We are pleased to inform You that the first international
October Art Salon will be held in Belgrade (Serbia&Montenegro)
under the title 45th October Art Salon/Continental
Breakfast, Belgrade. The art director is Anda
Rottenberg, art historian from Poland. The vernissage
is on Friday 10th September. The inauguration with award
ceremony is on Saturday 11th September 2004. During the
opening weekend (11th and 12th September, 2004) the international
conference Symbolic and Personal Geographies of
Contemporary Art will be held.
The October Art Salon (www.oktobarskisalon.org)
is a representative event in the domain of visual arts.
Thanks to its four-decade-long tradition (it was founded
in 1960), Salon represents a significant segment in the
study of Modern Serbian art in the second half of the
twentieth century.Up-till-now the October Salon has been
promoting only artists from Serbia. This year's Salon
is an international event which will present artists from
all over Europe (Pistoletto, Kabakov, Boltanski, Gursky,
Delvoye, Narkevicius, Balka, Uklanski, Kahrs, Abramovic,
Todosijevic, Otasevic, Tomic, Joksimovic, Kaludjerovic,
Radovanovic...). Installations, photographs, performances,
prints, paintings will be displayed in several venues.
The main part of the exhibition will be held at the Museum
of Yugoslav history 25th May as well as at the galleries
in the very heart of the city of Belgrade.
45th October Art Salon "Continental Breakfast",
Belgrade is a part of a huge international art project
"Continental Breakfast" (www.continentalbreakfast.org)
which was inaugurated at the CEI Venice Forum held
in Venice in June 2003.