Interrogation Machine

Trans Slovenia Express

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”

News Events Music | Jan. 6, 2015
Retrogarde London 2014

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.

News Events | Dec. 7, 2014
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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.

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Twenty years to the day after the London date of the Kapital tour, Alexei Monroe will discuss Laibach’s most complex album and this memorable London performance.

News | May 10, 2012
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Laibach's use of Slovene cultural imagery is well-known, yet this was always balanced and contradicted by a simultaneous and extensive use of Yugoslav references. Even as it asserted Slovene culture in the most spectacular form yet seen it retained an ambivalent relationship with its Yugoslav context.

Ideas Opinions | Nov. 3, 2005
Interrogation Machine

The first English-language study of NSK—one of the contemporary art world's most radical forces—with particular focus on the performances and productions of NSK's musical and conceptual division, Laibach.

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What is the best approach to exploring what Laibach, Irwin and the NSK State represent? Fundamentally the work of all NSK groups represents an artistic and also cultural response to the imposed violence of ideology, culture and theory. This perception of violence is present most acutely in Laibach's initial reprocessing of language and ideology and to see how the machine operates it's necessary to return to these traumatic roots.

Ideas Opinions | April 26, 2004