SCCA, Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana (scca-ljubljana.si) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation based in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Our objective is to produce, stimulate and mediate innovative artistic and interpretative practices and to encourage international links between them. We provide the participants and users of contemporary art with knowledge, tools and skills necessary for emancipated and reflected operation within the art system. By establishing a support system and cooperating with numerous NGOs we situate artistic practices into the social framework.
Our activities trigger discursive and social practices, which are quite rare in our public space, showing that intellectual and social effects of artistic practices are a strategically essential element in the present situation. They provide vital impulses for public discussion, sociability, and, by implication, importantly contribute to the construction of the public space. Consequently, our collaborators and participants of our actions and panels come from as different sectors and professions as humanity and social studies, visual anthropology, cultural studies, art history, sociology of culture, philosophy, visual & media arts…