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Mark Požlep (1981, Celje, Slovenia)

EDUCATION / IZOBRAZBA

2012 – 2014, Advanced Master in transmedia, Sint Lukas, Brussels
2006 – 2009, Master’s degree studies in Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Video (head Professor Sreco Dragan) / Magisterij iz videa in novih medijev, Akademija za likovno umetnost in oblikovanje, Univerza Ljubljana (mentor profesor Sreco Dragan)
2001 – 2006, Bachelor’s degree studies in Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Painting (head Professor Herman Gvardjancic) / Dodiplomski studij, Akademija za likovno umetnost in oblikovanje, oddelek za slikarstvo (mentor profesor Herman Gvardjancic)
2000 – 2001, Art House / College for Visual Arts, Ljubljana

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS (Selection) / SAMOSTOJNE RAZSTAVE IN PROJEKTI (Izbor)
Blueprint for Revolution, P74, Ljubljana, SLO, 2017
Island, Galerija Ravne, Ravne na Koroskem, SLO, 2017
Hogshead 733 book presentation, Artist club, Palais de Tokio, (FR), 2016
Island, BRDG, Antwerpen, (BE), 2016
Stranger Than Paradise, Lecture Performance, Theatre Glej, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2016
Promised Lands, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2015
Stranger Than Paradise, Center for Contemporary Arts Celje, Celje, (SLO), 2014
Homelands, Israeli Center for Digital Art, Israel, 2014
Just Before The Explosion, Gallery Miklova Hiša, Ribnica, (SLO), 2013
Tomorrow, maybe, I will be the same, Gallery A+A, Venice, (I), 2013
Mark Požlep, Tobacna galerija 001, Ljubljana (SLO), 2012
Mark Požlep & Nicola Genovese, Mala Galerija – Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana (SLO), 2011
Lords of Dirt (with Meta Grgurevi?, Jaša, Valerio Nocolai, Jyrki Riekki, Giorgio Guidi, Claire Dantzer,Kyle Milne, Urša Vidic), UGM/Maribor art gallery, Maribor (SLO), 2011
Little Stars, Projetto Superfluo 2, (in collaboration with Jaša, Meta Grgurevic, Jure Cvitan, Saša Šuštar, Kalu, Janez Vidrih, Mia Špindler, Urša Vidic) Ex Pulisecco / Parcheggio Central
Park, Padua (I), 2011
Queens and Criminals (With Meta Grgurevic), Kibela, Maribor, (SLO), 2010
Maybe Weird and Dark But Certainly Alive 2, Plevnik Kronkowska Gallery, Celje, (SLO), 2010
Preview / Review, Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2010
Time To Become Poets (with Jasa), de la Galerie de la Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, (FR), 2009
Dead Man Can’t Dance, Galerija Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2009
Against the History for a bit of Good Old Love (with Jasa), Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje (SLO), 2008
Fireplace, Axe and a Banana-peel, Plevnik-Kronkowska Gallery, Celje (SLO), 2008
Monsters, Galerija Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana (SLO), 2007
Purple Volvo Valentine, Likovni salon, Celje (SLO), 2006
Purple Volvo Valentine, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2005

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS (Selection) / SKUPINSKE RAZSTAVE IN PROJEKTI (Izbor)
Sorry/Not Sorry, Ghent, BE, 2017

  1. Festival Borštnikovega srečanja, Maribor, SLO, 2017
    Anti Festival, Kuopio, Finland, 2017
    I’LL ALWAYS BE THERE. ALWAYS, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje, Celje, SLO, 2017
    Cold from the Balkans, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016
    Multimeridijan 16, Svjedoci - tijela u dijalogu i procesi refleksije, Hdlu Istre, Pula, (HR), 2016
    Art matters, but art is not enough, Gallery of Contemporary art Celje, (SLO), 2016
    Psst There is Still Space in Outer Space! Pavel Haus/Pavlova hiša, Austria, 2016
    Oho Award, UGM, Maribor, (SLO), 2016
    Art in Slovenia 2005-2015, MSUM, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2015
    Everything and Nothing, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2014
    U mojoj zemlji palme rastu / My Land Has Palm Trees, SIZ Gallery, Rijeka, (HR), 2014
    Made in Us, Gallery Vžigalica, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2013
    The Air of Songs, Galerija Sodobne umetnosti Celje Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje,(SLO) 2013
    U3-Seventh Trienial of Slovenian Contemporary art, Curated by Nataša Petrešin –Bachelez, MSUM,Museum of contemporary art Ljubljana (SLO), 2013
    Stardust, Ex Machello, Padua, (IT), 2012
    Skoraj pomlad, Almost Spring, 100 years of Slovenian Art, UGM/ Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor (SLO), 2012
    Lepo slikarstvo je za nami, UGM/Maribor art Gallery, Maribor (SLO), 2012
    It’s all right, Maremetraggio, international short film festival, Trieste (IT), 2012
    Podobe resnicnosti: med zgodbo in dejstvom, Galerija sodobne umetnosti, Celje (SLO), 2012
    Abot -Artists’ Books on Tour, Artist Competition and Mobile Museum, International Centre of Graphic Arts, MGLC, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2012
    This was the worst year in my life, Ganes Pratt-mala Galerija, Ljubljana (SLO), 2012
    Extracculicular activity, Curated by Daniele Capra, Ex Pulisecco/Parcheggio Central Park, Padua (IT), 2012
    The Event, 29th biennial of graphic arts, Moderna Gallery, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2011
    4.Bienale of independent ilustration, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2011
    Chris Evans: Ne vem, ce sem bil dovolj jasen, Mala galerija, Ljubljana, (SLO), 2010
    Akto 5, International festival of contemporary arts , Bitola, Makedonija, 2010
    Risba na Slovenskem od leta 1950 dalje, Museum of Contemporary art, Rijeka, (CRO), 2010
    Renaissance Nostra, Collective exhibition by Maja Škerbot, Berlin, (D), 2010
    Catodica 5, International video festival, Stazione Rogers, Trieste, (IT), 2010
    The Lonely Crowd, White Canvas Gallery, Nanjing, China, 2009
    Quoting Contemporariness, Universal Cube, Leibzig (D), 2009
    Risba na Slovenskem od leta 1950 dalje, Mestna galerija Ljubljana, (SLO), 2009
    Risba na Slovenskem od leta 1950 dalje, UGM Maribor, (SLO), 2009
    Friday Night Kicks 3, Muzej na cesti - Moderna galerija, Ljubljana (SLO), 2008
    Image of a Space, Gallery of Contemporary art, Celje (SLO),2008
    Down the Rabbit Hole / Contemporary Painting in Slovenia after the Year 2000,
    Galerija Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana (SLO), 2008
    Featured Art Scene, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz (A), 2008
    Bad Girls Bad Boys, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana (SLO), 2007
    Jurgen, “Vsak clovek je kustos / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator”, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana (SLO), 2007
    Bulgaria? …Oh, yes, Bucurest!, Banya Starinna, Art Today Association, Plovdiv (BUL), 2007
    Cultural Hero, II Biennial of Quadrilateral/BQ_2, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka (CRO), 2007
    Essl Award 2007, Narodna galerija, Ljubljana (SLO)
    U3 - Fifth Triennial of Slovenian Contemporary Art, Moderna galerija,Ljubljana (SLO), 2006
    Essl Award 2005, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana (SLO), 2005
    Essl Award Winners 2005, Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg/Vienna (A), 2005
    Real Presence - Floating Sites, Collateral Events, Venice Biennial, Venice (ITA), 2005

GRANTS & AWARDS / NAGRADE

Israeli Center for Digital Art, Artist in Residence, Holon, Israel, 2014
Minstry of Culture- Republic of Slovenia, Artistic research grant, 2012
Ministry of Culture – Republic of Slovenia, Artist in Residence program in New York (USA), 2011
Academy Prešeren Award, 2010
Liberal Academy Slovenia – Golden bird for visual art, 2009
The Branch,La Vitrine, Artist-in-Residence, Marseille, France, 2009
Ministry of Culture – Republic of Slovenia, High Education Grant, 2007
Essl Award for Central and East Europe, Special Invitation for Slovenia
(Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, Klosterneuburg/ Vienna, Austria), 2007 Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Annual University Excellence Award, 2006
Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Artist-in-Residence, Paris, France, 2006
Essl Award for Central and East Europe, Second Prize for Slovenia,
(Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, Klosterneuburg/ Vienna, Austria), 2005
Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Velenje Art Colony Award, 2005
Flaxart Studios, Artist-in-Residence, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2005

Contact:
www.pozlepmark.com
markpozlep@yahoo.com