Slovenian-Austrian Year of Neighbourhood Dialogue 2019–2020
A year-long project aims at developing new partnerships and cooperation between institutions and inhabitants of the neighbouring countries as well as eliminating stereotypes.
SKICA & Slovenian Embassy in Vienna
The Slovenian Culture and Information Centre (SKICA) in Vienna at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia, together with the Slovene Arts & Culture Residency programme by the Ministry of Culture is a backbone of a vivid and intense cultural cooperation between the two neighbour states.
Slovene artists and producers hosted in Austria
Every third day, Slovene artists and producers feature on cultural events in Austria. Check the right-hand column and (the archive or explore the map.) Half of these events take place in Vienna; there is also a strong connection with Carinthia, the region with a culturally prolific Slovenian minority.
At the festivals in Austria
Slovene artists and producers regularly participate at established Austrian festivals: Waves Vienna (MENT Ljubljana, Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture, SIGIC, Slovene Music Information Centre...), Vienna Design Week ( , Gigodesign, Poligon Creative Centre...), LET'S CEE Film Festival (Staragara, Sever & Sever Production, Petra Pan Film Production...), Festival of Literature and Wine in Krems (Versopolis), and Ars Electronica in Linz (Kapelica Gallery). Two Slovene artists have even won the prestigious Golden Nica Award there: (Marko Peljhan in 2001 and in 2017). The P74 Centre and Gallery regularly presents artists at the ViennaFair, while Photon Gallery participates in the ViennaPhotoBook Festival and viennacontemporary. In 2013, Photon opened a new gallery space in Vienna.
Cf. the list of all the festivals in Austria with Slovenian participation in the right-hand column.
In 2018, the Grand Austrian State Prize goes to writer Slovenian National Theatre Drama Ljubljana in 2014. has translated several prose works by and put into German the graphic novel The Mexicans, published by the Austrian Bahoe Books in 2018.(b. 1937) who has written in Slovene language. In 2011, however, (b. 1961), also a Carinthian writer, was bestowed the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, one of the most important in contemporary German literature, for the novel Angel of Oblivion, which was later turned into a play and produced in Slovenia by the
Quite a few partnerships have lasted for years, among them, the collaboration between the temporary radioCona and the Ö1 Kunstradio; the creative collaboration between the accordionists Bratko Bibič and Otto Lehner; Aksioma Institute has collaborated in various projects with the University of Applied Science FH JOANNEUM Graz; Flota Institute with the D.ID Dance Identity platform for choreographic research and the practice of contemporary dance and its Tanztage festival held in Oberwart; and the Slovene Ethnographic Museum with Weltmuseum Wien in the SWICH (Sharing a World of Inclusion, Creativity and Heritage) project.
See a list of Austria-related articles below.
Events in Austria
- 13 April 2021
Elder's Tale , produced by Ljubljana Puppet Theatre, at in ,
- 20 January to 28 February 2021
Future of Living: Vienna, an exhibition of contemporary Slovenian industrial design by the Centre for Creativity of the Ljubljana Museum of Architecture and Design, in cooperation with Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA), Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Vienna, at in ,
- 8 December 2020 to 5 April 2021
International group exhibition When gesture becomes event curated by City Art Gallery Ljubljana. Related to the Slovenian-Austrian Year of Neighbourhood Dialogue and supported by the Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA) (Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Vienna) at in ,
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- 18 October 2020
The opening of the festival with the The Final Match directed by Maska Institute), an open-air installation Dictionary of Imaginary Places by and online discussion with the artist, at the Steirischer Herbst at , in ,
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- 8 October 2020
A New Race, written and directed by Slovene National Theatre Drama Ljubljana, at in ,
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- 11 September 2020
programme organiser performs The Four Seasons at in ,
Festivals in Austria
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Pages in category "Austria"
The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total.