In what might be their first state-wide call-up since the Congress in 2010, Irwin is now soliciting a straight up or down vote on Apology for Modernity, the central document to their NSK State Pavilion in Venice this year.
NSK Diplomat, Congressman and Timekeeper Avi Pitchon responds in IRWIN’s referendum regarding “An Apology for Modernity”, presented at the NSK State’s Venice Pavilion.
With this letter we are contacting a wider body of NSK citizens, as we would like to address as many NSK citizens as possible. We are asking for your help in order to construct a majority view upon the position on refugees in relation to the state as it is taken in the text "Apology for Modernity".
The NSK State-in-Time Pavilion, alongside an event that is defined by cultural ambitions, provides the unique opportunity to rethink what a contemporary state should be. In particular, NSK State-in-Time offers an open form of citizenship that contrasts markedly with the spatial states.
“NSK State Art: New York, The Impossible Return” is the first United States presentation of the long-term NSK State Art Project, which was originally initiated by the group IRWIN. The project also presents the Retrogarde Reading Room for the first time in New York.
Introducion to documentary musical LIBERATION DAY, directed by Ugis Olte and Morten Traavik, about Laibach's groundbreaking 2015 concerts in North Korea.
A documentary of preparations for the Laibach concert in Pyongyang, North Korea, in 2015, as part of wide-ranging official commemorations of the anniversary of Korean liberation from Japanese colonial rule in 1945.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver analyses the recent announcement of Laibach’s North Korea concerts.
Burren College of Art in Ireland is pleased to announce The 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale: Folk Art Rising 1916 – 2016 as this year’s Burren Annual exhibition. The 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale will bring together over 30 international artists and collectives including special guests and NSK founding members, IRWIN.
This one day symposium will elaborate on the themes addressed by the exhibition NSK Folk Art Rising 1916-2016 and their broader social and cultural impact in relation to the period of commemoration in Ireland and the precarious state of the European Union. Artists and invited guest speakers will discuss the role of the contemporary nation state, the aesthetics of memorialisation in relation to place (both real and imagined) and the relationship between artists/artist’s collectives to the current climate of globalization.
opening of the NSK: Kapital to Capital exhibition at the Moderna Galerija in Ljubljana, members of one of the constituent collectives, Irwin, handed out envelopes marked “N$K”, with a dollar sign. Simultaneously, thousands of miles away in New York, Laibach, one of the other original NSK groups, held a concert where these envelopes were also distributed. Both sets of envelopes contained a new state artifact: NSK State currency.
The NSK State Dacha is an annual citizen-driven initiative and temporary sovereign zone in the central New Mexican Desert. NSK Citizens and guests are invited to spend a holiday evening in an old Norwegian style log villa located on Highland Hill, where it once overlooked tuberculosis sanitariums, a psychiatric asylum, and breathtakingly crimson sunsets.
This book is the generously illustrated, lavishly documented, critically narrated story of one of the most significant art collectives of the late twentieth century.
Premier of "The Sound of Music" at the 35 Years of Laibach concert in Trbovlje, Slovenia.
You are kindly invited to attend the international conference NSK from Kapital to Capital: Neue Slowenische Kunst – an Event of the Final Decade of Yugoslavia from 19 to 21 June at the auditorium of the Moderna galerija. The conference opens with the keynote lecture by Boris Groys on Friday, 19 June, at 6 p.m.
The opening of the exhibition NSK FROM KAPITAL TO CAPITAL took place on Monday, 11 May 2015 at the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana.
The retrospective exhibition NSK FROM KAPITAL TO CAPITAL is opening on Monday, 11 May 2015 at 8pm at the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana. The inaugural speech will be given by the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.