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Exhibitions

LEONE CONTINI
LEONE CONTINIConstructed Landscapes
29. 11. 2022–15. 1. 2023
Italian multimedia artist, philosopher and cultural anthropologist Leone Contini studies heritage, intercultural contacts and hierarchical power relations as consequences of transnational migration. Constructed Landscapes explores the interplay of circumstances in which the idea of an authentic Tuscan landscape in the surroundings of Prato, a town mainly known for its textile industry, meets the land cultivation practices of migrant small-scale farmers from Southeast China.
POMURJE
LJUBLJANA BOWS TO SLOVENIA VI
POMURJE
4. 10. 2022–13. 11. 2022
The sixth in a series of exhibitions under the title Ljubljana Bows to Slovenia, which aims to link Ljubljana with current regional artistic initiatives and groups, presents the peculiarities of the Pomurje artistic environment.
"GIARDINO ALL'ITALIANA": New tendencies in italian painting
"GIARDINO ALL'ITALIANA": New tendencies in italian painting
28. 6. 2022–11. 9. 2022
In collaboration with the renowned italian art critic and independent curator Antonio Grulli, we will present a group exhibition of the younger generation of contemporary artists and the new schools of Italian painting that have emerged from gatherings of painting communities across Italy.
LIGHTING GUERRILLA: SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS
LIGHTING GUERRILLA: SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS
23. 5. 2022–18. 6. 2022
Match Gallery is hosting the main exhibition of the 16th edition of the Lighting Guerrilla Festival, which this year explores the topic of Shadows and Reflections. This light festival will present a number of art installations in public space, once again transforming Ljubljana’s streets and squares into a setting for the exciting play of light.
IT HAPPENED VERY CLOSE TO US
IT HAPPENED VERY CLOSE TO US
6. 4. 2022–8. 5. 2022
On the 30th anniversary of the beginning of war and the arrival of BiH migrants to Slovenia, we are addressing our shared, yet poorly known experience with the help of personal memories of migrants as well as the people who helped welcome them. The exhibition, which assembles personal memories of 45 individuals with selected media reports and other documentation, is divided into two parts.
CHEERFUL END GAME OF MARKO BRECELJ
CHEERFUL END GAME OF MARKO BRECELJ
8. 2. 2022–18. 3. 2022
Marko Brecelj was a poet, singer-songwriter, musician, youth and social worker and a pioneer of Slovenian performance art. He was the father of the concept of the Soft terrorism, a form of activism in art, living his personal artform without distinction between the public and the private.
Stran22
LJUBLJANA BOWS TO SLOVENIA V
Stran22Soap Opera
23. 11. 2021–23. 1. 2022
The Match Gallery is delighted to be hosting Soap Opera, a sequel to an earlier installation by the Stran22 collective. Stran22 are now taking over more of the gallery, transforming the interior into three different viewing modes and juxtaposing it with its music-filled surroundings so as to create a new "soap opera": an opera based on soap water and an audience.
Yoshinori Niwa: On Rehabilitation of Domination and Domain
Yoshinori Niwa: On Rehabilitation of Domination and Domain
14. 9. 2021–31. 10. 2021
The exhibition is a topical overview of the projects of Yoshinori Niwa within the triangle of money-politics-ecology, which also characterises the artists' performative social interactions in public space.
Name:
Name:Time will Tell
2. 7. 2021–29. 8. 2021
At the exhibition we present a selection of artistic statements and interventions in urban space by the artist, who gave himself a nameless name: Name:. Conceptually, his works are based on the treatment and questions of public space (mis)use, with an emphasis on current social changes.
Lighting Guerrilla: Reality
Lighting Guerrilla: Reality
24. 5. 2021–19. 6. 2021
The main exhibition of the 15th Lighting Guerrilla festival will take place at the Match Gallery, with several locations in the gallery's immediate vicinity and other venues across the town centre hosting other festival events.
Double Part Time
Double Part Time
16. 4. 2021–16. 5. 2021
Reflections of the working class in Minerva Archive (Cluj, Romania) through the contemporary works by Dénes Miklósi, Szilárd Miklós, Răzvan Anton, Iulia Toma, Claudiu Cobilanschi, Csanád Kedves, Bálint Bolcsó and the complementary archive material by Cornel Rus and István Fischer.
Borut Krajnc: Transition
The exhibition in the display windows of the gallery can be viewed each day from 00:00 to 24:00.
Borut Krajnc: Transition
3. 3. 2021–11. 4. 2021
Due to the uncertain accesibility of cultural content caused by frequent changes in security measures, the exhibition is displayed 24 hours in the gallery windows facing the street, from where it invites visitors to safely enjoy a selection of original photographs by Borut Krajnc.
Fuoriscala
Out of Range – Ephemeral Effect
FuoriscalaVideo installation in the display windows of the gallery can be viewed each day from 16:00 to 8:00.
19. 12. 2020–8. 2. 2021
Athropocene is the era in which we live, and the data we collected show that things are already out of range. Things are out of control, they are "fuoriscala".
Tony Oursler: Experimentum crucis
Tony Oursler: Experimentum crucis
9. 9. 2020–25. 10. 2020
The exhibition consists of three projects by acclaimed American artist Tony Oursler: multimedia installation Phase Trans (2019), Eclipse (2019), a series of outdoor projections that merge the natural world with human narrative, and Imponderable Digital Archive (2016-20) which represents a selection of more than 1,000 images from the artist’s archive. 
Is it working?
Is it working?
14. 7. 2020–29. 8. 2020
The exhibition presents recent productions of the ZKM | Hertz-Lab, a transdisciplinary research and development platform. The participating artists and researchers focus on the possibility of creation and design in the era of accelerated technological progress and digitalisation. 
Lighting Guerrilla: Five Elements
Lighting Guerrilla: Five Elements
15. 6. 2020–5. 7. 2020
Match Gallery is again the main venue of the Lighting Guerrilla festival in 2020. A series of lighting installations and projections are on display within the gallery and in its vicinity.
COUNTER:MOVEMENT / GEGEN:BEWEGUNG
COUNTER:MOVEMENT / GEGEN:BEWEGUNGLjubljana Bows to Slovenia IV
11. 2. 2020–31. 5. 2020
From 5 May 2020, our gallery doors are once again open for visitors. As the exhibition of contemporary artistic positions in Austrian Carinthia, had to be closed prematurely we have decided to prolong it. You are welcome to visit it until 31 May. Since we want to make sure you have a safe visit, please follow the instructions below.
Saeborg: Slaughterhouse 17
Saeborg: Slaughterhouse 17
12. 11. 2019–12. 1. 2020
The artist Saeborg (a coinage of the name Saeko and the word cyborg) sees the process of creating inflatable latex characters, which might at first glance invoke excess and fetish, as a means of achieving gender freedom and freedom of sexuality in the widest sense.
Sinta Werner: Somewhere or Other
Sinta Werner: Somewhere or Other
11. 9. 2019–27. 10. 2019
Berlin-based artist Sinta Werner uses architectural elements as a base for her art practice, charging them with artistic meaning by creating optical irritations.
Brad Downey: This Echo
Brad Downey: This Echo
4. 7. 2019–25. 8. 2019
With a four-fold disposition, the exhibition poses questions on media sensationalism, power of politics spread through the media and direct media censorship.

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