KIBLIX 2011 - Organisational Team

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Core Team

Dejan Pestotnik (SI) - KIBLA

Producer and managing director

Dejan Pestotnik is Multimedia producer, Vice president of Multimedia Center KIBLA (Maribor, Slovenia). As a manager he is working on EU projects (IST, FP6, FP7, EU Culture, EU Structural Founds,…). With his work, he is managing promotion of contemporary art production, focused on multimedia and intermedia art on international level (contemporary art exhibitions, presentations, strategic communications, found raising, sponsorships) and connecting culture with business sector. He is author of Marketing, strategic communication and promotion document for Maribor candidacy for European Capital of Culture 2012 under KIBLA production. Maribor was selected for this title in a competition of 4 Slovenian cities. Also author of several articles about cultural management and new media art production in national and international media.

Marc Dusseiller (CH) - SGMK / Hackteria

Festival coordinator and curator for educational program

Marc R. Dusseiller is a transdisciplinary scholar, lecturer for micro- and nanotechnology, cultural facilitator and artist. He works in an integral way to combine science, art and education. He performs DIY-workshops in lo-fi electronics, music and robotics, has made various short movies and is currently developing means to perform biological science (Hackteria | Open Source Biological Art) in a DIY fashion in your kitchen or your atelier. He is also co-organizing Dock18, Room for Mediacultures, and various other engagments like the diy* festival, national and international workshops for both artists and schools and children as the president of the Swiss Mechatronic Art Society, SGMK.


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Swiss Mechatronic Art Society

Hackteria | Open Source Biological Art

Miha Horvat (SI) - son:DA

Festival coordinator - adviser for exhibition and education

Miha Horvat holds BA from ethnology and cultural anthropology at Faculty of arts Ljubljana. He studied film-directing at AGRFT in Ljubljana and at film school in UAD Helsinki. He finished his MA at University of applied arts Vienna and is currently a pDH-candidate at University in Koper at department of Philosophy and theory of visual culture. Since 2000 he's part of artistic alliance son:DA and of the off-space garage projects. In 2009 son:DA became a foundation for theory and practice of audio-visual art.

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Pei-Wen Liu (TW/CH) - SGMK /

International coordinator and curator for sound & performances and exhibition

Pei has dabbled in a variety of digital domains, but has concentrated on soundscape, composition and streaming video art since 1999. Her work has been influenced by neo-dada, freeform jazz as well as avant-garde electronic musicians and minimalist painter/composers. She made music pieces for radio, animation, dance,theatre projects and installations as well organising and performing at experimental electronic music events. One of her radio piece > un canny < received Honorary Mention of Digital Music in Ars Electronic 2007.

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Monika Pocrnjić (SI) - KIBLIX

Local coordinator and co-curator for student/educational program

Urs Gaudenz (CH) - SGMK

Coordinator SGMK, Laboratory coordination, Co-Curation

tba, someone local,


KIBLA team


=== Website, IT infrastructure



General Helpers

SGMK team

Markus Haselbach (CH) - SGMK

Financial Management Swiss side

wont come to Maribor

Effi Tanner (CH) - SGMK

Christoph Stähli (CH) - SGMK

not confirmed

Aurelio Lucchesi (CH) - SGMK

Maki3000 (CH) - SGMK


they'll get a free t-shirt, food and a day fee (20€)




External Partners

Aleš Loren (US/SI)

External advisor

Robertina šebjanič - Ljudmila

External advisor and Ljudmila partner for Theremin

Gorazd Pleninsic, needs to be confirmed

External advisor, phyisics education

Dusan Zidar

External advisor

Organisational Structure and Management

we need a diagramm...

Festival Core Management

Dejan, Marc

General Maribor Coordination

Miha, Dejan

International Artist Coordination and Communication

Pei, KIBLA (who)

Maribor Educational Programm

Monika, Miha, Marc

SGMK <-> KIBLIX coordination and finances

Marc, Urs, Markus

Workshop Coordination


Pei, Marc, KIBLA (who)

registration and organisation




Marc, chair still open

Artist Presentation / Unconference



Miha, Pei?, KIBLA (who)

Locations for KIBLIX

Miha, KIBLA (who)

Public Communication

Dejan, Marc, Snejena

Food and Hospitality



Miha, KIBLA (who), Monika

Finances and Accounting

Dejan, Markus, KIBLA (who)

Visit Coordination and Translation for dimension+

Ida, Pei, Marc

Website, IT

Tobi?, KIBLA (who)