35th / 14th International Festival of Alternative and New Theatre
35 / 14. интернационални фестивал алтернативног и новог театра

Novi Sad, 25th June - 3rd July 2008

Fri, 27th June

performance art
| 18:00, Katolička porta

Author: Marco Nektan (Serbia)

Many books, ancient grimoires, teach us ritual-magic techniques for changing the condition of our own conscience and entering the world of incredible visions. Hours and days of corporal torture, fasting and ritual activities were integral parts of lives of many artists, who sought perfection, great inspiration or the great work of art which lies at the end of this magical road, perhaps only in legends. Our origin is in the creation of universe and our creations take us back into eternity. By changing our conscience we strive for self-revelation - the source we originated from so that we could create this grandiose work.

Marco Nektan (1985) is a final year student of European University in Belgrade. He is a member of the Art Group ‘Corpus Antistaticum’ as well as the Executive Board of the Association of Young Artists of Pancevo. He leads the performance art group ‘Un-LTD Art’. Marco Nektan has exhibited and performed at: International ‘six events’ project, UK (2008); V.I.P. Art Gallery (2006, 2007); The Circus Gallery (2006, 2007); Smoke Gallery, Canada (2007); Design Week (2007); [email protected] Gallery (2007, 2008); April Meetings (2007, 2008); Kibla, Slovenia (2007); International Biennale of Extended Media, Belgrade (2007); IMAF (2007); ISBA (2007); Act Art 5, UK (2007); Gallery of the Association of Young Artists of Pancevo (2007); Culture Hall of the Students’ City (2007). He writes for the magazine ‘Nesinger’.

www.myspace.com/nektan; www.artmajeur.com/nektan; [email protected]


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