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English Interview

Hospitality is the foundation of interculturalism

by: Ivan Hromatko

Rustom Bharucha, Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, shares his views on interculturalism and the opportunity for developing an intercultural social centre in Zagreb.

English Review

Against Inertia and Indifference

by: Ivana Đerđ - Dunđerović

The silent performance of Maria Diaz was, in fact, the loud message of Performance Art Festival: solution for social problems and political violence is in solidarity, action and protest.

English Essay

Culture and Education in Contemporary Context

by: Ana Abramović

The cultural education sector has not yet been defined or mapped, and it is impossible to precisely count the number of educational programs implemented in the field of culture.

English Interview

The politics of getting someone to think

by: Luka Ostojić

"The most political thing you can do is just get someone to think", says filmaker and artist Deborah Stratman, jury member at the Festival of Experimental Film and Video 25FPS in Zagreb.

English Essay

Conditions for critical public discourse

by: Matija Mrakovčić

Important dimensions of future socio-cultural centers are cooperation opportunities between culture and different areas of civil society and improving the model of civil-public partnership.

English Essay

Small Victories, Small Defeats

by: Matija Mrakovčić

On June 1st 2016 protests all over Croatia gathered more than 50 thousand citizens in support of the reform of the education system.

English Essay

New Adventures in Electroacoustics

by: Davorka Begović

In Search of a New Sound : 1956-1984, Anthology of electroacoustic music from Croatia is a noteworthy piece of musical history by editor Višeslav Laboš.

English Essay

Irreparable consequences in social and political sphere

by: Ákos Keller-Alánt

Investigations against Krétakör Foundation correspond to a pattern and there is a substantial fear that the working conditions of CSOs will deteriorate further in the following years.

English Essay

Preface to An Oral History of Homosexuality

by: Dean Vuletić

This essay is the “Preface” to An Oral History of Homosexuality in Croatia edited by Gordan Bosanac and Zvonimir Dobrović and published by Domino/Queer Zagreb.

English Essay

Introduction to An Oral History of Homosexuality

by: Gordan Bosanac and Zvonimir Dobrović

This essay is the "Introduction" to An Oral History of Homosexuality in Croatia edited by Gordan Bosanac and Zvonimir Dobrović and published by Domino/Queer Zagreb.

English Essay

An Engaged and Critical Library

by: Petra Dolanjski

The public library and its issues only occasionally find their way to the media space – the public sphere.

English Review

Basement on Stage

by: Igor Ružić

Morana Novosel’s staging of Thomas Bernhard's Eve of Retirement is a logical move, a natural step and an expected item on the repertoire.

English Essay

On Nodes

by: Hrvoje Hiršl

This essay is one part autopoetic introduction to Hrvoje Hiršl's sound installation Nodes, and one part critique of a system that exploits artists' work.

English Essay

The Silence Behind Us

by: Lawrence English

A marvelous essay originaly published as a foreword to Bojan Gagić's sound installation Between Silences held in Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb.

English Review

A Voice for the Future

by: Iva Rosandić

In Lászlo Nemes’ Son of Saul the commonplaces of suffering are abandoned in favour of the experience of a man trying to retain a semblance of humanity in a dehumanized world.