Become A FRIEND OF THE BIENNIAL

A FRIEND OF THE BIENNIAL receives the following benefits in 2017:

•Free admission to all exhibitions.
•A free of charge excursion to Zagreb, where we will view the Print Cabinet of the Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences, visit the Museum of Contemporary Art, and stroll through the streets of the festively decorated capital, which has been considered as the most beautiful festively decorated city for the past few years now.
•Viewing of a selected artist’s printmaking studio. This time, we have been invited to the studio of Silvester Plotajs Sicoe. Colour is the building block of immeasurable expressiveness to the artist – there can never be too much of it and it positions itself within each piece as a challenge. Sicoe sometimes also crowns his works with a touch of poetry, the master of which he is himself.
•A special guided tour of the exhibitions of the 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts in the company of the Biennial's curators.
•SOCREA workshop – making original festive greeting cards.
•New Year's greeting card – a small fine art graphic print by an invited artist.
•30% discount on all MGLC publications.
•15% discount on all workshops and courses.
•15% discount on purchases of fine art graphic prints.
•A fine art graphic print from the MGLC Print Studios upon the recommendation and signing up of a new member.
•10% discount on the renewal of membership.
•A welcome gift when signing up.

•12 month membership fee: € 25
•12 month membership fee for those aged 60 years or more, 14 years or less, pupils and students: € 15

You can join the Club of the Friends of the Biennial of the International Centre of Graphic Arts by filling in the Membership Form, presenting your identity card and pupil/student ID card at the MGLC Ticket Office, and paying the appropriate membership fee. Your Membership Card will be sent to you within 14 days of joining, or can alternately be picked up at the MGLC Ticket Office. The Membership Card is valid for one year from the date of joining.

 

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Tadej Vaukman: Heaven is a place on Earth

11. 5.–5. 6. 2017, the TAM-TAM Street Gallery at Vegova (opposite Glasbena matica)

opening event: Thursday, 11 May,
at 5 pm

Tadej Vaukman is a photographer in the right sense of the word. He lives with the camera and for photography. He loves chaos, truth and daily reality. While strolling around town, driving a car or riding a bike, during a concert, in his living room, or when visiting his grandma and grandpa, he always finds time to take pictures of naked reality. He shoots exactly what he sees without any subsequent corrections and unnecessary comments. 

Tadej Vaukman, installation view on exhibition Zines!, Contemporary zin production.
Photo: Jaka Babnik. MGLC Archive.

32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts: Birth as Criterion

16 June – 29 October 2017

In addition to the main exhibition Birth as Criterion (MGLC, Švicarija and ŠKUC Gallery), the 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts also presents the traditional exhibition of the winner of the Grand Prize of the previous Biennial, this time Ištvan Išt Huzjan, a presentation of work by Peter Gidal, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 31st Biennial, a project by the winner of the Audience Award of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Meta Grgurevič, a Maria Bonomi retrospective at the Jakopič Gallery, as well as a vibrant discursive programme with an international symposium. As far as other projects are concerned, there is also the international billboard project a good neighbour in cooperation with the Istanbul Biennial, the book presenting the work of Argentinean poet Alejandra Pizarnik, as well as the print portfolio of the artists included in the 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts on display at the Kresija Gallery.

 

 

ZINES! Contemporary Zine Production

Family week at MGLC

Sunday, 21 May, from 11 am to 1 pm, free of charge

DO IT WITH US!, zine workshop with viewing of the exhibition

We will be making our own mini art booklets in the techniques of collage, stencil printing, painting and drawing at the workshop.