Horror House Project: Salto Mortale
“Salto Mortale” is the first part of the trilogy titled “Horror House Project” that talks about a circus artist through three units.
Reshape Intensive Zagreb
Reshape Intensive Zagreb is a meeting of art practitioners actively rethinking and reshaping organisational models for the arts sector in the EuroMed region.
Renata Salecl: Big Data, Art and the Reshaping of Subjectivity
In the world of big data, we must not only deal with potential computer failures, but also a high level of opacity related to how this data is collected, how it is interpreted, who has access to it, and how it can be manipulated.
Vincent Liegey: To Reshape Well, Let's Degrowth
"Degrowth" has emerged over the last 15 years. This "bomb word" has been used to open in-depth debates on whether infinite growth in a finite world is desirable or even possible.
Juliette Hennequin: R-Urban - A Commons-Based Network of Civic Resilience
R-Urban is a project initiated by Atelier d’Architecture Autogérée as a commons-based network of civic resilience in Parisian suburbs. The network consists of civic hubs located in social housing estates, which are collectively managed by inhabitants.
Pascal Gielen: Commonism – Organizing Artistic Life Beyond Creative Industry Policies
In his lecture Pascal Gielen analyses the relationship between art, politics and the public space in the creative city.
Flame Dance Group: Ladice / Drawers
We put people in drawers, don’t we? The performance deals with judging, labelling and categorising our environment, i.e. ‘putting people in drawers’.
Tricycle Trauma: The Echo of the Dark Circus
A performance-installation evocation of the past nights of the dark circus. Deafening you with your own echo bursting out from the dark underground of Jedinstvo factory, the house of darkness will host three groups of intentional visitors and take them through the fragments of the circus of rejects. Dare to attend!
Antisonata // Lapses
‘Antisonata // Lapses’ is an art research and performance project that thoroughly examines relationships, causes and consequences of the fear that arises from a creative relationship between the author, performers and audience.
Nikola Kos: Synth Jam
We invite all the fans of synths and other electronic devices to join us at “Synth Jam“ where they will have the opportunity to try out various electronic devices, join the improvisation, support independent publishers and enjoy in an improvised performance.
DB Indoš House of Extreme Music Theatre: Scachtophony of Lust
“Schachtophony of Lust” builds on the series of past and future performances in which the appropriations of textual materials of a philosophical, literary and documentary nature are subjected to various speech-sound-visual-choreographic techniques.
DB Indoš House of Extreme Music Theatre: I:O:
The work I:O: is composed of a quiet mega(reflecto)phone backdrop occasionally overpowered by live voices and their respective springs, post-noise chaotic guitar, bass, drum and saxophone noises creating noisy schahtophonies.
Meet Me at the Fashion Week
Thinking about how models walk, how they are exposed and completely devoid of their personality outside the context of a fashion show, we can make links with the situation that has characterised present-day Europe.
Miran Kurspahić and Rona Žulj: Export-Import
“Export-Import”, still in the initial phase of development, is a new play by Miran Kurspahić and Rona Žulj, produced by Rebel Theatre. Through a form of interactive experience, the project thematises the issue of emigration and focuses on the spectators and their experience of the changed reality of some different Croatian present.
Art of Motion: Hip Hop 2vs2
We invite all dancers, fans of hip hop culture and everyone else to join us in a freestyle dance “Hip Hop 2vs2 Battle”.
Marvels and Catastrophes
The project “Marvels and Catastrophes” brings together artists, architects and designers who participated in “R-Lab”, a post-master's research course at the Royal institute of Art in Stockholm.
Theatre Writing Workshop
Writing for theatre is a mystery: in this multimedia era flooded with TV shows, podcasts and movies everyone knows dialogue: the exciting emotional expressions of people exchanging strong opinions and different ways of seeing the world.
Silence Is Deafness Here
The exhibition “Silence Is Deafness Here“ analyses various migrations characterising this region: from the figure of Gastarbeiter (guest worker), through the war and the so-called breakup of Yugoslavia, to the Balkan Route.
Little Chef Sanja
The workshop encourages children to create a picture book on the topic of food, with subtopics about what they eat, why they do not eat certain foods and who prepares their food and how.
Ventriloquists — On Inhuman
The project with the working title “Trbuhozborke—o neljudskom/Ventriloquists—On inhuman“ consists of: a series of presentations, guided tours, participatory events, discussions, audio and video art performances, performative performances, workshops and open workshops managed by the artists; former and present students of the Department of Animation and New Media, aimed at university and secondary students of related schools.
Filip Borelli: M 24
“M 24” is an interactive kinetic installation by Filip Borelli that explores the aesthetics of the universe through the movement of micro particles in water.
SUN U: Discover
SUN U—Sanja Šiljković, a musician and visual artist from Zagreb brings a spectacular neon audiovisual experience to Pogon Jedinstvo as a part of the concert promotion of her debut album “Discover“.
Petra Grozaj: The Wall
According to the artist, the wall represents both the external and internal, psychological boundaries.
Novosti & Labrović
At the exhibition on the occasion of 20 years of continuous publication, the Editorial Board of Novosti, independent Serbian weekly, brings 20 stories on the life of Serbs in Croatia through texts written by its journalists and photographs by Davor Konjikušić.
This year Oluja Fest, one of the oldest Croatian extreme music festivals, is celebrating its 11th anniversary.
Disharmonizing / Phantasms
Artists: Teuta Gatolin, Iva Korenčić and workshop participants (Jiao Guo, Eva Milković, Larisa Mravunac, Hana Novoselec and others)
Tin Dožić and Luana Lojić: Panacea /(Songs and Potion
"Panacea /( Songs and Potion" falls into the domain of experimental new media art, which, through interdisciplinary media methodology, tries to implement the scientific technique of bioremediation into its practice.
Dino Belamarić and Dafne Berc, Urban Installation Nº 4: SAVA EXPRESS
The architects Berc and Belamarić interpret the specific Sava transnational ecosystem as an electrified field of fantastic interplay between the artificial and the natural, the performative character of which enables the formation and existence of the habitat of a systematized space of freedom.
Dora Kokolj and Anja Pletikosa: Mistake Market 2.019
After entering the “making mistakes“ phase in 2016 together with a number of collaborators from the world of performing arts, the dancer and choreographer Dora Kokolj and playwright Anja Pletikosa happily go back to mistakes.
Močvara Gallery: Play-Co
Play-Co brings together experts from the world of art, video games and LARP (live action role playing) who will share their experiences with LARP during a three-day event.
Turning into an Ear
Multimedia installation "Pretvorit ćeš se u uho"/“Turning into an Ear“ is a documentary and compositional approach to words and their ability of having multiple meanings when manipulated, and an experimental collaboration between active silence and the surrounding collective murmur.
Martina Hrlić Rogić: to LOVE or to HOLD
The performance focuses on the male-female relationship in a long-term relationship, after the emotions have faded, passion has died out and the relationship has become exhausting.
Time of the Heart: (Re)Animation of Poetry
The exhibition features 50 Croatian artists-animators who work in a range of media.
Unique Garden Party: Zdenka Kovačiček and Greenhouse Blues Band
Zdenka began her professional career as a part of the teenage sensation Duo Hany when she was only 13.
Raised bed urban gardening and composting workshop
Join us for the spring gardening workshop in the Intercultural Social Garden in Jedinstvo courtyard.
Lala Raščić: Gorgo
"Gorgo" is a performance exhibition in which the visual artist Lala Raščić, together with the participants, builds a move set in the Pogon hall for the purposes of "Gorgo" film performance.
Cirkobalkana Fest will be held in May, in and around a red circus tent, where everyone interested will have an opportunity to see a number of regional circus premieres, currently the most recent circus performances from France, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, as well as to participate in a unicycle riding and vocal and physical workshops.
Sabina Mikelić: Beyond the Choir
Sabina Mikelić's multi-channel installation "Beyond the Choir" is a part of the "Cinematographies of Resistance" series organized within the Subversive Festival.
Perfect Circle Street Festival
Perfect Circle Street Festival has been held the first weekend in May since 2011.
Gardening workshop in the Intercultural Social Garden
IMPORTANT: The time of the workshop has been changed to 11 AM because of the unstable weather forecast. We suggest bringing a raincoat or umbrella.
Anne De Vries, Bogomir Doringer, Lina Kovačević, Hannah Rose Stewart: Rave voyeur
"Rave voyeur" brings together artists whose work explores the specific characteristics of rave/clubbing culture through the prism of the individual and the collective.
DB Indoš & Kugla Group: Schachtophony on Freedom of the Will
DB Indoš, Tanja Vrvilo and Schacht Archestra presents their newest schachtophony inspired by the philosophical pedagogy of Albert Bazala.
BADco.: The Foundation Pit
The performance-exhibition Iskop/The Foundation Pit choreographically explores the specific structural principles and gravitational realities of architectural design and socrealistic representation of the body.
Magdalena Pederin: You can hear me
The exhibition of the multimedia artist Magdalena Pederin deals with the influence of the technical environment on the individual and the society and vice versa.
Irena Boćkai: Medea: Prologue for Those Who Always Get the Short End of the Stick
The performance "Medea: Prologue for Those Who Always Get the Short End of the Stick" brings its vision of Medea, the woman associated with the terms mother, murderer, avenger, exile.
Creative Lenses: Business Model Innovation
Drawing on the insights from the EU Creative Europe Creative Lenses project, the aim of the workshop is for participants to learn about and reflect on the key concepts, relevance, issues and practical applications, associated with business models and their innovation in performing arts organisations and cultural venues.
Presentation of Christoph Szalay’s publication: When I walk through the city, I see flags everywhere...
On Friday, at Mislavova 11, we are proudly presenting the publication "When I walk through the city, I see flags everywhere, and I am always curious if they will speak to me or stay silent." by Christoph Salazay, Pogon's artist in residence.
Cirkorama: CircusNext PLaTFoRM
Under CircusNext PLaTForRM, a project promoting the art of new circus in Europe, Cirkorama and Pogon will host a residency for three female circus performers from La Geste circus company.
Močvara Gallery: Schwestern Sisters x Ittah Yoda: Dance with the Devil
This group exhibition features young media artists who use technology to reflect on physical appearance and identity.
The first module of the workshop “Psycho, drama” is entitled “Me, Myself and My Creative Block” and will be led by Jasna Jasna Žmak.
Department of Animated Film and New Media of the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts organises a workshop implemented by artists and students for other university and high school students of related schools.
F : I : L : M : S : K : A : T : E : K : A
In his work Filmska teka/Film Notebook Ivan Martinac shows that film can be seen not only as visual art, but also as a means of expression related to language and translation.
Fourhanded: The Choreography of Utopia
Četveroruka/Fourhanded Art Organization stages a repeat performance of an expanded choreographic research by Sonja Pregrad, Andro Guinio and Tin Dožić on modalities of interdependence as a creative utopian organism.
An Evening with Christoph Szalay
Pogon and Atelieri Žitnjak Gallery invite you to an artist talk with Christoph Szalay (AT), current Artist-in-Residence in Pogon's exchange program with Akademie Schloss Solitude.
Ksenija Turčić: Iconophilia glow
Academic-trained painter Ksenija Turčić will present her solo exhibition in the Jedinstvo Big Hall. The exhibition was awarded at the 25th Slavonia Biennale.
Malinada kolektiv: (Un)connected, work in progress presentation
Malinada Collective are Morana Radočaj (Zagreb) and Hristina Šormaz (Beograd). By practicing aerial acrobatics, they have created a piece that they developed into a performance.
DB Indoš & House of Extreme Music Theatre: Neuron Man
Lecture performance "Neuron Man" uses zoological facts about the existence of electricity in the anthropological mode of making the quietest possible sound of neurons audible and muffling the loudest possible sound of rodent insects.
Environment of Memory 2016/2018 – Art as Resistance to Repression
The exhibition features the works of about 40 artists which were created as a reaction to their visit to the concentration camp in Goli Otok.
Bojan Gagić, Roanna Rahman, Josip Zanki: Spaces of Silence
“Spaces of Silence“ is a participatory work of multiple artists based on workshops, lectures and interdisciplinary artistic researches, and its aim is to share experiences and connect different art practices.
Nina Kurtela: 365 Routines
Over the period of one year, two artists, Nina Kurtela and Hana Erdman, altered an eight-stroke sequence on a daily basis in order to create a one-year choreography.
Anita Miloš: Empty Spaces
This multimedia installation, composed of videos captured by surveillance cameras, draws a parallel to the relationship between an individual and the contemporary society of control.
Ljubavnice: Two Degrees
Ljubavnice art collective is focused on interdisciplinary connection between science and art.
Dmitry Morozov: until I die
The installation by the Russian artist Dmitryj Morozov, also known as ::vtol::, operates on batteries powered by electricity generated from the artist's blood.
Dora Šušković Stipanović, Buga Bosanac, Tena Gašparac: Cellophane
The project “Cellophane” questions the relationship between heart as a physical organ and its metaphorical role in experiencing emotions.
What Matters Is Money - Interactive Training Course for Individual Wealth
The project “What Matters is the Money” deals with the relationship between social and material values on the one hand and money on the other.
Unique Garden Party with Drago Diklić
The undisputed king of Zagreb’s chansons and Croatian evergreens, the great jazz singer with a distinctive style and, above all, an old resident of Trnje and a person in love with his neighbourhood – Drago Diklić performs at this year’s Unique Garden Party at sunset on the Sava River!
Bojan Mrđenović: Adriatic Highway
The exhibition “Adriatic Highway” is a result of years-long research in which Bojan Mrđenović captured the areas along the Adriatic Highway.
Contemporary Topography: GIF and Architecture – Visual Practice as Critique
The exhibition “Contemporary Topography” features a selection of works from Sanja Jankov's solo curatorial project “GIF and Architecture: Visual Practice as Critique“, which has been created through an online collection, series of exhibitions, presentations, workshops, lectures and text publications since 2014.
Sanja Iveković: Our Beautiful Silence
"More than anything else we need communion with everyone. Struggles for power have nothing to do with communion. Communion extends beyond boarders: it is with one’s enemies also. Thoreau said: “The best communion men have is in silence.”" (John Cage)
Feminem Movement dance performance is based on sensual dance on chairs i.e. chair dance.
Sound Art Incubator
The sixth Sound Art Incubator of 2018 is dedicated to the realization and presentation of works of young and non-established artists and students from Croatia.
Vesna Mačković: Who is Faster?
Vehicle drivers. Drivers of time. Drivers of space vastness. They travel together. Or they race. The question is, who is faster?
Vertical Garden Construction Workshop / Spring at the Jedinstvo Garden
By introducing live elements into architecture not only can we increase the aesthetic value of the space we live in but we can also reduce building cooling costs in the summer, increase the air quality, especially in urban areas, and also grow some food in places where usually there is no space for a traditional garden.
HR Platform / Streetform
HR Platform is a place of gathering dance artists, choreographers, dancers, authors and audience, but also a touchpoint between the Croatian, regional and international dance scene.
This year’s Cirkobalkana Festival announces the participation of several different foreign circus shows that are currently delighting the audiences all over Europe.
Yo La Tengo
In May, Zagreb will have another opportunity to see one of the most adored American “small” bands - Yo La Tengo!
CANCELED! Vesna Mačković: Gold Medal
Valuation of “games” in the concept of “bread and games” is being questioned when games become pseudo-games, supra-games and non-games.
Perfect Circle Street Festival 2018
Perfect Circle Association is planning its traditional breakdance children competition at Jedinstvo in early May!
Swiss artist Zimoun is considered to be one of the biggest names in the global contemporary art scene.
Vesna Mačković: Krleža, Stand in Line!
Using performers’ voices and an iPad looper with effects, the author, Vesna Mačković, creates a live voice, sound and text experiment on the topic of invisibility of artists.
Žižić/Kožul: Amazing Moments
Žižić/Kožul tandem continuously maps the range of factors of post-transitional reality which reveal the gap between the economic and social reality and its presentation through various advertising industry mechanisms.
Lejla Jerković: All That is Not Yours
The performance is an original experimental play patchworked with poetry which talks about the relationship between the body and woman’s voice in society.
Irena Boćkai & Roko Nakić: Relocation of People and Animals
"Relocation of People and Animals" is a play about the types of mobility and common characteristics of human and animal migration.
Fake a mistake
The project is based on researching and developing the idea of mistakes in movement and within the performance process.
Ana Jelušić and Nina Gojić: Senior
The title and concept of the work "Senior" derives from Petra Collins’s photograph from "The Teenage Gaze" series.
### and Tús Nua: Upstream is Futile
Following a short lull during which things quieted down after hard work on recording "Svjetlo" ["The Light"], the Sisak-based noise trio ###, accompanied by shoegaze sound of their guests from Tús Nua Band, is promoting its new EP "Uzvodno" ["Upstream"].
Josipa Stojanović: Synchronizations
Josipa Stojanović’s multimedia installation opens a new series of exhibitions on the topic "Silence" in 90-60-90 Gallery in 2018.
Cirkorama: residency/artistic research
At the end of 2018 Cirkobalkana’s team will embark upon an artistic research for the purposes of producing a new contemporary circus show, which should be finalized by the first half of 2019.