June 20th – July 10th
Stano Buban, Bratislava, Slovakia http://stanobuban.blogspot.com/
- Buban is preoccupied with existential themes – contemporary businessmen stricken by the global crisis, kneel down lost in space. The Professor of the Art Academy in Bratislava embedded his lost protagonists in the abandoned barns and under the porches of Sloestica;
Eva Mayer, Shamorin, Slovakia https://www.facebook.com/mayer.eva.92?fref=ts
- The Hungarian Eva Mayer is a young but already established artist with a rich portfolio. Except for the numerous realized exhibitions and projects, she was awarded with the prestige scholarship for PhD studies of Art from the Hungarian government. The Sloestica Whirpools are the central theme of her artistic researches;
Gerhard Steinle, Nuremberg, Germany https://www.facebook.com/gerhard.steinle.39
- Traditionally, the Office for International Relations of the city of Nuremberg supports the visit of the German representative in Sloestica. Steinle pointed his tools towards the river stones of the region. Except for sculptures, he made a series of drawings and watercolor paintings – all of this inspired by the vivid surroundings of the artistic “threshing floor”.
Caleb Seth Branson, Yanceyville, NC, USA https://www.facebook.com/CalBranson?fref=ts
- The graduate of art studies in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, stays visits the residency as a result of a recommendation from the “Asolare” art foundation (asolare.org). As a scholarship receiver for a study related trip to Europe, he draws experience from the older European colleagues of this workshop.
This Artist Residency was realized with a partial support of the Macedonian Ministry of Culture.