmana, Galia Dimitrova, Margarita Dorovska, Kyd Campbell

Brain Store Project – creative concepts` store
Neli Mitewa, Mila Odazhieva, Willy Prager, Stephan A.Shtereff

Coordinator and moderator of Upgrade! in Mobile Studios
Yana Kostova

Technical support:
Stoycho Stanchev, Petar Slavov, Ivailo Ivanov, Antonio Dimitrov

Graphic design:
Evgeni Vasilev

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Neli Mitewa | Mila Odazhieva | Kyd Campbell | Petko Dourmana | Peter Anders | Greta Gancheva | Willy Prager | Stefan A. Shtereff | Galia Dimitrova | Margarita Dorovska | Yana Kostova

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