26. 4. 2019–7. 6. 2019
"I think that we are, that most Slovenians are very humble, um, that we're nice, that we know how to take care of the environment, most of us do." (Alina, 10 years old)Growing up is political; we are conditioned ideologically and affectively by the social communities that surround us. Referring to this, Dejan Kaludjerović’s art project Conversations: Hula-Hoops, Elastics, Marbles and Sand (2013–present) reminds us of the fact that childhood is not spared from political reality and political thought however much this period of life, often referred to as the age of innocence, may be devoid of social responsibility for the things that happen and will continue to happen in the future.
Anca Benera & Arnold Estefan
27. 6. 2019–2. 8. 2019
The art tandem Anca Benera and Arnold Estefan live and work in Bucharest. Encompassing installation, video and performance, their creative practice explores relations of power within the social, economic and political contexts, through which they unveil society as a matter for constant transformation of conventions and norms.
24. 9. 2019–18. 10. 2019
The art practice of Natalija Vujošević focuses on the transmission of life and reality into spaces of exhibition activities. She aims to do so in a number of different ways, but most often by transposing elements from nature, such as wind, sound or smell, and sometimes also real people and their worlds into gallery space to speak to our senses.
Yane Calovski & Hristina Ivanoska
24. 10. 2019–22. 11. 2019
The current project presents the Macedonian tandem composed of Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski. The artists express themselves through performance as well as conceptual and participatory art with a view to preserving and recreating history. Energetic and dynamic, their works open opportunities for new ideas and further interactions.
5. 12. 2019–15. 1. 2020
Lygophilia is a series of research-based artworks initiated in 2017 by Robertina Šebjanič to explore the love (Gr.: philéō) for darkness (Gr.: lúgē) and the unknown dwellers in places inhospitable for humans.
15. 3. 2019–19. 4. 2019
In 1966, it took youth brigades, supported by the wider local community, lottery and the former construction giant Vegrad, less than fifty days to build 2000 square metres of exhibition spaces that were festively opened under the auspices of the United Nations. The twentieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the publication of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights inspired the title of the exhibition – Peace, Humanity and Friendship among Nations.
8. 2. 2019–1. 3. 2019
London-based Slovenian artist Jasmina Cibic is being presented to Ljubljana’s audience with a segment of a tripartite exhibition and film project entitled ‘Spielraum’ that draws on an essay by the Austrian writer, translator and satirist Karl Kraus.
19. 12. 2018–18. 1. 2019
In his artistic practice, Dante Buu (Rožaje, Montenegro) combines photography, text, video, embroidery and performance. His works are underscored by an incessant inquiry into the increasingly blurred boundaries between the private and the public as well as between the voyeuristic and the participatory. In addition, they scrutinise traditional gender roles and associated stereotypes as well as ever more fluid identities in the digital era.
Solo exhibitionFokus Grupa
7. 11. 2018–7. 12. 2018
The Rijeka-based art collective Focus Grupa is presenting itself to Ljubljana’s audience with an exhibition that wraps up its two-month residency at the Cultural Centre Tobacco 001. In the recent years, Iva Kovač and Elvis Krstulović, the two members of the collective founded in 2012, have been looking into power relations within the contemporary art field, which is firmly embedded in economic, social and, not least, political reality.
Dušica Dražić & Wim Janssen
5. 9. 2018–20. 9. 2018
Dušica Dražić’s art practice primarily encompasses installations combining objects and video. Her works thematise spatial irregularities that offer possibilities for transformation. Wim Janssen works with a cross section of technologies and investigates the functions of audiovisual media. He usually presents the results of his investigations in the form of installations, video, or film.
26. 7. 2018–31. 8. 2018
Israeli artist Rona Stern (1984) creates carefully thought out visual constructions by combining diverse elements taken from her immediate environment.