Tanja Lažetić (1967) graduated in architecture from the University of Ljubljana in 1994. She works in the fields of photography, video, performance, ceramics and artist's book. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at Moderna galerija (four times at its U3 triennial), the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, the International Center of Graphic Arts (once at the International Biennial of Graphic Arts), the City Art Gallery, Cankarjev dom, the P74 Gallery and the Škuc Gallery, all in Ljubljana, then in Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in Berlin, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid, the Museum Brandhorst in Munich, the Art Gallery in Priština, the PM Gallery and the Klovičevi dvori Gallery in Zagreb, the May 25 Museum in Belgrade, the Brighton Photo Biennial in the UK, the Festival der Regionen in Austria, and the Gagosian Gallery in Paris, Beverly Hills and New York. In 2015 she won the Bronze Award at the Nanjing International Art Festival in China and Third Prize at the International Ceramics Triennial UNICUM in Ljubljana, and in 2016 the Rihard Jakopič Honorable Mention. In the last ten years, Lažetić published more than twenty artist's books. Her book Whore has been included in The Photobook: A History, Volume III published by Phaidon in 2014. Her photobooks are also included in the MoMA Artists' Books Collection and the Tate Collection of Artists' Books. She lives and works in Ljubljana.
Text courtesy Galerija Fotografija.