Established in 2003, Galerija Fotografija Gallery is the first private gallery in Slovenia dedicated solely to fine art photography. Located in the old Ljubljana city center, Galerija Fotografija represents emerging and established Slovene and international artists. Alongside up to eight annual exhibitions, the gallery also organizes lectures, round tables, and project presentations. The gallery entered the international art market in 2009, participating at the Viennafair and continuing it at Paris Photo, MIA, ArtParis, Art London, Photo Basel.
The gallery also runs a bookshop focused on photography literature.
For nearly 40 years Roger Ballen has been an outsider, operating on the margins with his fellow art brut artists. Now a new book and exhibition offer a glimpse inside the workings and processes of his dark mind, a world, he says, that, 'reveals itself through itself'
You were born in New York and later moved to and lived in South Africa for many years, you have shot a great deal of images of white people who live in South Africa, what is your original creative thought? How does this migration, geo-cultural difference influence your creation? Roger Ballen: I really took a lot of pictures of African white...
The first of the accompanying events to the exhibition Shepherds and Slaughterhouse will be a conversation between two photographers, Simon Chang, the author of the current exhibition in the gallery and the renowned Slovenian photojournalist Jože Suhadolnik.
Back to Eden is a collaborative project between fellow artists Manca Juvan and Bojan Brecelj. They found a common inspiration in the time of the COVID-19 pandemics. The unstoppable flux of (mis)information, combined with the lockdown, has brought them closer towards their feelings and little truths about our current lives. Based on those small...
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