CALENDAR

According to the themes and the contexts of the events, the WJ-S productions can take many forms : performances, demos, presentations of projects, parties, workshops and conferences.

The events

Kibela, Kiberpipa (Maribor / Ljubljana)

From 26 to 30 July 2006

Kibela / Kiberpipa
Maribor/Ljubljana
Slovenia

>>>>> VIDEO WJS RoboMarseillaise Igor Stromajer Kiberpipa, Ljubljana

KIBERPIPA

Courtesy : Domen Pal http://www.mementoimage.com


Davide Grassi


Davide Grassi


Igor Stromajer


Igor Stromajer

KIBLA


Davide Grassi / courtesy : Aksioma


Davide Grassi / Courtesy : Aksioma


Igor Stromajer


Igor Stromajer


Igor Stromajer

Workshop in Kibla

MORE PHOTOS>>>>> from the performance and workshop in Kibla

MORE PHOTOS>>>>>from Kiberpipa

PRESENTATION

WJ-s
web performances in public spaces

www.wj-s.org

in Maribor and Ljubljana, Slovenia
September 26th - 30th 2006

"Satellite Night Fever"
live WJ-s performance by Davide Grassi, Aksioma
http://www.aksioma.org
— -> Traveling around the world does not start and does not end at home. In between there is a planet which is a window into the world. In 365 megabytes with software around the world.

"RoboMarseillaise"
live WJ-s performance by Igor Stromajer, Intima Virtual Base
http://www.intima.org
— -> Historical facts are constructed fiction and fictive
construction. History is written by winners, facts are written by artists.

# performances:
Maribor: Gallery KiBela, Tuesday September 26th 2006 at 9 PM
Ljubljana: Cyberpipe, Friday, September 29th 2006 at 9 PM
Admission free.

# open workshops:
Maribor: Gallery KiBela, Wednesday, September 27th 2006 from 11 AM until 2 PM, http://www.kibla.org
Ljubljana: Cyberpipe, Saturday, September 30th 2006 from 11 AM until 2 PM, http://www.kiberpipa.org/
Practical artistic workshop on WJ-s software, lead by Anne Roquigny in collaboration with Stéphane Kyles.
Admission free.

Concept:
Anne Roquigny, new media curator, France
Programming WJ-s/oftware: Stéphane Kyles, artist / programmer, France
Web performers in public space: Davide Grassi (Satellite Night Fever) and Igor Stromajer (RoboMarseillaise), Slovenia

Co-produced by :
Intima Virtual Base - Institute for Contemporary Arts
http://www.intima.org
Multimedia Center KIBLA, MAribor
http://www.kibla.org
Aksioma - Institute for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana
http://www.aksioma.org

Partner:
Multimedia Center Cyberpipe / Kiberpipa, Ljubljana
http://www.kiberpipa.org/

Co-financed by :
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia,
Municipality of Ljubljana and Institut français Charles Nodier, Ljubljana www.institutfrance.si/fr.

About the authors:

Davide Grassi
http://www.aksioma.org
is a media artist, performer and producer of Italian origins working and living in Ljubljana since 1995. His artistic work has a strong social connotation and is characterized by an inter-media approach.
Grassi is the author of numerous videos, performances, installations, documentaries and media projects. Among them I Need Money to Be an Artist, Brainscore (with Darij Kreuh), Problemarket - the Problem Stock Exchange (with Igor Stromajer), machinaZOIS and DemoKino.

Igor Stromajer
http://www.intima.org
is an intimate mobile communicator. He researches tactical emotional states and traumatic low-tech strategies. He has shown his work at more than a hundred exhibitions in forty-two countries and received a number of awards. His works are included in the permanent collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Slovenia; Computerfinearts Gallery, New York and others.

SLOVENIAN /

spletni performansi v realnem prostoru

Satellite Night Fever
Davide Grassi, Aksioma, www.aksioma.org
Potovanje po svetu se ne zacne in ne konca doma. Vmes je planet, ki je okno v svet. V 365 megabitih s softverom okrog sveta.

RoboMarseillaise
Igor Stromajer, Virtualna baza Intima,www.intima.org
Zgodovinska dejstva so konstruirana fikcija in fiktivna konstrukcija zmagovalcev. Zgodovino pisejo zmagovalci, dejstva pa umetniki.

# performansa:
Maribor: Galerija KiBela, torek, 26. septembra 2006 ob 21h
Ljubljana: Kiberpipa, petek, 29. septembra 2006 ob 21h
Vstop prost.

# odprti delavnici:
Maribor: Galerija KiBela, sreda, 27. septembra 2006 od 11h do 14h
Ljubljana: Kiberpipa, sobota, 30. septembra 2006 ob 11h do 14h
Udelezenci obeh brezplacnih popoldanskih delavnic se bodo pod vodstvom Anne Roquigny v sodelovanju s Stéphanom Kyles om prakticno spoznali z umetnisko uporabo programske opreme za spletne performanse (WJ-s)
Prijave za MB in LJ do 26.09.2006 na: wjs@intima.org

Koncept
Anne Roquigny, kustosinja novih medijev, Francija
Programiranje
Stéphane Kyles, racunalniski programer in umetnik, Francija

Spletna performerja v realnem prostoru
Davide Grassi (Vrocica satelitske noci) in
Igor Stromajer (RoboMarseillaise), Slovenija

Soprodukcija
Virtualne baze Intima, multimedijskega centra Kibla iz Maribora (www.kibla.org) in zavoda Aksioma iz Ljubljane. Pri projektu sodeluje multimedijski center Kiberpipa iz Ljubljane (www.kiberpipa.org)

Projekt so podprli
Ministrstvo za kulturo RS, Mestna obcina Ljubljana in Francoski institut Charles Nodier iz Ljubljane.
http://www.institutfrance.si/si/