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Dr. Ljuba Prenner, Citizen of Honor / Dr. Ljubo Prenner za časno občanko!

45 min
Performance and script: Ana Čigon
Music: Adriano Celentano-Azzuro & music by Vasja Progar
Costume Design: Tatjana Dragićevć
Camera: Dunja Vrhovnik
Photography: Nika Hölcl Praper
Organisation of the event: Polona Poberžnik
PR: Maša Špiler
Special thanks: Joža Nikolič for conversation about Ljuba Prenner

Production & organisation: Društvo "Umetnost za vse" / Association "Art for Everybody" in collaboration with Čajnica Peč & KGLU - Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti / Gallery of Fine Arts Slovenj Gradec

Based on the bellow texts:
Rajšter, Brigita; Ljuba Prenner: pisateljica in odvetnica
Kekec, Polona, Rajšter; Odvetnica in pisateljica Ljuba Prenner: pogumna, da je bila drugačna
Rajšter, Brigita; Ljuba Prenner, Odsevanja
Polak, Marja; magnetofonski zapis
Kdo in kaj je bila Ljuba Prenner, Odsevanja
Prenner, Ljuba; Veliki mož
Prenner, Ljuba; Neznani storilec
Prenner, Ljuba; Moji spomini

The form of the performance was based on my earlier performance works and works by other bellow listed performers and performances. These were inspirations for my work.
Esther Ferrer, Performance Art: Theory and Practise
Ana Čigon, performance BradAna, Fem TV 3.0
Maja Delak, Expensive Darlings / Drage drage
The Uprising Social Workers, I Spit on Revolution! / Vstajniške socialne delavke, Pljunem na revolucijo!

The spectators were asked to comply with the following dress code: wear a tie or a hat

Dr. Ljuba Prenner, Citizen of Honor is a performance dedicated to a Slovene writer and lawyer Ljuba Prenner (1906-1977) who wrote literature and as a great lawyer helped many people who were wrongly accused, helped save numerous people from Italian prisons during IIWW, loved to dance and sing, bravely defended and helped all discriminated people or people pushed to invisibility by the society, and decided to live her life in man clothing.

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 Photos: Nika Hölcl Praper; 1st picture: promo design for the event: Ana Čigon

 


Ana Čigon