Marko Košnik / Ditopia Zaslon

Friday 23 October 2009 at 8 pm, Kibela - the opening of the exhibition Ditopia Zaslon (Ditopia Display) by Marko Košnik.

Marko Košnik
started his polymedia career in 1980s as a writer of concepts and a musician, producing creative environments, open labs and media platforms, dealing with synchronization of authors from different backgrounds. Crossing from acoustic studies of subterranean Karst to performances and installations with sonorostatics (electro-acoustic plates) Košnik entered the field of performances with his own producting of Egon March Institute and started building interactive environments in 1993.
Marko Košnik's most important performances he produced, directed and contributed either as composer, programmer, live video instrumentalist and/or performer are: The Thing (premiered in Hamburg 1991), Membrane 2 (premiered in Bauhaus Dessau 1993), CUKRARNA (premiered at Mediennbienale Leipzig 1994), PARAHOUSE (Bauhaus Dessau 1997), A.B.SENCE (Cankarjev dom 1996, Ljubljana, New Moves, Glasgow 1997), a theatre piece for six performers PA-RA (Cankarjev dom 1998), DESKTOP CINEMA (premiered at Reitschule Bern 2000). THEOTHEA (premiered in SKC Beograd 2001).
Since 2001 Košnik' orients towards solo works: field media research, video instrumentalism, installations and performances.

2008 - Operabil Conspirare (with Stephen Kovats), performance, Transmediale
- Berlin / Operabil Memotopia (with Barbara Thun), performance Klangteater - München, Days of new music - Brno, Kibla - Maribor / Loitz_TV, workshop of spaces and bodies selftuning - Loitz / Ditopia Memotopia, installation, Mediascape - Novigrad

2007 - Ditopia Batiskaf Trieste, installation, Mala galerija, Ljubljana / Operabil POW (with Barbara Thun), performance - Amsterdam / Operabil POW (Mousy), solo, Museumsquartier - Vienna, Rumeli Han - Istanbul / Operabil Early Documents 04 - 07, video installation, Museumsquartier - Vienna,  / Ditopa Novigrad, performance in public space, Mediascape - Novigrad

2006 - Tesla - Berlin, residence / international coproduction Operabil Kobe, performance (with Sumi Masayuki and Barbara Thun) Kobe - Maribor - Berlin / The Missing Engine of Laputa, solo performance, Documenta Urbana 2 - Kassel

2005 - Concert house - Vienna, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Tiranabienale 3 - Tirana, Res festival - Vienna

2004 - Workshop of poetic performance - Gradačac, Moderna galerija - Ljubljana, Station Mir - Heurouville St-Clair, Roaratorio, Geneva, Serious Pop, Vienna

2003 - Netherlands Tour (trio Blonk/Bruisnma/Košnik): Rotterdam, Den Haag, Nijmegen, Tilburg, Antropomedia - Mexico

2002 - Codelab, Podewil - Berlin, Mama - Zagreb, Kraakgeuliden series, Overtoom - Amsterdam, Steim - Amsterdam, Academy of Fine Art - Vienna

2001 - Polytechnic University - Brno, Multimedia department Academy of Fine Arts - Prague, Jeleny center - Prague, Solovecki otoki - Russia, Symmetry Symposium - Podewil, Berlin, Theater in Sautheast Europe - Beograd, Nato Pilots with guests, Steim - Amsterdam Arko

The exhibition is on display until 27 October 2009.

Production: ACE Kibla and Egon March Institute

The exhibition is part of  X-OP project, supported by European Commission – Program Culture and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and Municipality of Maribor.

Photo gallery(photo by: Boštjan Lah)



KiBela, space for art
  - archive
  - technical rider



Informal education

Accompanying art program


KiBar: cybernetic bar

Za:misel bookstore






Festival of Love 2008-2012

Days of Curiosity


Projects, Coproduction and International Cooperation

Current Projects


Past Projects

Subscribe to newsletters

Find us on:

E-Excellence Award 2008

MULTIMEDIJSKI CENTER KIBLA / Ulica kneza Koclja 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenija, Evropa
telefon: 059 076 371 ali 059 076 372 / e-pošta: