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Following the example of similar festivals across Europe, Skopje Light Art District brings a unique experience to the citizens of Skopje filled with lights and colors. This festival is quite a new cultural and social event. Foreign and domestic artists, through the art of light, give the audience a thrilling and exciting experience. For four days, light art installations, interactive and music performance and video mapping are blended in the city's architecture and landscape, making this Skopje's most visited festival. For four days, the city center becomes a large outdoor museum.


What is Skopje light art district?
Skopje light art district is a festival of light art and video mapping that has been held for three years, throughout the streets of the city of Skopje and like a creative lightning will hit the city again in September this year.


Why Skopje light art district?
Through this event, it is possible for performers from the country and abroad, yes confront different styles and presentations of contemporary art impregnating creations and performances in the field of culture. Contemporary art is the art of today, produced by artists living and creating in the 21st century. This art creates an opportunity to reflect and present the challenges and problems of contemporary society, and artists work under the influence of culturally diverse and technologically advanced world. This art is a dynamic combination of light, materials, methods, concepts and objects that challenge traditional boundaries and defy easy definition. Diverse and eclectic, it is part of the cultural dialogue as regards larger contextual frameworks.


This type of event has many roles, but the one that stands out the most is the promotion of the integration of art, built architecture and the environment of architecture (because it takes place in a public space) so that artists are in direct communication with architects, city planners, designers, city administration, raising the public awareness and education, attracting tourists, creating a visual identity of certain locations throughout the city, generating a sense of pride and belonging to the target groups for which this art is intended. Overall, this event creates a city and collective memory and history and upgrades the city image.

 

Who is it for?
Skopje light art district belongs to the events that take place in public space, making it makes it more accessible to a large number of visitors from different categories, with lighting installations placed in several different locations around the city directly connecting to the context in which they are exposed. This event presented in the public space is acceptable and understandable and has several advantages, of which: helps develop the quality of social understanding of contemporary art, helps to develop identity, uniqueness and civic pride, but also to point out and remind the cultural heritage in the field of architecture.


The uniqueness and uniqueness arises from the compositions in the public spatial data and as such can not be reproduced in a gallery environment.

SkLAD Creative Team

Filip Avramcev, executive producer
Aleksandra Stratimirovic, artistic director and curator

Stefan Aleksandar Jovanovski, project manager
Emil Petrov, graphic design
Emil Lazarevski, communications manager
Martin Dimitrijev, lighting designer
Boban Manov, video producer

SkLAD Technical team

Marjancho Mitrovski
Dejan Stojkovski
Boban Todorov
Nenad Stosikj
Sasho Filipovski
Aleksandar Atanasovski
Mitat Imeri
Vojce Gjakov
Dzeljadin Beljulji
Milan Goshikj
Ljube Stankoski
Aleksandar Arsovski
Kujtim Grubi


SkLAD Administration Team

Karolina Todorova
Vesna Chujovikj
Emilija Radosavljevikj
Maja Mihajlova
Emilija Krstevska
Miroslav Ivakovikj
Naum Aluloski
Miroslav Kacarov

SkLAD Volunteers 2021

Marija Cedomirovska, coordinator

Nadica Andonova, coordinator

Ivan Nedelkovski

Aleksandra Kovacevska
Ana Stankovik

Andrej Kopcarevski

Angela Mitrevska

David Nikolovski

Martina Stoeva

Mila Petrusheva

Sandra Sofkoska

Nino Angelovski

Tamara Janevska

Marija Jakjovska

Marija Kolevska

Petar Kostadinoski