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School of Contemporary Humanities: Cultural Violence of Capitalism

10/04/2014

The School of Contemporary Humanities is a new addition to this year’s Subversive Festival. Its aim is to establish an interdisciplinary scope of rethinking the problems of neoliberal capitalism. Registrations are opened until April 18th 2014.

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The king of rock'n'rai Rachid Taha coming to Culture Factory

08/04/2014

In continuation with the last year's accompanying music program, Subversive Festival in collaboration with Žedno uho brings to Zagreb the activist and charismatic musician – Rachid Taha. 

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Subversive Art & Theory – public lectures and round-table discussions

10/11/2013

Presentation of the book by Bojana Kunst, the debate on the status of contemporary art...

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Jangtze project, Simultaneous speech, Eternal Flame of Rage, Fontana

10/11/2013

Performances by Croatian artists Siniša Labrović and Dalibor Martinis.

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Marquard Smith: The Power of Theory: Place and Function of Scholarly Journals Today

09/11/2013

Chief editor of one of the most influential journals for visual culture will share with us his experiences in directing and editing.

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Suzana Marjanić: On performance art - ritual and/or protest

08/11/2013

In the last years the modus of performance acts intensified, as it was the case with the political performances in the 1960s.

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Žarko Paić: Contemporary Art and Its Theory: Work, Event, Performance

08/11/2013

Art in all historical epochs has the task of being more than art. It can never be either autonomous or heteronymous. 

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The Arts of Occupation. A survey of the use of images and space in the Occupy Movement and the Arab Spring.

09/11/2013

W. J. T. Mitchell will discuss the power of images in political arena.

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W.J.T. Mitchell: Showing seeing: a critique of visual culture

06/11/2013

What is visual culture or visual studies? Is it an emergent discipline, a passing moment of interdisciplinary turbulence, rhetoric and communication, art history, or aesthetics?

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Visual Studies Today: The Power of Images

06/11/2013

On November 7-11, 2013, Zagreb will host outstanding visual studies theoreticians from around the world as part of the program Visual Studies Today: The Power of Images. 

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Open letter to friends of Subversive Festival

13/10/2013

Dear friends, collaborators and visitors, and all of you who have participated in the organization of Subversive Festival or in its programmes. 

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Athens’ Alter Summit: For the cradle of democracy is not its tomb

13/06/2013

Radio & television closure shows a U-turn in austerity policies in Greece and Europe is urgently needed.

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Yanis Varoufakis: A night at occupied ERT

12/06/2013

A night to remember. A night that friends at the BBC, ABC, CBC ought to note.

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In Solidarity with the People of Turkey

08/06/2013

We would like to express strong support for the struggle of our comrades across Turkey. 

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Join EuroPie in Toulouse, the 23rd, 24th and 25th of August 2013

08/06/2013

We invite you to EuroPie, an event created by young people for young people aiming at strengthening solidarity in youth actions. 

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Slavoj Žižek supports the protests in Turkey

02/06/2013

“Only if we fight together we have a chance!”

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Srećko Horvat: The easiest way to the Gulag is to joke about the Gulag

02/06/2013

It is time that we realised where the real danger in Europe lies. 

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Closing of the 6th Subversive Festival

18/05/2013

At 19 p.m. Aleida Guevara will talk about the ALBA project and its importance and significance. 

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Revolution, ideology and French theory in a "confession" genre

17/05/2013

Conference on Friday will start with French theory as a "confession" genre with a book promotion of Bernard Stiegler's Acting out

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The European Left and the Global Crisis of Capitalism

17/05/2013

After the inspiring World Social Forum in Tunis the question arises of how the World Social Forum could re-establish itself as an important civil society space. 

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On love and new practices of democracy

16/05/2013

At 21 p.m. Slavoj Žižek, one of the most influential living philosophers and a friend of the Subversive Festival, will talk about love as a political strategy.

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Álvaro García Linera's lecture cancelled

16/05/2013

With great regret we inform you that Álvaro García Linera's lecture scheduled for 21 p.m. on Friday is cancelled due to his inability to participate.

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The Enlargement of Post-Democratic Europe

16/05/2013

Today at ZKM the program carried out with the Transform! Europe network will be held.

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The most dangerous man in Europe and the most dangerous philosopher of the West

15/05/2013

At 21 p.m. don't miss the historic debate between Alexis Tsipras and Slavoj Žižek!

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Commoning the Future

15/05/2013

During the day, activists and researchers will discuss in what ways they can join forces in order to win the battle against imposed enclosures of the common and public goods.

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Erratic Marxist and the crisis of capital

14/05/2013

In his lecture at 21 p.m. Maurizio Lazzarato will explorethe thesis on debtor-creditor relation with a question: “Is the current crisis of debt in fact a crisis of capital?”

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Balkan Forum: democratisation and participation, workers’ struggles, media and the public sphere

14/05/2013

Working groups will present their conclusion at plenary sessions.

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Transcending capitalism and feminist critique of liberal democracy

13/05/2013

We will start the week with lectures on capitalist economy and feminist critique of liberal democracy.

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The Second Balkan Forum

13/05/2013

The Second Balkan Forum will continue working on the issues outlined in the conclusions of the First Balkan Forum.

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Towards a Utopia of Democracy: Opening of the Conference

12/05/2013

Today at 19 p.m. we will open the conference part of the Subversive Forum with a round-table The Utopia of European Union.

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Balkan Open

12/05/2013

On Sunday, May 12, Balkan Open will host 12 parallel self-organised sessions at which participating movements and actors will debate issues on which they concentrate their work and struggle.

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Conference Live Stream

12/05/2013

Live Stream of all the lectures and round tables!

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On the models of past, present, motherhood and skin

11/05/2013

Subversive Festival entered its second weekend. At ZKM Joint Social Conference will be held throughout the whole day with its various work groups.

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Subversive Friday: engaging poetry reading training and the Berlin queer scene

10/05/2013

In the evening hours of the program, Subversive Literature and SubLit café will take place.

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Epic poetry and the subtle evocation of worker's right

09/05/2013

On the sixth day of Subversive Festival the session Nationalism, Neoliberalism and the Struggle for Democracy will be held in co-operation with the Romanian social forum.

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Subversive T-shirts

09/05/2013

Subversive T-shirts have arrived! You can buy them at cinema Europe for the price of 60kn, and here you can download “the design” and make your own T-shirt!

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Imitation of democracy and the moral compass of a community

08/05/2013

Today at Subversive: austerity, the most significant events of the 20th century, pedophilia in the Chirch, re-examining capitalism and oppression.

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Esthetic debates on the relationship of Brech and Hollywood

07/05/2013

On Tuesday the Subversive Forum will start. In the next 10 days it will host activist, journalists, scientists and politicians.

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Stone, Queer and Marker

06/05/2013

Today Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States will be screened and we will start with the additional program Queer beyond its four walls.

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Opening ceremony of the 6th Subversive Festival

04/05/2013

Opening ceremony of the 6th Subversive Festival will be held at Cinema Europe on Saturday, 4th May at 8 pm.

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Power I would give to everyone: Prometheuses who are better than Zeuses

02/05/2013

Festival director Nikola Devčić on this year's Subversive Festival. The Festival starts on May 4th in Cinema Europa.

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Subversive Festival: Depathologisation of the Balkans

02/05/2013

Subversive hopes to help in the depathologisation and deprovincialisation of the Balkans.

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Opening of Subversive Film Festival with Pervert's Guide to Ideology

30/04/2013

Opening ceremony of the 6th Subversive Film Festival will be held at cinema Europe on Saturday, 4th May.

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Subversive Literature: ''Engagement Today''

29/04/2013

Under the umbrella of the 6th Subversive Festival the first Subversive Literature conference will take place.

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Oliver Stone: The Untold History of the United States

28/04/2013

Cinema Europa, May 6-10, 18.00 – 20.00

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Srećko Horvat and Igor Štiks: Towards a Utopia of Democracy

27/04/2013

Two years after the “year of dreaming dangerously” (2011), we urgently need to raise some questions. What happened after the Arab Spring?

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The Second Balkan Forum (May 12-14, 2013): Call for Panels

18/12/2012

The 2nd Balkan Forum will take place between May 12-14, 2013 at the Subversive Forum in Zagreb.

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‘Artisans for incorporation’- An interview with Saskia Sassen

17/12/2012

From web magazine Citizenship in Southeast Europe

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Gustave Massiah: Reflections on The European social movement

09/11/2012

For several years we have been faced with the need to build a European Social Movement...

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'The Greek people are currently at the epicenter of the capitalism crisis'

26/10/2012

Speech given by Eric Toussaint at the SYRIZA youth festival in Athens, 6 October, 2012

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Eric Toussaint: Greece-Germany: who owes who? (1)

01/10/2012

Germany 1953 / Greece 2010-2012

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Srećko Horvat: Europe: are there Nazis living on the moon?

26/09/2012

Costa Concordia might furnish another aptly-named example for symbolizing the harmony and unity between European nations.

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Susan Watkins: Another Turn of the Screw?

25/07/2012

From New Left Review 75, May-June 2012

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'Occupy Europe' shirts

12/06/2012

Because of huge interest for the 'Occupy Europe' shirts, we have decided to provide them for your own print.

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Eric Toussaint: 'All the loans accorded by the Troika are illegitimate'

08/06/2012

Eric Toussaint interviewed for the news website called net.hr.

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The 1st Balkan Forum: 'Another Balkans is Possible!'

05/06/2012

The 1st Balkan Forum took place within the 2012 Subversive Forum in Zagreb on May 17th and 18th.

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In solidarity with the Greek people, let us mobilize!

04/06/2012

For joint actions around the Greek elections, and for large Euro-Mediterranean’s mobilizations in autumn 2012!

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