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Vesna Bukovec (1977) graduated and obtained her master’s degree in sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. She is a socially critical author who expresses herself in various media, putting drawing in the foreground in addition to video. She has exhibited at several solo and group exhibitions in Slovenia and internationally. She also works in graphic design and curates video art. Since 2015 she has been an expert associate of the DIVA Station archive of video, film and new-media art at SCCA-Ljubljana.

Contact: vesna.bukovec[at]gmail.com

CV

  • 1977 born in Ljubljana, SI
  • 1995 graduated from the Secondary School for Design and Photography, Ljubljana, SI
  • 1995/1996 studied philosophy and sociology of culture at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, SI
  • 1996/2000 studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, SI
  • 1999 studied at Hogeschool vor de Kunsten, Utrecht, NL
  • 2002 BFA at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, SI
  • 2003 formed an art group with Lada Cerar and Metka Zupanič, since
    2008 the group is called KOLEKTIVA
  • 2006 MFA at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, SI
  • 2006 Advanced Course in Visual Arts (Fundazione Antonio Ratti), Como, IT

Solo Exhibitions

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  • Special Place in the City, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, SI (KOLEKTIVA)

2006

  • Nakupovanje/Shopping, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto, SI
  • Special Place in the City – Graz, Galerie Centrum, medien.KUNSTLABOR (Kunsthaus), Graz, AT (KOLEKTIVA)

2005

  • TV, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2004

  • Personal*, Likovni salon Gallery, Celje, SI (KOLEKTIVA)
  • Intimate Images, Nova Gallery, Zagreb, HR (KOLEKTIVA)
  • First Impression, (public projection) Nottingham, UK (KOLEKTIVA)

2003

  • Local Issues, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

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  • videospritz®EST#4, Trieste Contemporanea, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, IT
  • Video in Progress 2: City Perspectives, Parakino, Laznia Centre for
    Contemporary Art, Gdansk, PL
  • 10 years the One Minutes, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, NL
  • namaTRE.ba 3, Academy of Fine Arts, Trebinje, BA
  • Fleuves, CNEAI, île des impressionistes, Chatou, Paris, FR
  • Berliner Liste 2009, Palais am Tiergarten, Berlin, DE
  • DIVA Station_presents, GAMA Screening of Selected Works, Ars Electronica 2009, Brucknerhaus, History Lounge, Linz, AT
  • Value Point – Siemens_artLab hosted by Hilger Contemporary, Hilger Contemporary Gallery, Vienna, AT
  • OHO Award Finalists 2009 (yvaa.net), P74 Center & Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
  • DIVA at Škuc Gallery, Škuc Gallery & SCCA-Ljubljana, Ljubljana, SI
  • Photonic, Luminatic: New Slovenian Photography and Video, Kultur Zentrum Korotan, Vienna, AT; Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, SK; Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, SI

2008

  • Necessary Discourse on Hysteria, The Gallery of Fine Arts Slovenj Gradec, SI
  • World One Minutes Brussels 2008, The One Minutes foundation, Amsterdam & deBuren, Brussels, BE
  • Video in Progress 2: City Perspectives, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
  • Photonic, Luminatic: New Slovenian Photography and Video, K2 Contemporary Art Center, Izmir, TR
  • Zapping Unit – Les Petites Formes (The Short Forms), Centre d’art contemporain de la Ferme du Buisson, Marne-la-Vallée, FR
  • – 5 minutes 2008, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
  • World One Minutes Beijing 2008, The One Minutes foundation, Amsterdam & Today Art Museum, Beijing, CN
  • Videodokument & Eyedentify Yourself, The Foundation & Gallery 3,14, Bergen, NO
  • Fabula 2008: Podobe skritega, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2007

  • Every man is a curator / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI
  • Tina B. Festival, Mobile Video Art: The Intimate Life of the Global Village, Prague, CZ
  • Editing projects, Universita Roma 3 Architettura (Ex-Mattatoio), Rome, IT
  • Some other city, Sarajevo winter festival, ICP Gallery, Sarajevo, BA
  • Artists on Art, Institute of history of art,  University of Warsaw, PL

2006

  • Narratives, -35/+65: Two Generations, Museum Joanneum, Kunsthaus, Graz, AT
  • Fragmented Show, C/O Careof, Milano, IT
  • – 5 minutes, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
  • Arsenal sztuki, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, PL

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  • Territories, Identities, Nets, Slovene Art 1995-2005, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI
  • 26th International biennial of graphic arts, Ljublana; The First Line, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, SI
  • How to talk of contemporary art?, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, PL
  • Young Art Europe, MOYA Museum of Young Art, Vienna, AT

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  • Appendix, Ljubljana, SI
  • Parallel, Empire gallery, Nottingham, UK
  • Breakthrough, Grote Kerk, the Hague, NL

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  • Fair-Play, Play Gallery, Berlin, DE
  • 25th International biennial of graphic arts, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, SI
  • 11th Biennial of the Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean (bjcem.org), Athens, GR
  • Festival of computer and video art, Kibla, Maribor, SI
  • Start, Galerija Karas, Zagreb, HR

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  • Start, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana, SI
  • Contemporary art from Slovenia, Happy Galery, SKC, Belgrade, RS

1999

  • Entrada, Hogeschool vor de Kunsten, Utrecht, NL

Screenings

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  • videospritz®EST#4, Trieste Contemporanea, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, IT
  • Video in Progress 2: City Perspectives, Parakino, Laznia Centre for
    Contemporary Art, Gdansk, PL
  • DIVA Station_presents, 16th anniversary of Metelkova City, Ljubljana, SI
  • DIVA Station_presents, GAMA Screening of Selected Works, Ars Electronica 2009, Brucknerhaus, History Lounge, Linz, AT

2008

  • Re:peat, Institute and museum Bitola, Bitola, MK

2007

  • Festival do Minuto, São Paulo, BR
  • Outvideo 2007, various cities, RU
  • Art Generator, Urban Arts Festival, Štip, MK
  • 2VIDEO, online exhibition, IT

2006

  • Videodokument & Eyedentify Yourself, Sparwasser HQ, Klub Z, Berlin, DE
  • One Minute, One Video, 13th Anniversary of AKC Metelkova City, Ljubljana, SI
  • The one minutes festival 2006, Het Ketelhuis, Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL
  • dat{e-a}006, sonance.artistic.network, medien.KUNSTLABOR, Graz, AT
  • Outvideo 2006, Ekaterinburg, RU
  • Video Wall: Vesna Bukovec, Meduza Gallery, Obalne galerije Piran, Koper, SI

2005

  • Outvideo 2005, Ekaterinburg, RU

2004

  • Outvideo, Ekaterinburg, RU

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  • Non-Stop, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2001

  • Scanline, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI

Residences, Workshops

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  • Residency of the Slovene Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport in Berlin, DE

2007

  • Workshop “Some Other City”, Sarajevo Winter Festival, Sarajevo, BA

2006

  • “Visura Aperta, Momiano 2006” in Momjan, HR; invited by curator Ivana Bago
  • “Imagining Common Lands” residnecy in Gorizia, IT; invited by ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana; organized by Zerynthia, Rome

2004

  • “Parallel”, residency of artist from twin cities, Nottingham, UK; invited by YOLK, Nottingham

2002

  • “Zoladkova Gorzka – G.A.R.Ba 2002” – Giovani Artisti in Residenza in Basilicata, Montescaglioso, IT; invited by ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
  • Gasthoff 2002, meeting of artschool students from across the Europe in Frankfurt, DE

Grants, Awards

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  • Spetial mention by the jury of 16th Slovene sculpture exhibition (KOLEKTIVA), SI
  • Finalist of the OHO Award (part of Young Visual Artists Awards program (YVAA)), SI

2010

  • Fellowship of the Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia

2009

  • Finalist of the OHO Award (part of Young Visual Artists Awards program (YVAA)), SI

2006

  • Cultural City Network Graz CNN Fellowship, Graz, AT

2003

  • Special mention, Fair Play Video Art Festival, Berlin, DE

2002-2004

  • Fellowship Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia, for MA Study

1999

  • Erasmus Student Mobility Grant

Curating

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Vesna Bukovec is a contemporary visual artist based in Slovenia.

She is a member of the art group KOLEKTIVA

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