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