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

News | Sept. 6, 2019
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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
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Irwin, Happy 1913, December 2012

News | Dec. 30, 2012
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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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News Exhibitions | Sept. 10, 2010
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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
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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
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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.

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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 nskstate.com.

News | Feb. 2, 2008
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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
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In May 2004, during Ireland's Presidency of the European Union, celebrations took place in Dublin city to welcome the 10 countries who joined the European Union under the program of enlargement. 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.