Landscapes of revolution (currently running)

Artistic research (2017-...) by Ana Vujanovic and Marta Popivoda

It is our new research project, where we investigate antifascist history of Yugoslavia and especially the role of women in that struggle, through landscape dramaturgy and essay film as our main artistic means.
Two artworks on which we work right now within this research are: Freedom Landscapes (a documentary film) and Resisting Landscapes (a performative-cinematic installation).

Freedom Landscapes film still

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(Cultural) Workers Gone Political

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Ana Vujanović (2014/15)

This article presents a brief discussion on contemporary artists citizens. It will examine the public life, and the political activity in particular (vita activa), of the critical cultural worker in neoliberal capitalist society. Here, a critical cultural worker—theoretician, artist, curator, journal editor, cultural producer, etc.—means the one who wants and tries to be political,[1] hence the cultural worker gone political. The purpose of the article is to unpack, through discussing dubious politicality of the critical cultural worker, a tension between the work and the politics in today’s society, and to propose a few thoughts on what the politics today could be and how it could look like once we recognize its classical definition as socially and historically inadequate.

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