Tadej Vaukman

Tadej Vaukman (b. 1984) is an independent artist, photographer and publisher living and working in Ljubljana. He emerged onto the scene with the project Dick Skinners, which first became a book in 2015, and later a series of photographs in several exhibitions. This was followed by solo presentations with Spaghetti Boys at the Centre and Gallery P74 (2016), Larry at Hiša kulture in Pivka (2016) and Grandheroes at Ravnikar Gallery Space in Ljubljana (2018) and Daeppen Gallery in Basel (2018). In 2020, he presented a three-part exhibition series Ritual of Purification (Centre and Gallery P74, KGLU and Centre for Contemporary Arts Celje). He has exhibited in group exhibitions Precarious Environments. 17 cases of contemporary photography in Slovenia at +MSUM (2019), the Triennial of Contemporary Art in Carinthia at KGLU, Slovenj Gradec (2018), viennacontemporary: NSK State and Time in Vienna (2019) and Just Paper, agnès b. in New York (2019). His works are part of national and international collections at Moderna galerija, KFLU, Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc., Pratt Institute NYC USA and Daeppen Gallery, Basel. He is the recipient of the OHO Group Award (2019).

In Search of the Little Sleepy Star, 2020
Original Polaroid film / mixed media


Merrily We Roll Along Until I Need to Piss Again , 2020
Original Polaroid film / mixed media