Luka Širok


b. 1982, Šempeter pri Novi Gorici.

Lives and works in Slovenia.



Studies

1997 \ 2002 Max Fabiani Art School, Gorizia (ITA)

 

2002 \ 2007 Fine Art’s Academy, Venice (ITA)

 



Selected Solo Exhibitions


2021 RRRRRRR, curated by Mojca Grmek, Mestna galerija, Nova Gorica, (SLO)

2021 (NE)udobje / Discomfort, curated by Mojca Grmek, Hiša Kulture Pivka, Pivka, (SLO)

2019 Vice Versa, Blok Gallery, Belgrade, (SRB)

2018 Gostota Slojevitosti / Stratification Density, Goriški Muzeji, Galerija Zorana Mušiča, Grad Dobrovo, (SLO)

2014 Plastic Playground Now, Kristalna Palača, Sitiartstore galerija, Ljubljana, (SLO)

2013 L'onda stratificata / The Layerd Wave, curated by Roberto Vidali, Gary Lee studio, Trieste (ITA)

2013 Answers without questions, Emeroteca Mimexity, Trieste, (ITA)

2009 Only Part of my Day, curated by Eugen Borkovsky Fonticus Gallery, Grožnjan, Istra (CRO)

​2007 Also be conceptual, Galleria Spazio Bianco, Mestre, Venice (ITA)




Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 Art Night Venezia l' arte libera la notte - 10th edition, University Ca' Foscari, GPS Art Factory, Open Studios, Venice, (ITA)

2021 Etike(te) Smeh / Laughter, 2. Mednarodni Bienale likovne vizije, Galerija Simulaker, Novo Mesto, (SLO)

2021 Majski Salon / Risba in Kip, Skladišče Libertas, Koper, (SLO)


2020 Isolation of Life / Life in Isolation, virtual exhibition, Lokarjeva Gallery, Ajdovščina, (SLO)

2020 Zamisli in Zasnove / Ideas and Design, ZDSLU Gallery, Ljubljana, (SLO)

2020 Mozaik / Mosaic, DLUSP, Lokarjeva Gallery, Ajdovščina, (SLO)

2019 Zimski Festival / Winter festival, ZDSLU Gallery, Ljubljana, (SLO)

2019 Timeraiser art call, Spazio Biosfera Gallery / Auction event / Uquido, (ITA)

2019 Art Night Venezia / l'arte libera la notte, Associazione culturale, GPS Art Factory Atelier, Open Studios, Venice, (ITA)

2019 Air4 / 100 artists 100 artworks, Ravnikar Gallery space, Ljubljana, (SLO)

2019 Majski Salon / May Salon, National museum of Slovenia, Metelkova, Ljubljana, exhibition was organized under the patronage and support of the Slovenian Ministry of Culture, (SLO)

2019 Figolammerda Ep.Two & GAD Giudecca Art District & Fondazione Malutta, curated by Pier Paolo Scelsi & Valentina Gioia Levy, Venezia, (ITA)

2018 Figolammerda Ep.One, NESXT / Independent Art Festival, Spazio Ferramenta, "I ragazzi della porta accanto", Torino, (ITA)

2018 Open-studio, Progetto Borca, dolomiti contemporanee, reinstallation of the works, Borca di Cadore, (ITA)

2018 Brain-tooling / Tiziano contemporaneo, Forte di Monte Ricco, dolomiti contemporanee, curated by Gianluca D'Incà Levis, Riccardo Caldura, Petra Cason, Pieve di Cadore, (ITA)

2017 Confinis - Art Talk & show project, curated by Marco Tagliafierro in collaboration with Asilo Bianco, Villa Nigra, Lago d' Orta, (ITA)

2017 Two many to many, Marin Gallery, Umag (HR)

2017 Imago Mundi / Rotte Mediterranee / Collection Voices of Transition, ZAC, Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee, Palermo, (ITA)

2017 Imago Mundi / Slovenia / Voices of Transition / 130 Contemporary artist from slovenia, a collection selected & curated by Igor Španjol (SLO)

2016 One from Many, Agore space, Gorizia, (ITA)

2016 This is Today, group show at Piran Coastal Galleries and A plus A Gallery of Venice, Piran Town Gallery and Monfort
exhibition building space in Portoroz Slovenia, exhibition was organized under the patronage and support
of the Slovenian Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Piran, (SLO)

2015 Avosantis, A Brene Vierte, Workshop exhibition, Colonos, (ITA)

2015 Fondazione Malutta, Rob Pruitt's Flea Market in Venice, Gallery A+A, Venice, (ITA)

2015 MLZ Art Dep Gallery, resident artist show, Trieste, (ITA)

2014 Matinee, Officina delle Zattere Gallery, Fondazione Malutta, Venice, (ITA)

2014 See.Me project, participation on digital exposition on - Art Takes Miami, Miami Scoop Fair, Miami Beach, Florida, (USA)

2014 Breg 12, Art & Music, Italian Institute of Culture in Slovenia, Ljubljana, (SLO)

2013 Transfailurejungle, A+A Gallery, Venice, (ITA)

2012 Key Kode Berlin, Infantellina Gallery, Berlin, (DE)

2012 Extempore Ptuj, Galerija Trenzor, (SLO)

2011 Einladung Mysterium Koinsberg 2011, 5. international artists symposium, Heimschuh, (AUS)

2011 Art Night Venezia, artist group SPA+A, Galleria Matteo Lo Greco, Campo San Fantin, San Marco, Venice, (ITA)

2010 The Bridge, SPA+A, Central Restaurant Lounge, Piscina Frezzaria, San Marco, (ITA)

2010 Most, SPA+A, Sztuki Współczesnej Profil Gallery, Poznan, (PL)

2010 Art for All, Jma Gallery, Vienna (AUS)

2009 SPA+A, International Modern Art Museum, Ca’ Pesaro, Venice, (ITA)

2009 Eroffnung der ausstellung – I’m Blue, Infantellina Contemporary Gallery, Berlin, (DE)

2009 Sketch it Out, APW Gallery, New York, (USA)

2009 Eufasia, curated by Monaco Asia Society, Port Palace Hotel, Montecarlo, (MC)

2009 Highway to Berlin, La Galleria, caffe letterario, Cefalu - Palermo, (ITA)

2008 Reazione Mutante, Accade, artist project, Mutazione contemporanea, Attivarte Association,
Bugno Art Gallery, San Marco, Venice, (ITA).

2008 18 x 18, 18 artists on 18th October, Infantellina Contemporary Gallery, Berlin, (DE)

2008 Schlaglichter, Ateliergemeinschaft geh8, Dresden, (DE)

2008 Refuses, curated by Ibrida & the Momos Association, new Arsenal’s places, Tese di San Cristoforo, Venice, (ITA)

2008 Traietorie Liquide / Liquid Trajectories, curated by the Attivarte Association, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Piazza San Marco Gallery, Venice, (ITA)

2008 Nova Svetlost, A+A Gallery, Slovenian Public Expositive Centre, curated by Domitilla Musella, San Marco,Venice, (ITA)

2005 Sharing to the Venetian Labels competition, Friulano and Serpino wine, Monselice, (ITA)

2005 Crossing Over, collective itinerant exhibition, Giardini del Torso in Udine and Villa Beatrice d’Este, Arqua Petrarca, Padova, (ITA)

2005 Atelier aperti, for the 51ma International Art Exhibition, Biennale of Venice, Fine Art’s Academy of Venice, (ITA)

2004 My sister is always with me, vetrina Bassani workshop, collaboration with artist Letizia Cariello, Milano, (ITA)

2004 Face to Face, Friuli Doc 2004, Giardini del Torso, Udine, (ITA)

2003 Aquety, Friuli Doc 2003, Giardini del Torso, Udine, (ITA)

2001 Ne di Venere ne di Marte, Farra d’Isonzo Gallery, Gorizia, (ITA)

2000 Il Muro delle cinque lingue, wall painting on the enclosure of the ex cotton-mill, Piedimonte, (ITA)



Residencies


2015 Terraformazione: padiglione Sloveno / Terraforming, Slovenian Pavilion, Dolomiti Contemporanee, Borca di Cadore, Belluno (ITA)

2014 E ultimo venne il bosco / And last came the woods, Dolomiti Contemporanee, Progetto Borca / residency project, ex-village Eni, Borca di Cadore, Belluno (ITA)





Articles & Texts & Publication

2021 'Art night Venezia': notte bianca in laguna all' insegna della cultura, TGR- rainews.it - Veneto, Andrea Rossini, 3.10.2021

https://www.rainews.it/tgr/veneto/video/2021/10/ven-Veneto-Art-night-Venezia-notte-bianca-in-laguna-all-insegna-della-cultura-f0edb5f4-2478-4afd-821e-32787ba93b62.html

2021 Koprsko poletje v znamenju umetnosti, DELO, sobota, 3.7.2021, Panorama, str. 21, https://www.delo.si/kultura/vizualna-umetnost/koprsko-poletje-v-znamenju-umetnosti/

2021 Tudi po Koprskih trgih in ulicah več umetniških del: Osrednji del razstave posvečen kipu in risbi, Marijan Mirt, Urednistvo/STA, 27.06.2021 ob 08:20, https://www.regionalobala.si/novica/tudi-po-koprskih-trgih-in-ulicah-vec-umetniskih-del-osrednji-del-razstave-posvecen-kipu-in-risbi-fot#

2021 V Kopru na ogled risbe in kipi Majskega salona, MMC RTV SLO, 26.6.2021 ob 11:21, Koper, STA, https://www.rtvslo.si/kultura/napovedujemo/v-kopru-na-ogled-risbe-in-kipi-majskega-salona-2021/585667 (SLO)

2021 Majski salon, Tv Koper Capodistria, Irena Cunja, Primorska Kronika, 26.6.20121, https://fb.watch/6mEKViyU0p/ (SLO)

2021 Na divjem safariju od tesnobe, jeze do upanja, Maja Pertič Gombač, Primorske novice, letnik LXXI, št.142, Torek, 22. junji 2021 str. 14_Kultura https://www.primorske.si/kultura/na-divjem-safariju-od-tesnobe-jeze-do-upanja

2021 Luka Širok v Mestni galeriji v Novi Gorici, Ivan Žerjal, Rai Furlanija Julijska krajina, Trst, KULTURNI DOGODEK, 18/6/2021

http://www.sedezfjk.rai.it/dl/portali/site/articolo/ContentItem-e3a35446-2229-4604-af3d-96d33c6a70e0.html

2021 IKS – Luka Širok  8. 6. 2021, Tatjana Gregorič, IZJAVA / NAPOVED V ŽIVO, Radio Koper, SLO

https://www.rtvslo.si/radio-koper/podkast/rakp/izkulturnegasveta/116394841

2021 Strašljiva, a hkrati privlačna epidemija Luke Široka - RTVSLO.si, Tatjana Gregorič, 7. junij 2021
ob 12:41, Nova Gorica - Radio Koper https://www.rtvslo.si/radio-koper/prispevki/novice/strasljiva-a-hkrati-privlacna-epidemija-luke-siroka/583255

2021Opoldnevnik Razstava Luka Širok, ponedeljek, 7. 6.2021, Tatjana Gregorič, Radio Koper, SLO

2021 Razstava Luke Široka v Mestni galeriji Nova Gorica : razstava nosi naslov RRRRRR" MMC RTV SLO : Kultura : Napovedujemo, na: rtvslo.si, Ljubljana, 4.6.2021

2021 Mojca Grmek, uvodna študija v katalogu razstave Luke Širok, "RRRRRRR", slike in skulpture, Mestna Galerija Nova Gorica, 4.6- 28.6.2021 Nova Gorica: Kulturni dom, 2021, str.4-5


2021 Cona (Ne)udobja v Hiši kulture, Notranjsko primorske novice, letnik VIII, št. 2, Petek, 26 Februar 2021, str. 18_Kultura.

2021 (Ne)udobje kot gonilo, Maja Pertič Gombač, Primorske novice, letnik XI, št. 40, Petek, 19. Februarja 2021, str. 23_Kultura.
https://www.primorske.si/kultura/neudobje-kot-gonilo

2021  (Ne)udobje v hiši kulture, predstavitev razstave, Luke Široka v Hiši kulture za oddajo »Kulturne razglednice«, na: Radio94, Postojna.

2021 Mojca Grmek curator »Ne(udobje) v Hiši kulture«, v: Pivški list, Pivka, letnik XI, št. 74, Januar 2021, str. 47,
https://pivka.si/obcinskoctivo/349378

2020 Art Hole Magazine: 5th edition, Contemporary independent artist-run and ad-free international print and online publication,
featured artwork, October 15.10. 2020, UK,  https://arthole.bigcartel.com/ , London , UK

2020 Videti, otipati, slišati, četudi z masko, Andraž Gombač, v: Primorske novice, Koper, 17.10.2020, str. 10, SLO
 https://www.primorske.si/kultura/videti-otipati-slisati-cetudi-z-masko
 
2019 Volontariato in cambio di arte venti opere per Timeraiser, Il Gazzettino, article Friday 11, October, Padova, ITA

2019 Politika, article of solo show, Belgrade. April, SRB

2019 Average Art issue #30, Contemporary Art Magazine_Artist review, January, UK

2019 Giudecca Art District presenta Figolammerda Ep 2, Espoarte, Contemporary Art Magazine, Fondazione Malutta, ITA 

2018 Gostota Slojevitosti, Briški Časnik, v Mušičevi Galeriji, article by Iva Sivec, SLO

2018 Slevin Magazine issue #3 by Santi Permana, creative director_article, artist presentation selected work,

image for cover design magazine, London, published 23.11. 2018, UK

2018 Figolammerda allo spazio Ferramenta, La Stampa.it / Torinosette - Art, NESXT 2018  October 31.10. 2018, Torino, ITA

2018 Gorizia senza piu confini, Touring Club/ Milano article by Marta Calango, Marco Tagliaferro, October edition, Gorizia, ITA

2018 L'alpinismo culturale di Dolomiti Contemporanee, Artribune article by Veronica Mazzuco, Brain-tooling. 11.10.2018 ITA

2017 Rendezvousdelamode magazine, review of the artist work animanomaly by curator Marco Tagliafierro, Milano, ITA

2017 Imago Mundi, Benetton, Il Piccolo article by Franca Marri, 4.1.2017, Trieste, ITA

2017 Wotisart, Art Magazine_Artist review, July-edition, 2017, London, UK

2017 A5 Magazine, Portfolio #4, Artist review, July edition 2017, London, UK

2016 Fruit of the Forest, Natura Naturans #4, by curators Marco Tagliafierro & Federica Tattoli, Milano, ITA

2016 Primorske novice Umetnost s koreninami v Laguni, 21.10.2016. SLO

2015 Dolomiti contemporanee, Barbara Taboni, texst review of the work, Belluno, ITA

2013 Juliet Magazine, Roberto Vidali, review of the artist, Trieste, ITA

2013 Arte ed ancora Arte, Gianfranco Palliaga review of the show, Trieste, ITA

2013 Only part of my day, Eugen Borkovsky, review of the solo show, Grožnjan, CRO

2010 Il Gazzettino, Ca' Pesaro, Venezia, Italy, Spa 09-10, ITA

2009 Nice Matin, "Efuasia", Monecarlo, Jan 09-09. MCO

2008 Nuova Luce, Domitilla Musella, review of the group shows, Venezia, ITA


 


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