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Marina Abramovic Community Center Obod Cetinje


Source: MA CCO Cetinje

March, 2013.

Cetinje is town in the southwestern part of Montenegro, lying between the Adriatic coast and Lake Skadar. Cetinje is the old royal capital of Montenegro, a town which represented a political and spiritual center and which, over time, became the seat of all the most important cultural institutions and significant cultural events.

A process of revitalisation of Cetinje is programmed, spread out over several years and including the repair and restoration of a large number of cultural monuments and memorials, the transformation of existing cultural and educational institutions and the establishing of new ones, the promotion of Cetinje into an international cultural capital, the nomination of the historical nucleus of Cetinje for inclusion onto UNESCO's global heritage list and the transformation of the Obod factory compound into a multidisciplinary hub, the Marina Abramović Community Center Obod Cetinje.

The "Marina Abramović Community Center Obod Cetinje" will be a place for the production, presentation, distribution and development of different art forms: Performance art & Visual arts, Film & Video, Music & Opera, Theatre & Dance, and a space in which to foster interest in Architecture, Science & New technologies. Center will also be engaged in Social & Educational programs, Cooperation & Networking, Ecology, Local Community Building. Center is also planned to have MACCO Collection, MACCO Library, MACCO Mediateque & Archive, MACCO Publications and provide different Services like space rentals. Apart from cultural activities, the multi-functional MACCO Cetinje center will also develop a whole series of economic and service ventures which should provide a significant contribution to both the reanimation of the Obod factory compound itself and to the revitalisation of the entire town of Cetinje.