Tanja Verlak

Tanja Verlak

Verlak Tanja was born in 1979 in Ptuj, Slovenia.

 

Education

 

2018
PhD., Royal College of Art, London, UK

2009
M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University, School of Arts and Aesthetics, New Delhi, IN

2006
M.A., Academy of Performing Arts, School of Film and Television—AMU/FAMU, Prague, CZ

2003
Bc.A. Academy of Performing Arts, School of Film and Television—AMU/FAMU, Prague, CZ

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2012
• Last ship, Mumbai, IN
• City Gallery Nova Gorica, SI
2011
•Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, SI
2010
 Tenzor Gallery, Ptuj, SI
»Na želje drugega računaj po sebi«, Muzikafe gallery, Ptuj, SI
2009
• TLR Gallery, New Delhi, IN
• Atelier de Visu, Marseille, FR
2008
•Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pancevo, RS
2007
• Stolp Gallery, Maribor, SI
2006
•Fotopub, Novo mesto, SI
•Festival of Poesy and Wine, Medana, SI
•Photon, Ljubljana, SI
2005
•Gallery Velryba, Prague, CZ

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

2019
•Precarious Environments, Museum of Modern Art+Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, SI
2018
•Works from the Museum’s Collection, City Gallery Nova Gorica, SI
2016
•The most beautiful place in the World, Contemporary Slovenian photography, curators Sandra Križič Roban and Barbara Čeferin, Klovićevi Dvori Gallery, Zagreb, HR
•Gremo naprej! Slovenian photography 1990 – 2015, City Art Gallery, curator Brane Kovič, Ljubljana, SI
•Sichtfeld–das Eigene und das Fremde, Künstlerhaus Klagenfur, curator Eva Asaad, Klagenfurt, AT
•Intersections, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, curator Brane Kovič, Tel Aviv, Israel, IL
•»Sichtfeld- das Eigene und das Fremde«, curator Eva Asaad, Kunstverein Kärnten, AT
• Obsolete & Discontined, curator Mike Crawford, Revela’t, Barcelona, ES
•Fotomorgana 6, Obalne galerije Piran, curator Denis Vovk, Meduza Koper, SI
2015

•Vers le neutre, custos dr. Francette Pacteau, Centre d’art et photographie de Lectoure, FR
•Offprint, Tate Modern, London, UK


2014 

•Aipad, Park Avenue Armory, New York (USA)
•Fotomorgana 4, curator Denis Vovk, Double Room, Trieste, IT
•Fotomorgana 3, curator Denis Vovk, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, SI

2013

•They are Us: Animal Identity and the Anthropomorphic Urge, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York; USA
•Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, TX
2012
•Nova F, Tendencies in Slovene Photography, curator Vasja Nagy, Gallery Stolp, Maribor, SI
•Art Now : Interier, curator Oto Rimele, University of Maribor, SI
•Talum, Selection from the collection, curator Darko Ferlinc, Kidričevo
•Midnight in Mumbai, Last Ship, Bombay, IN
•»Dear Aby Warburg, What Can Be Done With Image?«, Dealing With Photographic Material, curator dr. Eva Schmidt, Muzej sodobne umetnosti Siegen, DE
•»Found Photo Foundation«, London, UK
2011
•It’s a Woman’s World of Photography, curator Monika Ivančič Fajfar, Gallery of Riko Debenjak, SI
•Paris Photo,Gallery Photography gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, FR
•Artexchange, Rovinj, CRO
2010
•Paris Photo, Gallery Photography gallery, Carrousel de Louvre, FR
•In your face, Schuttksten, AT
2009
•PhotoSpeaks, International Festival for Photography and Video, Go Eun Museum of Photography, Pusan,KR
•No Photo, curator Vasja Nagy, Obalne galerije Piran, Sl
2008
•Vanishing Points : The Vicious and Virtuous Circle, London, UK
•Landscape, Galerie KUB, Leipzig, DE
2007
•New Photography – Prague School, Savin’s Art Salon, curator Boris Gorupič, Žalec, Sl
2006
•Miteinander, Weiden, DE
•Students of Photography at the Prague’s FAMU, Museum of Gorenjska, Sl
•New F, Slovene Contemporary Photography, curator Breda Kolar Sluga, Maribor Art Gallery, Sl
•»Master graduates«, Galerie kritiků, Praga, CZ
•Intimate, curator Vasja Nagy Obalne galerije Piran, Sl
•Korotan, curator dr. Marjeta Ciglenečki, Vienna, AT
•Galerija Veno Pilon, Ajdovščina, SI
•Personal Space, Vystavni sin Jiriho Jenicka, Beroun, CZ
2005
•Collection’s Selection, curator dr. Damir Globočnik, Museum of Gorenjska, Sl
2004
•Jinak /Differently, curator dr. Robert SilverioNational Museum of Photography, Jindrichuv Hradec, CZ

2003            
»Dnevna soba«, graduates, Novomĕtská radnice – výstavní síň, Praga, CZ

2002            
»Bratje in sestre«, Exhibition of three selected FAMU students at the festival »APRILSKI SUSRETI«, Beograd, CS

 

Published Work (Portfolios and Essays)

 

•Camera Austria International, AT
•Art Forum, UK
•Lieber Aby Warburg, was tun mit Bildern?, Museum for Contemporary Art Siegen, DE
•Now is were, UK
•Found Photo Foundation/FPF, UK
•Revolver Revue, CZ
•Edit Literaturzeitschrift, DE
•Nekaj objektov Aksioma, Center for Contemporary Arts, SI
•Zbornik za umetnostno zgodovino, SI
•seconds.com, UK
•Emzin, SI
•Borec, Revija za zgodovino, antropologijo in književnost, SI
•Folio, Kibla, SI
•Ampak, SI
•Pogledi, Delo, SI
•Skrito. si, Baletrina, Študentska založba, SI
•ReFoto, CS
•Fotografija – magazine for photography, SI
•Forum, revija slovenskih likovnih kritikov, SI
•Prism, UK
•Photograph, ZDA
•Osebnosti, leksikon, Mladinska knjiga, SI …

 

Lectures and Artist Talks

 

2014            
Royal College of Art |tutor|, London, UK
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Reciprocity,London, UK

od 2012
Pedagoška Fakulteta, Univerza v Mariboru |lecturer, (doc.), SI

2012   
French Institute of Design and Communication Arts |visiting lecturer|, Mumbai, IN

2011–2013 
Univerza na Primorskem |lecturer |, Koper, SI

2011     
»Slovenski kulturno prostor in fotografija«, panel (Brane Kovič) |, Slovene Ethnographic Museum, SI

od 2010 
AMPAK |Photo editor|, Ljubljana, SI
Zavod za šolstvo Republike Slovenije, Ljubljana, SI

2009     
International Center of Photography (ICP) |tutor|, New York, ZDA
Devi Art Foundation, Art, Shock, and the True Picture | speaker|, Gurgaon, IN

2008     
Jamia Millia University (JMIU), Mass Communication Research Centre, (AJK, MCRC) |visiting lecturer|, New Delhi, IN
Academy for Photographic Excellence |visiting lecturer|, New Delhi, IN

2007    
Jung Akademiker Service – JAS |visiting professor|, Gradec, AT

od 2006
status samozaposlene v kulturi, Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia, SI

 

Awards and Scholarships

 

•The British School at Rome |Royal College of Art artist-in-residence|, 2014, Rim, IT
•Last Ship |artist-in-residence|, 2012, Mumbai, IN
• Royal College of Art Bursary, 2011, London, UK
• nominirana za Lucie Foundation Scholarship, 2010,  New York, ZDA
•Atelier de Visu |artist-in-residence|, 2010, Marseille, FR
• Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia, SI
• ICCR scholarship, 2009, New Delhi, IN
• TATA Grant, IN
• Photography of the Year, Emzin, 1. award, 2006, SI
• INsideOUT, 2002, Vilna, Litva
• Photography of the Year, Emzin, 3. award, 2001, SI
• Zois scholarship, 2001, SI