Tanja Lažetić

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Born in Ljubljana. Lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1987-1993 Studies at Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana

1995 First prize at the International Competition of Design - Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste, Italy

1999 artist in residence in New York by grant of Ministry of Culture of the Republic Slovenia and SCCA-Ljubljana

2001 artist in residence in Vienna by a grant of KulturKontakt, Austria
        Nominations at the //international media/art award, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2005 artist in residence in Berlin by a grant of Ministry of Culture of the Republic Slovenia

2011-2014 member of an international artist group ABC (Artists' Books Cooperative)

2013 artist in residence in London by a grant of Ministry of Culture of the Republic Slovenia

2014 artist in residence in Holon, Israel by a grant of The Israeli Center for Digital Art

2015 Award Unicum 2015 at III International Ceramic Triennial, Ljubjana
         artist in residence in Shanghai, China by a grant of The Swatch Art Peace Hotel
         Bronze Award at The Second International Nanjing Festival, Nanjing, China

2017 Rihard Jakopič Recognition, Ljubljana, Slovenia
         artist in residence in Nida Art Colony, Lithuania


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017
- 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, Curator: Sandra Krizić Roban
- 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
- 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

1999
- Traces (with Dejan Habicht), P74 Gallery, Ljubljana

1994
- Three Side Screens, ŠOU Gallery, Ljubljana


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017

- Utopia / Dystopia: Architecture, City, Territory, City Art Gallery of Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Trebušak
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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 Celling, 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, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Curator: Marko Jenko
- Beyond the Globe | 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art – U3, Moderna galerija, 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, Media Art Festival, Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 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, Universite Rennes, France, Curator: Michalis Pichler, Tom Sowden
- The Second International Nanjing Festival 2015, Nanjing, China
- Between Democracies 1989-2014: Commemoration and Memory, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, Curators: Judy Peter & Richard Gregor
- 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 and 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, Curator: Jeff Rathermel
- Dowry, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BIH, Curator: Dunja Blažević
- Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery, New York
- A Fair, University of Kansas Art + Design Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, Curator: Travis Shaffer


2012

- Dowry, Nova Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: Dunja Blažević
- The Ed Show, The Digital Art Gallery London South Bank University, London
- Beetwen the real and reality, Gallery Third Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, Curator: Jelena Veljković
- ABCED, Mews project Space, London
- Dowry, Center fro Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia, Curator: 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 (MAK), Curator: Tadej Pogačar
- Video in Progress 2 / City Perspectives, Videolake Festival, Tihany, Balaton Lake, Hungary, Curators: Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanič
- HELP/LESS, Printed Matter, New York, 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 Contemorary 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, Curator: Tadej Pogačar


2011

- The Artist’s Book in Slovenia 1966 – 2010, The Digital Art Gallery London South Bank University, London, London, Curator: Tadej Pogacar         
- Photoobjects, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto (Slovenia), Curator: Jan Babnik
- Follow-ed (after Hokusai), P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Winchester Gallery, Winchester, Arnofini Gallery, Bristol, Curators: Michalis Pichler, Tom Sowden
- Hidden Publics,Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curators: Andrea Domesle, Walter Seidl


2010

- Hidden Publics, <rotor>, Graz, Curators: Andrea Domesle, Walter Seidl
- 9+9, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curators: Breda Skrjanec, Bozidar Zrinski
- The Artist Book in Slovenia 1966–2010, Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Tadej Pogacar
- Mladi levi Festival, Ljubljana
- U3 - 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 Malesic and Anja Planiscek
- Sweet Nowhere, City Art Museum, Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Gregoric


2009

- Video in Progress 2: City Perspectives, Parakino, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Curators: Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanič
- Political practices of (post-) Yugoslav art, Museum of Yugoslav History - Museum 25th of May, Beograd, Curator: Jelena Vesic
- 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 Kraljevic Gallery, Zagreb, Curator: Suzana Milevska
- Photonic Luminatic, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, Kultur Zentrum Korotan, Vienna and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Curator: Dejan Sluga
- Closed for annual leave!, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Gregoric


2008

- (Not) a Photograph, Obalne galerije Piran, Curator: Vasja Nagy
- Obviously, it's not obvious / GIFT, P74 Gallery Ljubljana, Curator: Lotte Juul Petersen
- Video in Progress2 / City Perspectives, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Curators: Vesna Bukovec, Metka Zupanic
- Museum in the Street, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curators: Zdenka Badovinac, Bojana Piskur
- Photonic Luminatic, K2 Contemporary Art Center, Izmir (Turkey)
- A Third Look, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curators: Breda Skrjanec, Bozidar Zrinski
- Minus five minutes, P74 Gallery Ljubljana, Curator: Polonca Lovsin
- Renaming Machine, Jakopic Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Suzana Milevska


2007

- Political, Velenje Gallery, Velenje, Curator: Maja Skerbot
- K2 SUR*VIVER, Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery, Zagreb
- Lost Highway Exhibition, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Gregoric
- Every Man is a Curator / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac
- As in Real Life, P74 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, Curator: WHW
- Intimate (with Dejan Habicht), Obalne galerije Piran, Curator: Vasja Nagy
- Interrupted Histories (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac


2005

- 2 Live, Koroska Fine Arts Gallery, Slovenj Gradec, Curator: Saso Vrabic
- Territories, Identities, Nets (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Igor Zabel, Igor Spanjol
- obroc/ring, P74 Gallery Ljubljana


2004

- To Think the Space, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana and City Gallery Nova Gorica, Curator: Dejan Habicht
- The Kitchen (with Dejan Habicht), Koroska Fine Arts Gallery, Slovenj Gradec, Curator: Saso Vrabic
- Twinklings (with Dejanom Habichtom), Gallery of Extended Media, Zagreb, Curator: Alenka Gregoric


2003

- U3 - Here and There (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, L jubljana, Curator: Christine Van Assche
- My Little World (with Dejan Habicht), Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, Curator: Nevenka Sivavec
- Replay, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Dejan Habicht
- Far away (with Dejan Habicht), Art Museum Eskilstuna (Sweden),Curator: Alenka Gregoric
- Intermedial, A+A Gallery, Venice, Curator: Tadej Pogacar
- Start, Karas Gallery, Zagreb, Curator: WHW


2002

- Intermedial, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, Curator: Tadej Pogacar
- Decay & Readymade (with Dejan Habicht), Feistritz im Rosental (Austria), Jesenice (Slovenia), Cave del Predil (Italy), Curator: Inge Vavra
- Start, City Art Museum Ljubljana, Curator: WHW


2001

- Women's room / woman's view, ULUPUH, Zagreb, Curator: Marina Grzinic
-Vulgata (with Dejan Habicht), Gallery Trafó, Budapest, Curator: Gregor Podnar
- Machen sie mir dieser Land wieder... (with Dejan Habicht), Pavel Haus, Potrna/Laafeld (Austria), Curator: Aleksandra Kostic
- //international media/art award 2001, ZKM Karlsruhe
- Medi@terra, Athens/Sofia/Belgrade/Maribor/Frankfurt
- ARS AEVI, Rendez-vous 3 (with Dejan Habicht), Sarajevo, Curator: Zdenka Badovinac
- Vulgata (with Dejan Habicht), Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Curator: Gregor Podnar
- The Nude in Slovenia(Photography), Jakopic Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Primoz Lampic


2000

- U3 - Vulgata (with Dejan Habicht), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Curator: Gregor Podnar
- Argos 2000, Vevey (Switzerland), Curator: Sigismond de Vajay
- Panoramika (with Mateja Medvedic and Dejan Habicht), P74 Gallery, Ljubljana


1999

- The Taste of City (with Dejan Habicht), ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Gregor Podnar, Tadej Pogačar, Igor Zabel


1997

- This art is recycled, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Ars Aevi, Sarajevo

Mestna galerija/City Gallery Nova Gorica

Moderna galerija Ljubljana

Artservis Collection

The Israeli Center for Digital Art/ Mobile Video Archive

Internacional Center of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana

Paul Heimabch Buch-Sammlung


CONTACT: 

tanja.lazetic