ABOUT

Tanja Lažetić is a multidisciplinary artist working with photography, video, ceramic, performance and the artist’s book. She graduated in Architecture from the University of Ljubljana. Tanja Lažetić is based in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Her works are held in museums, galleries and private collections such as the MOMA  Artists’ Books Collection in New York, the Tate Collection of Artists’ Books, the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana (participating four times in the Triennial of Contemporary Art U3), the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova in Ljubljana, the International Centre of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana (including once in the Biennial of Graphic Arts), the City Art Gallery Ljubljana, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in Berlin, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid, Museum Brandhorst in Munchen, The Israeli Center for Digital Art in Israel, Art Gallery of Kosovo in Prishtina, Gallery of Extended Media in Zagreb, Ars Aevi in Sarajevo, Museum 25th May in Belgrade, 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Brighton Photo Biennal, Nanjing Festival in China and Gagosian Gallery in NY, Beverly Hills, and Paris.

She won a variety of awards as is the third prize at the International Ceramic Triennial in Ljubljana (2015), the bronze prize at the Nanjing Festival in China (2015) and Rihard Jakopič Recognition (2017). In the last ten years, Lažetić published more than twenty artist’s books. Her book Whore has been featured in Phaidon’s The Photobook: A History, Volume III.

Public Collections
Ars Aevi, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina
Artservis’ Collection, Ljubljana
International Center of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
City Gallery Nova Gorica, Slovenia
MOMA Artists’ Books Collection, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
Nanjing International Art Festival Collection, China
Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany
Tate Collection of Artists’ Books
The Israeli Center for Digital Art/ Mobile Video Archive, Israel

Gallery Representation 
Galerija Fotografija, Levstikov trg 7, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 (1) 25 11 529
info@galerijafotografija.si
https://galerijafotografija.si/artists/46-tanja-lazetic/series/

TanjaL-CV.pdf

  • Curriculum vitae
    1993     The Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) Faculty of Architecture of the University of Ljubljana
  • RESIDENCE
  • 2022    Residency program of the Institut français at the Cité internationale des arts, Paris
  • 2021    Residency program at the Cité internationale des arts, Paris
  • 2020    Residency program of the Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei Neumünster, Germany
  • 2019    Residency program at the Cité internationale des arts, Paris
  • 2018    Residency program of Ministry of Culture of the RS in New York
  • 2017    Residency program of Nida Art Colony, Lithuania
  • 2015    Residency program of The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai
  • 2014    Residency program of The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon
  • 2013    Residency program of Ministry of Culture of the RS in London
  • 2005    Residency program of Ministry of Culture of the RS in Berlin
  • 2001     Residency program of the KulturKontakt in Vienna
  • 1999    Residency program of Ministry of Culture of the RS and SCCA-Ljubljana in NY
  • AWARDS
  • 2017     Rihard Jakopič Recognition, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2015     Bronze Award at The Second International Nanjing Festival, Nanjing, China
  • 2015     Award Unicum 2015 at III International Ceramic Triennial, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2001     Nominations at the //international media/art award, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1995     First prize at the International Competition of Design – Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste, Italy

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2020     Flowers, UGM Studio, Maribor, Slovenia, Curator: Jure Kirbiš
  •              Flowers, Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2019     5 Flowers 8 Photographs, Galerija Fotografija Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2017     The Witch is not at Home, Kiosk, Nida Art Colony, Lithuania, Curator: Skaiste Marčiene
  •               Billion Dinar Girl, Gong Gallery, Solkan, Slovenia, Curator: Nataša Kovšca
  • 2016      If we weren’t here…look, immediately the grass is growing, Institute for Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Curator: Janka Vukmir
  •              Gasoline Stations, Again, Gallery Spot, Zagreb, Croatia
  •              What’s Art Got to Do with It?, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Vladimir Vidmar
  • 2014     6 Swimming Pools behind Broken Glass, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel, Curator: Ran Kasmy-Ilan
  • 2010     The Migrants, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2006     Dialogue in the Kitchen, Volume I, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2005     The Rustling of Our Native Forests (with Dejan Habicht), P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2004     Ljubljana from Road (with Dejan Habicht and Blaz Kriznik), Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
  •              The State of Things (with Nina Mesko), City of Women, Ljubljana
  • 2003     The Big Erotic Calendar (with Dejan Habicht), P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2002     Patterns (with Dejan Habicht), Cankarjev dom-Small Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 2001     Weather report (with Dejan Habicht), CIX Gallery, Skopje (Macedonia)
  •              Out of the blue (with Dejan Habicht), Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje
  •              Snapshot (with Dejan Habicht) Ivan Grohar Gallery, Skofja Loka
  • 2000     Hansel & Gretel (with Dejan Habicht), Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana
                 Panoramika (with Dejan Habicht and Mateja Medvedič) P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 1999     Traces (with Dejan Habicht), P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  • 1994     Three Side Screens, ŠOU Gallery, Ljubljana

    Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2022
  • The body as a point of view, Loža Gallery Koper, Curator: Hana Čeferin
  • Returniung the Gaze, Cukrarana, Ljubljana, Curators: Alenka Gregorič, Mara Anjoli Vujić, Mateja Podlesnik, Alenka Trebušak
  • Based on True Stories, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia, Curators: Irena Čerčnik, Maja Hodošček
  • 2021
  • Europa Enterprise, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France, Curators: Danijela Dugandžić & Jelena Petrović
  • 2019
  • Precarious Environments, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, Curator: Ana Mizerit
  • 2018
  • No Looking Back, Okay?, Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Curator: Simona Vidmar, Jure Kirbiš
  • City of Women, Transfer, Ljubljana, Curators: Lenka Đorojević, Alja Lobnik
  • Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, Curators: Zdenka Badovinac, Bojana Piškur
  • 20 Years of Nova Gorica City Gallery, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • IV. International Ceramic Triennial Unicum, National Museum Slovenia, Ljubljana
  • Selection from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, Curator: Bojana Piškur
  • 2017
  • Revealed views, Miklova House Gallery, Ribnica, Slovenia, Curator: Polona Lovšin
  • Utopia / Dystopia: Architecture, City, Territory, The Art City Gallery Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Trebušak
  • O Livro Disperso / The book Dispersed, Casa das Artes, Porto, Curator: Unstable Media
  • The Most Beautiful Place in the World, Gallery of Fine Arts, Osijek, Croatia, Curator: Sandra Križić Roban
  • 2016
  • Pixxelpoint 2016, Kulturni dom Nova Gorica, Slovenia, Curator: Rene Rusjan
  • I.A.S.A International Artist Space Agency, Dizaldov Gallery, Berlin
  • The Glass Ceiling, K18 Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia, Curator: Irena Borić
  • The 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival
  • Parallel Exhibition, China, Curator: Yu Liang
  • XVIII Fotosrečanje, Kulturni dom Gorizia, Italy
  • The Most Beautiful Place in the World, Klovičevi Dvori Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: Sandra Križić Roban
  • Ed Ruscha: Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery – Beverly Hills, USA, Curator: Bob Monk
  • On Revolution’s Road, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia, Curator: Marko Jenko
  • On Revolution’s Road, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Marko Jenko
  • U3 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art – Beyond the Globe, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Boris Groys
  • Timeless Ophelia, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Curator: Vasja Nagy
  • 2015
  • Crises and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005–2015, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, Curators: Bojana Piškur, Igor Španjol, Vladimir Vidmar
  • Pixxelpoint, International Media Art Festival, City Gallery Nova Gorica, Curator: Igor Štromajer
  • Nika Špan: Was it a car or a cat I saw, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Vladimir Vidmar
  • Re: Follow-ed (after Hokusai), Cabinet Du Livre D’Artiste, University Rennes, France, Curator: Michalis Pichler, Tom Sowden
  • The Second Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing, China
  • Between Democracies 1989-2014: Commemoration and Memory, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • A Big Mess, Big Space, Shanghai, China
  • III International Ceramic Triennial UNICUM, National Museum Slovenia, Ljubljana
  • Ed Ruscha: Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery – Paris, France, Curator: Bob Monk
  • A Bag of Fibes, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel, Curator: Ran Kasmy-Ilan
  • 2014
  • Mundus Vadit Retro, Kibla Portal, Maribor, Slovenia, Curators: Aleksandra Kostič, Žiga Dobnikar
  • Brighton Photo Biennal, Brighton, UK
  • City Perspectives, Photon Galerie, Vienna, Austria, Curators: Dejan Sluga, Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanič
  • Fluxjob, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, USA , Curators: Jeff Rathermel in Keith Buchholz
  • 2013
  • +386 Impressions, Calcografía Nacional, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain, Curator: Breda Škrjanec
  • Festival der Regionen – Digging Up, Eferding, Austria
  • Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Museum Brandhorst, Munchen, Germany
  • Directed: The Intersection of Book, Film and Visual Narrative, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, USA, Curator: Jeff Rathermel
  • Dowry, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BIH, Curator: Dunja Blažević
  • Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
  • A Fair, University of Kansas Art + Design Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, USA, Curator: Travis Shaffer
  • 2012
  • Dowry, Nova Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: Dunja Blažević
  • The Ed Show, The Digital Art Gallery London South Bank University, London, UK, Curator: ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative
  • Between the real and reality, Gallery Third Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, Curato: Jelena Veljković
  • ABCED, Mews Project Space, London, UK, Curator: ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative
  • Dowry, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia, Curato: Dunja Blažević
  • Hidden Publics, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany, Curators: Andrea Domesle, Walter Seidl
  • The Artist Book in Slovenia 1966-2010, AKTO 7- Festival for Contemporary Arts, Bitola , Macedonia, Curator: Tadej Pogačar
  • Video in Progress2 / City Perspectives, Videolake Festival, Tihany, Balaton Lake, Hungary, Curators: Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanič
  • HELP/LESS, Printed Matter, New York, USA, Curator: Chris Habib
  • Dowry, Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste, Italy, Curator: Dunja Blažević
  • It doesn’t always have to be beautiful unless it’s beautiful, Art Gallery of Kosovo, Priština, Curators: Galit Eilat and Charles Esche
  • Roaming. Copy-Left, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Alessandro Castiglioni
  • Prints and Impressions, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curators: Breda Škrjanec, Božidar Zrinski
  • Dowry, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, Curator: Dunja Blažević
  • Hidden Publics, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem, (Czech Republic), Curators: Andrea Domesle, Walter Seidl
  • 20 for 15, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Curator: Tadej Pogačar
  • 2011
  • The Artist’s Book in Slovenia 1966 – 2010,The Digital Art Gallery London South Bank University, London, UK, Curator: Tadej Pogačar
  • Photoobjects, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto, Slovenia, Curator: Jan Babnik
  • Follow-ed (after Hokusai), Winchester Gallery, Winchester, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Arnofini Gallery, Bristol, UK, Curators: Michalis Pichler, Tom Sowden
  • Hidden Publics, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Curators: Andrea Domesle, Walter Seidl
  • 2010
  • Hidden Publics, <rotor> Graz, Austria, Curators: Andrea Domesle, Walter Seidl
  • 9+9, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curators: Breda Škrjanec, Božidar Zrinski
  • The Artist Book in Slovenia 1966–2010, Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Tadej Pogačar
  • Mladi levi Festival, Bunker, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • U3 6th Triennial of Contemporary Slovene Art – An Idea for Living, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Charles Esche
  • The Renaming Machine, Open Space, Vienna, Curator: Suzana Milevska
  • At Home: Architects France and Marta Ivanšek, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana, Curators: Martina Malešič and Anja Planišček
  • Sweet Nowhere, The Art City Gallery Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Gregorič
  • 2009
  • Video in Progress 2: City Perspectives, Parakino, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland, Curators: Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanič
  • Political practices of (post-) Yugoslav art, Museum of Yugoslav History – Museum 25th of May, Beograd, Serbia, Curator: Jelena Vesić
  • Around the World of Art in 4.380 days, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Saša Nabergoj
  • namaTRE.ba 3, Academy of Fine Arts, Trebinje, Bosnia and Hercegovina
  • 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curator: Božidar Zrinski
  • The Renaming Machine, Miroslav Kraljević Gallery, Zagreb, Curator: Suzana Milevska
  • Photonic, Luminatic, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava and Kultur Zentrum Korotan, Vienna and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Curator: Dejan Sluga
  • Closed for annual leave!, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Gregorič
  • 2008
  • (Not) a Photograph, Piran City gallery, Slovenia, Curator: Vasja Nagy
  • Obviously, it’s not obvious / GIFT, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Lotte Juul Petersen
  • Video in Progress2 / City Perspectives, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Curators: Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanič
  • Museum in the Street, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curators: Zdenka Badovinac, Bojana Piškur
  • ArtistBook International – ABI, Center Culturel Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Photonic, Luminatic, K2 Contemporary Art Center, Izmir, Turkey
  • A Third Look, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curators: Breda Škrjanec, Božidar Zrinski
  • Minus five minutes, P74 Gallery Ljubljana, Curator: Polonca Lovsin
  • The Renaming Machine, Jakopič Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Suzana Milevska
  • 2007
  • Political, Velenje Gallery, Velenje, Slovenia, Curator: Maja Škerbot
  • K2 SUR*VIVER, Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery, Zagreb
  • Lost Highway Exhibition, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Curator: Alenka Gregorič
  • Every Man is a Curator / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac
  • As in Real Life, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Julia Schäfer
  • 2006
  • Arteast Collection 2000+23, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac
  • Normalization, dedicated to Nikola Tesla, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: WHW
  • Intimate (with Dejan Habicht), Piran City Gallery, Slovenia, Curator: Vasja Nagy
  • Interrupted Histories (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac
  • 2005
  • 2 Live, Koroška Fine Arts Gallery, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia, Curator: Sašo Vrabič
  • Territories, Identities, Nets (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Igor Zabel, Igor Španjol
  • obroč/ring, P74 Gallery Ljubljana
  • 2004
  • To Think the Space, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana and City Gallery Nova Gorica, Slovenia, Curator: Dejan Habicht
  • The Kitchen (with Dejan Habicht), Koroška Fine Arts Gallery, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia, Curator: Sašo Vrabič
  • Twinklings (with Dejanom Habichtom), Gallery of Extended Media, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: Alenka Gregorič
  • 2003
  • U3 4thTriennia of Contemporary Slovene Art – Here and There (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Christine Van Assche
  • My Little World (with Dejan Habicht), Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, Slovenia, Curator: Nevenka Šivavec
  • Replay, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Dejan Habicht
  • Far away (with Dejan Habicht), Art Museum Eskilstuna, Sweden, Curator: Alenka Gregorič
  • Intermedial, A+A Gallery, Venice, Italy, Curator: Tadej Pogačar
  • Start, Karas Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: WHW
  • 2002
  • Intermedial, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, Slovenia, Curator: Tadej Pogačar
  • Decay & Readymade (with Dejan Habicht), Feistritz im Rosental (Austria), Jesenice (Slovenia), Cave del Predil (Italy), Curator: Inge Vavra
  • Start, The Art City Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia, Curator: WHW
  • 2001
  • Women’s room/woman’s view, ULUPUH, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: Marina Grzinić
  • U3 3rd Triennia of Contemporary Slovene Art – Vulgata (with Dejan Habicht), Gallery Trafó, Budapest, Hungary, Curator: Gregor Podnar
  • Machen sie mir dieser Land wieder… (with Dejan Habicht), Pavel Haus, Potrna/Laafeld, Austria, Curator: Aleksandra Kostić
  • //international media/art award 2001, ZKM Karlsruhe
  • Medi@terra, Athens/Sofia/Belgrade/Maribor/Frankfurt
  • ARS AEVI, Rendez-vous 3 (with Dejan Habicht), Sarajevo, BIH, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac
  • Vulgata (with Dejan Habicht), Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany, Curator: Gregor Podnar
  • The Nude in Slovenia(Photography), Jakopič Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Primož Lampič
  • 2000
  • U3 – Vulgata (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Curator: Gregor Podnar
  • Argos 2000, Vevey, Switzerland, Curator: Sigismond de Vajay
  • 1999
  • The Taste of City (with Dejan Habicht), Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Curator: Gregor Podnar, Tadej Pogačar, Igor Zabel
  • 1997
  • This art is recycled, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia