ENDLESS EDITIONS AND BIENALE NEODVISNIH PRESENT
FACE TO FACE: BLIND DATE
Face-to-Face/Blind Date: The Initiators of the Independent Biennial (Bienale Neodvisnih) are collaborating with Endless Editions on a project that will include four artists working in New York City and Ljubljana, Slovenia. All artists and designers will collaborate with each other remotely using web-based communication and streaming technology during a workshop on November 12 - 15th, 2015 in both locations. During the course of the workshop each artist involved will be creating a collaborative artwork with the artists on the other continent. These collaborations are expected to take on multiple formats the documentation and of each artwork will be compiled into two limited edition books: One will be produced as a full color Riso print book in NY, the other will be produced in monochrome silkscreen in collaboration with Graphics Biennial in Ljubljana. Both books will be edited and published by both organizations.
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: NYC -> Laura Blüer, Slavko Djuric, Lesley Wamsley, Effi Ibok // LJ -> Primoz Zorko, Dorijan Sisko, Leon Zuodar, Neja Tomšič, Vuk Cuk
BIENALE NEODVISNIH OPENING - ENDLESS EDITIONS discusses the project and our practice to a public audience, moderated by Irena Silic
Workshop day #1 - 11/12/2015
Left: Artists begin collaborating with each other at 10am EST. For the first day of the workshop artists are paired with the name which is across from their's in this diagram. Each day of the workshop, artists are expected to produce one artwork for each publication.
Below: Artworks created during the first workshop. (left to right) Slavko Djuric + Dorijan Sisko, Leon Zoudar + Lesley Wamsley, Effi Ibok + Neja Tomsic, Laura Blüer + Vuk Cuk.
Workshop Day #2 - 11/13/2015
(Left to right) Effi + Leon, Lesley + Dorijan, Laura + Neja, Slavko + Primoz
Workshop Day #3 - 11/14/2015
(Left to right) Slavko + Neja, Laura + Leon, Lesley + Primoz, Dorijan + Effi
FOLLOW THE DISCUSSION AND COLLABORATION ON INSTAGRAM AND TWITTER. BOTH ACCOUNTS WILL BE OCCUPIED BY OUR ARTISTS DURING THE WORKSHOP. ALL SOCIAL MEDIA MATERIAL WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE FINAL PUBLICATIONS.