Art news from ‘Slovenia’


ESSL ART AWARD CEE Cover motive: Martin Mrzljak (Winner ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2011, Croatia), Dance to…(Detail), 2010, Essl Private Collection, © the artist, photo: Siniša Uštulica Awarded by the Essl Collection, powered by bauMax and Vienna Insurance Group Established in 2005 the ESSL ART AWARD is dedicated to the discovery and support of art […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Good Day Today!

Matej Čepin: Good Day Today! 08 May – 24 May 2013 Matej Čepin, Funny Games With clichés like ‘Good Day, Isn’t It?’ and killingly boring staring exhibitionists, weirdoes, and derails of all kinds slurp the energy from Čepin’s paintings, demanding

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Cake Theory

Katja Tukiainen, Riiko Sakkinen : Cake Theory 04 April 2013 – 24 April 2013 Alkatraz Gallery kindly invites you to the opening of the exhibition Cake theory by artists Katja Tukiainen and Riiko Sakkinen and curated by Jernej Škof, on Thursday 4th April 2013, at 9pm, at Alkatraz Gallery. His Excellency Mr. Pekka Metso, the […]

Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana: Jože Barši

Jože Barši, a retrospective exhibition 19 March – 6 May 2013 Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Maistrova 3 Curated by Bojana Piškur. This exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova is the first large-scale presentation of this middle-generation artist. Jože Barši (1955) has degrees in architecture and sculpture, but his practice cannot be defined […]

Alkatraz Gallery: 14th International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns

  KUD MREŽA/GALERIJA ALKATRAZ Ljubljana, 28.2.2013 14th International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns, Alkatraz Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art SCCA – Ljubljana kindly invite You to the presentation of video installation A Real Man and an artist talk with Nataša Skušek on Thursday, 7th March at 8pm  in Project Room at SCCA – Ljubljana, Metelkova […]

Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova: Dear Art

29 November 2012 – 24 February 2013 Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Maistrova 3 curated by: What, How and for Whom/WHW Mounira Al Solh & Bassam Ramlawi, Halil Altindere, Rossella Biscotti, Chto delat?, Every Man is a Curator / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator. An archive as a tool, Fokus grupa (Iva Kovač & Elvis […]


NO ONE SHOULD HAVE SEEN THIS, Via Negativa 2002-2012, Video installation 14 December 2012 – 4 January 2013 Moderna galerija, Cankarjeva 15, Ljubljana The retrospective video installation NO ONE SHOULD HAVE SEEN THIS is a "memory explosion" of all of the Via Negativa excessive and transgressive acts – a memory of the nudity, blood, semen, […]

Alkatraz Gallery: Kiki Omerzel/ Black Book

Kiki Omerzel: Black Book 20 December 2012 > 18 January 2013 You are kindly invited to the opening of exhibition Black Book by Kiki Omerzel. The opening will take place in Alkatraz Gallery on Thursday 20th December at 8 pm. Black book The First I have been creating in different media for the last 25 years. They have all affected […]

Alkatraz Gallery: EXIT STATION

30 november- 02 december 2012 You are kindly invited to the opening of the exhibition Exit station in Berlin on Friday 30th November at 7 pm at Kolonie Wedding's InteriorDAsein, rosalux and n gallery. Participating artists: Edvin Dobrilovič, Boštjan Drinovec, Tomaž Furlan, Neven Korda, Damijan Kracina & Vladimir Leben (sound by Sašo Kalan), Miha Perne […]

Alkatraz Gallery: Compositions In Walking

KUD MREŽA/GALERIJA ALKATRAZ Ljubljana, 27.11.2012 Compositions In Walking Luiza Margan:  Work Force, detail, 2011 30th November – 14th December 2012 Alkatraz Gallery kindly invites You to the opening of the exhibition Compositions In Walking on Friday, 30th November, at 8pm at Alkatraz Gallery, ACC Metelkova. 

ALKATRAZ Gallery: (In)Visible traces II by KOLEKTIVA.

KUD MREŽA/GALERIJA ALKATRAZ Ljubljana, 8.10.2012 KOLEKTIVA Vesna Bukovec, Lada Cerar, Metka Zupanič (In)Visible Traces II 10th October – 2nd November 2012 Alkatraz Gallery kindly invites You to the opening of an exhibition (In)Visible traces II by KOLEKTIVA. The opening will take place on Wednesday, 10th October at 8pm at the Alkatraz Gallery.  During the exhibition […]

Alkatraz Gallery: Common exhibition project Vocal Swarming of Matica

The marking of the the 120th Anniversary of the Mixed Choir of the Glasbena Matica Ljubljana. * Matica is a queen bee in Slovene language The exhibition Vocal Swarming of Matica at the Alkatraz Gallery was put together by: Jasmina Antonić Babnik, Ana Čakš, Davorina Čebular, Aleksandra Jamnik, Olga Drabik Jug, Mateja Kobal, Metka Penko […]

Centre for Contemporary Arts Celje: Water, Suppositions and Urbanism

Water, Suppositions and Urbanism  Centre for Contemporary Arts Celje – Likovni salon Gallery  13. 9.–14. 10. 2012 You are cordially invited to attend the opening of the exhibition on Thursday 13 September at 8 pm  HR-Stamenov  is presenting  his project Water, Suppositions and Urbanism, conceived specifically for the Likovni salon Gallery. The project was developed […]

Alkatraz Gallery: group exhibition M’Art

KUD MREŽA/GALERIJA ALKATRAZ Ljubljana, 5.9. 2012 group exhibition M'Art 6th – 24 th September 2012 Alkatraz Gallery kindly invites You to the opening of a group exhibition M'art, and to all other events of the 19th anniversary of ACC Metelkova City. The opening will take place on Thursday, 6th of September at 8pm at the Alkatraz Gallery. Participating […]

Moderna galerija, Ljubljana: The art of life – the life of art

MG: Marko Pogačnik. The art of life – the life of art 5 June – 4 November 2012 Moderna galerija, Cankarjeva 15 Curator: Igor Španjol Moderna galerija is presenting a comprehensive overview of Pogačnik's fifty years of endeavors to redefine the relation between art and society. The exhibition is structured around the various ways Marko […]

Center for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana: Women’s Circus Museum

Petra Varl and art group KOLEKTIVA at Pavel house: Women CIRCUS Museum_Phase 03 Festival of a social cultural network ACRYL July 7 – August 18, 2012 Pavel house, Potrna 30, Bad Radkersburg, Austria We would like to inform you about the exhibition project of Petra Varl, an artist taking part in SCCA-Ljubljana project Internet Portfolio, […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Electrifying The Epic

Electrifying The Epic group exhibition of media artists from Split, Croatia. 6. – 25. July 2012 Alkatraz Gallery  kindly invites You to the opening of group exhibition: Electrifying The Epic, curated by Brian Willems. Electrifying The Epic is the second part of the project Removed Together. The opening will take place on Friday, 6th of […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: ENTRANCE

ENTRANCE 20. June – 2. July 2012 Mentors: doc. mag. Žiga Kariž, doc. Marjan Gumilar Curators: Jadranka Plut, Ana Grobler Alkatraz Gallery cordially invites you to the opening of a group exhibition by the students of 3rd & 4th year of Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana, Department of Painting: ENTER, on Wednesday, 20th […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Life Could Be A Dream

Kaja Mihajlović: Life Could Be A Dream 06 June 2012 We would like to invite you to the one night event ”Life Could Be A Dream” by Kaja Mihajlović on Wednesday 6th June at 8.p.m. at the Alkatraz Gallery. The event starts at 20:00 with a performance and is followed by The V.I.P. party at […]

I Will Never Talk About the War Again – Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia

Performance of Alma Suljević in front of the Nikolay Oleynikov piece, opening of the exhibition at Färgfabriken, Stockholm, September 2011. (photo: Rena Rädle) I Will Never Talk About the War Again Opening: Friday, June 8, 2012, 8 pm This exhibition is open until August 30, 2012. Venues: KIBLA at Narodni dom Maribor and KIT at […]

Katarzyna Majak: Women of Wisdom

Elwinga, a druid Katarzyna Majak Women of Wisdom (2011-2012) EXHIBITIONS (May – July): ‘Women of Power’ – a solo show by Katarzyna Majak at Porter Contemporary NY 31.05 – 14.07. 2012 an opening reception May 31 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM Porter / Contemporary, 548 W. 28th Street, New York, USA KATARZYNA MAJAK: Women of […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Good Afternoon – Guided tour

Alenka Sottler: Good Afternoon/ Guided tour Good Afternoon Alenka Sottler 27. April – 29. May 2012 Alkatraz Gallery cordially invites You to the of the guided tour of the exhibition Good Afternoon by the artist Alenka Sottler, on Tuesday, 8th May at 7 pm, at Alkatraz Gallery. The guidance will be conducted by the author […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Good Afternoon

Alenka Sottler: Good Afternoon 27 April – 29 May 2012 Illustration, the medium many female painters have used, enabled – especially women – to survive. It used to be a marketing niche for female artists as the space of ‘art’ was conquered and controlled by their male colleagues, better accepted and recognized in it. Despite […]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Roaming. Copy – left

Galerija Alkatraz cordially invites You to the one-day exhibition: Roaming. Copy – left The event will take place at Alkatraz Gallery on the 20th of April 2012, from 6pm until midnight. Participating artists: Justine Blau, Ermanno Cristini, Tanja Lažetić, Mirko Smerdel, Alessandro Roma, Tommaso Tozzi, Enzo Umbaca, Freek Wambacq, Marco Zuercher & Matteo Terzaghi

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Wear XIII

Wear XIII Tomaž Furlan 30 March – 19 April 2012 This time the Alkatraz Gallery represents recently completed artwork Wear XIII of a local Metelkova City artist Tomaž Furlan. Wear XIII is a part of Wear cycle, in progress since 2005. The Roman cypher thirteen tells us that it is the thirteenth in line. The […]