Maja Smrekar‘s (SI) work has been established in the international art and science milieu. Grounded in sculpture and contemporary arts, her practice has allowed her to lead strong collaborations in developing cross-conceptual productions that include installations, performances, site-specific art, drawings, videos, sound, workshops, lectures, talks, and texts. She has been an artistic associate of various production platforms, such as Kapelica Gallery / Kersnikova Institute (SI), The Culture Yard (DK), Aksioma Institute (SI), Quo Artis Foundation (ES), etc. Among other awards Smrekar received the Golden Nica Award in the Hybrid Art category of the Prix Ars Electronica in 2017 and Preseren Foundation Award, the highest national award for artistic achievements in Slovenia in 2018. Smrekar’s work has been exhibited at numerous venues worldwide, among them at art spaces (Kapelica Gallery, SI; Art Laboratory Berlin, DE), festivals (Ars Electronica, AT; Click festival, DK; Transmediale, DE; Rencontres Bandits-Mages, FR), and museums (ZKM Karlsruhe, DE; Het Neuwe Institut, NL; Latvian National Arts Museum, LV; Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, SI).
More info: www.majasmrekar.org