BIOGRAPHY 

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  • born 1983 in Kranj, Slovenia, currently lives in between New York City, Vienna (Austria) and Ljubljana (Slovenia)
    and works in photography, video, sound, installation, performance and writing.

     

  • 2010 graduated MFA in new media, Transart Institute New York-Berlin/Danube University Krems
    (mentors Lucien Clergue, France, for photography and Martina Corgnati, Italy, for visual art)

     

  • 2005 graduated BA (cum laude) psychology, visual art, Webster University Vienna,  Austria (completed individual study
    of script-writing with scriptwriter Joshua Sinclair, individual study of photography with Herve Massard)

     

  • 2002 graduated high level IB art program, with academic distinction and special art award, UNIS New York City
     

  • member of the Kuenstlerhaus Vienna, Austria (www.k-haus.at), Slovene Writers Association, PEN Club Austria,
    Slovene Fine Artists Association, Bildrecht organisation Vienna


     

Exhibitions:
 

Over 40 solo exhibitions and over 70 group exhibitions (in Argentina, Austria, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, Germany,
Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Philippines, Slovenia, Spain, Serbia, Turkey, USA ).


 

 Awards: 
 

  • 2016 SNBA Silver Medal for Photography, Paris, France

  • 2016 award, 5th International Fine Arts Festival Kranj, Slovenia

  • 2016 Kunstlitfaßsäulen, City of Salzburg, Austria

  • 2016 finalist Eligius Schmuckpreis 2016, Salzburg, Austria

  • 2015 selected for Beijing International Art Biennale  BIAB 2015

  • 2015 selected in Display of the Centuries – Friedrich Kiesler and Contemporary Art, Austria Culture Forum New York

  • 2014 nominated for Slovenia’s presentation at the Venice Art Biennale 2015

  • 2013 finalist for Hubert Sielecki Video Preis, Kuenstlerhaus Vienna, Austria

  • 2012/13 nominated for Slovenia’s presentation at the Venice Art Biennale 2013

  • 2012 selected  for 5th Beijing International Art Biennalle BIAB 2012

  • 2012 finalist K3 International Short Film Festival 2012,Ljubljana

  • 2012 finalist Hubert Sielecki Video Preis, Kuenstlerhaus Vienna, Austria

  • 2011 Pfann Ohman Preis (1 of 4) Vienna, Austria

  • 2011 selected for IPCNY New Prints 2011 exhibition, New York

  • 2010 selected  for Queens Museum of Art, New York, Visions of death, New York,

  • 2010 nominated for the International Literary IMPAC Dublin Award 2011, Ireland

  • 2010 Grant of the Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia

  • 2010  Vordemberge-Gildenwart Foundation Grant, Switzerland

  • 2010  International poetry contest Castello di Duino finalist, Trieste, Italy

  • 2009  Yearly Limited Edition  and yearly card of the Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

  • 2009   competition part of the 1st Independent Film Festival, Domžale, Slovenia

  •  2009, Finalist (as Z+E+M) in ID-Consonni open call for public  intervention in Sondika, Spain

  • 2008, Artist of the month for June/July of the website of Art Lab, Hilger Gallery, Vienna, Austria 2008,
    Third prize  at The annual photographic show, May Gallery, St. Louis, USA 

  • 2008 Art Critics’ Selection for February 2008,  by the Association of the Slovenian Art Critics.

  • 2006 two grants from the Film Foundation of Slovenia

  • 2006  the Čižek award for the best short digital video in 2006 in Slovenia (Naj digič 2006)

  • 2002 UNIS Art Award, New York City

  • 2001-2002  Cooper Union School of Art, New York City grant for selected high-school students

     

Collections:
 

  • Permanent collection the Fortress Kluže Museum, Slovenia;

  • MOYA Wien Museum of Young Art, Austria.

  • Spiritual Art collection, Artmark Gallery Vienna, Austria,

  • International Centre for Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia,

  • Salon fuer Kunstbuch, Vienna, Austria

  • Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Pilon’s State Gallery Ajdovščina, Slovenia

  • Museum Moderner Kunst Kaernten, Klagenfurt, Austria

  • Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

  • MAK Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

  • Božidar Jakac Regional Museum, Kostanjevica, Slovenia

  • Webster University Art Collection, St. Louis, USA

  • Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, USA

     

Commisions: 
 

  • Thermal Temple, Aqua City, BTC Ljubljana

  • Bergdorf Goodman New York 2013 and 2015

  • EGU 2015, Vienna

  • Sava Hotels&Spa

  • Mayor of Ljubljana

  • Medicor Izola

  • Steklarna Hrastnik

     

Books:
 

  • two novels, translated and published in 6 languages published in 6 countries

  • collection of poetry, translated and published in 3 languages in 3 countries

  • three books of the artist

  • photomonography

© 2019 by Aleks Broz

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