>> Marcel Štefančič, jr.: Janez Janša, Biografija


Marcel Štefančič, jr.
Janez Janša - Biografija

Behind a name there is always a biography, the story of a life. But what if more than one person shares the same name? Which biography will be associated with that name?
Biografija, the Biography of Janez Janša by Marcel Štefančič Jr., originally promoted on the birthday of the former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša, is not about his life, but about the life of the three artists who chose to bear his name.
As Janez Janša is a trinitarian name, the biography is also “one in three”: in the beautiful photographic book the early lives of the artists are told. Growing up in three different places and in three different countries, but in the same decades, the Seventies and the Eighties, they went through the red armies, the fall of communism, the disintegration of Yugoslavia and the disintegration and subsequent reestablishment of ideologies.
Anecdotes from the lives of the three artists and the social picture of those years foretell the topics that they would later examine in their work.

— 
Language: Slovenian
— 

- 
MORE ABOUT THE BOOK



Colophon

Marcel Štefančič, jr.
Janez Janša - Biografija

Edited by: Maja Savelli

Publisher: Mladina časopisno podjetje d.d., Ljubljana, 2008

Design: studiobotas

Producer: Maska - Institute for Publishing, Production and Education
Co-producer: Aksioma - Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana

Printed by: Tiskarna Pleško
Distributed by: Institute Maska, Institute Aksioma

ISBN 978-961-91168-5-2


  >>  Upcoming events

  • Danilo Milovanović - TOP

    From 4 to 20 December 2019

    Solo exhibition

    Exhibition opening: WED, 4 December 2019 at 7 pm

    Aksioma Project Space
    Komenskega 18, Ljubljana, Slovenia

    * Part of Aksioma Institute production programme to support young artists.

  • Automate All The Things!

    From 14 to 15 January 2020

    Symposium

    DAY 1: TUE, 14 January 2020 at 11 am

    TALK
    Domenico Quaranta: Portraying the Invisible Crowd

    The Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljubljana
    Erjavčeva cesta 23, Ljubljana
    classroom 7, first floor

    — 

    DAY 2: WED, 15 January 2020 at 5 pm

    KEYNOTES, ROUND TABLE and LECTURE PERFORMANCE
    With: Elisa Giardina Papa, Sanela Jahić, Silvio Lorusso, Michael Mandiberg, Domenico Quaranta, Sašo Sedlaček, Sebastian Schmieg

    Moderna galerija Auditorium
    Cankarjeva cesta 15, Ljubljana

    * Part of Hyperemployment – Post-work, Online Labour and Automation.