Tanja Verlak

Tanja Verlak

Tanja Verlak 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, Sl

2010
Tenzor Gallery, Ptuj, SI
Na želje drugega računaj po sebi, Galerija Muzikafe, Ptuj, SI

2009
Galerija TLR, 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
Galerija 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, kustosinja dr. Francette Pacteau, Centre d’art et photographie de Lectoure, FR
Offprint, Tate Modern, London, UK

2014
Aipad, Park Avenue Armory, New York, ZDA
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, ZDA
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, Grand Palais, Galerija Fotografija, Pariz, FR
Artexchange, Rovinj, HR

2010
Paris Photo, Carrousel de Louvre, Galerija Fotografija, 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, SI

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 Silverio, National 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

PERMANENT MUSEUM AND GALLERY COLLECTIONS

Galerija sodobne umetnosti, Pančevo, Srbija, RS
Likovna zbirka Talum, Kidričevo, SI
Kabinet slovenske fotografije, Gorenjski muzej, Kranj, SI
FAMU collection, Praga, CZ

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2014
The British School at Rome,Royal College of Art artist-in-residence

2012
Last Ship, artist-in-residence, Mumbai, IN

2011
Royal College of Art Bursary, London, UK

2010
Lucie Foundation Scholarship nominee, New York, ZDA
Atelier de Visu, artist-in-residence, Marseille, FR
Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia, SI

2009
ICCR scholarship, New Delhi, IN
TATA Grant, IN

2006
Photography of the Year, Emzin, 1. award, SI

2002
INsideOUT, Vilna, Litva

2001
Photography of the Year, Emzin, 3. award, SI
Zois scholarship, SI