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The University of Minnesota,
Twin Cities
   The Walker Art Center, Minnesota
     
Andreja Kulunčić and Ivo Martinović participated at “Translocations”, an online exhibition of network-based art organized in conjunction with the artist’s residency program at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis from the 8th to the 23rd of March 2003. During the residency they started to develop the work Distributive Justice: America, a new part of the overall project and new game on the Internet. The work will focus on how Americans see their own country and their involvement in the share of the common good in comparison with how the USA is seen by non-Americans. Kulunčić and Martinović were working with local participants involved in science, politics, and the arts, employing roundtable discussions, interviews, questionnaires, and databases to help compile and document opinions and research relating to this topic. The work will be available on the Internet in May 2003. (http://www.distributive-justice.com/america. There were also three presentations of Andreja Kulunčić works held at the Walker Art Center, The Minneapolis College of Art and Design and The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Sydney



From 19th of September to the 12th of October 2002, the Distributive Justice project was presented at Artspace in Sydney, Australia, as a part of the artist's residency program.During the two week residency in Sydney, Andreja Kulunčić, the author, and Ivo Martinović, one of the co-authors had conducted seven video-interviews with artists, curators, journalists and lawyers. In the interviews the just distribution of common goods were discussed in the specifics of the Australian social context. The participants especcialy took into account Australia's indigenous and immigrant population issues.



From October 12th to December 31th the Distributive Justice project was installed in the Plus Ultra exhibition in the Kunstraum Gallery in Innsbruck Austria.
Visitors had the opportunity to participate in the parts of the project on the Internet; to inform themselves about present development and results of the project, newsletter and catalogue. The discussion about the problem of distributive justice was organized in the installation space of the project. On the Plus Ultra exhibition installations, video and conceptual projects were presented by Cosima von Bonin, Christoph Hinterhuber, Richard Jackson, Andreja Kuluncic, Dorit Margreiter/Anette Baldauf, Paul McCarthy, Raymond Pettibon, Jason Rhoades, Hans Weigand. The exhibition was prepared by curators Stefan Bidner and Thomas Feuerstein (Medien.Kunst.Tirol).



The multidisciplinary project Distributive Justice participated in the Documenta11 show in Kassel in Germany from June 8 to September 15, 2002.
Visitors had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with all the important elements of the project, the results obtained up to that point as well as the results of their own participation.The space in which the project was presented was organized as a "social laboratory" divided into six points. This method of installing the project in its entirety was done for the first time at the Young Artists Biennale Big Torino in Italy in April and May of 2002. By following the signs in the space, visitors are included in various activities tied in with the theme of the project: just distribution of common goods in society.


For the duration of Documenta11, 3140 participants passed through all the phases of the game “Distribution of common goods” (it takes 10 minutes to complete).


In one other game on the Internet they could uncover their "distributive profile", that is, how close their understandings of justice are to some of the more known theories of distributive justice. 895 visitors played this game.
Around 2500 visitors filled out questionnaires on-site. Questionnaires were also filled out online (via the Internet) for the duration of the exhibition (around 1700 completed questionnaires).
For the Documenta11 exhibition, issue no. 1 of the Newsletter was printed in English and German.


Visitors of the exhibit were able to obtain an insight into the video and DVD interviews carried out to the beginning of June 2002 in Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Croatia and New Zealand.
An open discussion entitled "Distributive Justice: Good Old Theories and Bad Practice" was held on June 19, 2002 in the installation space of the project Distributive Justice. The discussion gathered together the authors of the project itself, philosophers and other experts from the fields of social sciences and close to one hundred visitors of the exhibition.
The publication "Distributive Justice - Project Guide" was especially prepared and published for the duration of the exhibition and made available to visitors from the beginning of July to the closing of the Documenta11 exhibition on September 15, 2002
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