CURRENT ARTICLES

Art in the Age of Chrises / VERSOPOLIS / June 2017

Post-Olympic Society / VERSOPOLIS / May 2017

Plečnik, Christ, Wire-Walker / VERSOPOLIS, March, 2017

Self-Portrait in the Midst of Performance Art, Part 1 / VERSOPOLIS, February 2017

Self-Portrait in the Midst of Performance Art, Part 2 / VERSOPOLIS, January 2017

8 Tips on Becoming a Rock Star of Performance Art, According to JAŠA by Noah Charney / ARTSPACE, October 2016

How much for the naked staring? Even in the world of performance art, everything has a price by Noah Charney / Salon Mag, November 2016

JAŠA: The Architecture of Resistance by Maura Pelletieri / GUERNICA, May 2016

From Ulay To Jaša: Passing the Torch in Performance Art by Quincy Childes / ARTREPORT, May 2016

The Venice Questionnaire 2015 #22: JAŠA / ArtReview, May 2015

Organs Without Bodies: A Conversation With Jaša by Etan Nechin / Huffington Post, October 2014

 

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CV & CONTACT

jasha.office@gmail.com
(+1) 917-870-5729
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27 Arion Place
11206 New York

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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2017

At the dawn of yet another age of absurdity: Composition No. 1, kHORASHEH + gRUNERT, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York     Silenzio_eternal loopholes and braided lines (project by Meta Grgurevič and JAŠA) / MGLC Ljubljana

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


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


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

 

2005


DAFNE revisited (with Crash in Progress & Plan9, Benjamin Produkcija, Passaporta), A+A Gallery, Venice, IT
 


 

 

 

 

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
 

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)
 

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

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

 2004 & 2003

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

ARCHIVE OF ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

Interview with JAŠA by Marjan Horvat (SLOVENIAN) / MLADINA, Februar 2015

Biennale di Venezia. Il padiglione della Slovenia raccontato da Jaša (Mrevlje – Pollak) by Ginevra Bria (Italian) / ART TRIBUNE / March 2015

Marina Abramović's former partner Ulay returns to the stage / The Guardian, May 2016

Ulay Returns to Perform in New York After Decades-long Hiatus / Hyperallergic, May 2016

VENEZIA UPDATES: JAŠA MREVLJE POLLAK RAPPRESENTA LA SLOVENIA by Gabriele Salvaterra (ITALIAN) / ESPOARTE, June 2015

Venice Biennale: must-see art from the 'new east' – in pictures / The Guardian, May 2015

Back to the future: 20 artists from the new east at the Venice Biennale / The Calvert Journal, August 2015

National Pavilions at the 56th Venice Biennale | Eastern Europe / #viennacontemporary Magazine, August 2015

Slovene Pavilion at the 56 Venice Art Biennale / e-art now, June 2015

JAŠA: Utter / Pavilion of Slovenia at Venice Art Biennale 2015 / Vernissage TV, June 2015

Jaša Mrevlje - Pollak: Na polju umetnosti je več kot dovolj dela (Slovenian) / DELO, May 2015

JAŠA / Apnea's Rhapsody by Aimee Walleston / Art in America, October 2012

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss / Art in America, October 2012

JAŠA / Modern Painters, 2012