CONA Institute for Contemporary Arts Processing is non profit cultural institution based in Ljubljana Slovenia. CONA was established in the end of 2007 by Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman. Its main activity, mission and objective is production of contemporary art projects merging different fields of creativity, mainly classified in multimedia and musical arts, encouraging and producing education activities and publishing artists’ books and DVDs.
CONA processes contemporary art practices in relation to society, technology and space creatively connecting research art practices, technology, social-political issues and public space, radioart, soundart, locative media with the balanced inclusion of old and new technologies working and collaborating nationally and internationally with a string of acclaimed and renowned local and international artists, institutions and partners.
In 2008, CONA launched radioCona project- a platform for creation and promotion of radioart and soundart works that sets up the question of a new concepts of presenting and exhibiting in public space. Another long lasting project that evolved since 2009 ZVO.ČI.TI so.und.ing DUO is a musical series of electroacoustic performative sound events premiering works created in collaboration between a Slovenian and an international artist.
CONA in slovene language means ZONE.
Cona is member of Association of NGOs and free-lanced artists and cultural workers in Slovenia.