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Open call for radio art & sound art works is completed. We have received 158  art works and more than 500 attached sound files.  Mostly international applications has arrived from around 15 countries.

The selection will be done by the end of september 2011.

We would like to thank all the artists and groups for submitting their works and projects.

Invitation to artists to participate in the project Radio As An Arts Space (deadline June 25, 2011)
In the frame of the project Radio As An Arts Space, Cona is sending out an open call for submission of contemporary sound art and radio art works. Artists and art groups creating in the area of radio art and sound art are invited to apply with existing or new works.

pdf info english / slovensko

Selected works will be included in the exhibition Radio As An Arts Space which will be broadcasted and streamed by radioCona, and will appear at in situ locations in December 2011. The exhibition will at the same time occupy the radio frequencies and audio streams of international partners. The broadcast will be constituted as a gallery space with a curated exhibition delineated by the curators’ collection of selected works and featuring works selected through this open call.

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19th (wed) till 23th (sunday) January, 2011, between 4pm and 11pm on 88.8MHz (Ljubljana, Slovenia) and on the live stream – link and programe schedulle will be provided from radioCona web site. The whole programe will be simultaneously re-broadcasted on the internet art radio RAM Live (Roma, Italia).

broadcast caledar (pdf)

RADIO AS AN ARTS SPACE – STATION ZONE – curated by Irena Pivka, Ilari Valbonesi, Brane Zorman – will act as a sound art platform, intersecting selected archives from Rome and Ljubljana broadcasting sound art productions, texts and interviews from radioCona, Radio Študent, Maurizio Nannucci, SoundArtMuseum, RAM, MGLC, ŠKUC, Galerija P74, artists archives and ZVO.ČI.TI ( project.

The project is curated by Irena Pivka, Ilari Valbonesi in Brane Zorman.

Program radioCona RADIO AS AN ARTS SPACE – STATION ZONE is a part of a COMPAGNI DI VIAGGO exhibition, curated by: Alenka Gregorič, Mestna galerija Ljubljana, Slovenia



Maurizio Nannuchi / Zona Radio, interview by Brane Zorman, sound works from SoundArtMuseum
listen mp3, 1.43.45/98.8MB

Ilari Valbonesi / The Paradigm of Listening (sound, voice, audience, radioart) Lecture
listen mp3, 1.30.03/128.9MB

radioCona, interview with Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman by Ilari Valbonesi, radioCona production works
listen mp3, 1.26.45/125.0MB

MGLC (Breda Škrjanec), The Study Room for Prints, Artist’s Books, and Other Printed Sound Ephemera interview by Ilari Valbonesi, sound works from MGLC archive
listen mp3, 1.34.24/90.7MB

Irwin, audioarts, Laibach, interview with Irwin by Ilari Valbonesi, interview with Laibach from Radio Študent archive
listen mp3, 2.01.24/175.2MB

P74 (Tadej Pogačar) – Blixa Bargeld, Interview by Ilari Valbonesi, interview with Blixa Bargeld from Radio Študent archive
listen mp3, 1.34.24/90.7MB

ŠKUC (Tevž Logar) – Deviantovi fragmenti, Interview by Ilari Valbonesi, Deviantovi fragmenti from Radio Študent archive
listen mp3, 59.18/85.5MB

Dora Stiefelmeier and Mario Pieroni, Interview by Irena Pivka, sound works from RAM Live  and SAM archive
listen mp3, 1.04.58/62.5MB

produced by – radioCona / CONA
partners of the project: Mestna Galerija Ljubljana, Zerynthia / RAM Live, Novi Radio Beograd
project RADIO AS AN ART SPACE is cofinanced by  European Cultural Foundation ECF(BIFC)
project radioCona is cofinanced by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana

dec. 6th 2010, at 19:00  city art museum Ljubljana
lecture and talk
Ilari Valbonesi, Art critic and independent curator

listen (mp3, 1.10.47/65MB)   ConaCast

The Paradigm of Listening
(Sound, Voice, Body, Audience, Radio Art).

Sound is attractive. It catches the ear, enchants, disturbs, and scares. But it is also imperative. Sound is both a means and an end. The decisive interest devoted to the “strange” reflexivity of sound became a paradoxical instance of art, music and philosophy in the twentieth century. Further, it has encouraged the emergence of a genuine “paradigm of listening” from which I take steps to trace the event of a conceptual category of plastic art so called Sound Art : Art of Sound, that reflecting on itself, defines its own historical context.

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