Matjaž Tančič

Matjaž Tančič (1982) is lens-based artist working mainly on documentary and independent projects between China and Slovenia. His work explores the lines between documentary, portrait and art photography to engage with social and cultural issues. He likes to experiment within the photographic medium and is mainly known for his 3D stereography projects.

Tančič holds a BA in photography from the University of the Arts, London.


3DPRK, Cinema Anteo, Milan, Italy
3DPRK, Far East Film Festival, Udine, Italy

3DPRK, Asian Society, Houston, Texas, USA
3DPRK, Happy Lucky Gallery, New York, USA
Heroes, Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
3DPRK, Deck Gallery, Singapore

Heroes, Samos Refuge Camp, Vathy, Greece
3DPRK, Pekin Fine Arts, Hong Kong

3DPRK, Galerija fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
3DPRK, Layerjeva hiša, Kranj, Slovenia
Timekeepers, School of Tillers, Bishan, China
3DPRK, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Mimicry China, Beijing Design Week, Darshilar, China
3D Nudes, Dom Kulture, Ljutomer, Slovenia

Timekeepers, Museum of the Urban planing, Beijing, China
Timekeepers, Yixian photo festival, Anhui, China
Memories of the hutong, Tuo Fang Hutong, Beijing, China
Memories of the hutong, Chambers Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing, China
Mimicry China Edition, Basement gallery, London, UK
Mimicry China Edition, Orange Hall – Sanlitun Vilage, Beijing, China
Mimicry, Richard Young Gallery, London, UK
Mimicry, Europe House, London, UK

Mimicry, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Exit, Ausgang, Izlaz – Kunilingus, Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
TRIPtih, Galerija YHD Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
TRIPtih, Paviljon, Tržič, Slovenia

Elementi, Galerija Atelje 2050, Ljubljana, Slovenia 


Heros, Displaced – Slovenian Contemporary Documentary Photography, OKK RAUM, Berlin, Germany
3DPRK, Forbidden Whispers, Photon, Wienna, Austria
3DPRK, Forbidden Whispers, Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia

3DPRK, Pekin fine arts, Hong kong
3DPRK, Salon Zurcher, New York, USA
3DPRK, Posers II, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing
3DPRK, Impossible to see: North Korea in photographs. Lumiere Brothers, Moscow, Russia
Eyes on China Project, Lianzhou Photo Festival, China
3DPRK, Zavetje Babilona, Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia

3DPRK, Kaunas photo festival, Lithuania
3DPRK, Vevey photo festival, Switzerland
3DPRK, Lianzhou Photo Festival, China
Obscured spaces, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China
Eyes on China, Shanghai

3DPRK, Pyongyang Photo Exhibition, Pyongyang, North Korea
Swimmers, Eyes on China Project, Beijing, China
3DPRK, MOPC – North Korean Perspectives, Chichago
Obscured Spaces (camera obscura photo series and installation), Beijing Design Week, Darshilar, Beijing

Living Legends, The Other hundred, HK, BJ, Mumbay, NY, Istambul, Berlin, UAL, Singapore (Traveling Exhibition)
Timekeeper, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China
Timekeepers, 5th Auckland Triennial, Auckland, New Zeland
Timekeepers, Taipei Biennial, Taiwan
Timekeepers, Gallery Intelligentsia, Beijing, China
Architecture of Beijing, Palazzo Zen – Venice Biennale, Italy

Timekeepers, Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House,  London, UK

Living legends, Millenium Monument – The World Museum, Beijing, China
Ambiental nudes, Slovenia Press Photo, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Mimicry China, Projekt 27 / Sensation, Jakopičeva Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Mimicry, Capsule 2 – Richard Young gallery, London, UK
Mimicry, Gradex exhibition, London, UK
Mimicry, Carnaby street expo, London, UK
Xhibit 2010, London College of Communication Gallery, London, UK

Down under, Google Photograhpy Award, The Saachy Gallery, London, UK
Institutto Marangoni exhibition,  The Mall, London, UK
Elizabeth Arden show, Fashion Space Galery, London, UK

Romi Niš – Romska kultura, Cmurek, Bad Radkersburg, Celovec, Gradec, Ptuj, Maribor-Galerija Stolp, Murska Sobota (Traveling Exhibition)

Tao, Portret – Narodna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Elementi, Salon erotične fotografije, Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tao, Terminal00, Makalonca, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Funk, first floating exhibition on Ljubljanica river and on the banks of the Ljubljanica river, Slovenia

Fotopub, Galerija Goga, Novo mesto, Slovenia
Photo Experience – 3. place, Grm Castle, Novo mesto, Slovenia
Photo Experience, Strasbourg, France

Fotopub, Galerija Goga, Novo mesto, Slovenia