KRUG Cacak Serbia, Book – Earth – Maps

North-South-East-West  exhibited at KRUG’s 2008 Biennial Book – Earth – Maps in Cacak Serbia.

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The North-South-East-West DVD was exhibited at the KRUG (Center for visual research) 2008 Biennial of the Visual Arts entitled “Book – Earth – Maps” in  Cacak Serbia.

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KRUG (Center for visual research/Centar za vizuelna istrazivanja) is famous for its Balkan biennial of the visual arts which has featured the works of artists like  Marina Abramovic, Joseph Beuys, Mira Brtka, Radomir Damnjanović Damnjan, Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, Zivko Grozdanić Gera, Grupa Rouge, Sadko Hadzihasanovic, Jamesdin, Branimir Karanovic, Kristo (Christo), Silvija Lorenz, Milovan Marković Destil, Vladimir Miladinovic, Edin Numankadić, Tanja Ostojic, Uros Pavlovic, Vesna Perunović and Božidar Plazinić.

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The KRUG typically exhibits works of artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Greece, Croatian, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia and Turkey, Austria, Denmark, France, Italy, India, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Peru, the United States, Thailand, Australia and Great Britain.

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About Cacak Serbia

Čačak is a city in west-central Serbia. It is the administrative center of the Moravica District of Serbia. Čačak is the main economic, cultural and sport center of the district.. The population of the city itself is 73,331, while the population of the municipality is 115,337. Čačak is 144 km south of the capital city, Belgrade. This city traversed a long and thorny road from an anonymous settlement to a modern city in the 21st century. The very face of the city, as seen in the facades, monuments, and cultural establishments, is the reflection of the artistic spirit of its inhabitants.

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During the theatrical season there are numerous theatrical ensembles on tour from all of Serbia at the Cultural Centre. The centre is home to a Drama Studio and schools of ballet, fine art and sculpture. Exhibitions and performances, cultural and literary evenings are held at the “Nadežda Petrović” and “Risim” galleries, the National Museum, the Salon of Photography, the Inter-Municipal Archive, the premises of the City Library, the Pupil Centre, etc. Fine art and sculpture colonies are most often held at the Ovčar Banja spa resort. There are numerous cultural, musical, entertainment and tourist manifestations within the city and close surroundings, which attract multitudes of followers of ethno-culture, original folk music, like the Dis spring, Memorial to Nadežda Petrović and the Flute festival in the nearby village of Prislonica, and other accompanying content. In Guča, 10 km south from Čačak every year the Guča trumpet festival is held, one of the most popular in the Balkans, alongside the Exit festival in (Novi Sad).

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