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About Kons

konS ≡ the Platform for Contemporary Investigative Arts is an open and evolving structure that seeks to establish links between communities, knowledge institutions, research centers and the economy at a systemic level, with all parties interested in co-creating a sustainable, safer and more ethical future in a dynamic, constantly changing world.

Efforts to establish an active network of research, production and justification of better conditions for research, development and realization of contemporary research art projects, brought together nine partners – NGOs, art producers, tactical media, public cultural centers and the Academy of Arts on the diagonal of Eastern and Western Cohesion Region: Kersnikova, Projekt Atol, Aksioma, Ljudmila, Cona, all from Ljubljana, and the University of Nova Gorica – Academy of Arts, Youth Center Velenje, LokalPatriot Novo mesto and MKC Maribor.

Events

BridA: LIDAR-3D, kreativna vizualizacija

17. January 2022 at 17:00

Delavnica za mlade od 12. leta v Knjižnici Mirana Jarca, Novo mesto

Izkusi kako resničnost oziroma predmete s pomočjo tehnologije prenesemo v virtualni svet, kjer se odprejo številne možnosti kreativnega manipuliranja, ki omogoča, da objekte zlahka spreminjamo in postavljamo v različna okolja.

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BridA: Micro:bit

19. January 2022 at 17:00

Delavnica za otroke in mlade med 9. in 15. letom starosti v Xcentru, Nova Gorica

Kontroliranje luči in zvokov na daljavo? Na delavnici Micro:bit se bomo posvetili programiranju in konkretni uporabi naprav, ki bodo preko programskega vmesnika kontrolirale svetlobo in zvoke!

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Andy Gracie: Catastrophe Jangled Hideously Out Of Process 

20. January - 11. March 2022

Umetniška inštalacija v xcentru, Nova Gorica

Nasičenost medijev s post-katastrofičnimi podobami je povzročila določeno desenzitizacijo, hkrati pa tovrstno gradivo fetišiziramo, želimo si še več takih bodob, naš pogled se ujame v past te realnosti, ki je postala neobičajna.

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News

Hybrid Systems and Biobot in Bozar

As part of the new edition of the STARTS award from 3 December 2021 to 9 January 2022, Bozar is hosting sustainable projects that promote social, ecological and economic innovation through collaboration between art and new technologies. There is also Biobot, created under the auspices of the konS platform.

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STAscience: online conversation

As part of the STAScience project, the Slovenian Press Agency prepared an online discussion on the intertwining of art and science, with an emphasis on the intersection of these fields in contemporary art. The event took place on Tuesday, November 23, at 12 noon.

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Exhibiton of comic book: We need to talk, AI

Until 20 December, the Velenje Library will host an exhibition of comics on the current and important topic of artificial intelligence and the possibilities and risks it opens up. The exhibition of comics was organized by the Velenje Youth Center.

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