On Thursday, 10 March 2022, at 6 PM, we invite you to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Koroška to attend the lecture Artists about Art accompanying the book presentation Conversations about Visual Art by the author, publisher, journalist and publicist Maja Megla.
The guest musician will be Alina Hirtl. The event was organized in collaboration with the Ksaver Meško Library Slovenj Gradec and it will take place in accordance with the guidelines and recommendations by the National Institute of Public Health.
The book Conversations about Visual Art encompasses 320 pages of text and visual material. The conversations and texts were created between 1990 and 2015 and were published in Mladina, Sobotna priloga and Delo’s cultural section. It contains a selection of renowned foreign creatives, 12 artists and 10 curators and critics. Anton Vidokle, Boris Groys, Braco Dimitrijević, Carlos Basualdo, Charles Esche, Ekaterina Degot, Emilija in Ilja Kabakov, Herman Nitsch, Jan Fabre, Jannis Kounellis, Josef Koudelka, Kasper König, Kim Levin, Klavdij Sluban, Peter Weibel, René Block, Richard Deacon, Šelja Kamerić, Tony Cragg, Ulay, Viktor Misiano, WHW.
Encounters with them led to conversations about the conundrums of the art world and exhibition concepts, about the creation of artworks and their inspiration, the role of art and the (im)possibility of understanding it.
The selection of 22 interviews is an inspiring read for artists, art historians, visual creators, photographers, curators, professors, critics and art lovers.