Artists presented at the exhibition: Anna Artaker, Nika Autor, Renate Bertlmann, Katharina Cibulka, Lana Čmajčanin, Magdalena Frey, Anna Jermolaewa, Roberta Lima, Polonca Lovšin, Dorit Margreiter, Ursula Mayer, Marjetica Potrč, Constanze Ruhm, Maruša Sagadin, Maja Smrekar, The Golden Pixel Cooperative.
Academically trained sculptress Dragica Čadež marks the Slovenian artistic or cultural space with great creative energy. Through her distinct artistic language, she has created an extensive opus of various series, cycles and individual works, both public (she is the author of many important public sculptures) and private sculptures, so she certainly deserves an extensive exhibition presentation.
CLOSE Bežigrad Gallery 1 until cancellation for ALL VISITORS.
The 29th exhibition in the series of visual poetry shows at the Bežigrad galleries in Ljubljana is dedicated to the memory of Živko Kladnik (1948–2017), one of our most important authors of visual poetry. The first retrospective exhibition will present eighteen collages, created by the artist at the start of the 21st century. A characteristic of his collages is the density of scraps and cuttings from newspapers and magazines, pasted on basic surfaces or blind frames.
V času zaprtja kulturnih ustanov, ostajajo odprta naša virtualna vrata. Sprehodite se po zgodovinskih obdobjih kar iz udobja vašega doma.
After being with us for more than seven months, we have now said goodbye to the incredible exhibition, which was realised in extraordinary times. The exhibition of contemporary Indonesian engaged photography, which inspired us, moved us deeply, and led us to look beyond the horizon of stereotypes is still virtually accessible – through the photographs and virtual tours.
Fran Saleški Finžgar (1871–1962) served as the priest for the parish of Trnovo from 1918 to 1936. A deep friendship developed between him and Plečnik.
V čipke je vloženega veliko natančnega dela, spretnosti in znanja, pri njenem ustvarjanju pa se razvijajo fina motorika, natančnost in vztrajnost. Tudi z miniaturnimi umetninami, kot so klekljane čipke lahko izrazimo svoja občutja v času izolacije in spremenjenih razmer.
How well do you know the rich history of Slovenian capital? Pile-dwellers, Emona, Middle and New Ages, the 20th and 21st centuries… what is the history of Ljubljana? Get to know Ljubljana's past - see the chronological presentation of Ljubljana’s millennia of heritage with precious authentic artefacts, like the world's oldest wooden wheel with an axle!
The Tobacco Museum – a collection of the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana and Tobačna Ljubljana – emerged 20 years ago from close co-operation between the tobacco factory and the City Museum of Ljubljana.
“A tower, a mule, me and the garden” – that is how Jože Plečnik imagined his life when he didn’t know yet that after Vienna and Prague his native Ljubljana would be his lifetime’s environment for his creative work.
Maja Smrekar (1976) graduated from sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, where she also completed her Master’s degree at the Department of Video and New Media. In her work, she thematizes radical social changes caused by using new technologies. In the Tobacco Gallery, she will present her latest project, in which she will address the question of what artificial intelligence can learn from dogs.
In cooperation with the Social Communication Research Centre of the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Membrana Institute for Research, Education and Cultural Activities the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana is preparing a scientific and exhibition project on the topic of Slovenian reportage photography, or photoreportage as the most pronounced genre of this photography category.
Jože Barši, who entered the art scene in the late 1980s as a member of the so-called New Slovene Sculpture generation, has left a significant mark on the development of contemporary Slovenian visual art after the year 1990. From the very beginning, his work focused on changing the relations of the artist and public towards an artwork.
Within the framework of the On the Other Side: Slovenian photoreportage project, the main exhibition at the Jakopič Gallery will be accompanied by an exhibition in the Match Gallery. The latter shall focus on the topics of newspaper photography archives and good practices of their usage in contemporary art.
Match Gallery will continue to be the main venue of the Lighting Guerrilla festival in 2021. A series of lighting installations and projections will be on display within the gallery and in its vicinity.
At the photographer’s hitherto largest exhibition, visitors will be able to experience Ballen’s visualisation of worlds situated between dreams and reality.
Yoshinori Niwa (1982, Aichi) is a Japanese video artist, activist, and performer. He graduated at the department of video and performance at the Tama University in Tokyo in 2005.