May 20. 2016 - October 2. 2016 With original plans, a short film and texts, the exhibition Plečnik and the river: reconstruction of Ljubljana’s embankments and bridges presents the story of Plečnik’s regulations in Ljubljana’s urban centre – the embankments of Gradaščica and Ljubljanica.
September 1. 2016The traditional puppet exhibition From a Sketch to a Puppet at the Bežigrad Gallery 1 is presenting the artist Sabina Šinko. In a conversation with Tesa Drev, Sabina revealed where her love for puppets comes from, “It probably developed during my childhood, when I was captivated by the first shows I attended. I also took a sort of pleasure from making, creating something – especially artistically. That’s how I started cutting dolls out of paper, making dresses for them. And then later…”more
You can hear more about her work in the interview she gave for RADIO SLO 3 (ARS PROGRAMME, 31 August 2016, SVET KULTURE show, aired at 4:15 p.m.)
The first edition of Indigo, festival of contemporary ideas, has ended successfully and with no fearSeptember 13. 2016On Saturday 10 September the first edition of the festival Indigo – No Fear ended with Reflections, an impressive audio-visual performance inside the Križanke Church. During the festival's four days, visitors had the opportunity to partake in numerous events that took place in Ljubljana’s “Indigo” quarter (around the Gosposka and Križevniška streets and between the French Revolution Square and Novi trg Square).more
September 13. 2016"I know very well that human nature cannot be changed just through books, exhibitions and photographs. You cannot save the world like that. It's all too little, but as a photographer I don't know any better way in how to address the spectator, how to encourage thinking and help, at least a little bit, with the survival of our species. While I was creating Genesis, I learned that positive evolution – striving for progress, for something better, for survival - is an eternal struggle that never ends. It is also a rebellion towards despair, which is always easy to succumb to", entrusted Sebastião Salgado in his interview for the Delo newspaper (Lenart J. Kučič, Delo - Sobotna priloga supplement, 28 May 2016).more