Boštjan Pucelj was born in 1979 in Novo mesto, where he still lives and works. He discovered photography while studying at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering and has been taking his camera with him everywhere ever since. Later he became active as photographer in Novo mesto Student Association. In the past decade, he has become one of the most pronounced photographers from Dolenjska region, which occupies a special position in his photo series. His works have been displayed in several group and more than twenty solo exhibitions; and have won him several awards in contests and festivals, such as Photo of the Year by Emzin Magazine, Slovenia Press Photo and Fotopub (The Thursday Prize). His photos were published in several awarded monographs, books and zines – Babi (2005), Človeško kraljestvo (2008), Osem taktov pavze (2009), Pogled s strani (2010), Zakuska (2012), Likof (2012), iMarathon (2012) and Poklon kozolcu (2013).
Boštjan PuceljGranma 16 Feb - 15 Mar 2006WHOSE ARE BOŠTJAN PUCELJ’S PHOTOGRAPHS? I am leaning over the picture that Boštjan has made on the floor out of the photographs of his grandmother, Frančiška Mohorko. Granma, aunt Fani to others, was a seamstress. She spent many years working in Germany and built a house here at home...