about / o meni

 

Andreja Kranjec (1989) is an award winning visual artist, working in the field of painting, photography, video and film. She finished her Master degree in Video and new media at Academy of Fine art and design Ljubljana in 2018. She has had numerous solo exhibitions and screenings at festivals in Slovenia and abroad. She is currently living and working in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Andreja Kranjec (1989) je nagrajena vizualna umetnica, ki deluje na področju slikarstva, fotografije, videa in filma. Leta 2018 je magistrirala na Akademiji za likovno umetnost in oblikovanje v Ljubljani, iz smeri Slikarstvo: Video in novi mediji. Do sedaj ima za sabo že več samostojnih in skupinskih razstav ter predstavitev na festivalih v Sloveniji in v tujini. Trenutno živi in dela v Ljubljani.

 

“In my work I am always researching the field of transcendental and transformative power of art. I base the research the concepts of colour, its shapes, rhythms and dynamics, followed by subjects that are close to me. I create to memorise the moment, to make an absurd idea reality and expand it. I like to play with dreams and subconsciousness, with feelings and impulse actions. My works are a mixture of dreamy and violent, representing the two sides of myself with which I’m constantly making peace with. The urge to create something beautiful is every day too strong not to respond to it. I believe in art as a free form of expression and a tool to understand the world better, and I apply this philosophy also to my work.”

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / samostojne razstave:

2012: Gallery Dom na Vidmu, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia: Faces of red

2013: Gallery Arci in Salò, Italy: Psychedelic birds

2014: Gallery Zavarovalnica Triglav, Postojna: Psychedelic birds

2015: Gallery Dom na Vidmu, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia: Tropical depth

2015: Hotel Delfin, Izola: Tropical depth

2015: Ziferblat, Ljubljana: Tropical depth

2017: Gallery Dom na Vidmu, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia: The last party at TOK

2019: Gallery Dom na Vidmu, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia: Chaos and Order

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / skupinske razstave

2014: Arci Ohibo cultural center, Italy: What makes you feel beautiful

2014: Casa delle artiste, Milano, Italy: What makes you feel beautiful

2015: Galerija Jakopic, ALUO LXX, Ljubljana

2016: Univerza v Ljubljani, ALUO 70, Ljubljana

2018: Bežigrajska galerija 2, Video festival narave: Journey (2014)

2019: Bežigrajska galerija 2, Video festival narave: Iskanje ustavljanja (2019)

 

FESTIVALS / festivali

2016: I cut my hair because I don’t need you to like me

Official competetion selection at Digital Big Screen International video festival in Trbovlje, Slovenia

2016: I cut my hair because I don’t need you to like me – 

Official selection at Early bird International Student Film Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria

2017:  I cut my hair because I don’t need you to like me – 

Official selection at Student cuts International Student Film Festival in Maribor, Slovenia

2017:  I cut my hair because I don’t need you to like me – 

Official selection at Les femmes underground Film Festival in Next gen gallery space in San Diego, United States

AWARDS / nagrade

Prešeren award for students for outstanding achievement (2018)

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS / zasebne zbirke

Tropical depth (monotypie, acrylic on paper, 30 x 40 cm) – Protocolar gift for the President of the Republic of Slovenia in June 2016

Psychedelic birds (acrylic on canvas, 50 x 70 cm, 2014) – Zavarovalnica Triglav Postojna