Doing it for the greater good: volunteerism in arts and culture

Our present is a bit more subtle, that at least can be said. The image shows a poster for Entartete Musik (Degenerate music)exhibition of the same name in Dusseldorf, 1938. Wikimedia commons

Just recently, in the midst of hysteric austerity measures and in light of radical cuts to state funding of cultural production, the government – in an act of good albeit dark and twisted humour – published a call for artists to participate in this years Statehood Day commemoration without getting paid for it. Supposedly it is an honour, even a privilege … Continue reading

Hats off to Slovene publishers of literary translation projects

studiobotas received a special jury recognition at the 4th Biennial of Slovene Visual Communications

First of all, welcome to Off the Shelf …this section of the Culture.si blog will be devoted to anything you can find on a shelf in Slovenia. That means all kinds of books on all kinds of shelves, but not only. If you spend any amount of time in Slovenia, you’ll quickly see that Slovenes like to read. Especially literature. … Continue reading