Gina Zacharias: From the series 'Hesitating Silence', 2010

PHOTONIC MOMENTS festival 2010 is closed!

With the opening of Marko Lipuš’s solo exhibition Photocartoons in Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography in Ljubljana and award giving ceremony for the best exhibition of Photonic Moments – Month of Photography 2010 this years festival is officially closed.

Prize of the festival, sponsored by EPSON and CCN Kulturvermittlung Steiermark from Graz, was awarded to Goran Bertok for the exhibition Red and Black that took place between 29 October and 14 November 2010 in Kibela Gallery, Kibla Multimedia Centre Maribor.

For the exhibition project Red and Black Goran Bertok presented his body of work from the last six years in the extensive spatial set-up. Overall installation in Kibela Gallery widely emphasized conceptual and formal relations between particular finished projects and works in process and also presented some entirely new art works by Goran Bertok who is generally renowned for dealing with the questions of perception of the human body and its physical death.

We kindly invite you to visit the remaining exhibitions, but above all – we would like to invite you to attend the new edition of PHOTONIC MOMENTS – Month of Photography festival 2012!

***

Exhibitions and events of the festival’s 6th week

22th of November at 7 pm – exhibition opening: Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller, Jakopič Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

www.mgml.si

23th of November at 8 pm – exhibition opening: Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the Past, Galerija Kud ateljeMikado Ljubljana

Final exhibition of the festival and award of the festival ceremony:

24th of November at 7 pm – exhibition opening: Marko Lipuš, Photocartoons and award giving ceremony of the Photonic Moments festival, Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography

www.photon.si

22nd – 27th of November – Documentary Photography Workshop: The Texture of the Reality

Mentor: Simon Chang

VIST / Oddelek za fotografijo

www.vist.si

Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller

Jakopič Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

November 22, 2010 – January 9, 2011

The photographer Lee Miller (1907-1977) began her career as the muse and collaborator of the Surrealist photographer Man Ray in Paris. Her photographs have earned her a key place in the history of art; surrealist images along with her pack shots, portraits and extraordinary WWII combat photographs taken while she was a war correspondent during the Second World War. With her husband Roland Penrose she developed strong artistic and friendly contacts with many important artists of 20th Century. Legendary Lee Miller, the retrospective exhibition of 96 Lee’s original photographs presents the chronological overview of her artistic development.

Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the Past

Galerija Kud ateljeMIKADO Ljubljana

November 23 – December 7, 2010

Ever since the 90’s, Antonio Živkovič has been becoming one of those photographers who form their own unique artistic style which sets them apart from other artists. His interest mostly lies in industrial stories formed in the past and presenting the basis for technical progress. This involves mostly architecture from the areas of heavy industry, which means the construction of such buildings was mostly practical. We can see an interesting visual meaning within many of these buildings, a meaning that becomes more apparent with the age of the architecture.

Marko Lipuš, Photocartoons

Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography

November 24 – December 18, 2010

Photocartoons are a blend of scanned and digital photo-material. Image editing software allows the artist to compose and edit digital templates, as well as create an original and dynamic aesthetic form through mixing line drawings with various photographic samples, scans and digital images of various qualities. In terms of style, photocartoons are a mixture of comic strip and caricature, reflecting current moods and contemporary spirit. The individual and autonomous aesthetic exterior can be compared to the pop art of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, and, accordingly, understood as a quotation.

Documentary Photography Workshop: The Texture of the Reality

November 22 – 27, 2010

Mentor: Simon Chang

VIST / Oddelek za fotografijo

www.vist.si

Current exhibitions:

Gojmir Anton Kos. A Painter in Dialogue with Photography; October 5 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana

Milan Pajk, Espaces de solitude; October 12 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana

Trine Søndergaard & Gina Zacharias; October 28 – November 26, 2010, City Gallery 2 / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

Tomaž Tomažin, 360 Series; November 3 – November 23, 2010, Sokolski dom Škofja Loka

New Serbian Photography; November 4 – December 1, 2010, Simulaker Gallery Novo mesto

Branko Lenart, Body.Language 1971 – 2010; November 5, 2010 – January 5, 2011, Galerija Dom Kulture Ptuj

Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forgotten?; November 10 – December 1, 2010; Modra hiša Ljubljana

Present Continuous: Contemporary Photography from Hungary; November 11 – December 5, 2010; Contemporary Art Gallery Celje / Centre for Contemporary Arts

***

5th week of the festival – PHOTONIC MOMENTS

Upcoming events:

November 16 at 5pm – Lecture: Photography and tendencies in art (Polona Tratnik); Photon Gallery– Centre for Contemporary Photography

November 17 at 5pm – Public guidance: Crossing Times Jeffreya Silverthorna (Ines Zgonc); Photon Gallery– Centre for Contemporary Photography

Exhibition openings next week:

  • Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller (November 22, 2010 – January 5, 2011) Jakopič Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
  • Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the Past (November 23 – December 7, 2010) Galerija Kudatelje Mikado Ljubljana
  • Marko Lipuš, Photocartoons (November 24 – December 18, 2010) Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

Current exhibitions:

  • Gojmir Anton Kos. A Painter in Dialogue with Photography; October 5 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana
  • Milan Pajk, Espaces de solitude; October 12 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana
  • Jeffrey Silverthorne, Crossing Times; October 27 – November 22, 2010, Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana
  • Trine Søndergaard & Gina Zacharias; October 28 – November 26, 2010, City Gallery 2 / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
  • V.A.T. Group, Zone Trbovlje; November 2 – November 20 2010, Delavski dom Trbovlje
  • Tomaž Tomažin, 360 Series; November 3 – November 23, 2010, Sokolski dom Škofja Loka
  • New Serbian Photography; November 4 – December 1, 2010, Simulaker Gallery Novo mesto
  • Branko Lenart, Body.Language 1971 – 2010; November 5, 2010 – January 5, 2011, Galerija Dom Kulture Ptuj
  • Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forgotten?; November 10 – December 1, 2010, Modra hiša Ljubljana
  • Present Continuous: Contemporary Photography from Hungary; November 11 – December 5, 2010, Contemporary Art Gallery Celje

***

Photonic Moments: exhibitions and events of the festival’s 4th week:

10th of November 2010 – Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forgotten?; Modra hiša Ljubljana

11th of November 2010 – Present Continuous: Contemporary Photography from Hungary; Contemporary Art Gallery Celje

Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forgotten?

from November 10 until December 1, 2010

Modra hiša Ljubljana – artevidaorg.wordpress.com

Aljaž Velički, a young Slovenian photographer, who is in his fourth year of studies under professor Lubo Stach at the renowned Vysoki školi vytvarnych umenia (Academy of Fine Arts and Design) in Bratislava, is presenting his work with two series of photographs with a joint name What have we forgotten? Both series appear very different at first glance, as the author uses different photographic techniques to achieve a certain goal; however they are also very alike, as they represent his thoughts about the world. With this project, Aljaž Velički uncompromisingly, yet sensibly, takes on the bigger issues in life.

Present Continuous: Contemporary Photography from Hungary

from November 11 until December 5, 2010

Contemporary Art Gallery Celje – www.celeia.info/center_sodobnih_umetnosti

The young artists selected for the series, which started in 2005 and has been continuously expanding since then, represent every type of photography – from autonomous photographers to documentary photographers working with photo-essays, as well as photo-reporters. The diversity and uniqueness of their works reflect the questions of the present. The continuously expanding exhibition material and the yearly increasing number of artists together with the topics they deal with provide a more and more comprehensive picture of Hungarian contemporary trends and the forming photographic careers.

Current exhibitions:

Tension Field: Development in the Region; October 21 – November 14, 2010, Small Gallery / Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

Gojmir Anton Kos. A Painter in Dialogue with Photography; October 5 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana

Milan Pajk, Espaces de solitude; October 12 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana

Marko Jamnik & Boštjan Perovšek, Projection of the City; October 20 – November 14, 2010, Vžigalica Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

Nataša Košmerl, September; October 20 – November 10, 2010; Fotogalerija Stolp Maribor

Second Half Time: Contemporary Photography from Slovakia, October 22 – November 14, 2010, Maribor Art Gallery

Marko Modic, Abstrakta; October 26 – November 16, 2010, Galerija Kudatelje Mikado Ljubljana

Jeffrey Silverthorne, Crossing Times; October 27 – November 22, 2010, Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

Trine Søndergaard & Gina Zacharias; October 28 – November 26, 2010, City Gallery 2 / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

Goran Bertok, Red and Black; October 29 – November 14, 2010, Kibela / Kibla Maribor

V.A.T. Group, Zone Trbovlje; November 2 – November 20 2010, Delavski dom Trbovlje

Tomaž Tomažin, 360 Series; November 3 – November 23, 2010, Sokolski dom Škofja Loka

New Serbian Photography; November 4 – December 1, 2010, Simulaker Gallery Novo mesto

Branko Lenart, Body.Language 1971 – 2010; November 5, 2010 – January 5, 2011, Galerija Dom Kulture Ptuj

Upcoming exhibitions and events:

  • Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller (November 22, 2010 – January 5, 2011) Jakopič Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
  • Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the Past (November 23 – December 7, 2010) Galerija Kudatelje Mikado Ljubljana

Marko Lipuš, Photocartoons (November 24 – December 18, 2010) Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

***

Photonic Moments: exhibitions and events of the festival’s 3 rd week:

2nd of November – V.A.T. Group, Zone Trbovlje; Delavski dom Trbovlje

3rd of November – Tomaž Tomažin, 360 Series; Sokolski dom Škofja Loka

4th of November – New Serbian Photography; Simulaker Gallery Novo mesto

5th of November – Branko Lenart, Body.Language 1971 – 2010; Galerija Dom Kulture Ptuj

2nd of NovemberJournalist and genre contributions (lecturer: Lenart Kučić); Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana – www.photon.si

5th of November – Public discussion with Vesna Micović and Katarina Radović, curators of the exhibition New Serbian Photography; Galerija Simulaker – www.simulaker.si

5th of November – Artist Talk by Branko Lenart on the exhibition Body.Language 1971 – 2010 (moderator Marjeta Ciglenečki); KUD Dom KULTure Ptuj – www.muzikafe.si

5th and 6th of November – Composition in Photography (mentor: Veselka Šorli Puc); VIST – Visoka šola za storitve / Oddelek za fotografijo – www.vist.si

5th and 6th of November – Old Developing Techniques (mentor: Marko Trebušak); VIST – Visoka šola za storitve / Oddelek za fotografijo – www.vist.si

V.A.T. Group, Zone Trbovlje

November 2 – November 20, 2010

Delavski dom Trbovlje – www.dd-trbovlje.si

The artists, entangled with the social structure of a degraded workers’ town, use articulated and poetic form of photography to speak up about themselves, their intimacy, relationship with the world, about the fears and hopes and expectations, about life. Trbovlje Zone deals with the artefacts and the sediments of time which is irrevocably coming to an end. At the same time it shows the possible outlooks for the future. Different affinities of the artists together form a complex image of a particular architectural and social structure of a closed and sometimes self-sustaining community.

Tomaž Tomažin, Series 360

November 3 – November 23, 2010

Sokolski dom Škofja Loka – www.sokolskidom.si

Presented in light boxes, Series 360 is a series of photographic panoramas that Tomaž Tomažin began in 2007. Using a montage technique, the photographs are combined into 360-degree panoramas to reveal a precisely designed mise-en-scène in which the author appears multiplied in different roles and carefully directed stories which are – in contrast to the entirety of space – forever fragmented.

New Serbian Photography

November 4 – December 1, 2010

Simulaker Gallery Novo mesto – www.simulaker.si

Umetniki: Aleksandrija Ajduković, Benjamin Beker, Goran Micevski, Vesna Micović, Branka Nedimović, Miloš Nenković, Andrijana Pajović, Tijana Pakić-Feterman, Dragan Petrović, Ivan Petrović, Katarina Radović, Mihailo Vasiljević

This selection of contemporary Serbian photography derives from a diversity of approaches to the photographic medium and encompasses a variety of subject matter which co-exist in a common aesthetic, social and ideological universe. The image these young Serbian photographers present of themselves, their identity as well as their environment, is also a complex reflection of the world from which they emanate. They decorate their own historical stage in the context of the extant socio-political situation, and, in addition to raising a number of new questions, they offer answers to other issues raised a long time ago.

Branko Lenart, Body.Language 1971 – 2010

November 5, 2010 – January 5, 2011

Galerija Dom Kulture Ptuj – www.muzikafe.si

Back in the 19th century, the photographic eye became dedicated to the naked – predominantly female – form. With a refined focus on body language, Branko Lenart additionally extends the classical and popular motif of the nude. Rather than ousting or even losing nudity, his approach points out poises, gestures and touches, whilst the pre-eminence of a human body vindicates its place in the immensity of the natural milieu. Past and present, artificial and natural, form the horizon of projection to meet a motif which, in this particular case, is not confined to the lustful eye.

Journalist and genre contributions (lecturer: Lenart Kučić)

November 2, 2010 at 5 pm

Lecture in the frames of educational project School for criticism in photography, organized by Fotografija – Magazine on Photography – www.revijafotografija.si

Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana – www.photon.si


Public discussion with Vesna Micović and Katarina Radović, curators of the exhibition New Serbian Photography.

November 5, 2010

Galerija Simulaker – www.simulaker.si

Artist Talk of Branko Lenart on the exhibition Body.Language 1971 – 2010 (moderator Marjeta Ciglenečki).

November 5, 2010

KUD Dom KULTure Ptuj – www.muzikafe.si

Composition in Photography (mentor: Veselka Šorli Puc)

November 5 and 6, 2010

Workshop Composition in Photography is conceived as intersection of theory and practice; after the initial lecture practical work and extensive analysis of produced projects will follow.

VIST – Visoka šola za storitve / Oddelek za fotografijo – www.vist.si

Old Developing Techniques (mentor: Marko Trebušak)

November 5 and 6, 2010

Participants of workshop will be introduced to the process of photographs developing after the palladiotype process.

VIST – Visoka šola za storitve / Oddelek za fotografijo – www.vist.si

Current exhibitions:

Tension Field: Development in the Region; October 21 – November 14, 2010, Small Gallery / Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

Gojmir Anton Kos. A Painter in Dialogue with Photography; October 5 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana

Milan Pajk, Espaces de solitude; October 12 – December 5, 2010, Modern Gallery Ljubljana

Marko Jamnik & Boštjan Perovšek, Projection of the City; October 20 – November 14, 2010, Vžigalica Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

Nataša Košmerl, September; October 20 – November 10, 2010; Fotogalerija Stolp Maribor

Second Half Time: Contemporary Photography from Slovakia, October 22 – November 14, 2010, Maribor Art Gallery

Marko Modic, Abstrakta; October 26 – November 16, 2010, Galerija Kudatelje Mikado Ljubljana

Jeffrey Silverthorne, Crossing Times; October 27 – November 22, 2010, Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

Trine Søndergaard & Gina Zacharias; October 28 – November 26, 2010, City Gallery 2 / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana

Goran Bertok, Red and Black; October 29 – November 14, 2010, Kibela / Kibla Maribor

Upcoming exhibitions and events:

  • Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forgotten? (November 10 – December 1, 2010) Modra hiša Ljubljana
  • Present Continuous: Contemporary Photography from Hungary (November 11 – December 5, 2010) Gallery of Contemporary Art / Centre for Contemporary Arts Celje
  • Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller (November 22, 2010 – January 5, 2011) Jakopič Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
  • Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the Past (November 23 – December 7, 2010) Galerija Kudatelje Mikado Ljubljana
  • Marko Lipuš, Photocartoons (November 24 – December 18, 2010) Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

***

Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography is announcing the 5th festival of contemporary photography PHOTONIC MOMENTS – Month of Photography 2010!

FESTIVAL’S OPENING:

Thursday, 21st of October 2010 at 8pm!

Mala galerija / Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

Tension Field: Development in the Region

Ivan Blažev, Tomaš Blonski, Ranko Dokmanović, Jan Durina, Vlado Elias, Mario Furcak, G.R.A.M., Christoph Grill, Živko Gvozdanić, Robert Jankuloski, Jelena Jeruša, Daniel Kariko, Damjan Kocjančič, Stevan Kojić, Damir Krizmanić – Kriza, SofijaSilvia, Jože Suhadolnik, Goran Škofić, Antonio Živkovič.

from October 21 until November 14,  2010

Mala galerija / Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

Tension Field is a central group exhibition of the festival, exploring different tendencies in the development of art photography in the area of central and south-eastern Europe and concentrating on the transition of the system from amateur photo clubs towards professionalization and establishing gallery system in 1980 and 1990 of 20th century.

Forum / Talks on Contemporary Photography

October 21 and 22, 2010 from 12am until 5pm

M1 conference room / Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

In the opening days of the festival and exhibition Tension Field, October 21 and 22, two-day Forum – Talks on Contemporary Photography will confront opinions and experiences of various internationally proclaimed experts through various panel discussions dedicated above all to the central exhibition project of the festival Tension Field. Traditionally Forum will be dedicated to presentations of artistic practices and publishing projects.

Program calendar of Photonic Moments – Month of Photography:

  • Second Half Time: Contemporary Photography from Slovakia (October 22 –  November 20) Maribor Art Gallery
  • Nataša Košmerl, September (October 22 – November 13) Fotogalerija Stolp Maribor
  • Marko Modic, Abstrakta (October 26 – November 16) Galerija Kud atelje Mikado Ljubljana
  • Jeffrey Silverthorne, Crossing Times (October 27 – November 22) Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana
  • Trine Søndergaard & Gina Zacharias (October 28 – November 26) City Gallery 2 / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
  • Goran Bertok, Red and Black (October 29 – November 14) Kibela / Kibla Maribor
  • Skupina V.A.T, Zone Trbovlje (November 2 – November 20) Delavski dom Trbovlje
  • Tomaž Tomažin, Series 360 (November 3 – November 23) Sokolski dom Škofja Loka
  • New Serbian Photography (November 4 – December 1) Galerija Simulaker Novo mesto
  • Branko Lenart, Body.Language 1971 – 2010 (November 5 – January 5, 2011) Galerija Dom Kulture Ptuj
  • Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forgotten? (November 10 – December 1) Modra hiša Ljubljana
  • Present Continuous: Contemporary Photography from Hungary (November 11 – December 5) Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje
  • Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller (November 22 – January 9, 2011) Jakopič Gallery / Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
  • Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the Past (November 23 – December 7) Galerija Kudatelje Mikado Ljubljana
  • Marko Lipuš, Photocartoons (November 24 – December 18) Photon Gallery / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

***

Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography is announcing press conference of the 5th festival of contemporary photography PHOTONIC MOMENTS – Month of Photography 2010

Press conference is taking place on Wednesday, 20th of October 2010 at 12am in M2 Conference room in Cankarjev dom.

On press conference organizers of Photonic Moments festival will present main programme elements and schedule of this year’s festival, announce guests of discussion Forum – Talks on Contemporary Photography and artists, attending the main festival’s events.

Festival opens on Thursday, 21st of October at 8pm in Cankarjev dom as the main venue, hosting central group exhibition Tension Field, which is exploring different tendencies in the development of art photography in the region of Central and Southeast Europe in eighties and nineties of 20th century.

In the opening days of the festival, October 21 and 22, two-day symposium Forum – Talks on Contemporary Photography brings presentations, confront opinions and experiences of various internationally proclaimed experts. Forum is traditionally dedicated also to presentations of artistic practices and publishing projects.

The Festival’s press and information centre in Cankarjev Dom (conference room M1), Ljubljana, is open from October 20 – 30, opening time from 12am – 6pm.

***

Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography is glad to announce the 5th festival of contemporary photography PHOTONIC MOMENTS – Month of Photography 2010

Festival’s opening: 21st October – Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana

Official opening of the festival will occur on Thursday, October 21 in Cankarjev dom as the main venue hosting central group exhibition Tension Field exploring different tendencies in the development of art photography in the area of central and south-eastern Europe and concentrating on the transition of the system from amateur photo clubs towards professionalization and establishing gallery system in eighties and nineties of 20th century.

Program of the festival PHOTONIC MOMENTS – Month of Photography 2010:

21. of October – Tension Field – Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

21. and 22. of October – FORUM / Talks on Contemporary Photography – Cankarjev dom Ljubljana

***

5. of October – Gojmir Anton Kos. A Painter in Dialogue with Photography – Modern Gallery Ljubljana

12. of October – Milan Pajk, Espaces de solitudeModern Gallery Ljubljana

14. of October – Dušan Merklin – Mick, Glamorous Underground Studio 8 Ljubljana

20. of October – Marko Jamnik & Boštjan Perovšek, Projection of the City Vžigalica Gallery Ljubljana

22. of October – Second Half Time (Contemporary Photography from Slovakia) – City Gallery Maribor

22. of October – Nataša Košmerl, September – Galerija Stolp Maribor

26. of October – Marko Modic, ABSTRAKTAGalerija Kud ateljeMIKADO Ljubljana

27. of October – Jeffrey Silverthorne, Crossing Times – Galerija Photon / Centre for Contemporary Photoghraphy Ljubljana

28. of October – Trine Søndergaard & Gina Zacharias – City Gallery 2 Ljubljana

29. of October – Goran Bertok, Red and Black – Kibela / Kibla Maribor

2. of November – Skupina V.A.T, Zone Trbovlje – Delavski dom Trbovlje

3. of November – Tomaž Tomažin, Series 360Sokolski dom Škofja Loka

4. of November  – New Serbian Photography Simulaker Gallery Novo mesto

5. of November – Branko Lenart, Body.Language (1971 – 2010)GALERIJA dom KULTure Ptuj

10. of November – Aljaž Velički, What Have We Forget About? Modra hiša Ljubljana

11. of November – Present Continuous (Contemporary Photography  from Hungary) – Galerija sodobne umetnosti Celje

22. of November – Lee Miller, Legendary Lee Miller – Jakopič Gallery Ljubljana

23. of November – Antonio Živkovič, Traces of the PastGalerija Kud ateljeMIKADO Ljubljana

24. of November – Marko Lipuš, PhotocartoonsGalerija Photon / Centre for Contemporary Photography Ljubljana

The Festival’s press and information centre in Cankarjev Dom (conference room M1), Ljubljana, is open from October 20 – 30, opening time from 12am – 6pm.