Context

We would like to highlight a selection of longer and more complex texts which offer an overview of the research of video art in Slovenia. From the beginning, video production was strongly governed by the social, political, technological, economic and artistic context. For example, video equipment was initially difficult to access, and became more widespread with the development of the VHS format, but of poorer quality. The spread of digital technology further popularised the use of video for artistic expression, but was accompanied by problems of unstable material, encoding and conversion. It seems absurd that archival perseverance actually consists of constantly copying from one format to another... (Recommended texts in the CONTEXT section are also available under GENRES–RESOURCES.)

 
FEATURED TEXTS
Faces and Structures
Christopher Krause - Faces and Structures
Production: SCCA-Ljubljana, 2018
The essay was the basis for the performative lecture by Christopher Krause accompanied by the screening of selected video works (April 25, 2018, SCCA Project Room, Ljubljana). C. K. was then completing his postgraduate studies in theatrology at the Instit...
Same Place - Different Time
Grabar, Nika; Colner, Miha - Same Place - Different Time
Production: SCCA-Ljubljana, 2011
Through our conversations with the protagonists of the art scene in Ljubljana, who belong to different generations and expressive currents, we wanted to confront views and memories while considering the tectonic shifts in the fine art field in the last...
Video Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism
Barbara Borčić - Video Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism
Production: MIT Press, Massachussetts, USA, 2003
The text >Video Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism< was published in the book Impossible Histories: Historical Avant- Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia. 1918-1991, (eds. Dubravka Djurić, Miško Šuvaković), MIT Press, Ma...
From Alternative Scene to Art Video
Barbara Borčić - From Alternative Scene to Art Video
Subtitle: Video Production in Slovenia 1992-1994
Production: SCCA-Ljubljana, 1994
The text is accompanying the video program entitled "From Alternative Scene to Art Video. Video Production in Slovenia 1992-1994", curated by Zemira Alajbegović, Barbara Borčić and Eva Rohrman in 1994. The program was produced by SCCA-Ljublja...
Slovenian Video Program
Nancy Buchanan - Slovenian Video Program
Production: 1996
The text was written on the occasion of screening of "From Alternative Scene to Art Video" video program in Los Angeles and Valencia in 1996. The program was curated by Zemira Alajbegović, Barbara Borčić and Eva Rohrman and produced by SCCA-L...
Reception of Video Production in Slovenia
Barbara Borčić - Reception of Video Production in Slovenia
Production: 1999
"Reception of Video Production in Slovenia" is from: Videodokument.Video Art in Slovenia 1969-1998, ur. B. Borčić, OSI-Slovenia, SCCA-Ljubljana, 1999-2001.
Škuc-Forum Video Production
Barbara Borčić - Škuc-Forum Video Production
Production: SCCA-Ljubljana, 1997
The text is accompanying the video program entitled "Škuc-Forum Video Production", curated by Barbara Borčić in 1997. It was presented at the Interstanding project (exhibition & conference) in Tallin, Estonia.
 
YEARS 3 decades present
Hribernik, Jasna  - Carte Postale
Hribernik, Jasna - Carte Postale (0:06:10)
TV Slovenija, 1997
Kovačič, Marko - Naprej v preteklost / Forth Into the Past
Kovačič, Marko - Naprej v preteklost /... (0:09:30)
Forum Ljubljana, VPK, 1995
Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda (ZANK) - The Sand Collectors (English version)
Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda (ZANK) - Th... (00:12:34)
V.S. Video / Forum Ljublj..., 1995
Kugler, Ema - Homo Erectus
Kugler, Ema - Homo Erectus (00:43:28)
ZANK, 2000
Alajbegović, Zemira; Jurečič, Boštjan - Rok Sieberer - Kuri
Alajbegović, Zemira; Jurečič, Boštja... (00:05:51)
TV Slovenija, 1996
Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda (ZANK) - Zbiralci peska
Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda (ZANK) - Zb... (00:13:06)
V.S. Video / Forum Ljublj..., 1995
Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda - Med štirimi stenami
Zemira Alajbegović, Neven Korda - Med št... (00:33:17)
ZANK, VPK & TV Slovenija (i..., 1999
Nika Grabar - Format Oblivion
Nika Grabar - Format Oblivion (00:14:43)
SCCA-Ljubljana, 2012
Hribernik, Jasna - Stopnišče / Starcase
Hribernik, Jasna - Stopnišče / Starcas... (0:16:07)
VPK, Ministrstvo za kultu..., 1992
Alajbegović, Zemira  - Marko Peljhan's Invisible Territory
Alajbegović, Zemira - Marko Peljhan's In... (00:49:12)
Jaka Hemler, 2001-2007
Alajbegović, Zemira  - Quick/Slow
Alajbegović, Zemira - Quick/Slow (00:11:47)
Zavod ZANK / koprodukcij..., 2004
Čigon, Ana; Torkar, Brina - Ulikses / Ulysses
Čigon, Ana; Torkar, Brina - Ulikses / U... (0:24:00)
Ana Čigon, Brina Torkar, 2005
Srdić Janežič Zoran - Trash Robots
Srdić Janežič Zoran - Trash Robots (00:01:56)
Zavod za sodobne umetnost..., 2010
Furlan Tomaž - Wear VIII
Furlan Tomaž - Wear VIII (00:04:39)
SCCA-Ljubljana, 2010
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