1:1 STOPOVER – Group Exhibition
MSUM – Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova | Moderna galerija Ljubljana
17 October 2013 – 12 January 2014
Curated by Zdenka Badovinac
In collaboration with Maska Ljubljana
Igor Štromajer: Expunction, 2011
+ FB Photo Set: 1:1 Expunction
Azra Akšamija, Julieta Aranda & Anton Vidokle, Jože Barši, Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto and Michelangelo Pistoletto, The Collection, the Museum and the History presented by Walter Benjamin, Domestic Research Society, Irwin, Isola Art Center, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Kontekst Collective, Trevor Paglen, Marko Peljhan, Tadej Pogačar, Marjetica Potrč, Marija Mojca Pungerčar, Raqs Media Collective, Marko Sančanin, Igor Štromajer, Apolonija Šušteršič, Dragan Živadinov :: Dunja Zupančič :: Miha Turšič
“When on a scale of 1:1, art not only describes life, it is one with it.”
Not interested in showcasing art, 1:1 would be better called a stopover for art than an exhibition, since 1:1 art can never be wholly contained in the time frame of an event.
The focus of the 1:1 stopover is the relationship between art and life, and art and institution. When on a scale of 1:1, art not only describes life, it is one with it. This relation can be disrupted by the institution, which is often thought to divorce art from life. Not so, however, when the institution itself tries to establish a similar one-to-one relationship with art by no longer merely representing it, but instead treating it as a partner.
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