24. 1. 2019 at 19.00 / DobraVaga
until 22. 2. 2019
The first month of the new year is bringing the no less than third edition of the appointMENT commercial exhibition of music art prints, which pairs up Slovenian and international musicians and visual artists within the framework of the MENT Ljubljana festival.
This year’s edition is again introducing something new to the project. The prints are now square in shape, sized 31.43 x 31.43 cm, thus representing a reference to LP albums for the music poster as a medium, as well as challenging and questioning the poster format itself. The authors of the posters are young artists from various artistic backgrounds – from painting, drawing, illustration and photography to graphic design, 3D modelling and graffiti art. The selection of participants has also been expanded, with the majority of Slovenian artists joined by the young contemporary European artistic production, with 71 collaborators in total. At the same time, the diversity of the final music art print products indicates the variety of the musical lineup of this year’s MENT Ljubljana festival.
The idea for the appointMENT project took shape in 2016 in the desire to expand the festival’s visual scope by engaging as many young local artists as possible. Each of the 50 invited artists was assigned one of the festival performers, whose music served as a source of inspiration for the artist. The result of the collaboration was a limited edition series of 50 unique music art posters, which were the product of a special blind date between the musician and the artist. Last year’s second edition advanced the project through a new technique – the 69 artists utilised Risograph printing. The Risograph is an economical, environmentally friendly printer of Japanese origin, whose printing process, similar to screen printing, allows for unique colour overlays and therefore distinctive prints. With each new edition we thus strive to broaden the understanding and potential of the music poster while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of overlaps and collaboration between different artistic fields.
Participating artists: Adrijan Praznik, Alin Kostiov, Aljaž Košir – Fejzo, Alma Balo Topalović, Ana Lucija Šarić, Anna Katalin Lovrity, Bernarda Conič, Blaž Rojs, Csenge Csató, Daria Tommasi, Dario Forlin, David Krančan, Emil Kozole, Erik Svetoft, Eva Juričan, Eva Mlinar, Fedja Šičarov, Geran Knol, Giulia Mazza, Goran Zmaić, Hana Jesih, Helena Tahir, Horrid Habits, Ivana Radmanovac, Jaka Juhant, Jan Pogorelec, Janja Kosi, Jelena Bando, Josipa Krolo, Jure Brglez, Jure Šajn, Karla Čurčinski, Lana Arih, Lealudvik, Lea Zupančič, Lenart Merlin, Lovro Škiljić, Luka Grčar, Luka Lavrenci, Lucija Kržišnik, Maja Babič Košir, Maja Horvat, Manuel Fabris, Marko Gavez, Marko Šajn, Maruša Račič, Mina Fina, Nataša Berk, Nejc Korenič, Nejc Prah, Nenad Cizl, Nez Pez, Neža Penca, Nikolina Segarić, Olle Halvars Franzen, Peter Ferlan, Petra Lilla Marjai, Pirate Piška, Petra Korent, RELOADER, Rina Barbarić, Sai Pan, Simon Kocjančič, Smech, Sofija Kamasi, Srđa Dragović, Tamara Jenček, Tereza Prepadnik, Urška Alič, Veronika Hozjan in Zoran Pungerčar.
Individual prints in a total of 22 copies will be available for purchase at the DobraVaga Gallery during the exhibition, numbered and stamped. During the MENT Ljubljana festival, they will also be on display and available for purchase at Kino Šiška.
Curated by: Dora Trček and Lara Mejač
Organisation: DobraVaga | MENT Ljubljana | Kino Šiška