The Context Studies Event in Niš

On Friday 15th 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 Niš.

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The event started at 18:30 in Rеgiоnаlni cеntаr zа prоfеsiоnаlni rаzvој zаpоslеnih u оbrаzоvаnju Pаriskе Kоmunе bb with the performance “Enemy of the people as a didactic play (Ibsen with Brecht, a partiture for a composer, two actors and a director)”. 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.

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. Participants were Borka Pavićević, Aleksandra Sekulić, Osman Balić, Enes Halilović, Zlatko Paković, Saša Ćirić, Ognjen Glavonić, Attila Sirbik.

After Saša’s Ćirić (mentor of “Writing in public: polemics and translation, Theme 1: Translation as a cultural form”) short introduction, a discussion with 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 local context of the event was the massive protest of the citizens of Nis due to the murder of a young man and lack of proper reaction of justice system. The program started with honoring the victim and part of the discussion was oriented to the extremization of the society. Professor Djokica Jovanovic contributed to the discussion.