Collaboration with Apollonia : e.city – Ljubljana

Brane ZORMAN is a Ljubljana – based artist, composer, sound-manipulator.

Brane Zorman is composer, intermedia artist, sound manipulator, producer working as a freelance artist in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He has composed music for more than 50 theaters, dances, multimedia and newmedia sound pieces, as well as released several theater soundtrack CDs and a few dance EPs for various labels. He composes music or film, TV and radio commercials. His achievements include the first DTS surround encoded soundtrack for a theater performance in Slovenia, the first DTS surround CD released in Slovenia. He has an interest in special sound design, effects and sound sculptures – soundscapes, as well as Brane Zorman’s live surround sound projects and events in various spaces. He works with intermedia artists such as Igor Stromajer and world renowned BALLETTIKKA INTERNETTIKKA guerilla internet projects, as well as Irena Pivka on Cona projects series. With Irena Pivka they founded “CONA Intsitute for contemporary art processing” who produces intermedia project radioCona – a legal temporary project radio for comtemporary art.

CONA Institute for Contemporary Arts Processing is a 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.


For 2023, Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman for CONA have signed up for the VITAL project. They have specifically created audio-technological headsets to set up an artistic and sound walk in the urban space of Strasbourg.