Sensing Cities Ep. 10: a conversation with CONA

Image courtesy of Cona

Image courtesy of Cona

Episode 10 of Sensing Cities discusses with Slovenian artists Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman, founders of CONA Institute of Contemporary Art about their locative audiopiece Walk the City, a project about the lesser known yet socially and politically important areas of the city of Ljubljana and the attempt to try and break the “bubble-ness” of modern city dwelling and commuting by slowing down the process through walking, exploring and listening. Walk the City invites its participants to start paying attention to the urban environment via its hidden narratives and soundscapes.

The show will be broadcast on Friday 10th of January 2014 at 5:00pm to 5:30pm (repeated on Monday the 13th at 1pm) @ Resonance FM.

About CONA

Irena Pivka, newmedia artist, architect, scenograher working as a freelance artist in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Brane Zorman is composer, intermedia artist, sound man-i-pul-ator, producer working as a freelance artist in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Irena Pivka and  Brane Zorman estabished CONA institute for procesing contemporary arts. Cona creates and promotes contemporary art works in relation to society, technology, space and sound. In 2008 Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman launched a platform radioCona that uses and reseasches the radio frequency space in art contexts. FM frequency is understood as public space, explored from different perspectives and mediated through artworks audiobooks, programming and exhibitions. radioCona is intervention into public space.

* CONA will be curating a new RadioCONA programme of  broadcasts as part of  REuseCITY:REuseRADIO. The schedule will run from the 14th to the 20th of January 2014. More info  can be found  here.

Links:

http://www.cona.si/

http://www.radiocona.si/

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