SPELA VOLCIC




b. 1984 Postojna, Slovenia
Based between Slovenia and Italy



EDUCATION:
2009-2013 Degree in Visual Arts at IUAV University of Venice (IT)
2004-2006 Specialization post diploma in contemporary photography at CFP Riccardo Bauer, Milan (IT)
1999-2003 Secondary School for Design and Photography SŠOF (photography department), Ljubljana (SI)

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES:
2018 Artist in Residence at Arte Contemporanea, Bruxelles (BE)
2017 1st price at SI FEST Savignano Immagini Festival, Savignano (IT)
2016 Official registered as a Independent Self-Employed Artist Worker kept by the Ministry of the Culture of Republic Slovenia (SI)
2015 Artist in Residence at Viafarini DOCVA, Milan (IT)
2015 Artist in Residence at Dolomiti Contemporanee, Cadore (IT)
2014 Artist in Residence at Atelier EVE AR:V., Venice (IT)
2013 Artists in Residence at the Ateliers of Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice (IT)
2010-2012 Scholarship by Slovenian Ministry for Culture for Degree studies in Visual Art at IUAV University in Venice (IT)
2007 Award for a project Panis Nostrum, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano (IT)

PERSONAL EXHIBITION:
2018 Et fiat Lux, SI FEST Savignano Immagini Festival, (IT)
2017 Et fiat Lux, Galleria Fuori le Mura, Verona (IT)
2016 Naš vsakdanji kruh, Galerija Loža, Piran (SI)
2013 The moments of this dawning recognition. (zero budget but still an exhibition), Galerija GONG, N.Gorica (SI)
2012 Dell’utilità e degli inconvenienti del vivere fra gli spettri, Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice (IT)
2009 Panis Nostrum, Galerija Photon, Ljubljana (SI)
2008 Panis Nostrum, Triestèfotografia festival, Umag (HR)
2007 Panis Nostrum, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano (IT)

(SELECTED) GROUP EXHIBITION:
2018 STILL LIFE, B#S Gallery Treviso (IT)
2017 Deus sive Natura / Bonaldi Award for Contemporary Art, GAMEC Museum, Bergamo (IT)
2017 Tre casi di cosa, A project by LOCALEDUE for Nesxt, Torino (IT)
2016 THIS IS TODAY, Piran Town Gallery and Monfort Portoroz, (SI)
2016 Nas vsakdanji kruh, Galerija Loža Koper / Obalne Galerije Piran (SI)
2015 Pixxelpoint New Media Art Festival 2015, MGNG Nova Gorica (SI / IT)
2015 MÚSES: Accademia Europea delle Essenze, Palazzo Taffini collection, Savigliano (IT) (permanent)
2015 OPEN CLOG, La ricerca della comodità in una poltrona scomoda, CLOG, Torino (IT)
2015 6PM Your Local Time, eve ar:v., Forte Marghera, Venezia (IT)
2015 Open Studio - VIA FARINI, Milano (IT)
2015 L’esprit de l’escalier, Dimora Artica, Milano (IT)
2015 ROB PRUITT’S FLEA MARKET IN VENICE, 56° Venice Art Biennale 2015, A plus A Gallery San Marco, Venice (IT)
2015 Open Studio - VIA FARINI, Milano (IT)
2015 Non siamo mai andati sulla luna, MARS, Milano (IT)
2014 Fotomorgana 5, UGM Umetnostna Galerija, Maribor (SI)
2014 Photonic Moments 2014 festival, Ljubljana (Sl)
2014 La concezione cosmologica dantesca, Dimora Artica Gallery, Milano (IT)
2014 Evoluzione, Spazio Monotono, Vicenza (IT)
2014 Mostra Finale, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (IT)
2013 ECHO BACK / Interference patterns, Jarach Gallery, Venice (IT)
2013 Stonefly Award / La matteria, Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice (IT)
2013 Guardare le cose presenti in vista di cose assenti, Ca’ Zanardi, Venice (IT)
2013 Corpo Circuito, Galleria Bunker, Villa Caldogno (IT)
2012 Della Carezza, spazio Punch Giudecca, Venice (IT)
2011 Fotografija je zenskega spola, Galerija Rika Debenjaka, Kanal (SI)
2010 Pecha Kucha Vol 11. T5 Project Space, Ljubljana (SI)
2010 Podoba tradicije, Pilonova galerija, Ajdovšcina (SI)
2009 Photonic Luminatic, Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana, (SI); Kultur Zentrum Korotan, Vienna (A); Galery Photoport, Bratislava (SK); K2 Contempo- rary Art Center, Izmir (TR)
2008 Photonic Moments, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana (SI)
2008 Which Venice? / Quale Venezia?, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (IT)