JAŠA (Mrevlje-Pollak)
Born 1978, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Lives and works in Ljubljana and New York.
Graduated in 2006 at the Academy of Fine Arts, Venice, Italy.

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SOLO SHOWS and PROJECTS (selected):

2016
UNTITLED 2017, offspace.XYZ, New York
Above All We Are Not Done, WhiteBox NY, New York
The Relations, Frieze London, London
Cutting Through the Clouds of Myth, Kustera Projects, New York
CHRONICLES / Log No.1, UGM Gallery, Maribor, SI

2015
UTTER / the violent necessity for the embodied presence of hope / Pavilion of Slovenia, 56th Venice Biennial, Venice, IT
UNTITLED, 2015 / Krampf Gallery at Contemporary Istanbul, TUR
UTTER / the violent necessity for the embodied presence of hope / Mahler & Lewitt Studios, Spoleto, IT
THIS IS NOT THE SEASON TO STAY SILENT, Flow Festival, Ljubljana, SI

2014
CRYSTAL C, Pioneer Works Center for Art & Innovation, New York
ULTRA HEATED HEARTS, Pioneer Works Center for Art & Innovation, New York
CRYSTAL C, Tobačna oo1 & Vžigalica Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
TRISTAN & ISOLDE (with Meta Grgurevič), Opera & Ballet National Theatre, Ljubljana, SI

2013
Cloud Tailor (with Jyrki Riekki), Sinne Gallery, Helsinki, FI
Galanterie Mechanique (project by Meta Grgurevič & Urša Vidic with Kalu and Bowrain, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Father & Son / Drawing a Line Through the Clouds of Myth (curated by Michele Drascek) Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI
The Lovest, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI
White Rooms (project by LEFTFINGER)

2012
APNEA’S RHAPSODY, On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York
SINGLE (ride out while touching the sky) A+A Gallery, Venice, IT
FRIENDLY WAR (with Jyrki Riekki), Kibla, Maribor, SI
THE LOVEST, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI

2011
(the yellow dot), MSUM / Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, SI
IT’S O-KEY, Avista Showroom, Milan, IT
BLOOM, Jerome Zodo Gallery, Milan, IT
TO BE MODERN, Spiga 2, Milan, IT
DOLPHIN’S DREAM, Viafarini, Milan, IT
THE LOVEST, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI

2010
Big Kiss… (for the stranger), X-OP-ART project (with Rasmus Hedlund), Maa space, Helsinki, FI
The Lovest / The Begining, Simulaker Gallery, Novo Mesto, SI
Review-Preview, Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
The Last Landscape Of Pleasure, Platform’s studio, Vaasa, FI
The Lovest, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, SI

2009
RADIKAL chic / book / 00-09 projects reviewed, Vale-Novak’s Publishing, Ljubljana, SI
WHAT IT TAKES FOR THE HEART TO EXPLODE INTO STARS, City Gallery Nova Gorica, SI
PUSHBANG, (with Mark Požlep), Magdalena festival, Pekarna, Maribor, SI
FINGERSTICK RADIO, (with Mark Požlep & guests), Celje, SI
TIME TO BECOME POETS (with Mark Požlep), The Branch, Sextan et plus, La Friche Belle de mai, Marseille, FR
FUCKED UP DREAMER (with Luka Uršič) part of Akto_4 public spaces, Bitola, SI
FOR A BETTER TOMORROW (with Viktor Bernik, Meta Grgurevič), City Art Museum, Ljubljana, SI

2008
STARDIM, to whom it may concern my life is falling apart, part of Akto_3, abandoned summer cinema, Bitola, SI
AGAINST THE HISTORY FOR A BIT OF GOOD OLD LOVE (with Mark Požlep), Center of Contemporary Art, Celje, SI
IN GOOD WE TRUST, Ganes Pratt Gallery & Theater Glej, Ljubljana

2007
REVIEW – PREVIEW, Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Nowhere to be Seen, DIGISTARS by Kibla, Kontekst Gallery, Beograd, SRB
Acting Out, Galleria L’Occhio, Venice, IT
One Hit Wonder KIBLA, Maribor, SI
Radikal Chick, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2006
LET’ S PUT AN END TO ALL THE DISASTERS, Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
LET’ S MAKE AN END TO ALL THE DISASTERS part of THE LIGHT/ Sarajevo winter festival 2006, Sarajevo, BIH
BLA BLA ME, France Mihelič Gallery, Fo.Vi Gallery & public space, Ptuj, SI

2005 & 2004 & 2003
THE BIG SHOW, Hribar’s Gallery / S Gallery/ Cazamati space, Ljubljana
DAFNE revisited (with Crash in Progress & Plan9, Benjamin Produkcija, Passaporta), A+A Gallery, Venice, IT
World of its Own, Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Venice, IT
QUATRO GIORNATE DI BERLINO (Crash in Progress), 87MA MOSTRA COLLETIVA BEVILAQUA LA MASA, Venice, IT
LE SIGNORINE (Crash in Progress),GEMINE MUSE, Galleria Internazionale d’arte Moderna Ca’ Pesaro, Venice, IT
DAFNE (Crash in Progress & Plan9, Benjamin Produkcija, Passaporta), Spazio Thetis, Venice, IT

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GROUP SHOWS and PROJECTS (selected):

2013
GALANTERIE MECHANIQE FILL ARGENT (project by Meta Grgurevič & Urša Vidic) with LEFTFINGER and BOWRAIN, part of THE 30TH BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS, curator Deborah Cullen, MGLC, Ljubljana
GODS CAME FOR DINNER LAST NIGHT (project; Mark Požlep & JAŠA) part of U3 - 7TH TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN SLOVENIA: RESILIANCE / Curator: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, MSUM, Ljubljana
MATERIALNOST, curator: Žiga Dobnika & Aleksandra Kostič, KIBLA Portal, Maribor

2012
ALMOST SPRING, 100 years of Slovene art, curator Simona Vidmar, UGM (Slavija), Maribor
OUTRO_my favourite tangible moment in this line of thoughts, curator Marrita Mukkonen, Kaapeli Gallery, Helsinki
HONEST NEED TO BELIEVE part of BEAUTIFUL PAINTING IS BEHIND US, curator Eva Huber & Arne Brejc, UGM, Maribor
IT WAS THE WORST YEAR OF MY LIFE, Ganes Pratt / Mala Galerija, Ljubljana

2011
DRAWING A LINE THROUGH THE CLOUDS OF MYTH part of Narratives in Progress, Curator: Juan de Nieves, Regional Museum, Celje
THE 29TH BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ARTS, Curator: Beti Žirovec, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 
I CAN GIVE YOU 2 HOURS (OF MY TIME), BUT CAN NOT GIVE YOU 5 MINUTES, part of THE STATE OF ART, Accademie Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice
PINK IS THE MOST MASCULINE COLOR, MX7 on location, Antwerp
 
2010
I’ M CULTURE, part of U3 - 6TH TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN SLOVENIA: AN IDEA FOR LIVING. REALISM AND REALITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART IN SLOVENIA, Curator Charles Esche, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
I DON’T KNOW IF I’VE EXPLAINED MYSELF, project by Chris Evans, Mala Galerija, Ljubljana
WHAT’S HAPPENING? STEREO EXHIBITION (curators: Petja Grafenauer, Vanja Žanko), City Gallery, Nova Gorica

2009
FEAR IS MY GOD, part of A CAMEL IS A HORSE DESIGNED BY A COMMITTEE (ATTEMPTS AT REWRITING THE WOR(L)D – exhibition at the end of  the XV Advanced Course in Visual Arts FAR, Palazzetto Tito and public spaces, Venezia
DANCER AND HIS BROKEN SHOES, part of CORSO APERTO, XV Advanced Course in Visual Arts FAR, Visiting Professor Walid Raad, Vila Sucota and public spaces, Como

2008
THE PIPE DREAM, part of NECESSARY DISCURSE ON HYSTERIA, curated by Jernej Kožar & Rado Poggi,  Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec
TIME DREAMING ITSELF (project: Francois Martig & JAŠA), Hotel de Ville, Strasbourg
CITY EPISODES part of MUSEUM ON THE STREETS, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana, public spaces, Ljubljana
FIREPLACE, AXE & THE BANANA PEEL (project: Mark Požlep) Plevnik- Kronkowska Gallery, Celje
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, Slovene Contemporary Painting, curated by Nadja Gnamuš & Petja Grafenauer Krnc, Ganes Pratt Gallery Ljubljana & Art Saloon, Celje
NEVER SURE EXACTLY WHAT I’LL FIND (project: Meta Grgurevič in collaboration with Simone Settimo & JAŠA), Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana
 

2007
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD: “All the better to see you with”, (project: Matej Kejžar & JAŠA, in collaboration with, Revanša & Ekipa), Linhart’s Hall, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana
JÜRGEN part of EVERY MAN IS A CURATOR (project: Viktor Bernik, Mark Požlep, Meta Grgurevič, Urša Vidic, Janez Janša, Simone Settimo, Jasmina Cibic & JAŠA), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
BAD GIRLS & BAD BOYS (project: Žiga Kariž, Viktor Bernik, Mark Požlep, Meta Grgurevič, Urša Vidic, Simone Settimo, Jasmina Cibic, Ištvan Išt Huzjan & JAŠA), City Art Museum, Ljubljana
I GOT TO FIND A WAY TO F_ _ L THE SPACE IN TIME part of OHO – selection for the award for young avant-garde artists, Center and Gallery P74, Ljubljana

2006
OPEN 2006 / Cocktail Problem (project: Meta Grgurevič & JAŠA), public space, Venezia Lido
ARHIPELAG / Check Point (project: Ištvan Išt Huzjan & JAŠA), produced by Kapelica Gallery, Nova Gorica & Gorizia
LIFE IN A BOX (project: Ištvan Išt Huzjan & JAŠA), public spaces, Ljubljana
ATELIER F 2006, (also editions 2004, 2003 and 2002) Accademia di Belle Arti, Venezia
PROSTOROZ / Keep on Waving Your Guns, public space (Karlovški most), Ljubljana
WORK IN PROGRES, 10 artists from Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, in collaboration with La Biennale di Venezia, Spazio Fondaco, Venezia
 

2005
M.O.M.O. Museum Of Modern Objects (project: Crash in Progress) part of ORANGE curator: Massimo Barbero, Galleria Galica, Milano
VIDEO.IT 7 – 2005, (curator: Francesco Poli, Mario Gorni, Elena Volpato, Natalia Casorati), Circolo Artisti, Torino
LEO’S FALL (project: Marco Schievenin & JAŠA), part of XII BIENNIAL OF YOUNG ARTISTS PASSION Napoli
FUNNY HOW SECRETS TRAVEL (project: Ištvan Išt Huzjan & JAŠA) part of SIAB, 6. Student International Art Biennial, City Museum of Skopje, Skopje
 

2004
Q13, BUILDING, Galleria Contemporaneo, Mestre Venice, Italy
LABORATORIO DI SCULTURA EUROPEA, KiT (project: Crash in Progress), Curator: Luca Massimo Barbero, Villa Marignana Benetton, Mogliano Veneto

 

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