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25 Jun 2011


Maska is a nonprofit organization for publishing, production (performances, interdisciplinary and visual art works), education and research. It is organized through three sections:

  • Maska Publications

Performing arts magazine Maska, book series TRANSformacije and Mediakcije, are the foundations of the Maska publishing programme. The field of reflection comprises the broadest area of contemporary performing arts, from theatre, contemporary dance and new ballet to performance, multimedia and new-media art.

Maska, Journal for Performing Arts

Maska magazine is published in three double issues a year, each issue dedicated to one specific topic. In recent issues the authors have thus focused upon the unbearable lightness of artistic freedom, the politics of presenting, the performativity of political protest, the postdramatic condition, dance and politics, vision and visuality, theatrical strategies, performance education, new European drama, genetic art, dramaturgy of dance, theory on stage, eroticism, new Eastern art and theory, the inventory of the nineties, the pleasure of the automaton, Gestus, etc. Apart from articles related to chosen topics, the magazine also includes interviews with artists and theoreticians, reviews of performances and books, articles on the hidden phenomena in contemporary performing arts, research findings etc.

The TRANSformacije Book Series
Book series TRANSformacije is profiled as a field of contemporary reflection on performing arts, including works by Slovene authors as well as translations of distinguished titles in the field. TRANSformacije provide the terminological and conceptual frame for reflection on contemporary performing arts.

The Mediakcije Book Series
Book series Mediakcije is profiled as a field of critical writings on media culture and society. The first title is New Watchdogs, by Serge Halimi, followed by Naomi Klein’s No logo), Monopoli (by Sandra B. Hrvatin and Lenart J. Kučić) as well as books by Ariel Dorfman and Armand Mattelart, How to Read Donald Duck and Olivier Razac, The Screen and the ZOO

  • Maska Productions

Maska Productions produces performances and other artistic events by innovative, exploring artists as well as first projects of the youngest generation (Janez Janša, Irena Tomažin, Alix Eynaudi, Alice Chauchat, Magda Reiter, Rok Vevar, Mare Bulc).

  • Maska Symposium

Maska Symposium's basic project is the Seminar of Contemporary Performing Arts. Seminar is all year programme, with lectures by internationally aclaimmed scholars, artists and writers. Other activities include organisation of lectures, talks, debates, workshops etc.