VANJA BUCAN

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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

2017 – upcoming: Galerija Lang, Samobor, Croatia (Solo)

2017 – upcoming: 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 – Paesaggi dell’ Immaginario – Group Expo, France

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 YearWINNER , Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana

Awards

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

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

2008 – EMZIN Slovenian Photo of the Year, Winner

/Publications/Featured work

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

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