SILENZIO_eternal loopholes and braided line / 32. Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana 2017

SILENZIO_eternal loopholes and braided lines has been conceived around the perception of “silence” and developed around a new kinetic sculpture. The sculpture and its movement are extended through performance: gesture, sound, and spoken word. These elements coexist and form a state of perception; through a growing patteren and process of attempts and errors, the loops cooperate to build up fleeting moments of oneness.
The result is a choreography: the single parts come together in the “culmen” of the development, a condition of accord where the structured assemblage of the parts assumes its own consistency. In Meta Grgurevič's work there’s always a state of being active, since “absolute silence” doesn’t exist in nature (in Latin silèntium, from silère “to be quiet,” an activity). The essence of Silenzio is this active suspension.
(Michele Drascek)

Project by Meta Grgurevič / Curator by Michele Drascek / Artistic overview and text by JAŠA / Construction of kinetic system in collaboration with France Petač / Choreography by Sanja Nesković Peršin / Performers: Marin Ino, Mateja Železnik, Tjaša Kmetec, Petar Đorčevski, Lukas Zuschlag, Richel Wieles / Music by BOWRAIN /Musicians: Ema Kobal, Tomaž Grom, Matevž Bajde /Photography by Jaka Babnik, Urška Boljkovac, Rosa Lux / Video by Tjaša Gnezda Special thanks to DK, Rok Bogataj

Produced by International centre of graphic arts
Co-producer:  Slovene National Opera and Ballet Theatre Ljubljana,
MOL, Mesto žensk
2017 Ljubljana