CV

PERSONAL DATA
    Ana Čigon(1982)
  lives and works in Ljubljana and Štanjel, Slovenia
     
EDUCATION
2012   Graduated form Master programme (MA) of INTERFACE CULTURES at The University for Art and Industrial Design (Kunstuniversität), Linz - Austria  ic
2011   Graduated from Master programme (MFA) of VIDEO at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljan academy
2005   Socrates/Erasmus exchange programme at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin - Ireland NCAD
2007   Graduated from PAINTING (BFA) at the Academy of Fine Arts and design, Ljubljanaacademy
     
RESIDENCIES
2014   Residency at Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art, Pristine - Kosovo
2010   Residency at ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), New York - USA
     
REFERENCE
AWARDS & SELECTIONS
2011   Videoholica Special Selection
2010   Finalist for Henkel award Slovenia
  Selection for Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation Award, Ljubljana
2009   ● Selection of video for video competition So fresh, Monfalcone - Italy
  ● Finalist and winner of OHO award, Ljubljana
  Finalist of Essl award, Ljubljana
2008   ● Selection of video in the category of 1 minute video at the international festiva Electric rats dream video dreams, Celje
  ● Selection of short videos -5minutes of gallery P74, Ljubljana
  ● Selection for group exhibition Premiere 17, Celje
2005   Special approbation for painting on exhibition Window to the world, Gorizia - Italy
     
2009-2011   Scholarship from Slovene Ministry of Culture for MA Study abroad
2007-2009   Scholarship from Slovene Ministry of Culture for MA Study
2003-2007   National Zois scholarship for talented students
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017   Screening of "Remembering the Others" and public discussion entitled "How Much Past do we Need for the Future" (with Nejra Nuna Čengić and Nihad Kreševljaković, organised by forum ZFD), 22nd MESS Memory Module festival, Kino Meeting Point, Sarajevo - BiH
● TV screening of documentray film Flow (coauthors Ida Hiršenfelder and Saša Spačal), Slovene national TV - RTV SLO 1
2016 ● Premiere screening of documentary film "Flow" (coauthors Ida Hiršenfelder and Saša Spačal) and public discussion at International Festival of Contemporary Art City of Women, Mali oder, Lutkovno gledališče Ljubljana
"Feminist WikiMaraton 2016" (with Ana Grobler and Danaja Grešak) at International Festival of Contemporary Art City of Women, ŠKUC gallery, Ljublljana
2015   ● Film screening of "Remembering the Others" and "Heroinat", KC Tobačna 001, Ljubljana
  ● Performans and exhibition "Ana at the Station", in context of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and No Nails, No Pedestals project, Project Room SCCA, Ljubljana
  ● Before premier screening of film "Remembering the Other"s, Red Cycle in Black Theatre, Živka Skvotca theatre at Rog Factory, Ljubljana
  "Video Evening #21 with Ana Čigon", Screening and artist talk, Photon Galllery, Ljubljana
  'For the sake of 8th of March'', Culture House Pivka (curated by: Mojca Grmek), Pivka
2014   ● Solo exhibition "Recording", gallery Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art, Pristine - Kosovo
  "Museum girlfriend" First internet exhibition at spol.si portal (curated by: Ana Grobler), Slovenija
  ● Event/ project presentation for video series entitled "Odkritje mačke v žaklju", Alkatraz gallery, Ljubljana
  ● Event "Branje del: Drage dame, hvala", MSMU, Ljubljana
  ● Project/ event "Feminist WikiMarathon", International Feminist and Queer festival Red Dawns, Multimedia center (Rampa), Ljubljana
2013   ● Event "Video Remakes", A+A Centro Espositivo Sloveno - A plus A, Venezia-Italy
  ● Project/ event "Feminist WikiMarathon", Multimedia center (Rampa), Ljubljana
  ● Performance "Dear ladies, Thank you", Red Dawns festival and Red Dawn above City of Women project, Trg brez zgodovinskega spomina (in front of Menza pri Koritu - AKC Metelkova mesto), Ljubljana
  ● Solo exhibition (cureted by: Mojca Grmek), Črni kot gallery, Sežana
2011   ● Performance "Dear Ladies, Thank You" in Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
2010   ● Solo exhibition "Perspective", Alkatraz gallery, Ljubljana
  ● Solo exhibition "Translations 1", gallery P74, Ljubljana
  ● Solo exhibition"Let Me Fly" in Insula gallery, Izola
  ● Solo exhibition "Let Me Fly" in Račka gallery, Celje
2008   ● Solo exhibition"Body on Throne" in Hest 35 gallery, Ljubljana
  ● Solo exhibition “All My Tricks and Truths” in Pretorska Palace, Koper
  ● Solo painting and video exhibition “All of My Stories” in gallery Pop Planet, Ljubljana
2004   ● Solo exhibition of paintings at Duka gallery, Piran
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017   ● Videos One More Kick and discussion in DIVA Station video archive on tour: Vienna (currator: Barbara Borčić), Blickle Kino, Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Vienna - Austria
● Videos One More Kick and Finger in U.S. in video selection DIVA Station Presents III, Slovenian Cinematheque, Ljubljana
Screening of new animation Rebellious Essence and artistic talk at group exhibition Corporeality / Telesnost (Curated by dr. Sarival Sosič), City Gallery Ljubljana
● Screening of the documentary film Flow, GT 22, Intimni kino, Maribor and Conference Hall M1, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
Screening of the documentary film Flow and public discussion, 5th Festival Deuje Babe, Idria cinema
● Loop screening of short documentary Heroinat/Heroines, group exhibition A Man at the Border, Gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana
● Screening of video Za Luno / Houston we have a problem in DIVA station selection of a series of videos entitled Fresh perspective (curator: Vesna Bukovec), Encounters With Contemporary Visual Art, Mala dvorana, Kulturnim domom Nova Gorica
2016 ● Screening of short video OHOHO, Short Film Night, DIVA Station selection Thank you for your attention! (curated by Neža Grum and Luka Polutnik), Slovenian Cinematheque, Ljubljana
● Screening of short videos One More Kick and Finger in U.S., DIVA Station on Tour, DIVA Station Presents No. III (curated by Barbara Borčič), UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art, New York - USA
Screening of short videos One More Kick and Finger in U.S., DIVA Station on Tour, DIVA Station Presents No. III (curated by Barbara Borčič), LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles - USA
● Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others - Herstory and Heroinat, CINEFFABLE, Espace Reuilly, Paris . France
Screening of video Za Luno / Houston we have a problem in DIVA station selection of a series of videos entitled Fresh perspective (curator: Vesna Bukovec) and lecture, World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2016 Kino-integral, Slovenian Cinematheque, Ljubljana
● Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others and public discussion, Jesenska filmska šola, Slovenian Cinematheque, Ljubljana
● Performance in Sinja Ožbolt's theater performance: Welfare to the Nation, Plesni teater Ljubljana
●Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others, Festival of Slovenian Film, Avditorij Portorož
●Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others, Festival novih, Center mladih, Slavonski Brod, Hrvaška
●Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others (organisation by Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Pristine), gallery Boxing Club, Pristine - Kosovo
●ExhibitionIn Kubatur Des Kabinetts - der kunstsalon im Fluc zeigt, Gallery FLUC, Wien, Austria
  ● Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others, Balkan Film Food Festival, Pogradec - Albania
  ● Screening of short animation Francka at International Animation festival Fest Anča, Žilina - Slovakia
  ● Loop screening of short documentary Heroinat/Heroines, group exhibition A Man at the Border, gallery Flat1, Wien - Austria
  ● Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others, South East European Film Festival (SEE) a Berlin, Kinosaal der HU, Berlin - Germany
2015   Crises and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005–2015, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
  ● Screening of the documentary film Remembering the Others, Roma Cinema DOC - Italy
  ● Performance in dance-theatre performance Welfare To The Nation , Dance Theatre Ljubljana
  ● Smal conceptual work Upor/ Resistor, 16th International Media Art Festival Pixxelpoint, Nova Gorica
  ● Screening of short animation Francka, International Animated Film Festival Animateka, Kinodvor, Ljubljana
  ● Screening of the short documentary film Heroinat / Heroines, Vox Feminae Film Festival, Zagreb - Croatia
  ● Premiere screening of the short documentary film Heroinat / Heroines, Feminist Film Festival, Dublin - Ireland
  ● ČIPkarnica, ZIG ZAG, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
  Don’t eat the yellow snow! – The 10th Annual OHO Group Award, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
  Race with Time. Performance in a Rear-view Mirror,gray) (area, space for contemporary and media art, Korčula, Croatia
  ● Performance in a series of burlesque-cabaret performances entitled FemTV 3.0, International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns, Menza pri koritu, Ljubljana
2014   Race with Time. Performance in a Rear-view Mirror,Slovenski gledališki inštitut (National Theatre Museum/Institute), Ljubljana
  ● Presentation of a video in progress "Odkritje mačke v žaklju" (event coorganised with Tea Hvala), Festival Cmakanje, Cerkno
  Schriftlich / in writing exhibition, Zollamt, Bad Radkersburg - Austria
  ● Exhibition Neighbours – Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul-Turkey
2013   K3 Film festival, cinema Centrale, Udine - Italy
  ● Video Ljubljana City of Women in collaboration with: Teja Reba, Leja Jurišić and Barbara Kapelj Osredkarfor City of Women festival, Stari trg, Ljubljana
  Equals, Exploring feminism through art & conversation (curated by  Anne Louise Kershaw),  BLANKSPACE & locations around Manchester - UK
  U3, 7th Triennial of Contemporary Art (curated by: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez), Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
  ● Video instalation in group exhibition Corpo circuito, Vicenza - Italy
2012   ● Exhibition Drawing, 25 years of Gallery Insula, Izola
  ● Selected video works of Slovene artists It's All Right, Slovenia Play_01 (curator: Manuel Fanni Canelles), presented in context of Maremetraggio festival, Foyer of Teatro Verdi, Triest - Italy
  ● Video presentation of performance in context of Screen Strike - Gender, Media, Criticism conference, Brut Karlsplatz, Vienna - Austria
  ● Video presentation in context of Living Archive during International Festival Rdeče Zore, gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana
2011   ● Video in selection of KOLEKTIVA group presented in "Pain with the Thousand teeth" - Video Works of Young Slovenian Artists in  festival Video in Progress 4, Ljubljana
  ● Outdoor performans in context of Bring In Take Out - Living Archive (project by RED MIN(E)D collective) during REDacting conference - TransYugoslav Feminisms: Women’s Heritage Revisited, Prolaz sestra Baković, Zagreb, Croatia
  ● Traveling group exhibition POGLED 6 "Jaz, tukaj, zdaj" gallery Božidar Jakac, Kostanjevica na Krki
  ● Video at DA FEST, International Digital Art Festival, National Academy of Art, Sofia - Bulgaria
  ● Video at Videoholica, intrnational video art festival, Varna Puppet Theatre, Varna - Bulgaria
  ● Online Exhibition: "Desired Restraints" (curator: Ida Hiršenfelder), Artycok.tv
  ● Video presented in section of Slovenia "Pain with the Thousand Teeth" (curator: KOLEKTIVA) in CologneOFF 2011: Arad Art Musem, Arad - Romania; NCCA, Tampere - Finland
  Napolidanza, International festival of video dance, PAN, Napoli - Italy
2010   ● Presentation of collaborative project Artificial stupidity at Amber Festival, Istanbul - Turkey
  ● Group exhibition Multimeridijan '10 / "Signs of Futility" at MMC Luka gallery, Pula - Croatia
  ● Presentation of collaborative project Artificial stupidity at Ars Electronica Festival, Linz - Austria
  ● Group exhibition SUMMITS (Contemporary art between earth and sky) Palazzo Frisacco, Tolmezzo - Italy
  Open studios and Video screening at ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), Brooklyn New York - USA
  ● Group exhibition of selected artists for Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation Award 2010, City Gallery, Ljubljana
  ● Group exhibition Imagine, gallery Škuc, Ljubljan
2009   ● Selection and exhibition of video work for the competition So Fresh, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone - Italy. Exhibition also traveling to: Stazione Rogers, Trieste -Italy, City Gallery, Nova Gorica and Medusa gallery,Koper - Slovenia, Art-Kino, Rijeka - Croatia
  ● Group exhibition Lets print in Miklova House, Ribnica
  ● Group exhibition of nominees for OHO Award in gallery P74, Ljubljana
  ● Group exhibition of nominees for Essl Award in Hribarjeva Hall at Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana
  ● Instalation for a one day multimedia event CW author of project: Adam Ramejkis, other participants: writer Metka Zorec, photographer Anita Strasse, musician Gal Gjurin and video artists »Salenina«, International Center of Graphic Arts (MGLC)., Ljubljana
  ArtNetLab video selection at GAD gallery, Berlin - Germany
2008   ● Group exhibition Premiere 17, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje
  ● International festival of video and dance Danca em foço (Coreo-Ediçöes internacional 1), in Sao Paulu (SESC Pinheiros), Rio de Janeiro (Oi Futuro) and Salvador (FUNCEB - Fundação Cultural do Estado da Bahia) - Brasil
  ● Group exhibition of video selection -5 minutes in gallery Kapsula, Ljubljana
  ● Video festival Electrict rats dream video dreams selection for the category 1 minute, Celje
2007   1.3 Festival of Video and New Media Art, VideoMatch07City Art Museum,  Ljubljana
2006   Autoportrait today, exhibition of selected participants at the competition of Art gallery Maribor
2005   ● Group exhibition of the international competition Window to the world (special approbation), Cultural House Gorica - Italy
  11. International festival of Computer Arts, Maribor
2004   Exhibition with Brina Torkar in City House (Museums of Gorenjska), Kranj
2003   ● Group exhibition Ex-tempore in City Gallery, Piran
   
COLLABORATIONS / COMMISSIONS
2017   Assisting for screenings in SNG Opera Ljubljana (Srečanje baletnih umetnikov nekdanje Jugoslavije)
●Filming of events of the International feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns, Ljubljani
●Filming, editing, projection and menthoring for video in the theatre performance "Krasni novi svet", SVŠGL theater and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
Filming for Tomaž Grom project Imstrument, presented in Ljubljana, Sweden, Italy, USA and Germany. Ful list of presentations: Imstrument
●Video for theatre performance The Ninth, director Bojan Jablanovec, Via negativa, Polish Dance Platform, Bytom, Poland
2016 ● Video for sound performance by Brane Zorman: EMS Memory Trackers, The Ljubljana Marsh Nature Park, Iški morost – birds observatory, Ljubljana
●Assisting for screenings in SNG Opera Ljubljana (11. Tradicionalni koncert študentov Medicinske fakultete, Meso srca)
  ● Video for theatre performance the Ninth, director Bojan Jablanovec, Via negativa, A Part Festival, Katowice (work in progress), Body Mind Festival Warsaw - Poland, Old Power Station Ljubljana, Sacred: Homelands Festival London-UK,
  ● Filming of events of the International feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns, Ljubljani
  ● Editing of video, mentoring for video and live vido mixing for theater show "Pesmi štirih ...", SVŠGL theater and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
  ● Video for foru Mini Operas (1. Padli – Fallen by Dominik Steklasa and Sandi Jesenik, 2. Beli dež by Alenja Pivko Kneževič and Saška Rakef, 3. Nesrečni Ljubimec by Iztok Kocen and Simona Pinter, and 4. Le Petit Café by Teja Merhar and Jakob Barbo) for the event Mini Operas Evening, SNG Opera, Ljubljana and hosting in Solti Hall, Opera Exam festival, Liszt Academy, Budapest - Hungary in 2017
2015   ● Documentation videos of events at The International Feminist and Queer festival Red Dawns, ljubljana
  ● Editing, mentoring for video, live vido mixing and trailer for theatre performance "Mati Mati" (production SVŠGL), GPD SVŠGL and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
  ● Editing of video, live vido mixing and trailer for theatre performance ''Pleši z mano'' (production SVŠGL in Emanat) GPD SVŠGL and June in Ljubljana Festival, Kongresni trg, Ljubljana
  ● Filming and editing of events of the International feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns, Ljubljani
  ● Animation of drawings by Irene Pivka and assistent to scenographer for the theatre performance "ATL 220 or the unknown Linhart", Writen and directed by: Andrej Rozman Roza (Production: Rozinteater and Cankarjev dom), Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
2014   ● Filming and editing the documentation and trailer of "And So On and So Forth" by Bojan Jablanovec, ViaNegativa, The Old Power Station, Ljubljana
  ● Filming and editing for "Visual Hallucination, Auditory Hallucination by Tomaž Grom", Festival Sonica, Kino Šiška and Festival Earzoom, Škuc, Ljubljana; F.A.C.K. Festival, Novi Sad; Music Tech festival, Berlin
  ●Editing of video, mentoring for video and live vido mixing for theater show "Svet v člveku" and dance show "Nevidno telo prostora" (SVŠGL and Emanat production), SVŠGL theater and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
2013   ● Editing of video and live vido mixing for two Dance-theater show "Lastna soba 1 & 2" (SVŠGL production), Oder pod zvezdami, Ljubljana Puppet Theatre
● Editing of video, mentoring for video and live vido mixing for two Dance-theater show "Lastna soba 3 & 4" (SVŠGL & Emanat production), Stara elektrarna theater and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
● Intermedia performance with Vasja Progar in context of the project Evenings of Intermedia Artists, Trubar's House of Literature Ljubljana
2012   ● Performance "Beard" presented within the You wanted it, now eat it / You blushed, now say it (Part II) performance made by Red Dawns group of volonteers for Red Dawns December Benefit event
● Filming, editing of video and live vido mixing for  "Visual Hallucination, Auditory Hallucination" project of  Tomaž Grom, (production of Zavod Sploh), Sonica Festival, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
● documentation videos of events at The Bring IN Take OUT – Living Archive, Ljubljana
● Filming and editing of video  for Živa 2013 festival, (JSKD production)
● Filming, editing of video and live vido mixing with real time cameras for Dance-theater show Avantgarda (SVŠGL & Emanat production), Španski borci theater and Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
2011   ● Documentation video of event for Artyčok.tv in collaboration with Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana
2007   Four short videos for scenographic background of the Timelessness dance show, author of the dance and dancer Natasa Tovirac, co-authors of the dance and dancers Masa Kagao Knez and Teja Reba, music Marko Gregoric, presented in The Dance Theatre in Ljubljana
● Three short animations for Studio Intakt contemporary dance performance: Triples, coreography Nataša Tovirac
   
OTHER STUDIES / WORKSHOP ATENDANCE
2006 - 2009   Dance studi Intakt (Nataša Tovirac, Igor Sviderski)
2007 - 2009   Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in context of master video studies (Tanja Zgonc)
2008 - 2010   Different short contemporary dance workshops lead by: Gregor Luštek, Rosana Hribar, Jana Menger, Hanna Hegenscheidt, Maša Kagao Knez, Branko Potočan...
     
PUBLICATIONS
2017   ●MemorInmotion - Pedagogical Tool on Culture of Remembrance, manual and DVD, Editor-in-chief: Michele Parente [authors Melisa Forić ... [et al.]; translators Lejla Efendić, Gordana Lonco]. - 2nd supplemented ed. - Sarajevo: Forum Ziviler Friedensdienste e.V. (forumZFD), 2016. - 101 str.: ilustr.; 20 x 20 cm + [1] DVD, p. 14, 77-81, 95
2016 Independent cinema, Ana Čigon, Remembering the Others, 15th edition of CinéWomen, women's cinema & performing arts magazine, womenartconnect.com, wac*
Catalogue of 19th Festival of Slovenian Film, [urednica = editor Alenka Ropret; teksti = texts Jože Dolmark, Nerina T. Kocjančič, Igor Prassel; prevod = translaton Maja Ropret]; [Ljubljana]: Slovenski filmski center, 2016 ([Ljubljana]: Collegium Graphicum), p. 112, 113, 174
2012 ● Diskusija o položaju umetnikov, Likovne besede, št. 95, poletje 2012, ZDSLU, Ljubljana
2009   ● Atelje in umetniki, fotografije Tihomir Pinter, pogovor z umetniki Aleksander Bassin, predgovor Brane Kovič, Ljubljana, Pasadena, 2012
  ● International Symposium ELMAR,Ana Čigon, Kaja Vidmar, Tina Macek, Erik Dovgan, Miha Sinkovec, Uroš Klopčič, Borut Batagelj; SLOVENIA, 0:1 virtual-real duel, Zadar, Croatia, 28 - 30 September 2009, p. 293-296
  ● Pojmovnik slovenske umetnosti po letu 1945, pojmi, gibanja, skupine, težnje, ALUO, urednica Nadja Zgonik, 2009, p. 104-109
2008   ● International Symposium ELMAR, Ana Cigon, Erik Dovgan, Miha Sinkovec, Uroš Klopčičj; SLOVENIA, A system for interactive virtual dance performance, Zadar, Croatia, 10 - 12 September 2008, p. 475-478.
     
LECTURES
2012   ● Artist talk "Hi-tech, Low-tech or No-tech?" in context of the Ada Lovelace Day, gallery Kiberpipa, Ljubljana
  ● Lecture "Feminism and gender studies in Visual Art and performans", Srednja vzgojiteljska šola in gimnazija Ljubljana
  ● Organisation and moderation of debate entitled "Fminism, Education and Art, Museum of Modern Art", Ljubljana
  ● Organisation and moderation of "Debate on the Position of the Artists, Galery of Contemporary Art", Celje
  ● Artist talk in context of Bring In Take Out – Living Archive, Alkatraz gallery, Ljubljana
2010   ● Presentation of artistic practice at Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
  ● Presentation of artistic practice at ISCP, New York - USA
2008   ● Presentation of interactive work "Motion-picture Interaction" at Elmar Symposium, Zadar - Croatia
  ● Real Presence Workshop, Rivoli - Italy
     
 
   
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