The Context Studies Event in Subotica

On Friday 21st of February 2014 Center for Cultural Decontamination in cooperation with the following organizations: YUROM Centar from Niš, Sent from Novi Pazar and Active Region from Subotica, presented the program of the project “The Context Studies: The Diversity of the Diversity” in Subotica.


The event started at 19:30 in Art Bioskop Lifka with Borka Pavićević, Aleksandra Sekulić, and colleagues from Active region making an introduction to alternative models of production.

Presentation of the program of the project “The Context Studies: the Diversity of the Diversity” and the call for participation in the first year: “Introduction to alternative models of production” followed.

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After Saša’s Ćirić (mentor of “Writing in public: polemics and translation, Theme 1: Translation as a cultural form”) short introduction, a discussion inititated by Saša Ćirić (Beton, Belgrade), Attila Sirbik (Symposion, Subotica) and the audience followed.

Ognjen Glavonić (mentor of “Self-organized production, Theme 2: Youth cultures”) announced the screening of the documentary film: “Živan makes a punk festival” (2013), featuring: Živan Pujić. The film is directed by Ognjen Glavonić; Camera: Relja Ilić; Editing: Sara Santini; Sound recording: Pavle Dinulović; Sound design: Jakov Munižaba; Production: Mladen Bulbuk; Color correction: Nikola Mrdalj; Credits and intro design: Boris Stanić.

The film depicted the passion and dedication of a young man to what he believes in the most; music and the organization of a punk festival in a village in Republic of Serbia. Enthusiasm and frustration, ups and downs, reality and ideation were presented in such a fresh and youthful way accompanied by a great soundtrack and opened the floor for discussion between the young excited audience and the director.

After a short break Pozorište “Deže Kostolanji” / Kosztolányi Dezső Színház became the center of attention. The performance “Enemy of the people as a didactic play (Ibsen with Brecht, a partiture for a composer, two actors and a director)” started with the audience seated on the stage being part of the backdrop; or the backdrop itself.

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Director: Zlatko Paković; Actors: Igor Filipović, Bojan Dimitrijević, Zlatko Paković; Musician:  Božidar Obradinović

The performance opened the floor for the presentation of “The theater scenes which evoke the public, Theme 3: Brecht as a method, mentor: Zlatko Paković. The event ended with some thoughts on the play.