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Green Ljubljana through my eyes – thinking ecology through photography

opening, Friday, 20 May, at 5 pm

20 May–1 June, Tuesday–Sunday, 10.00–18.00, Lecture Room

The exhibition of children's photographs has been produced as part of the photographic project of the Ljubljana City Association of Friends of Youth, under the guidance of Tanja Povšič, in collaboration with photographers Tina Ramujkić and Polona Ponikvar. The central theme of this year's project is ecology since it is our wish to draw the attention to responsible waste management. Furthermore, this year, Ljubljana has also been given the title of European Green Capital 2016. 

Exhibiting: Klara Kmetič, Hugo Artur Košorok, Maja Mihelič, Gaja Rozman, Zoja Rutar, Nal Trobec, Patricia Aldžič, Eva Cerar, Luka Debevec, Kim Modrijan, Tia Peternel, Blaž Šepič, 
Špela Šepič, Trina Zajc, Matic Založnik, Ajda Zdešar. 

The 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts on Tour: Répétition

The Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

13 May – 21 August 2016

Répétition is an exhibition curated by Asad Raza and Nicola Lees, Conceived as a circulatory system by which images,objects, and.bodies move through the Villa Empain, the exhibition-traces the global distribution of graphica rt across cultural boundaries, focusing on the productive power of accidents. The exhibition will bring together over thirty artists, drawn from Belgium, France, Germany, Iran, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Russia, Slovenia, UK, USA, transforming the Villa into a site for producing and distributing images. Artists include the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts Grand Prize winner Ištvan Išt Huzjan and works on loan from the MGLC Collection, including: Karel Appel, Jim Atlan, Getulio Alviani, Max Bill, Danilo Jejčič, Kosuke Kimura, Lojze Logar, Roberto Matta, Ivan Picelj, Robert Rauschenberg, Gino Severini, Tinca Stegovec, Edvard Zajec among others.

The renovated Villa Empain, which is a unique example of Art Deco architecture in Brussels, was opened by the Boghossian Foundation in 2010. It has become an important cultural centre of dialogue between the cultures of the East and West.

Installation view at Villa Empain. Archive MGLC. 

Lecture Series: Tàpies and Art in Slovenia

A series of lectures on the influence of Antoni Tàpies on Slovenian artists who were touched by Art Informel.

Tuesday, 31 May, at 6 pm, The Tàpies Educational Lab

dr. Nadja Gnamuš: Matter, Object and Subject in Slovenian Painting. From the Reprise of Art Informel to the Recontextualisation of the Material after Modernism