MACCOC - project of Marina Abramovic

Key objectives of the measure:

The concept of the future international multimedia center: MACCO Cetinje - Marina Abramović Community Center Obod Cetinje which will cover an area of 140,000m2 of the former fridge factory Obod in the Royal Capital of Cetinje.
Marina Abramović Community Center Obod Cetinje will be the center of production, presentation, distribution and development of various artistic forms: art of performance and visual arts, theatre and dance, music and opera, film and video, educational and environmental programmes, architecture, science and new technologie. MACCO Cetinje has been designed as a generator of changes, a great drive for the process of reanimation, revitalizing, defrosting, “clearing” and “ventilating”, mixing clear water, as an activator of cultural development in Montenegro and networking with individuals, groups, institutions, ideas and initiatives in the modern international cultural context.
Multi-purpose center MACCO Cetinje will also develop apart from cultural an entireset of commercial and service activities which should give significant contribution both to reanimation of the factory complex Obod and revitalization of the town of Cetinje as a whole. In accordance with the planning documents of the Royal Capital of Cetinje, it was envisaged to realize the first phase of this project during 2013. The project was presented at the 54th Biennale in Venice under the title ”The Fridge Factory and Clear Waters“, in 2011, which placed the future center MACCOC on the map of production centers of contemporary art.

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