‘Library - Production of Memory’. Call for artists


Pro Rodopi Foundation (Bostina, Bulgaria) is a co-organzier of the European comission funded project ‘Libraries - Production of Memory’. Co-ordinator of the project is Theater des Augenblicks (Vienna, Austria). Other co-organizers are National Library of Serbia (Belgrade, Serbia) and Municipality of Goreme (Cappadoccia, Turkey).

The Artistic director of Pro Rodopi Art Centre Petar Todorov is part of the Artistic leading team of the project together with Gul Guerses, Artistic director of Theater des Augenblicks and Sreten Ugricic, Director of National Library of Serbia.

The project runs from 1 October 2009 untill 30 September 2011.

An open international call for artists and concepts has been announced on 16 October 2009. Till 16 November 2009 artists from all disciplines from Europe can apply to participate.

The 10 artists will spend some time in Serbia (Belgrade and Vinca/Lepenski vir), Turkey (Istanbul and Cappadoccia) and Bulgaria (Sofia and Rhodopes mountain). During the residencies they will create art pieces which are to be presented in the mentioned locations. The final presentation of all art creations is planned for September 2011 in Istanbul.

‘Libraries - Production of Memory’ is also part of the official programme of ‘Istanbul 2010-European capital of Culture’.

Information about the call for artists and for the general concept of the project can be found at the following link: