Slovene Avant Garde comes to Seattle in NovemberFrom 18 to 24 November, Seattle will be hosting a cultural festival called “State of Art: The New Slovene Avant Garde.”
On the schedule is a film festival with more than 20 films; readings from the brand-new first-ever English translation of Vladimir Bartol’s Slovene classic Alamut (published by Scala); an exhibit of works by Neue Slowenische Kunst; and a performance by Laibach. There will also be workshops, panels, receptions and other side events.
The festival is being sponsored by the Slovene Film Fund and the University of Washington. The website isn’t up yet, but it will be at www.nwfilmforum.org/slovenia soon.