by way of Adele Eisenstein <adele@c3.hu> ksak.info@mail.md
Fri, 01 Mar 2002 16:03:39 +0100

Dear colleagues and friends,

Please find below the short description of the international project
UFO CONVENTION, which is going to be held in Rep. of Moldova,
in April 05-08, 2001.

We would like to ask you to distribute this information to your colleagues,
friends, artists, theoreticians, writers and poets who might be interested 
in taking part in it.

We would be glad to receive names, brief artistic biography of artists, 
writers and poets who are interested to participate in this project, as 
well, a brief
idea/project concerning the work which is going to be done here.

All information should be sent by fax or e-mail to the Center for 
Contemporary Art,
Chisinau as soon as possible, but not later than by Wednesday, March 20, 2002.

For additional information, please, don't hesitate to contact us.

All the best,
Lilia Dragneva
Center for Contemporary Art, Chisinau KSA:K


Period: April 05-08, 2002


The project UFO CONVENTION will include a number of events related to the 
point at which
Contemporary Art crosses the UFO phenomena. The CONVENTION's agenda will 
call for a discussion
of UFO and anomaly phenomena, which took place in various forms and aspects 
in the cultural
and social-politic context of the Republic of Moldova. These phenomena will 
be analyzed and
commented on in connection with the presence of Contemporary Art as an 
intruder phenomenon
in our cultural space. In the course of four days the following events
will take place consecutively: conference featuring UFO-logists, an 
exhibition by a group of
artists from The Netherlands, Moldova, Romania, Poland, Russia, France, 
Great Britain, who
will exhibit a series of installations featuring recent experiments in the 
area of sound
and digital image interference; followed by video presentations by 
participants from Yugoslavia,
Greece, Turkey, Macedonia, Slovenija, Bulgaria, Moldova, France, Great 
Britain, and, finally, each
of these days will end with VJ - DJ shows by Russian and Polish artists, 
and "Nuclear Los'"
band from Russia. The entire project will culminate in a publication 
accompanied by a CD,
which will contain the pieces presented in the section featuring sound 

Centrul pentru Arta Contemporana, Chisinau
Str. Puschin 16, Chisinau, Republica Moldova
Pone: +37 32 212766
Fax:   +373 2 212768
Email: ksak.info@mail.md

Curator: Stefan Rusu
Email: rusu@art.md , winypuh@yahoo.com
Pone: + 373 2 212766

Military Palace, str. Tighina, or. Chisinau,
Exhibition complex UAP "C.Brancusi", Chisinau

1. SOROS Foundation, Moldova
2. Aliance Francais, Moldova
3. The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Moldova

1. USA Embassy, Chisinau, Moldova
2. French Embassy, Chisinau, Moldova
3. The Netherlands Embassy, Kiev, Ukraine
4. "I. Kondratiuc" Foundation, Russia
5. "Ford" Foundation, Russia

1. UAP Gallery "Constantin Brancusi", Chisinau
2. Cinema theater  "Odeon", Chisinau
3. Space of the dance club "la Victor", Chisinau

Project's description:

CONVENTION is going to be preceded by the press-conference where is going to
be announced goals, objectives, participants and event's program.

Informational support - INFOTAG Agency.

UFO CONVENTION is going to be held during four days in the period of April 
05-08, 2002,
the program will be structured in four sections:

1. Conference's program will include the communications of experts in 
UFO-logy from:
Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and Romania. The subject of the speech will be 
based on the
investigation and research of the UFO and the paranormal and anomaly 
those are going to be analyzed concerning psychics anomaly, commented by 
in the psychiatry (alienists) field. The above mentioned presentations and 
are going to be intercalated by the subject of the presence of Contemporary 
Conference will run between 12.00-15.00 PM, the presentations will be held
at the Military Palace, str. Tighina, or. Chisinau.

2. In exhibition's frames are going to be held actions, performances and 
which regards to the sound and digital image interference, with 
participants from Moldova,
Poland, Russia, Holland, United Kingdom, that will start at 4 PM in the 
exhibition hall
"Constantin Brancusi" or. Chisinau.

3. Program of video projections with participants from Yugoslavia, Greece, 
Turkey, Macedonia,
Slovenia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, France and a special program with 
participants from
Great Britain, Japan and USA  that will start at 6:00 PM at Odeon theatre.

4. Day's program will end with the presentation of DJ/VJ from Poland, 
Russia, starting at
9 PM in the dance club "La Victor", or Chisinau