MARIJA MOJCA PUNGERČAR

slovensko

Born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Artist based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. A former fashion designer (1983 -1987), she holds a BFA in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana (1989) and an MFA in new genres from the San Francisco Art Institute (2001). For one semester she has also studied painting as a guest student at the Academy at the College of Applied Arts in Vienna (1992-93). Since 1992 she works as a freelancer. Since 2004 she is the founding member of the Trivia Art (KUD Trivia). Her awards include an Austrian Academic Exchange Scholarship, an ArtsLink Fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship. She works as a freelance artist (video, photography, performance, installation, theatre costumes design). Her work is marked by a strong social engagement, critically rethinking consumerist culture and underscoring issues of locality and community.

mojca.pungercar[at]guest.arnes.si
www.mojca.info
www.3via.org

EDUCATION
1999 - 2001: San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California, MFA in new genres
1992 - 93: Academy for Applied Art in Vienna
1989 - 1991: Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, specialization in painting
1989 - 1989: Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, BFA in painting
1978 - 1982: College of Design and Photography in Ljubljana

GRANTS, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND RESIDENCE
2013: Rihard Jakopič Recognition, Ljubljana, Slovenija
2012: Festival of Independent Movie Award, Trzin, Slovenia
2011: The Atelier for Slovenian Artists Residency, Berlin
2005: Grant of the Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia
2003: The Atelier for Slovenian Artists Residency, New York
2000: Scholarship of the Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia
2000: Scholarship for International Students, San Francisco Art Institute
1999: Fulbright Scholarship
1996: Duesseldorf Studio Program Residency (The Celje International Weeks of Art Fellowship)
1996: ArtsLink Residency at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York, US
1995: 18th Biennial of Youth Award, Museum of Modern Arts, Rijeka, Croatia
1992: Austrian Academic Exchange Scholarship, Vienna, Austria
1989: Aero Art Colony Award, Arts Salon, Celje, Slovenia

ACTIVITIES
2008 - today: Founder-member of Open Chamber for Contemmporary Art (Odprta zbornica za sodobno umetnost)
2004 - today: Senior editor of the web based informational resource Artservis
2004 - today: Founder-member of Trivia Art Association
2002 - 2004: Redactor of culture at Multimedia Center of Slovenian National Television
1995 - 1998: Teaching costume design at School for Theater and Puppet Arts GILŠ in Ljubljana
1992 - 1994: Senior editor and a member of the editorial board, M'ZIN magazine for culture
1984 - today: Teather costume designer for variuos theatre groups in Slovenia
1983 - 1989: A member of the design and theater costume group "Linije Sile" (Lines of Force)
1983 - 1985: Fashion designer in fashion industry (Novoteks and Labod factories)

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013: Socialdress Service, Maison des Arts, Trouble festival, Brussels, Belgium
2012: Time for a Walk, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova MSUM, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010: How Has Art History Changed, Project Room of the Center for Contemporary Arts SCCA-Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009: Mortality Table, art action, the sites: City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts, The Festival for 3th Life Period, Festival DokMa, Azil Bookstore, Gallery Alkatraz (Ljubljana and Maribor, Slovenia)
2008: Artist in media, in collaboration with Bozidar Zrinski and Iztok Hotko, Project Room SCCA, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008: Brotherhood and Unity, Conference New Paradigms, New Models - Culture in the EU External Relations, comissioned by the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vžigalica gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2006: Brotherhood and Unity, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto, Slovenia
2005: Stereo-Visions , Center and Gallery P74, Ljubljana
2005: Special Offer , site-specific installation and performans, an abandoned photography store at Tržaška str. 82, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005: Safe House , web based project
2004: Outsite My Door , Center and Gallery P74, Ljubljana
2003: Singer , Slovene Etnographic Museum , 9. City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2002: Dresscode (with Veronika Klančnik), Kiberpipa, Ljubljana
2001: A Story in Shoes (with Veronika Klančnik), Belef Belgrade Summer Festival 2001, Belgrade,
Yugoslavia
2000: Salon des refuses, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco
1998: Career Club, Art Resources Transfer Inc., New York, U.S.A.
1997: Play Your City , Gallery Karas Showplace, Zagreb, Croatia
1996: Play Your City , Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1995: Bears Make Me Laugh , Cafe Belvedere Gallery, Bled, Slovenia
1995: Day of Youth , street installation, Celje, Slovenia
1994: Cherchez la femme , French Cultural Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1994: In Which Language Do You Keep Silent?: Dolenjska Museum, Novo Mesto; Museum of Modern
Art Information Center, Ljubljana;
1994: Media Nox Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
1993: Homeless Experiences/Experiments, Gallery Atelier 96, Vienna, Austria
1992: Fragile, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1992: Paintings (with Petra Varl Simončič), Arts Salon, Celje, Slovenia
1987: Gothic (with Linije Sile Group), Equrna Gallery, Slovenia
1987: Linije Sile Group & Ema Kugler Fashion Show, (with Linije Sile Group), Črna Jama Cave, Postojna, Slovenia
1985: Constructivists (with Linije Sile Group), Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1984: Hollywood (with Linije Sile Group), Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1983: Linije sile (with Linije Sile Group), Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Krka Club, Novo Mesto,
Slovenia; Youth Club Ivo Lola Ribar, Rijeka, Croatia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013: AFTERMATH. Changing Cultural Landscape, Tendence angažirane post-jugoslovanske sodobne fotografije, Klovičevi dvori Galley, Zagreb, Croatia
2012: Mirror of Time, City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: The Aftermath / Changing Cultural Landscape, National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana; Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo; BIH, PARCO - Pordenone Arte Contemporanea, Pordenone, Italija
2012: Prints and Inpressions, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: 20 for 15, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: Textil{e}tronics, Galženica Gallery, Velika Gorica, Croatia
2012: The Present and Presence 2, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM), Ljubljana, Slovenia

2012: Photonic Moments, The Aftermath / Changing Cultural Landscape, National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana

2011: The Present and Presence 1, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010: Sculpture Today, Galerija sodobnih umetnosti Celje, Celje, Slovenia
2010: Word for Word Without Words, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010: Feminist Art in Slovenia, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010: (Un)powerful, Delavski dom Trbovlje, Trbovlje, Slovenia
2010: Female Artist - the Art of Survival, Project Room SCCA, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010: re: ex-post, Critical Knowledge and the Post-Yugoslavian Condition, Open Space, Vienna, Austria
2010: Nikjer je najlepše, City Art Museum Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009: Gold Rush, The Lab, San Francisco, U.S.A.
2009: Women are coming!, Project Room SCCA, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009: Gold Rush, OP-Nord Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany
2008: Museum in the Street, (The Sloga Cinema), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008: Non-central domains: video art in Slovenia in the 1990's, Hosting Moderna galerija, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008: Multimeridijan '08, Stara tiskarna, Pula, Croatia
2008: Researchers / Forscher, Silberraum, Schute (Maknete), Hamburg, Germany
2008: Gold Rush, Vzigalica gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008: Land of Human Rights, < rotor >, Graz, Austria
2008: True [Hi]stories of Work, The Way Things Are... - film program, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland
2008: Les Rencontres dArles, European Night, European Photographic Identities, Arles, France
2008: The World One Minutes, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2008: Another City. Another Life, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
2008: The Schengen Women, Hosting Moderna galerija, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2007: Politično!, Velenje Gallery, Velenje, Slovenia
2007: The 27 th Biennial of Graphic Arts, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Modna hisa location, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2007: PitchWise, festival of women arts, Museum of History BiH, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2007: New Slovenian Photography, Triestefotografia festival, Teatre Stabile Sloveno, Trieste, Italy
2007: Suitcase Illuminated#5 - Paris Stop, MAC/VAL - Musee d'art contemporain de Val-de-Marne, Paris, France
2007: Tread, Koroska Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
2007: Suitcase Illuminated#5 - Ljubljana Stop, Center and Gallery P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2007: Art Generator, Performing Art Center PAC Multimedia, Štip, Macedonia
2007: Humour Works, Space Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2006: Paraller Economies, Center and Gallery P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006: International Digital Art Festival digitalne umetnosti Pixxelpoint, Citty Gallery, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2006: Intermediate Spaces, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006: Intermediate Spaces, Steirische Herbst, ESC Gallery, Graz, Austria
2006: Interrupted Histories , Museum of Modern Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005: Territories, Identities, Nets (Slovene Art 1995 - 2005), Museum of Modern Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2004: Extended Spaces of Art - Art in Slovenia 1985-1995, Museum of Modern Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2004: Moj mali svet, Umetnostna galerija in Likovni salon, Celje
2002: Terminal - May Edition, Slovenian National Television, 1st Program
2001: Men, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Celje, Slovenia
2001: An Eye and its Truth, Museum of Modern Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2001: MFA Exhibit, San Francisco Art Institute, Fort Mason, San Francisco
1999: Art from Rucksack, Arts Salon, Celje, Slovenia; Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast;
1999: Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
1998: When arti is doing it, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1998: Public Appearances, Steirische Herbst, Artis Place Gallery, Graz, Austria
1998: Outfit - Identity and Mascarade, Rhenania Gallery, Colonia, Germany
1998: Women Beyond Borders (1998 - 2002), traveling exhibition, the organizator: Santa Barbara
1998: Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara
1997: The Second Triennial of Contemporary Slovenian Art U3, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1997: You Are Here, Artscape 97- Art Festival, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, U.S.A.
1997: 19th Youth Biennial, Museum of Modern Arts, Rijeka, Croatia
1996: The Body of an Angel , Coast Galleries, Piran, Slovenia
1995: Time as Structure, Method as Meaning , Studio Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; Škuc Gallery,
Ljubljana, Slovenia
1995: Blitzart, Kluže by Bovec Forth, Slovenia
1995: 18th Youth Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Rijeka, Croatia
1994: Words and Pictures, No. 1, ICA Library, London, U.K.
1993: Network for Metelkova Artists, former army barracks Metelkova Street, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1993: 17th Youth Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Rijeka, Croatia
1992: Artists Exhibition for Network for Metelkova, Old Power Station, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1991: 16th Youth Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Rijeka, Croatia
1991: May Show, Rihard Jakopič Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Karas Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1991: Yugoslav Drawing Biennial, Karas Gallery, Zagreb, Slovenia
1989: Aero Student Colony on Veli Lošinj, Arts Salon, Celje, Slovenia
1987: Biennial of Youth Culture of Mediterranean Countries, Thessaloniki, Greece
1986: Fashion Show (with Linije Sile Group), SKC Gallery, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1986: New Tendencies in Yugoslav Arts (with Linije Sile Group), Centrum Artisticum Gallery, Sarajevo,
Yugoslavia
1985: Biennial of Youth Culture of Mediterranean Countries (with Linije Sile Group), Barcelona, Spain

FILM FESTIVALS, PROJECTIONS
2012: Festival of Independent Movie, Center Ivana Hribarja, Trzin, Slovenia
2012: Time for a Walk, Slovenska kinoteka, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: Photonic Moments, Forum Aftermath / Changing Cultural Landscape, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BIH; National Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008: 31st BUKO Meeting (Bundeskoordination internationalismus), Dortmund University, Germany
2008: Kino Sindikat, The Union of the Free Syndicates, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008: Rencontres Internationales Berlin, video library; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2008: The Rencontres Internationales Madrid (video library ), Madrid, Spain
2007: The Rencontres Internationales Paris (video library), Paris, France
2007: Srebrenica International Short Film Festival, Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2007: 1st Kratkofil International Short Film Festival (Between Us selekcion), Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2007: Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film (the Festivals im Dialog - DokMa selection), Graz, Austria
2006: International film festival Documentaries in Maribor - DokMa, Maribor, Slovenia
2006: 2nd Grossmann Film and Vine Festival (Digital Cats / Young Cats selection), Ljutomer, Slovenia

DISCOGRAPHY
2007: Singer (Mojca Sings Sewing, Weaving and Spinning Songs from Slovenia)

CURATING
2002: Terminal - May Edition, Slovenian National Television, 1st Program

THEATRE COSTUME DESIGN
2010: Pridiga za Zaničnike, Andrej Rozman Roza and Rozinteater
2009: Kako je Oskar postal detektiv, Andrej Rozman Roza, SNG Drama and Rozinteater
2004: The Visit, Andrej Rozman Roza and Rozinteater
2003: Emofad, Goran Bogdanovski & Co.
2003: [:id], Howard Katz Firehart, Godan Bogdanovski in Dejan Srhoj
2002: Sovica Oka, Grosuplje Teater Group
2001: Me3x, Me3ix Teater
1997: The Bird in the Pupil of the Sun, Boldrik Theater
1997: The Short History of Stick and Coat, Ana Monro Theater
1995: Jantar Jupiter, Mojca Dimec performance
1995: Rupert Marovt, Andrej Rozman - Roza performance
1994: Loafer Glutton, Ana Monro Theater
1994: Trupello Beta Centauri, Ana Monro Theater
1992: Tarzan (with Ema Kugler and Matej Andraž Vogrinčiš), Ana Monro Theater
1991: Bellum Contra Solem, Asociacija Fussnet
1990: Genie of the Book, Ana Monro Theater
1990: The Beetles, Ana Monro Theater
1989: Golden Apple (with Linije Sile Group), Ana Monro Theater
1989: Kansky Circus Shoting Range (with Linije Sile Group), Ana Monro Theater
1988: Baptism at Savica (with Linije Sile Group), Ana Monro Theater
1987: George Dandin (with Linije Sile Group), Ana Monro Theater
1986: Baptism Under Triglav (with Linije Sile Group), Scipion Nasice Sisters Theater
1985: Inspector Schwake (with Linije Sile Group), Ana Monro Theater

THEATRE VIDEO
2005: Menuet za kitaro + Komu zvoni = Maturant 2005, United Šila and Forward Teater
2003: Zločin in kazen + Alamut = Maturant 2003, United Šila and Forward Teater
2002: Prišleki + Ljubezen + Smeh = Maturant 2002, United Šila and Forward Teater

FASHION DESIGN
2008: Socialdress conference dress, private comission
2008: Socialdress Long Life Bag, comissioned by the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2007: Socialdress Dezen 01 Graz & Ljubljana fashion fabric
2007: Costumes for Čebelice female choir
1990: The Revision of Yugoslav Army Uniform (with Linije Sile group), START Magazin, Zagreb, Croatia
1987: Four Seasons (with Linije Sile group), Ars Vivendi Magazin No.2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1987: Secession (with Linije Sile group), Ars Vivendi Magazin No.1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1984: senior designer of blouses fashion program, Labod, Novo Mesto
1983: assistant designer of Teens fashion line, Novoteks, Novo mesto

SET DESIGN
1994: Streets, Cestni inženiring Company, Technology for Environment Fair, Ljubljana Fair, Slovenia
1991: Peacefull Ambient-Tent, Hill International, The Fair of Militaristic Products, Moscau, Russia

SOCIALDRESS WORKSHOPS
2013: Socilaldress Service, Maison des Femmes, Trouble Festival, Brussels, Belgium
2012: Power Cloth Introduction 2, RogLab, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: Power Cloth Introduction 1, RogLab, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: Socialdress Service, City of Women festoval, Škuc Gallery and private locations, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012: Blossoms in Autumn, Festival of the Third Age, Cankarjev dom, Elderly Daycare Centre Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2011: The Workshop of Recycling Ties, Fabrica di Pensule, Cluj, Romania
2011: The Workshop of Recycling Uniforms, Pogon - Zagreb Center for independent Culture and Youth, Zagreb, Croatia
2011: The Workshop of Recycling Clothes, ReArt / K9, Pecs, Hungary
2010: The Voluminous Trousers, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010: The Workshop of Recycling Clothes, Red Dawns Festival, Metelkova City, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009: The Workshop of Recycling Ties, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009: The UGM Art Gallery Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
2007: The 27th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Maribor, Celje, Slovenia
2007: Summer Museum Night, Koroska Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
2006: Intermediate Spaces, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006: Intermediate Spaces, Steirische Herbst, ESC Gallery, Graz, Austria

OTHER WORKSHOPS
2004: Summer Museum Night, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1999: Gilš Workshop, Dolenjske Toplice, Slovenia
1997: Marry House, European Month Of Culture, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1996: Gilš Workshop, Rakitna, Slovenia

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