Vanja Bucan

Bio

Vanja Bucan was born in 1973 in Nova Gorica, Slovenia.
She currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Education

2006-2010 – Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, Photography
1992-1997 – Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Sociology

Exhibitions

2018 upcoming: Artsite Fest, Torino, Italy

2018 upcoming: LOBA 2018 Vernissage, Neue Schule fur Fotografie, Berlin, Germany

2018 upcoming: The 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial: Confusing Public and Private, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2018 upcoming: Talent Latent-SCAN Tarragona – International Festival of Photography, Spain

2018 – Voies Off Festival Screenings, Leica Oscar Barnack Award 2018, Arles, FR

2018 – Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

2018 – Month of Photography Los Angeles, MOPLA official group Show, LA, USA

2018 – “Camouflage”, City Oases, NORDICO City Museum Linz, Austria

2018 – Circulation(s) Festival , Le Centquatre, Paris, France

2018 – Wie im Märchen , Group Show, Nö-Art, Austria

10. 2.–25. 2. 2018 Kunsthaus Horn, Horn
3. 3.–15. 4. 2018 Galerie grenzART, Hollabrunn
7. 4.–15. 4. 2018 Altes Rathaus, Groß Gerungs
26. 5.–10. 6. 2018 Schüttkasten Allentsteig, Allentsteig
16. 6.–1. 7. 2018 Gemeindeamt, Kirchberg am Wagram
10. 8.–2. 9. 2018 Kunsthaus Laa, Laa an der Thaya
7. 9.–7. 10. 2018 Konzerthaus Weinviertel, Ziersdorf

2017 – “Odstrti Pogledi’ Galerija Miklova Hisa, Ribnica, Slovenia

2017 – Galerija Lang, Samobor, Croatia (Solo)

2017 – Visions of Nature, Kunst Haus Wien, Museum Hundertwasser, Vienna, Austria

2016 – Pogled 8 – pogled na slovensko likovno umetnost, Galerija Bozidar Jakac, Slovenia

2016 – Brighton Photo Biennial, Exhibiting selected Winners from Lens Culture Awards,Brighton, UK

2016 – Renaissance Photography Prize, Getty Images Gallery, London,UK

2016 – Emergences- Projections with LensCulture Winners, Cour de l’Archevêché, Arles,France

2016 – Photo London with LensCulture Award Winners,Somerset House ,London ,UK

2016 – ‘Kamuflaža’ Group Exhibition, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2016 – Plat(t)form 2016 , Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

2015 – ‘Margine’ Slovenian Contemporary Photography, Museum of Modern Art, Banja Luka, BiH

2015 – Out of Order, Photo installation at ‘Multiversal’, Berlin, Germany

2013 – EMZIN Slovenian Photo of The Year, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana,Slovenia

2013 – Of Love, Tension and Other Minorities, Dom Omladine – Belgrade, Serbia

2012 – Making Room – KABK, den Haag

2011 – Photography is Female – Gallery Riko Debenjak, Slovenia

2011 – Margins – 7th PhotoBiennale Poznan, Poland

2011 – V8 Verlag Gallery – Cologne, Germany, LabOst Group

2011 – Red Dawns Festival -(SOLO) Photo Projections, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2010 – Portfolio Feature-Souvenirs from Earth – European Video Art Cable TV

2010 – Graduation Exhibition – KABK, Den Haag

2010 – LaborOst (Laboratory East) – Group exhibition, Swiss Photo Award, Zurich

2010 – Upcoming Choreographers – Nederlands Dans Theater, The Hague, Holland

2009 – Fools and Follies – (SOLO), Center for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana

2009 – Photonic Luminatic – Travelling group exposition-Split, Bratislava, Belgrade, Wien

2008 – Month of Photography – Ljubljana

2008 – New Slovenian Photography and Video – K2 Center for Contemporary Art, Izmir, Turkey

2008 – EMZIN Slovenian Photo of the Year – WINNER , Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana

Awards and Nominations

2018 – Leica Oscar Barnack Award 2018 Finalist

2018 – Fujifilm Award-Circulation(s)-Special Mention

2016 – Plat(t)form 2016

2016 – Renaissance Photography Prize, London, UK, Winner Single Image

2015 – Lens Culture Exposure Award 2015, 1st prize Single Image

2008 – EMZIN Slovenian Photo of the Year, Winner

Publications/Featured Work

2018 – Delo, Sobotna Priloga interview

2017 – Visions of Nature, Exhibition Book/Catalogue

2016 – Philosophie Magazin, Germany

2016 – Featured in Art Photo Index

2016 – Photonews Hamburg cover feature

2016 – Fotografija na Kavču, Cankarjev dom

2015 – Magazine ‘Fotografija’, commissioned work

2012 – Het Nutshuis promotional campaign

2012 – Maribor European Capital of Culture 2012

2012 – CAAP (Center for Autonomous and Alternative Production), Maribor, Slovenia

2012 – New Dutch Photography Talent – Book

2012 – Les Rencontres.eu – Maribor Capital of Culture 2012

2011 – Amnesty International NL/RS promotional campaign

2010 – Lab East, 30 Photographic Positions from Central and Eastern Europe – Photo Book

2010 – Souvenirs From Earth TV featured artist

2010 – Netherlands Dans Theater

2008 – Magazine Emzin Artist portfolio