Mark Požlep

Mark Požlep (b. 1981) finished his BA and MA at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana and completed an Advanced Master’s Degree in Transmedia at the Sint-Lukas Campus in Brussels and HISK in Ghent. He works in the field of visual and performative arts, spatial installations and video art. His artistic practice involves journey-travels, which function both as long-durational performance/endurance art and as an art piece in itself. His work has been presented in numerous group and solo exhibition, including L'Effet Domino, Manifesta 13 – Les Parallèles du Sud, Nice, Contour Biennial 9: Colton as Cotton, Mechelen, Southwind, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Cold Wind From The Balkans, Pera Museum Istanbul, Resilience, 7th Triennial of Slovenian Contemporary Art, +MSUM Ljubljana, The Event, 29th Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Cultural Hero, BQ_2, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka, U3, 5th Triennial of Slovenian Contemporary Art, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana. He is the recipient of the Essl Award, Essl Museum, Vienna/Klosterneuburg.

Ain't I a Woman - Sojourner Truth VS Isabella Brant, 2020