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GATHERING OF CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE TREŠNJEVKA NEIGHBOURHOOD MUSEUM COLLECTION

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WEDNESDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2021

15 – 19 H

NOVA BAZA, NOVA CESTA 66

You've heard of the Trešnjevka Neighborhood Museum, but you never got involved? You have a bunch of photos in boxes under the bed, but you lack the incentive to sort them? You don’t want the memories of your grandparents to stay in the attic forever? Now is the time for action! Bring us photos and objects related to Trešnjevka and participate in the creation of the virtual collection of the Trešnjevka Neighborhood Museum - a neighborhood museum that will give value to stories that are not part of official history. [...]

 



"FROM AN UNHEALTHY APARTMENT TO THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER – TUBERCULOSIS IN TREŠNJEVKA"

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FROM AN UNHEALTHY APARTMENT TO THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER – TUBERCULOSIS IN TREŠNJEVKA

URBAN TOUR

SATURDAY, 2 OCTOBER AT 11:00

 

Participation with prior announcement, gathering at the crossroad of Selska Road and Bribirska Street (across from Trešnja Theater). Applications should be sent to blok@blok.hr by Thursday, September 30, 2021. [...]



TREŠNJEVKA SQUARE CINEMA

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TREŠNJEVKA SQUARE CINEMA

SATURDAY, 10 JULY AT 21:00

TREŠNJEVKA MARKET SQUARE

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM! (Sretan rođendan, mama!)

short film, 6’, 2019

dir.: Bernarda Cenkovčan

 

GIRLFRIENDS

feature film, 88’, 1978

dir.: Claudia Weill

 

curator of the film program: Barbara Gregov 

 

On Saturday, Trešnjevka Square will be turned into a free-entry summer cinema for the sixth time! [...]

 



BLOK - BREAKTHROUGH THROUGH THE IMPOSSIBLE, DESIGN 2001-2021

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We have decided to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of our continuous work on the cultural scene, production of socially-engaged art, cultural programs, community work, education, critique of existing social relations and the struggle for better working conditions in culture by reviewing the design practices that marked us. In collaboration with designer and curator Ivana Borovnjak and the Croatian Designers Association Gallery (HDD Gallery), we present the exhibition:

BLOK - BREAKTHROUGH THROUGH THE IMPOSSIBLE, DESIGN 2001-2021 [...]



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CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP "MOUNTAINS OF BREAD, PRETZELS OF MUD"

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"MOUNTAINS OF BREAD, PRETZELS OF MUD"

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP ON THE TOPIC OF LABOR

LEADERS: OLJA SAVIČEVIĆ IVANČEVIĆ AND BOŽENA KONČIĆ BADURINA

NOVEMBER 23 AND 30, 2021, FROM 18 TO 20:30 

NOVA BAZA, NOVA CESTA 66

Entirely free, the workshop is intended for persons of all ages, with any level of experience in creative writing, and especially for those have not yet had the opportunity to participate in literary educational programs. [...]



APPLAUSE DOESN'T PAY THE RENT - FORUM IN PULA

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APPLAUSE DOESN'T PAY THE RENT - FORUM IN PULA

11 NOVEMBER AT 19H

EUROPEAN CENTER FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT (ECPD), FLACIUSOVA 18, PULA

ORGANISERS: BLOK AND KINO KATARINA

Join the discussion on working conditions of young artists and cultural workers. Due to compliance with epidemiological measures, the number of participants is limited. Come on time! [...]



BOOK LAUNCH: "ON BOURGEOIS, SOCIAL AND PARTISAN ART"

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You're invited to the launch of THE FOURTH PUBLICATION IN THE TENDENCIJA SERIES, Đuro Tiljak's critiques and studies collected under the title “O građanskoj, socijalnoj i partizanskoj umjetnosti” (“On Bourgeois, Social and Partisan Art"). The launch will take place on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2021 AT 7 PM VIA ZOOM PLATFORM

You can follow the launch live on the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82823472914?pwd=c0hGVkNURndOODZTeGI0U0dPbEZxUT09

The launch will feature the following speakers:

ANA DEVIĆ (What, how and for whom/WHW)

ASTA VREČKO (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana)

and editors of the publication:

IVANA HANAČEK (University of Zadar)

VESNA VUKOVIĆ (BLOK)   [...]



FORUM: APPLAUSE DOESN'T PAY THE RENT

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In what conditions do young curators, journalists, musicologists, visual and circus artists, architects and other cultural workers work? How do they obtain their first jobs and can they survive from their work? Should you, when you are twenty, create art for free, "out of love"? What needs to be done to provide artists and cultural workers with better working conditions? 

Come to the forum and participate in the discussion!

ORGANISERS: BLOK AND MAZ

DUE TO COMPLIANCE WITH EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES AND A LIMITED NUMBER OF PLACES, REGISTRATION OF ARRIVAL IS MANDATORY AND SHOULD BE DONE AT BLOK@BLOK.HR. [...]

 

 



ARTISTS FOR THE ANTIFASCIST FRONT: POETIC AND AESTHETIC QUESTIONS

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October 1, 2021

9 - 11.30 AM & 4 - 6.30 PM

via Zoom platform

link: https://unipu-hr.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yO_W5sMnTfqTTn4V4pxoiA

Participants must register at least a day before the conference.

 

This year's edition of the Micropolitics program brings together researchers of socially engaged artistic practices of the 20th century in the field of fine arts and literature, which, throughout that entire period, oscillated between new reception paradigms and old formal methods. Despite their global prevalence, these practices remained on the margins of the canon and were condemned for their tendentiousness and formal and material subordination to the political needs of progressive social forces. Starting from this, we have decided to open space for new narratives, focusing on the role that socially engaged art played in the struggle against fascism, racism and colonialism by capturing a wide range of socio-political events of the short 20th century (...)