LJUBLJANA ART WEEKEND

MAY 23 — 26, 2024



17.00


ARTWALK: KEYNOTES
Curated by Aleksandra Vajd


@Meeting Point: Central Market, entrance by the fishmarket

The Artwalk with Aleksandra Vajd, internationally recognized artist and one of the most prominent creators in the field of contemporary photography, will offer a fresh insight into the local art scene. Having lived and worked abroad for many years, she will share her experiences as well as her perspective on the condition of contemporary art systems.


Aleksandra Vajd graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Ljubljana in 1997, and obtained an MFA in photography from the FAMU academy in Prague in 2001. She works as an academic and contemporary artist in Slovenia and internationally: she is Assistant Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, Associate Professor of visual arts at the Academy of Visual Arts A.V.A. v Ljubljana. Since 2008, she has headed the Fine Arts Studio (VU4) at the Department of Fine Arts (KVU) of the Academy of Art, Architecture, and Design – UMPRUM in Prague. She has had numerous solo and group presentations of her art and curatorial projects. She has also served as co-editor of the Fotograf magazine. Since 2013 she has been represented by the Drdova Gallery.


Places are limited. Registration required at hello@ljubljanaartweekend.com.

Artwalk will be in English.