NSK Folk Art An artistic shelter or testing ground in which ideas can be developed outside of the usual institutional or ideological constraints that can determine exhibition policies.

An artistic shelter or testing ground in which ideas can be developed outside of the usual institutional or ideological constraints that can determine exhibition policies.
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Four year ago, a transnational group of NSK State citizens, artists and allies gathered in the far West of Ireland for the 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale. Here we present a selection of photos from this memorable event.

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To celebrate the end of the lockdown announced in France for May 11th, and inspired by New Collectivism design studio, Jean Valnoir Simoulin (Metastazis) designed this poster.

News | April 15, 2020
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After successful events in Leipzig, Germany and Ireland, the tradition of the NSK State Folk Art Biennale continued with the exhibition "Retropolis Trbovlje" where citizens of the NSK State brought their own contributions to this artistic movement.

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The NSK State Folk Art Biennale will returned for its third incarnation June 14th-17th in the industrial homeland of NSK, Trbovlje, Slovenia.

News | April 24, 2018
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Limited edition posters, designed by Haris Hararis on the occasion of the Laibach concert in Athens, Greece, on the anniversary of the Greek Revolution, 25th March, 2018.

News | March 23, 2018
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OSTRALE – Biennale is the third largest exhibition for contemporary art in Germany. OSTRALE’s guiding principles, such as peaceful coexistence, acceptance of the stranger / unknown, respect for each other, religious diversity and internationality, are reflected in the exhibitions.

News | Aug. 6, 2017
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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.

News Events Exhibitions | June 1, 2016
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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.

Events | Jan. 25, 2016
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SPECULUM ARTIUM 2013: Troopers series Trbovlje (Jorge Galvez Gálvez Gabarda) Doubts arise questions that require answers.

Events | Oct. 9, 2013
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Calvert 22 is delighted to welcome the most influential art movement to emerge from the Balkan region in the latter half of the 20th Century – Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK).

News Events Exhibitions | March 29, 2012
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Selection NSK Folk Art artifacts curated by IRWIN and NSKSTATE.COM at Taipei Biennial 10, Sept. 7 – Nov. 14, 2010

News Events | Sept. 14, 2010
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NSKSTATE.COM and Irwin are gathering material for the first exhibition of work produced by NSK citizens and followers. Selected works will show online and photographic and video material will be presented at the First NSK Citizens Congress in October 2010.

News | Aug. 3, 2009
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The Reykjavik embassy of NSK opens at Reykjavik Academia (Reykjarvíkur Akademíunni) on 22nd March 2007. This is the anniversary of Laibach's first performance in Rejkjavik and has been declared the State holiday of NSK in Reykjavik.

News | March 23, 2007