Center 424 is a nonprofit artist-run organization, space for creative exchange, dedicated to cultural cooperation, sharing practices and giving artists space to share their work. Our key objective is to be a platform that promotes cultural development through artistic and cultural practices, with an active conversation about the importance of science, technology and education. Our central principle is to keep developing an association focused on sustainability, climate change, and ecology. We work with all art forms, and encourage cross collaborative projects.
We have three key strands of work, an international artists in residency program, a gallery space, and community outreach work.
As a cultural exchange we seek to grow democratic relations with international artists. Our main thread for this work is to develop international partnerships for artists exchanges. We have hosted an annual exchange of artists between Konstepidemin AIR, Gothenburg, and Belgrade Artist in Residency since 2017, an artists exchange with Homesession, Barcelona since 2018, and in 2019 we started an exchange relationship with La Escocesa, Barcelona. In each of these cases, we host one of their artists, and an artist from Belgrade is hosted in their city.
Our gallery at Centre 424 is a hub of creative events, ranging from talks, to work in progress sharings, to exhibitions and workshops. We host work by international artists in order to contribute to and develop the artistic scene in Belgrade. We also undertake community outreach by cooperating with other associations, organizations, schools, and universities in the country, trying to improve artistic creativity and connecting different artistic disciplines. We promote artistic creation, develop theoretical thinking and professionally address all issues in this field.