Irena Haiduk

Irena Haiduk directs Yugoexport, an oral corporation whose founding logic is equivalence, loyalty, and familial solidarity between people and things. Initiated as a copy of the former Yugoslav apparel and weapons manufacturer Jugoeksport, Yugoexport is formally incorporated in the United States (where corporations are people), launched in Paris and headquartered in New York, Yugoexport transacts slowly, at the pace of their own economy. Their maxim, "How To Surround Your Self With Things In The Right Way", is the core principle powering the production of images, books, apparel, orations, films, scenographies, and variable spaces, all designed to nourish the organ of imagination. Yugoexport and Irena Haiduk often collaborate with art institutions including: the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (2015), Whitney Museum of American Art (2017), documenta 14 (2017), Swiss Institute (2020) and Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (2022), among others.

Irena Haiduk teaches art practice in the Department of Art History at Barnard College, Columbia University. Two collections of her writing titled Studio Feelings and All Classification Will Lose Their Grip are forthcoming in 2022.

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Healing Complex (2018—ongoing)

With an economy that is not only metaphorically based on the model of mushroom cultures – myconomy – the Healing Complex was reopened in March 2023.

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Season Closing with Sprachnachrichten übers Schlonsken and Mycel Bankett

With a sound installation, shared Dindać with coffee and Silesian poppy cake and the concluding Mycel Bankett, we will bring the season to a close at the Healing Complex.

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Healing Complex: Summit – A day of conversations and sauna

With mobile saunas on the forecourt and a varied program of talks, film screenings and communal baking, we will end the first phase of the Healing Complex with a Summit on November 12th.

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Healing Complex Takeover

From April to the end of June 2024, the artists Anne Arndt and Camilo Pachón will take over the Healing Complex and develop a programme for the neighbourhood and other interested parties.