Posted on March 24, 2014
Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina presented do it curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist from November 15 through December 14, 2013 marking the first time that do it has been realized in Kosovo. Completely objectless, this iteration of the project instead focused on the mass dissemination of information and infiltrated the media with artists’ instructions, drawn from do it: the compendium. With the goal of altering the role of the audience, Stacion organized the presentation of a selection of artists’ instructions on unexpected platforms such as newspapers, propaganda posters, and the evening news, making public the process of transmitting unconventional content while not documenting the consequences. Dozens of artists’ instructions were featured as part of the project, and ICI has linked just a few highlights
Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is the only independent project institution for contemporary art and architecture in Kosovo, established in 2006 by artist Albert Heta and architect Vala Osmani. Stacion is conceived of as a space for artists, architects, thinkers, critics and other sociopolitical workers committed to reflecting on and responding to relevant challenges of the contemporary society with an active, critical and emancipatory approach. Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina focuses on locally-rooted practice as well as regional, European and international processes.
do it at Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is part of ‘Rethinking (Social) Space Program’ and is supported by Ministry of European Integration of the Republic of Kosovo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Republic of Kosovo, Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, Koha Group and DZG.