Alenka Pirman
Pirman, Alenka - Alenka Pirman
Name: Pirman, Alenka
No. of works: 8

 
Biography
Alenka Pirman graduated in 1989 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. During 1991–1992 she was editor-in-chief of the magazines Likovne besede and M'zin, during 1990–1996 she was artistic director of the Škuc Gallery, and during 1997–1999 she was assistant director of the Soros Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana, vice president of the Board of Directors of the International Contemporary Art Network (ICAN) (1999) and the co-founder and mentor (1996–1998) of the World of Art educational programme for contemporary art curators. From 2001 to 2004 she was editor and head of the Artservis web-based resource (SCCA–Ljubljana), and she was a taxi driver (2003, 2007–2008). Since 2009 she has worked as a co-editor of the Culture.si and Kulturnik.si web portals at Ljudmila, Art and Science Laboratory in Ljubljana.
In the 1990s, her work was predominantly related to three fictitious institutions: the SK8 Museum (1991-93), the RIGUSRS - Research Institute for Geo Art Statistics of the Republic of Slovenia (1997, with Vuk Ćosić and Irena Woelle), and the Domestic Research Institute (1994-98). She then collaborated with several artistic collectives/platforms, including Luther Blissett/01.org (1998) and Bughouse (2002-03). She has carried out several methodological exhibition projects, including working on a German loanword collection (Arcticae horulae, 1991-98) and on a deposited collection of the Police Museum (The Case. Art and Criminality, 2005, with Biserka Debeljak). She is a founding member of the Domestic Research Society (2004), where she develops collaborative exhibition and web projects (The Cabinet, 2005-; Unleashed Tongue, 2004-; Indija.si, 2007-).
 
Author's Works
Alenka Pirman - Naško Križnar - Drekec pekec, ok. 1966-2006Alenka Pirman - Naško Križnar - Drekec pekec, ok. 1966-2006Alenka Pirman - Naško Križnar - Drekec pekec, ok. 1966-2006
Alenka Pirman - Naško Križnar - Drekec pekec, ok. 1966-2006 (00:00:23 zanka)
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, Kibla, SCCA-Ljubljana, 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman - Vojin Kovač-Chubby - I go Crazy, 1967-2006Alenka Pirman - Vojin Kovač-Chubby - I go Crazy, 1967-2006Alenka Pirman - Vojin Kovač-Chubby - I go Crazy, 1967-2006
Alenka Pirman - Vojin Kovač-Chubby - I go Crazy, 1967-2006 (00:15:03 zanka)
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, SCCA-Ljubljana, 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman - Aleš Kermavner - KAJ JE (V-SEBI-NA = V), ok. 1966-2006Alenka Pirman - Aleš Kermavner - KAJ JE (V-SEBI-NA = V), ok. 1966-2006Alenka Pirman - Aleš Kermavner - KAJ JE (V-SEBI-NA = V), ok. 1966-2006
Alenka Pirman - Aleš Kermavner - KAJ JE (V-SEBI-NA = V), ok. 1966-2006 (00:02:22)
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, SCCA-Ljubljana, 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman - Matjaž Hanžek - Nebotičnik, 1967-2006Alenka Pirman - Matjaž Hanžek - Nebotičnik, 1967-2006Alenka Pirman - Matjaž Hanžek - Nebotičnik, 1967-2006
Alenka Pirman - Matjaž Hanžek - Nebotičnik, 1967-2006 (00:02:46 zanka / loop)
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, SCCA-Ljubljana, 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman - Ivan Volarič-Feo - Peščena ura, 1969-2006Alenka Pirman - Ivan Volarič-Feo - Peščena ura, 1969-2006Alenka Pirman - Ivan Volarič-Feo - Peščena ura, 1969-2006
Alenka Pirman - Ivan Volarič-Feo - Peščena ura, 1969-2006 (00:02:02 zanka / loop)
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, SCCA-Ljubljana, 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman - Franci Zagoričnik - Črno-beli diapazon, 1966-2006Alenka Pirman - Franci Zagoričnik - Črno-beli diapazon, 1966-2006Alenka Pirman - Franci Zagoričnik - Črno-beli diapazon, 1966-2006
Alenka Pirman - Franci Zagoričnik - Črno-beli diapazon, 1966-2006 (00:02:35 zanka / loop)
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, SCCA-Ljubljana, 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman - Close Your Eyes and Watch Alenka Pirman - Close Your Eyes and Watch Alenka Pirman - Close Your Eyes and Watch
Alenka Pirman - Close Your Eyes and Watch (0:00:47 zanka / loop )
Production: Društvo za domače raziskave / Domestic Research Society, SCCA-Ljubljana , 2006
The work isn't a video but an infinite repeating of a PowerPoint presentation, which became a way of presenting knowledge in the academic and commercial world. The author rethought or rather hacked this presentation format with a linear narrative str...
Alenka Pirman, Maja Šubic - AjiacoAlenka Pirman, Maja Šubic - AjiacoAlenka Pirman, Maja Šubic - Ajiaco
Alenka Pirman, Maja Šubic - Ajiaco (0:05:15)
Production: Ljudmila, 1998
In this video by Alenka Pirman and Maja Šubic, the artists present the traditional Colombian dish ajiaco and through photographs describe the land and culture in which it originates. Adhering strictly to the cooking show genre, they set about preparing a...
 
YEARS 16 decades present
Kracina, Damijan - Žeblji / Nails
Kracina, Damijan - Žeblji / Nails (00:06:34)
Akademija za likovno umet..., 1995
Hribernik, Jasna  - Hiša nasprotij / House of Contrasts
Hribernik, Jasna - Hiša nasprotij / Ho... (00:20:17)
TV Slovenija, 1998
Hribernik, Jasna  - Ballabende
Hribernik, Jasna - Ballabende (00:21:46)
TV Slovenija, 1995
Hribernik, Jasna  - Carte Postale
Hribernik, Jasna - Carte Postale (0:06:10)
TV Slovenija, 1997
Hribernik, Jasna  - Lok Telesa / The Body Bow
Hribernik, Jasna - Lok Telesa / The Bod... (00:18:21)
Sfinga, TV Slovenija, 1996
Alajbegović, Zemira; Korda; Neven  - Podoba 5: Marko Kovačič
Alajbegović, Zemira; Korda; Neven - Po... (00:39:45)
TV Slovenija, 1993
Kovačič, Marko  - No More Heroes Any More
Kovačič, Marko - No More Heroes Any M... (0:18:15)
V.S. VIDEO/Forum Ljubljan..., 1992
Katja Šoltes, Emir Jelkić - How Do You Say Ćesma? / Kako se kaže fountain?
Katja Šoltes, Emir Jelkić - How Do You... (00:07:30)
Ljudmila, Ljubljana in SCCA/p..., 2000
Lupinc, Andrej - V 8. minutah okoli sveta / In 8 Minutes around the World
Lupinc, Andrej - V 8. minutah okoli svet... (00:09:38)
TV Slovenija, filmski lab..., 1990-2000
Prosenc, Nataša - Dvojnik
Prosenc, Nataša - Dvojnik (0:03:25)
TV Slovenija, 1995
Lupinc, Andrej - Odvrženi
Lupinc, Andrej - Odvrženi (00:42:42)
TV Slovenija, 1997
Peljhan, Marko - The Park of Culture (TV situation)
Peljhan, Marko - The Park of Culture (TV... (00:07:44)
Projekt Atol, SCCA-Ljublj..., 1996
Grabar, Nika - DIVA at Škuc Gallery
Grabar, Nika - DIVA at Škuc Gallery (00:15:57)
SCCA-Ljubljana, 2009
Peljhan, Marko - LADOMIR ФАКТУРА: PRVA POVRŠINA - MIKROLAB V1.0
Peljhan, Marko - LADOMIR ФАКТУРА:... (00:23:10)
Projekt Atol, A Team of T..., 1994
Peljhan, Marko - RSS Atol - Projection
Peljhan, Marko - RSS Atol - Projection (00:58:03)
Projekt Atol, 1993
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