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.
D’Art Documentaries is inviting us to the opening of the Fine Art of Mirroring feature documentary held at KIC, Preradovićeva Street 5, Zagreb, on 18 February at 19.00 hours.
Video for No History was made by artist Vuk Jevremović, a big fan of Laibach.
A new deluxe version of the 2014’s Laibach album SPECTRE is coming on 30 March 2015. This digital deluxe version of Spectre will feature the original album plus bonus tracks and SPECTREMIX, a remix album that will also be available separately on the same date.
Laibach is collaborating with award winning director Milo Rau on ‘The Dark Ages’ theatre production for Bavarian State Theatre / IIPM, Munich. Within this context Laibach will perform a solo Munich show in Residenztheater on 11th April, 2015.
Laibach embarks on a worldwide tour that includes four UK shows: Brighton’s Concorde 2 on 30 March, Glasgow’s Classic Grand on the 31 March, London’s Electric Ballroom on 2 April and Manchester’s Academy 2 on 3 April. The tour begins next month in Germany and includes a performance at the Kampnagel / Krass Festival in Hamburg on 14 February.
Alexei Monroe will be participating in the first ever international academic conference on Kraftwerk: “Industrielle Volksmusik for the Twenty-First Century – Kraftwerk and the Birth of Electronic Music in Germany”
Join us at The Horse Hospital for an evening of discussion, short films and drinks. All door money goes to the campaign to save The Horse Hospital.
In the new, German edition of "Interrogation Machine", Alexei Monroe discusses the past and future of the Slovene artistic groups that joined together as Neue Slowenische Kunst, making a huge impact locally and worldwide.
An updated French translation of Alexei Monroe’s book on Laibach and NSK was just released by Le Camion Noir.
The exhibition Dreams and Conflicts dedicate to the Slovenian group IRWIN, curated by Julia Draganović and Claudia Löffelholz of LaRete Art Projects, promoted and organised by the Galleria civica di Modena and the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena features a selection of works resulting from the close collaboration projects staged over the years by the collective with some of the most prominent artists from the international contemporary scene, such as Marina Abramović, Joseph Beuys and many others.
The exhibition “NSK: Past – Present – Future” marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of NSK by depicting the development of the Slovenian artist collective “Neue Slowenische Kunst” from its birth within the context of Yugoslavian alternative culture in the 80s through the founding of the NSK State in Time in 1991, and offers a glimpse into the future.
With SPECTRE, Laibach has once again ‘re-invented’ itself in a newly born, yet polished and solid, formation. And, as is now customary, the band calls into question all the rigid and cemented interpretations (and prejudices) about itself, about its music, intentions, philosophy and ideology.
For reasons known only to the French moral police, Laibach has always had problems getting shows in France. We’ve been accused of fascism and all kinds of paranoid nonsense and cultural chauvinism. The same situation is, unfortunately, repeating now with our upcoming tour to promote the new album Spectre.
Taken from Laibach’s uncategorizable forthcoming album Spectre, the rousing synth-pop of “The Whistleblowers” is inspired by provocateurs such as Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, continuing the band’s long-established critique of power and political freedoms. “They predicted the downfall of Yugoslavia through their music,” says Norwegian director Morten Traavik of his most recent collaborators. “Now they’re back in sync with what’s happening.”