copyright © špela škulj

Špela Škulj (1982) is a visual artist, mostly working withing the field of contemporary photography and video. Her interests and art project are mostly drew from her background in Cultural Studies and can be defined as personal documentarism, often focusing on ecology and environment and the irreversible human impact on nature, but also loneliness and lack of purpose of human existence in contemporary society.

Beside her art and documentary projects she is working as a theatre technician and light designer at Španski Borci / En-Knap.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Evidence Book, 5th Blind Date Convention, C.M.A.K. Cerkno, Slovenia.
Lightscapes, Red Earth, Layer's House, Kranj, Slovenia.
Kunming ZOO, Kapsula/P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2017
We reflect light, Centralna postaja Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia.
Fifteen positions of the hands on a cup when you feel tired and annoyed, Chef d'Oeuvre, Osaka, Japan.

2016
Evidence Book, AQ Gallery, Celje Focus Festival, Celje, Slovenia.

2015
Kulise gledanja, Gallery Channel Zero, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2010
Wordless, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Remind places, Installation on Trubarjeva street, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2009
Mrs. Fani’s House. Independent biennale of Contemporary Illustration, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Exhibition of the OHO group award finalists, P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Cracks, 50 years of Radio Student, +MSUM, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2018
Author's editions, 5th Blind Date Convention, Kapsula/P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
12th International Lighting Guerrilla, Cukrarna, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Different Worlds: Young Contemporary Photography, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia.

2017
Different Worlds: Young Contemporary Photography, Gallery Photon Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Different Worlds: Young Contemporary Photography, Kino Šiška/Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Independent Biennale: Allstars, DobraVaga, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
[Where is the space?], Yamamoto-Seika, Osaka, Japan.

2016
Young visual artist of Goriška, Gallery Veno Pilon, Ajdovščina, Slovenia.

2015
Ghostwriter project, Action #2. MoTA –Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Allstars: Slovenian Independent Biennial, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery Aila Seppälä, Lahti, Finland, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, Washington, D.C, Arts & Culture Alliance, Knoxville, TN.

2014
Fotomorgana V, UGM Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia.
Different Worlds: Young Contemporary Photography, Kino Šiška/Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Fotomorgana III, Kamera, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Instagram Work in Progress, Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2013
Fotomorgana II, Gallery Meduza, Koper, Slovenia.
Fotomorgana, Narodni dom, Trieste, Italy.

2012
CoArt Festival, Shuhe, Yunnan, China.
Vasa Project: 23, Festival Photonic Moments, Galerija, Maribor, Slovenia.
International video festival Natures 9, Gallery Bežigrad 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2010
International video festival Natures 7, Gallery Bežigrad 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2009
20 years later, Gallery Velenje, Velenje, Slovenia.

VISUALS

2018 Invisible chambers w. Jaka Berger, FriformAV, Osmo/za, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2018 Poetry at the Crossroads: Tactics of Persistence, ŠKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2014 Partija w. Jaka Berger, Nejc Bahor & Bojan Krhlanko, Šinafest, Idrija, Slovenia.

LIGHT DESIGN

2018 Nataša Živković: Sine/Sonny, produced by Mesto žensk/City of Women
2017 Darla Smoking: Big Bug
2015 Sara Horžen, Valentina Plaskan: Ženske na robu/Women on the edge

BOOKS & ZINES

2017 Close your Eyes, zine, edition of 20, KAMI books & zines.
2016 Movements, photo-book, 3 leaflets in a cardboard box, edition of 200, self-published.

BOOK EXHIBITIONS

2019 Photobook & photozine, Gallery Spot, Zagreb, Croatia.
2018 Photobook & photozine, Dobra Vaga, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2018 Photobook & photozine, GT22, Maribor, Slovenia.
2018 Photobook & photozine, Festival Celje Fokus, Narcis Kantardžić's studio, Celje, Slovenia.
2017 Books from the Balkans, Self Publish Riga, Riga Photomonth, Latvia.

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

2019 F-stop Magazine, Issue 94 - Animals. Group Exhibition.
2015 F-stop Magazine, Issue 74 - Telling Stories. Group Exhibition.
2014 Circus on Vizkultura.hr
2013 Bathers on POSI+TIVE MAGAZINE
2013 Boyfriend Girlfriend Zine on Art and Smoke
2012 Everything is possible on Blenda, Designed.rs.

SIDE PROJECTS

KAMI books & zines.