Vesna Bukovec
Name: Bukovec, Vesna
No. of works: 30
Born: 1977

 
Biography

Vesna Bukovec (1977) graduated and completed her post-graduate studies in Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. She works as a solo artist as well as in the art group KOLEKTIVA (with Metka Zupanič and Lada Cerar). In recent years she has presented her works at numerous solo and group exhibitions in Ljubljana, Maribor, Slovenj Gradec, Novo mesto, Ribnica, Zagreb, Belgrade, Athens, Berlin, Beijing, Linz, Graz, Vienna, New York, Verona... Her artistic work finds its expression in a variety of media (video, photography, drawing, installation) and approaches (research, appropriation, participation, etc.), with irony being a frequently used artistic strategy.

 
Author's Works
Vesna Bukovec - What is danger?Vesna Bukovec - What is danger?Vesna Bukovec - What is danger?
Vesna Bukovec - What is danger? (02:00)
Production: V.B., 2020/21
How to speak about danger in the infamous year 2020 ? A short and intensive visual diary of the many dangers ranging from coronavirus pandemic to exploitation, violence, climate change and fake news.The video was made by invitation to participate in the F...
Vesna Bukovec - Kaj je nevarnost?Vesna Bukovec - Kaj je nevarnost?Vesna Bukovec - Kaj je nevarnost?
Vesna Bukovec - Kaj je nevarnost? (02:00)
Production: V.B., 2020/21
Kako govoriti o nevarnosti v neslavnem letu 2020? Kratek vizualni dnevnik različnih nevarnosti od pandemije koronavirusa do izkoriščanja, nasilja, podnebnih sprememb in lažnih novic.Video je nastal na povabilo FemLink-Art, za mednarodni video ko...
Vesna Bukovec - And yet I do bother (exhibition)Vesna Bukovec - And yet I do bother (exhibition)Vesna Bukovec - And yet I do bother (exhibition)
Vesna Bukovec - And yet I do bother (exhibition) (11:25)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, Galerija GONG, 2020
The video was created as an adapted form of a solo exhibition In vendar me briga / And yet I do bother at the GONG Gallery in Nova Gorica in December 2020, when cultural institutions were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Works included the exhibition...
Vesna Bukovec - Briga me ... / I can't be bothered ...Vesna Bukovec - Briga me ... / I can't be bothered ...Vesna Bukovec - Briga me ... / I can't be bothered ...
Vesna Bukovec - Briga me ... / I can't be bothered ... (03:09)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, 2018
The video presents a series of 19 scanned drawings, originally drawn in ink, one after the other on a long roll of paper. In addition to the common title Briga me... / I can't be bothered..., the individual drawings have their own title, which appears bef...
Vesna Bukovec - CircularVesna Bukovec - CircularVesna Bukovec - Circular
Vesna Bukovec - Circular (00:03:40)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, 2016
Video Okrožnica / Circular is a simple animation of spinning circle. A preloader is familiar to all computer and Internet users. The aim of the spinning circle animation is to inform the user that certain process is taking place in the background even th...
Vesna Bukovec - Zlorabljeni pojmiVesna Bukovec - Zlorabljeni pojmiVesna Bukovec - Zlorabljeni pojmi
Vesna Bukovec - Zlorabljeni pojmi (00:02:00)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, 2016
The video was part of solo exhibition Exploanation at Alkatraz Gallery in 2016. The exhibition addressed rising intolerance and hate speech aimed at refugees and migrants. Videoanimation consists of a series of words abused by nationalistic, populist and...
Vesna Bukovec - The UnbearableVesna Bukovec - The UnbearableVesna Bukovec - The Unbearable
Vesna Bukovec - The Unbearable (00:04:05)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, 2014
This world is not a nice place. The video is a personal list of all the things unbearable to me and worth protesting against. Video animation consists of white text on black background with the sound of Slovene uprising protests 2012/2013. (Source: Vesna Bu...
Vesna Bukovec - Ko se zbudim, bom naredila nekaj lepegaVesna Bukovec - Ko se zbudim, bom naredila nekaj lepegaVesna Bukovec - Ko se zbudim, bom naredila nekaj lepega
Vesna Bukovec - Ko se zbudim, bom naredila nekaj lepega (00:04:00)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, 2011
The video is a poetic statement of self-censorship and difficulties encountered in the search for new ideas.
Vesna Bukovec - When I wake up, I am going to create something beautifulVesna Bukovec - When I wake up, I am going to create something beautifulVesna Bukovec - When I wake up, I am going to create something beautiful
Vesna Bukovec - When I wake up, I am going to create something beautiful (00:04:00)
Production: Vesna Bukovec, 2011
The video poetically explores creative self-censorship and the issues encountered when searching for new ideas. Flickering night shots of blossoming plants in the forest symbolise flashing and passing of thoughts, concepts and images that arise the moment...
Vesna Bukovec,  KOLEKTIVA, Metka Zupanič - Secret Heart exhibition viewVesna Bukovec,  KOLEKTIVA, Metka Zupanič - Secret Heart exhibition viewVesna Bukovec,  KOLEKTIVA, Metka Zupanič - Secret Heart exhibition view
Vesna Bukovec, KOLEKTIVA, Metka Zupanič - Secret Heart exhibition view (00:04:45)
Production: Kolektiva, 2010
A documentary video of the exhibition in the Program Gallery in Warsaw. The 'Secret Heart' exhibition is a project within the framework of the KOLEKTIVA's platform 'Special Place in the City'. The project takes as its starting poi...
 
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Zmago Lenardič - Network
Zmago Lenardič - Network (00:12:47)
Zmago Lenardič, 2006
Saša Spačal - Liminoid
Saša Spačal - Liminoid (00:08:08)
Saša Spačal, Muzej sodo..., 2016
Kugler, Ema - Homo Erectus
Kugler, Ema - Homo Erectus (00:43:28)
ZANK, VPK, Cankarjev dom, 2000
Saša Spačal - Mycophone_unison
Saša Spačal - Mycophone_unison (00:14:27)
Saša Spačal, Muzej sodo..., 2016
Grabar, Nika - DIVA at Škuc Gallery
Grabar, Nika - DIVA at Škuc Gallery (00:15:57)
SCCA-Ljubljana, 2009
Lenardič, Zmago - Fireworks
Lenardič, Zmago - Fireworks (00:10:10)
Zmago Lenardič, 2006
Lada Cerar - Blow my bills away
Lada Cerar - Blow my bills away (02:51)
Lada Cerar Sedlaček, 2012
Gumilar, Marjan - Pogled
Gumilar, Marjan - Pogled (00:06:38)
Marjan Gumilar, 2002
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
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
Lenardič, Zmago - Big Blue Subway
Lenardič, Zmago - Big Blue Subway (00:12:42)
VPK & White Balance, 2000
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