Slovene Connections


The next issue of Slovene Connections blog and newsletter will be released in December 2015.  Stay tuned.


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Marjan Stanić Playing in Izola, Slovenia

Singing Beloved Rhythms:
Diversity, Sincerity, Ethnic Music…and Food

 

Click on the link above to read the interview with Slovene drummer and percussionist Marjan Stanić, the Slovene artist-in-residence in Brooklyn for June 2015.


Slovene Connections:
Monthly Newsletter

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Slovene Connections Newsletter

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  • Blog article with the interview featuring one, or more, Slovene artists visiting New York, mainly those who are awarded residency in NYC by the Slovene Ministry of Culture. Slovenia maintains four artist’s apartments in the U.S. and Europe: Brooklyn, NY, London, Berlin & Vienna. The competition is fierce, and only the most outstanding contemporary Slovene artists are granted one month of rent-free residency.

Short versions of the interviews are published in the Newsletter of the Slovene Embassy in Washington, D.C., and the long versions are available here.

  • Favorite Slovene Image: Chosen from among 4-5 cover images at the Arinna, Inc. Facebook page, which is updated each Tuesday evening. If you would like your favorite Slovene image to be included, visit my Facebook page & post a photo with a nice description.

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Darko Herich, Photo by ©Pavel Posavec

Emerging Slovene Cinema:
How to Express the Essence
through Moving Images

 

Click on the link above to read the interview with Slovene cinematographer Darko Herič, the Slovene artist-in-residence in Brooklyn for May 2015.


Božidar Zrinski, 2015 ©Marta Stemberger

Layers, Shadows, Laces:
Mapping Slovene Contemporary Art Exchange

Click on the link above to read the interview with

Eva Petrič, Slovene multi-disciplinary artist
Irena Silić, Art Manager for the Slovene Association Tretaroka
Božidar Zrinski, Curator at International Center for Graphic Arts, the Slovene artist-in-residence in Brooklyn, NYC, in April 2015.


Ana Jelnikar, 2015 ©Philip A. Smith

Poetry in Translation:
Vibrant Slovene American Poetic Exchange

Click on the link above to read the interview with Ana Jelnikar, PhD, a scholar and translator of Slovene poetry, the Slovene artist-in-residence in Brooklyn, NYC, in March 2015.