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Book Weapons of Mass Instruction

The book Weapons of Mass Instruction offers a unique perspective on the NSK State following the Berlin Citizens’ Congress until its final actions before the pandemic. This bilingual book is available in English and German and gives readers a distinctive perspective on possibly the most enduring and influential art project ever created. Individually stamped and numbered copies are available.

News Books | June 5, 2023
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Slovenian art collective IRWIN and Epifani Institute from Prishtina, Kosovo are announcing the ‘NSK Territory Prishtina’, their joint project at the location of On Top Residency. By raising the NSK flag, a small plot of land will be declared an “independent territory".

News Exhibitions | July 19, 2022

This publication captures the essence of two seminal events that brought the NSK State in Time to Burren’s beautiful and remote karst landscape in Ireland. The 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale: NSK Folk Art Rising 1916-2016 and the exhibition Crisis Currency at Burren College of Art in May 2018 served as a robust dialogue between the NSK State and this European peripheral zone. This documentation is a testament to the profound impact that art can have on bringing together diverse communities and fostering meaningful connections that transcend geographic boundaries.

News Books | Dec. 10, 2021
IRWIN: Time for a new country, Celje, 2020 photo: Tomaz Črnej

To be able to tell the story of the billboards, I have to return to Lagos, where Miran Mohar and I travelled to in July 2010. We went there because of the large number of applications for the NSK passports that we had received from Nigeria in the preceding years.

News Events | June 16, 2020

In keeping with the interest of viennacontemporary in ongoing research within the CEE region, this year’s Focus section will not revolve around the invited guest country, but will rather concentrate on the question: What is the experience of a state that is not based on territory, but on time?

News Exhibitions | Sept. 17, 2019
NSK State touristic posters by Irwin

NSK State touristic posters by Irwin for the Transborder festival in Austria.

News | Sept. 6, 2019

SARAJEVO: STATE IN TIME is an independent and self-produced feature documentary directed by french filmmakers Théo Meurisse & Benjamin Jung. Shot in six European countries, it tells the story of the concerts given by cult underground band Laibach during the siege of Sarajevo back in 1995.

News Videos | July 25, 2019

Irwin, Happy 1913, December 2012

News | Dec. 30, 2012

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

News Exhibitions | Sept. 10, 2010

Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos is pleased to host the internationally renowned artists collective IRWIN, members of NSK (New Slovenian Art). Over a one week period of screenings, lectures and panel discussions, Towards a Double Consciousness: NSK Passport Project will take as its point of departure, NSK’s artistic intervention State in Time and its increasing significance in Africa especially within the context of Nigeria.

News Events | July 29, 2010

In the early years of NSKSTATE.COM, especially around the years 2007 and 2009, more than 2000 people from Africa, (mainly from Nigeria) contacted NSKSTATE.COM by email. WORDS FROM AFRICA is a collection of these emails organized according to the words that was used in the messages.

News Events | Oct. 2, 2009

The first NSK Passport Office was opened in Athens on 14 June 2009 on the occasion of the opening events of “Heaven”, the 2nd Biennale of Athens that tool place in the cost of Faliro. map 2007

NSKSTATE.COM Map Overlay during the last year. 102,563 visits came from 4,517 cities

News | Feb. 24, 2008
Irwin - STATE IN TIME - Aarhus, Denmark

For the first time ever the Slovenian art group Irwin exhibits its works in Denmark. At the exhibition the group presents NSK-State in Time. This continuing communication project presents a utopian state without a concrete territory, but with several thousands of citizens plus formal national symbols such as a flag, stamps, emblems and a passport that everyone is free to obtain. One of the exhibited works, Words from Africa, is a collaborative work between Irwin and

News | Feb. 2, 2008

Within the framework of "The New Balcans 2004" programme, the Macedonian Museum of Modern Art invited IRWIN to present the NSK STATE IN TIME project at the group exhibition "Art - Immigration - Utopia: Any Place Any". At this occation Irwin establish an NSK STATE Passport Office at the main room of the Museum and issued a few dozens of passports for the people of Thessaloniki and other guests from all over the world.

News Events | May 23, 2004

In May 2004, during Ireland's Presidency of the European Union, celebrations took place in Dublin City to welcome the 10 countries that joined the European Union under the enlargement program. During these celebrations, and through the initiative of Helena Drnovsek-Zorko (Slovenian Ambassador to Ireland), the Neue Slowenische Kunst undertook a series of events around the capital city.