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MEMEFEST EXHIBITION in Koper / insight

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On the 24th of August in the PiNA e-Cafe in Koper we opened the fourth exhibition MEMEFEST: DEMONSTRATING RELEVANCE:RESPONSE-ABLITIY. The exhibition was opened during one of the most known events "REVIVING THE STREET", which the last 12 years brings to life one of the most quiet streets of Koper. The project is organized by the Students' Association of Koper and is extremely popular on the Slovenian coast.

The exhibition attracted a significant number of visitors already on the first evening. Some visitors have taken the time and watched the documentary THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF ART: THE SHORT STORY, which was prepared by the PiNA crew during the ODDSTREAM festival in the Netherlands. The evening passed in a relaxed summer atmosphere, as you can see in the picture that were taken at the opening in Koper. The exhibition will be on display in the e-Kavarna PINA until the 7th of September 2011.

The exhibition MEMEFEST: DEMONSTRATING RELEVANCE: RESPONSE-ABLITIY  is a selection of static, interactive and visual communication works, which were  curated as part of Memefest competitions between 2002 and 2010. Presented communication works are not contemplative, but responsive and critical. Every single work was created in response to specific problems - as identified by the festival, which draw on current global and local realities of everyday life. The communication works fall on the left side of the today's confusing capitalist spectacle dichotomy: the critical / affirmative visual communication production. Their aim is clear, as they are trying to liberate the trapped views from the spectacle apparatus and open up new horizons of thinking and acting.

Pina crew & Memefest crew

Exhibition curated by: Rok Klemencic and Oliver Vodeb
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Photos:
Memefest (Rok, Dejan)
Karim Shalaby

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milenag
8 years, 7 months ago

Quiero poder ver pronto esta muestra en Colombia.

inesnin
8 years, 7 months ago

hah! is there a way to see pina's video? :)

paulo
8 years, 7 months ago

good good!

Dejch
8 years, 7 months ago

PiNA's crew promised me that we will be able to see the video they made in Nijmegen (the Netherlands) soon online.
I'll keep an eye on this... ;)

Pianta
8 years, 7 months ago

Hey.

The video is gonna be online as soon as we receive the proof readed texts. I hope in about a week!

Borut
PiNA

Dejch
8 years, 7 months ago

Hey Borut (PiNA),

thanks a lot for the info!

Pianta
8 years, 6 months ago

Here is the video

http://vimeo.com/29305503

snabi
8 years, 6 months ago

Guys - this looks amazing and it seems like a great turnout. Hope we all can build on this. We are very much looking forward to the next open competition and to keep contributing to Memefest and its goals. Kudos to all involved in putting this exhibition together. Thanks for sharing.

inesnin
8 years, 6 months ago

Pianta, seems like i arrived late - vimeo says the video was deleted yesterday :(

please let us know if it's posted again somewhere. thanks!

kaja
8 years, 6 months ago

Hello, video is now available here: http://vimeo.com/29595748

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