Design Theory, Design Research, Information Design, Service Design
On December 22, Silence performed at the State Celebration of the Slovene Independence and Unity Day. The event's artistic program - entitled 'Fine-Tuning, Concerto for a Two-Million Piece Orchestra' - was conceived and directed by the duet. The event featured a formal address by Dr. Miro Cerar, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia.
Prva tiskana izdaja študije Design arhitekta Edvarda Ravnikarja (1969). In prvi slovenski prevod Priročnika za vesoljsko ladjo Zemlja (1969) R. Buckminstra Fullerja. Skupaj ali ločeno. Knjigi sta izšli v Zbirki 42 založbe Pekinpah. Urednici zbirke sta Barbara Predan in Petra Cerne Oven.
Oloopov eksperimentalni projekt Roke gledajo, oči tipajo: Taktilni laboratorij, ustvarjen pod taktirko oblikovalk Tjaše Bavcon, Katje Burger in Jasmine Ferček, skupaj z gostujočimi umetniki in mentorji Maria Blaisse, Zlatkom Djogićem, Dominiko Kacin in Nino Koželj, je oktobra na devetih dogodkih udeležencem predavanj in delavnic omogočil raziskovanje otipa, teže, zvoka in gibanja tekstila ter drugih materialov. Zaznavanje, spoznavanje, opazovanje dogajanja in interpretiranje videnega je bilo med ustvarjalnim procesom v okviru Oloopovega taktilnega laboratorija delo kuratorke Barbare Predan.
In his book Immortality, Milan Kundera made an incisive remark: “To be mortal is the most basic human experience, and yet man has never been able to accept it, grasp it, and behave accordingly. Man doesn't know how to be mortal. And when he dies, he doesn't even know how to be dead.” The exhibition will question clichéd responses, sayings, and ideas on death. Opening: September 29, 2017, Srečišče Gallery, Metelkova 8, Ljubljana.
ATypI’s yearly congress is an opportunity to exchange views, ideas and knowledge with the most prominent professionals from the field of typography and type design in the world. In addition to the events at the conference, AtypI published an interview with Pekinpah member and head of Information design section, Petra Černe Oven
On the occasion of the Salone del Mobile Milan 2017, the Slovenia Design Showroom Milano is being presented to the public. The new incarnation is entitled "Design as the Capacity for Change: The Best of Slovenian Wood Design". Location: Galleria San Fedele, via Hoepli 3/b, Milano. Date: 3-9 April, 2017.
Information design field is richer for a comprehensive publication (edited by Alison Black, Paul Luna, Ole Lund and Sue Walker), which offers an authoritative guide to this important multidisciplinary subject. Amongst numerous contributors are also Pekinpah collaborators Barbara Predan and Petra Černe Oven.
The new Design Issues (MIT Press Journals) is out now. Very happy to be part of it with a review of the exhibition Saša J. Mächtig: Systems, Structures, Strategies.
V prvo Pekinpahovi uprizoritveni razstav, smo z združevanjem formatov sodobnih uprizoritvenih praks, razpirali večperspektivični pogled. Predstavljene so bile uprizoritvene, vizualne, glasbene in oblikovalske aktivnosti Pekinpahovih umetnikov in oblikovalcev, ki skozi različne žanre in prostorsko-časovno kontekste preslikavajo smernice nastalega, sedanjega in prihajajočega.
Collection 42 (Zbirka 42), a series of books on design, under the auspices of the Pekinpah Association. Edited by Petra Černe Oven and Barbara Predan.
CODEC, the Contemporary Design Collaborative is an initiative to build a network of design professionals. One of the partners is also the Pekinpah Association.
Slovenia has a clear strategic purpose for actively supporting wood as one of the products
that Slovenian companies can successfully market. Wood25 is an exhibition of a few selected highlights in this segment.
A project in which a group of professional designers and several institutions that deal with people with dementia designed activities with and for senior citizens who show signs of dementia.
The Pekinpah Association hosted renowned type design studio in Ljubljana on the 26th June 2014. The aim was to introduce high-end experts to local type scene, establish fruitful connections and offer aspiring young Slovenian type designers possibility of quality feedback on their portfolios.