Photographers are not failed painters! Speak about myself I'm a failed hockey player, failed Muay Thai fighter, failed chess master, and a failed diabolo juggler. After all my miserable failures in sports, I decided to turn to the arts. More precisely, in photography, the easiest art there is. This is where Japane… Read More
Photographers are not failed painters! Speak about myself I'm a failed hockey player, failed Muay Thai fighter, failed chess master, and a failed diabolo juggler. After all my miserable failures in sports, I decided to turn to the arts. More precisely, in photography, the easiest art there is. This is where Japanese engineers do all the work, and we just take pictures. I was right and success soon followed and now people pay me to take pictures. HA!!
EDUCATION 2002 - 2003 LCP - London College of Printing, London Institute Postgraduate Diploma in photography, London, UK 2000 - 2001 FABRICA - Research Centre of Communication founded by Oliviero Toscani and Luciano Benetton 1994 - 1998 FAMU - Academy of Performing Arts, Film, and TV Bachelor's degree in Fine arts, Prague, Czech Republic PROFESSIONAL 2006 - 2008 photo-editor of Mladina weekly, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2001- 2007 art director of Fotopub, festival of documentary photography, Novo mesto, Slovenia 2000 - 2001 Resident artist at Fabrica / United Colors of Benetton, Treviso, Italy PUBLICATIONS 2008 Garda Cartiere, a publishing house, A Better Time book, Milano, Italy 2008 Io Donna / Corriere della Sera, a magazine, a feature reportage on postwar Bosnia, Milano,Italy 2008 The Observer, publication on survivors of Omarska concentration camp in BiH, London, United Kingdom 2007 Io Donna / Corriere della Sera, portraits of serbian paramilitary members, Rome, Italy 2007 D - La Repubblica delle Done, feature story with creative portraits, Milano, Italy 2005 Tales from Gorjanci hills, a book, Goga publishing house, Novo mesto, Slovenia 2000 – 2004 Colors magazine, publication in several issues, Treviso, Italy 2004 Amica, a magazine, publication of "5am" feature reportage, Milano, Italy 2006 - 2009 Mladina, weekly magazine, several cover-pages and feature reportages, Ljubljana, Slovenia SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2008 “Our daily chemicals”, Palace EU, Brussels, Belgium 2008 “Striptiz portraits”, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto, Slovenia 2007 “Emerging Slovenia”, Host Gallery, London, UK 2004 "River Beaches", Gallery P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2004 "A 1/60s of London", GUF Pekarna, Maribor, Slovenia 2002 "Tales from Gorjanci hills", Ragov log, Novo mesto, Slovenia 2001 "5am", Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2000 "Portraits of Novo mesto", Museum of Dolenjska, Slovenia GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2008 “Living on Earth 2008”, Konica Minolta Plaza, Days Japan, Tokyo, Japan 2008 "Photonic, Luminatic", Contemporary Slovenian Photography, Gallery K2, Izmir, Turkey 2007 “Strojan Roma family“, Festival Fotopub, Novo mesto, Slovenia 2006 “Nova F“, Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia 2006 “Prekinjene zgodovine“, Gallery of Modern art, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2005 “River beaches?, Festival Fotopub, Novo mesto, Slovenia 2004 “Bitte Lächeln, Aufname", Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany 2004 “East of East", Exhibition of Chinese and Slovene Contemporary art, Castle, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2003 "U3", Trienale of Contemporary Art, Modern Gallery, Slovenia 2003 "Different Same", Exhibition of Chinese and Slovene Contemporary art, Museum Doland, Shanghai, China 1999 "Photography of the year", Cankarjev dom, Slovenia 1998 "Goodbye Twentieth Century", Belgrad, Serbia 1997 "Zombies, Lichensteins palace", Prague, CZ 1996 "World Young Photography", Krakow, Poland Read Less