As part of the 35th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts, which explores the ecosystem of connections, solidarities and histories of resistance resulting from the formerly close relations between post-independence Ghana and the former Yugoslavia, an international symposium entitled Agyina: Advisory of Sages will be held in Ljubljana from 16 to 18 November. The Biennale's public programme is curated by Exit Frame Collective from Ghana, which has named the symposium Agyina in reference to Ghana's largest ethnic group and their notion of a council that speaks to the fact that it takes more than one voice to have a meaningful discussion or debate.
Transformella is an Artificial Identity fed and cared for by JP Raether. Together they constitute a hybrid formation of authorship called aLifveForms that consists of many lines of life, among them also Transformellae. They first appeared in 2010 to research reproductive technologies and possibilities for reproductive futures beyond the horizon of ReproNormality. They forked into Transformella malor in 2015 and began to intervene in so-called Ikeality in the local stores, where home goods and family models are mass-reproduced. Since then, they have appeared in various Ikealities in Berlin, Warsaw, Hamburg and Düsseldorf.
The 35th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts entitled From the void came gifts of the cosmos will open on September 15 with a programme of events—guided tours, artist talks, performances and concerts—that will extend throughout the following weekend.
Across multiple sites, Artistic Director Ibrahim Mahama and his curatorial collaborators have invited artists and collectives from Africa, Europe and beyond, working in print, film, installation, and performance, to present new and site-specific commissions alongside existing works.
On Wednesday, 12 July 2023, at 6 pm, the House of World Cultures – HKW in Berlin will host the presentation of this year's 35th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts, entitled From the void came gifts of the cosmos.
Ibrahim Mahama, artistic director of this year's 35th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts entitled From the void came the gifts of the cosmos is participating in the 18th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2023, the world's most important architecture showcase.
The International Centre of Graphic Arts hosts the artist Honza Zamojski with the exhibition Middleman. Zamojski received the Audience Award of the 33rd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Crack Up – Crack Down (2019) for his installation The Gathering and The Meeting. It was on view at the DUM Project Space. Middleman plays various roles.
The International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC) is pleased to announce Ibrahim Mahama as the artistic director of the 35th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts (15 September 2023–14 January 2024). The artist announced that the next Ljubljana Biennale would be very simple. At the same time, it will draw connections that have been lost or even probably never been made within its context.
Adriena Šimotová, one of the most renowned Czech painters and printmakers of the 20th century, received the Grand Prize at the 13th International Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana in 1979 and presented a solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art during the next Biennial. After forty years, her subtle works are on view in a retrospective exhibition Encounter. Touch and Imprint. that runs from 10 December 2021 to 8 March 2022 at the International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC). The artist once described her work as a celebration of mental and spiritual closeness.