Paratissima Skopje is an international fair of contemporary art devoted to the support and promotion of culture, art and the creative industries. It connects existing networks in the cultural and creative sector giving them an opportunity for collaboration and ignites the growth of new, organic networks in line with the innovations and needs of the current cultural and art markets.

Everyone from everywhere can participate at Paratissima Skopje and showcase their work.

The fair is open to visual artists, performers, designers, architects, photographers, fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians and all other formats of expression,

Experienced, emerging and non-academic artists and creatives are encouraged to experiment, transform and trespass the conventional boundaries in expressing themselves and their work.

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Paratissima Skopje 2016

The third edition of Paratissima Skopje took place from 10 – 12 June at the Youth Cultural Center, Skopje and drew the interest of over 107 independent artists.

In three years, Paratissima Skopje counts the participation of more than 300 independent authors coming from 32 world countries and 30 special projects where international art academies, galleries, collectives and cultural organizations were presented.

Within three years, a selection of 33 authors have been awarded with participation at Paratissima in Turin, Italy and 8 artists have presented their works in individual exhibitions granted by collaborating gallery spaces.

In 2016 a selection of 11 artists were awarded with full participation at the 12th edition of Paratissima in Turin, Italy. Four artists were awarded with individual exhibitions granted by Macedonian contemporary art galleries.

Paratissima Torino 2016

Paratissima Torino hosted the 11 selected artists who were selected and awarded participation at Paratissima in Turin, Italy from 2 - 6 November.

To witness the success of Paratissima Torino 2016 we cordially invite you to visit the events official website www.paratissima.it, where you can enjoy a visual collage of last year’s participants and happenings!


Paratissima Skopje is organized by the Association for Support and Promotion of Culture - Contineo 2020.

Contineo is an organization dedicated to the support, promotion and development of culture on international level. The organization has a hybrid approach to cultural development based on cross-sector collaboration and international networking. The mission is to generate interdisciplinary impact and connections.

Paratissima Skopje is a nationally registered trademark.