Hello dear visitors. This is the 6th post in our new weekly “City Break Week Guide” column. Our goal is to make a short preview of the latest events in the city of Belgrade. So, let’s see what’s going on during this week and next weeks.
Exhibition “Arno Fischer: Photographs” presented at the Art Gallery of Cultural Center of Belgrade is open from April 7 to 28. Official opening on Thursday, April 7 at 7 pm
Arno Fischer is considered to be one of the leading photography figures of Eastern Germany, and also extremely important and respected German artist – photographer , who has managed to create a photographic body of work that goes far beyond any ideological classification.
Fisher himself was very strict when choosing works for his official opus. Selection presented at the Art Gallery consists of 139 photographs and it really offers full overview of his creativity. Berlin is in the focus of the display, however exhibition also includes works for the Eastern German cultural and fashion magazine “Sibylle”: fascinating celebrity portraits, such as Marlene Dietrich and fashion photographs that discover other layers of Fischer’s opus, as well as photos from journeys around Germany and abroad, from New York, India, Africa and countries of Soviet Union and Eastern Block. Special segment of the exhibition present beautiful, melancholic polaroids from the series “Garden” organized in the form of triptych, which Fischer passionately made in his home for years. In these photographs you will probably find the essence of his creativity.
FESTIVAL: RESONATE 2016
Resonate 2016 is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year and is to take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from 12 to 16 April. During the 5 days of the event , Resonate will provide an overview of the current situation in the area of music, visual arts and digital culture. Guest artists, lecturers and other participants will be selected to represent the cutting edge contemporary creative industry in the world. Resonate 2016 will host the very first We are Europe events.
From April 12th to 16th, the Serbian event dedicated to visual arts and digital culture will invite the Todays Art and Nuits sonores festivals and their reflexive parts, European lab forum and Bright Collisions to explore the dynamics and the creativity of European culture. It will be an extensive program of visual arts and music performances, expert seminars, workshops and talks. ‘We are Europe’ gathers and pools the energy of eight European events, both festivals and forums, supporting European culture, upholding high artistic standards, cultural innovation and creation. This common project aims to develop a prospective European vision of electronic and digital cultures, cultural entrepreneurship, innovation and new technology.
Resonate Live includes not only concerts, music performances but also lectures, workshops, talks, panel discussions, and exhibitions and run parallel to Resonate Conference, a platform for networking, knowledge sharing and education. Resonate Live already announced performances by Squarepusher, Omar Souleyman, Hans Joachim Roedelius and Rashad Becker. In addition to this list, Resonate Live announces new names: Holly Herndon, Alec Empire, Daniel Miller, Pierre Bastien, Matthew Collin, Niños du Brasil, Rudi Punzo, Mariska de Groot, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith … ALEC EMPIRE (lecture 13.4 at Kinoteka, performance 13.4 at Dom omladine Beograda) Alec Empire is a German musician and sound activist from Berlin , best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage Riot – a prolific and distinguished solo artist, producer and DJ, he has released over a hundred albums, EPs and singles and remixed over seventy tracks for various artists.
Renowned Serbian violin player Nemanja Radulović and Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra will hold concert at the Kolarac Hall on April 7 and 8 at 20:00.
Nemanja Radulović returns to the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra after several years to give his interpretation of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1. In addition, Maestro Eiji Oue will conduct Strauss’ Don Juan, who undergoes the transformation of his personality as he searches for the ideal woman, and Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony, the best-known of all his pieces of this genre, which derives inspiration from the composer’s hidden emotions and suppressed feelings.
R. Strauss: Don Juan
М. Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)
For more information visit www.bgf.rs.
On the river, boat 20/44 will host one of those popular Disco not Disco parties featuring resident DJ Brka and Faze Action on the 8th of April. Faze Action are the brothers that are working it out. Recently named the number one Nu Disco/Indie Dance artists of 2014 by Traxsource, It’s their unique knack for taking timeless sounds from the past and reinventing them for future generations that makes Faze Action what it is. Add to that a mixture of elements from disco, classical, Latin and jazz with house music sensibilities, keeps the forward-thinking brothers ahead of the curve. Whether the London based duo are in the studio or playing sets to festival crowds, their devotion to delivering music with both depth and accessibility has earned the respect of loyal and new fans around the world.
Tickets: 500 RSD