Jane Štravs

Jane Štravs

Jane Štravs was born in Ljubljana in 1965 . In 2003, a monograph of his work was published by the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts; the essays included were written by Marina Gržinić and W. J. T. Mitchell. His works are part of numerous public and private collections. He lives and works as a freelance photographer in Ljubljana.

Exhibitions

2016

The most beautiful place in the World, Contemporary Slovenian photography, Klovićevi Dvori Gallery, Zagreb, HR
Gremo naprej! Slovenian photography 1990 – 2015, City Art Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Low – Budget Utopias, MSUM (Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), Ljubljana, SI

2014

Triumph of Freedom, European Solidarity Centre, Gdansk, P
Summer Show, Viertelneun Gallery, Vienna, AT
Instagram – work in progress, Galerija Fotografija Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2013

Dahab, Galerija Fotografija Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Materiality, Kibla Portal, Maribor, SI
Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris, F
Photomed Photography Festival, Sanary sur Mer, F

2012

Moscow International Photobiennale 2012, CVZ Manege, Moscow, RU
11th International Biennial of Miniature Art, The Modern Gallery, Gornji Milanovac, CS

2011

The Present and Presence. A selection of works from the Arteast 2000+ Collection and the national collection of Modern Gallery, MSUM (Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), Ljubljana, SI
Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, F
Designing the Republic: Architecture, Design and Photography in Slovenia 1991-2011, Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana, SI

2010

Too Much, Too Little, Galerija Fotografija Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Motel Balkan, Fotogalerija Lang, Samobor, HR
Štravs, Gallery Zlatni Ajngel, Varaždin, HR
Paris Photo, Spotlight on Central Europe, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, F
Borghesia, 20th Century, Gallery ŠKUC, Ljubljana, SI

2009

American Express, Gallery G14, Bled, SI
Biennial of Fashion Photography, Museum Stari grad, Varaždin, HR
Aktuelle Kunst In Graz, Gallery Remixx, Graz, AT

2008

Behind Walls, 15th Noorderlicht International Photofestival, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, NL
Behind Walls, European Month of Photography, Bratislava, SK
FV, Alternative Scene of the Eighties, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SI

2007

Jane Štravs, Gallery Equrna, Ljubljana, SI
Collection of Contemporary Art Marino Cettina, Gallery Marin, Umag, HR
Not-quite /Not-right: Histories, Bodies and Concepts in Contemporary Photography, Galerija Fotografija Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2006

Public Image, Triestefotografia / “Bruno Bianchi”, Trieste, IT
Fuel, Gallery SZI, Vienna, AT
Slovenian Contemporary Photography, European Month of Photography, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, SK
Dresscode, Pixxelpoint, 7th International Digital Art Festival, Municipal Gallery Nova Gorica, Nova gorica, SI

2005

Road Movie, Galerija Fotografija Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Euro Press Photo Awards, Lisbon, PT

2004

Road Movie, European Month of Photography, Gallery SZI, Vienna, AT
Razširjeni prostori umetnosti, Slovenian Art 1985-1995, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI

2003

Photographic Incarnations, Mermaid Gallery, Dublin, IE
Do roba in naprej, Slovenian Art 1975-1985, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI
In Passing – structures of perception and moving, Pavel House, Bad Redkersburg, AT

2002

Photography 8202, Small Gallery, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, SI

2001

The Nude in Slovenia, III- Photography, Jakopič Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
The Eye And Its Truth – Spectacle And Reality In Slovene Art 1984-2001, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI
Zero – Absolute – The Real, Gallery Marino Cettina, Umag, HR

2000

Slovenian Photography – Tendencies 1990-1999, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, SI

1996

Gallery Krka, Novo mesto, SI

1993

Jane Štravs, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI

1992

Gallery Avla LB, Ljubljana, SI

1990

Jane Štravs, Likovni salon, Celje, SI

1985

Happy gallery, SKC, Belgrade, CS

1984

Gallery Studentskog centra, Zagreb, HR

1982

Gallery ŠKUC, Ljubljana, SI

Awards

2009

Visual Creativity Awards /Trend (for the American Express series)
Slovenia Press Photo ( honorable mention)

2007

Nomination – Nagrada Prešernovega sklada za leto 2006

2005

Euro Press Photo (winner in category/SI))

1986

Zlata ptica /Golden Bird/ for Photography

Works in Public Collections

MSUM (Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), Ljubljana
Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
Kabinet slovenske fotografije Gorenjskega muzeja, Kranj
International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
ZRC SAZU / The Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts, Ljubljana
NLB, Ljubljana
Artware GmbH,Vienna