All the animations that are connected to Marko A. Kovačič’s artistic practice, more precisely, to The Civilisation of Plastos, are characterized by the combination of computer graphics or mechanical animation and performative procedures. Another characteristic of these video works is the special position occupied by animals, artificial figures and worlds and their interactions and relations. Lab party is set inside a laboratory, where laboratory assistant Plastos runs into a malfunction. He tries to solve the issue to no avail when a passer-by affectively solves the problem.
Production: Marko Kovačič & MSUM, 2017
9-channel video installation (5 minutes loop) was made for the exhibition "Multimedia Practices and Venues of Production", using the older artist's video materials from his projects in Ljubljana with the same title Casus Belli (1983): performances (Galeri...
Production: Forum Ljubljana / Zwiks production, 2003
In the year 2119 inside a base camp of Plastoses in the Saratov area a doctor is creating a fast Plastos Fesor, who will survive in the radioactive kirgian steppe. All the animations that are connected to Marko A. Kovačič’s artistic practice, more p...
Production: Forum-Ljubljana / Zwiks, 2003
Narration d'auteur contextualises the artists own art practice within the social and political circumstances in Yugoslavia/Slovenia in the period of 20 years. The visual material originates from his personal archive and appertains to his art projects,...
Short one-minute video showing clippings from newspaper articles about the celebration of May 1th, followed by sections and close-ups of certain motifs and communist symbols.
One-minute long overview of the set of project Katastropolis, composed of different actions and art works in different media. It is one of the basic sets for the authors video Forth into the past.
Documentary footage of The Lost Horizon, the artist's video installation at Kapelica Gallery in Ljubljana in 1997.
Production: Forum Ljubljana, VPK, 1995
The video deals with our understanding of the distant future, presented through a concrete example of the 23rd century archaeology. A narration of a professor archaeologist leads us through the story as he guides his student through one of the main archae...
Documentation of the exhibition in Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, 1994
Production: V.S. Video & Strip Core / Forum Ljubljana, 1993
A music video for a song - collage I've seen that … Like it is by a music group 2227 from Ljubljana blends shots of the group's performance with projections of graffiti by Strip Core group. Usage of lights and postproduction create chaotic and expressiv...
Production: V.S. VIDEO/Forum Ljubljana, 1992
Video deals with the theme of war in a parodic and grotesque manner. With Chroma key procedure the two main protagonists or shall we say antagonists - evil and conniving political leaders are set inside a TV studio, where so called Royal game takes place....
Production: Mreža za Metelkovo, 1990
Video documents a project "Mreža za Metelkovo", in which 200 partners gathered in 1990. Spatial needs of participating artists were presented in a programme, which came out in October 1990. All the corresponding institutions including the headquarters of...
Black and white recording follows the process of the construction of an installation Prediction of Zeus in Sarajevo in 1989 to its final version. The monumental work combines elements of sculpture and video art for a sinister forecast of an apocalypse.
Production: Studio Brut, 1990
Black and white recording documents two space installations entitled Sarcophagus and The Eye, accompanied by opera music. The pieces were part of an exhibition Experience of the Object in Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana in 1989.
Production: Studio Brut, 1990
Video documents a performance entitled Requiem, which happened as a part of an exhibition Izkušnja predmeta (Experience of the Object)in Modern gallery in Ljubljana in 1989. The artist conducted the performance on his 33rd birthday. Coated with whi...
Production: Studio Brut, 1988
Video documents an exhibition Programming the Gaze in Škuc Gallery in 1988. Camera travels around the exhibition and captures space installations in close-ups and from unexpected perspectives. Shots of five different installations line up, the titl...
Production: M.K., 1987
Video documents the author's installation with close-ups and details. Video is partly framed with a coloured mask. The author deals with sculptures theoretically as well through quotes featured at the end of the video.
Video is a simple collage of photographs from a performance The sacrifice of Jupiter, done with Marko Košnikl and Borut Cajnko. Video is followed by a lively music typical for silent films of the first half of the previous century.
The video is based on the performance of the same title. The metamorphosis of image is enabled by electronic technology. A step further from the chroma-key procedure of inserting of the front plane of the image into some other background, which invests th...
Production: Brut film, 1986
The hero first appears in real surroundings (the documentary effect), but in the next moment he finds himself in front of a rich fine-art scenery. The chroma-key effect is used to manifest some other world (the illusion of dreams). The scenery, however, d...
Production: ŠKUC - Forum / koprodukcija Marijan Osole - Max, 1985
The story of the narrative is based on genre crime fiction. The images are filled with citations from the history of art and cinema (Man Ray, S. Eisenstein) and are further stratified and multiplied. The dynamics of the image fraught with a typical cinema...
Video is a document of an exhibition of two of authors sculptures made as a part of symposium by Forma viva community in Zreče. Totals and details of the statues are framed with a coloured mask.
Video je nastal v okviru razstave Back to the USA skupine R IRWIN S (katere član je bil takrat Kovačič) v Galeriji ŠKUC. Poleg dokumentarnih posnetkov z razstave in spremljajočih dogodkov, so bili kot performans uprizorjeni prizori iz slik na razstav...
Video documentation visually notes the author's sculpture work made in the years between 1982 and 1984.
Production: Škuc - Forum, 1983
Video was made on a basis of an eponymous performance from 1983 by Marko Kovačič. The artist applies his body to projections in the background and creates static and moving images. Video is accompanied by experimental music.
Video documents performance in which the author combines elements of sculpture, space, geometry, physicality, action and music. With specific movement, contructivistically designed sets projected onto a screen and the present video installation the artist...
Production: ŠKUC, 1983
A short film is composed by sequences that are constructed on the principle of montage and synchronised with sound that is played from a separate source (tape-recorder). The geometric constructions are alternated with images of the body (of the artist) th...
Production: ZVVIKS Production, 1999
Shot in 8 mm, the film takes inspiration from the genre of action film. In particular it ironically reconstructs the dynamics of a pursuit, the suspense, and the sudden cuts of the martial art film of the '70s. With the same purpose it uses a grained...