Nevena Aleksovski


Born in 1984, Bor (SRB)
Lives and works in Ljubljana (SI)


Nevena Aleksovski graduated in painting from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad in 2008 and received her MA in Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana in 2014. She is active in the fields of drawings, painting, illustration and art zines. Her work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, both locally and internationally. She is also a pedagogue at the SKUC and Alkatraz galleries in Ljubljana, as well as an associate of the Red Dawns Feminist and Queer Festival, and the co-organizer of the Reciklart – festival of artistic recycling and DIY culture.


︎︎︎ EDUCATION

2008
BFA, Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad (SRB)

2014
MA, Cultural studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (SI)


︎︎︎ SOLO SHOWS

2021
New Art Section, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam (NL)

2020
And Then So Clear, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

2019
Discrepancy, House of Culture, Pivka (SI)

Slippery Slope, DobraVaga, Ljubljana (SI)

2018
The World is a Spell, Layer House, Kranj (SI)

Infinite Scroll, P74 Gallery / KAPSULA, Ljubljana (SI)

2017
Now You Are Yourself and Not yet Yourself, Kino Siska, Ljubljana (SI)






︎︎︎ GROUP SHOWS


2021
AIR4, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

2020
Vienna Contemporary, Vienna (AT)


AIR4, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

FRESH FISH: Uncharted Waters, DobraVaga, Ljubljana (SI)

2019
That is to say, everyone, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

LBAL: Baby Shower, Stiege 13, Vienna (AT)

Personal Outsides: book release, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

Art For Sale: Paper Matters, UGM Maribor (SI)

AIR4, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

EYT, Center for Contemporary Art, Celje (SI)

Politics of Resistance, Racka Gallery, Celje (SI)

Last Christmas I Gave You My Art, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

2018
Off the Hook, ISBN books + gallery, Budapest (HU)

AIR4, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (SI)

2017
Something Ending, Something Beginning, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana (Sl)


Something is Written, Vodnik Homestead Gallery, Ljubljana (SI)

Zines! Contemporary Zine Productions, International Centre of Graphic Arts, MGLC, Ljubljana (SI)

VI. Biennial of the Slovenian Independent Illustration, Kino Siska, Ljubljana (SI)



︎︎︎ AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES




2021
Working scholarship from Ministry of Culture (SI)

2020
Artist in Residence feat. Rijeka2020, Omisalj, Island Krk (HR)

2018
Working scholarship from Ministry of Culture (SI)

2016
1st prize at Zine Vitrine dvatwozwei open call, DobraVaga, Ljubljana (SI)


︎︎︎ PUBLICATIONS


2021
TBA, Vivisection, art book project, self-published

2020
Cuker, published by Cukrarna gallery (SI)

2019
Personal Outsides, published by Ravnikar Gallery Space (SI)

Wear Your Heart on a Sleeve, published by Look Back And Laugh (SI)

2018
Linger On, published by P74 Gallery (SI)

2016
Ana Makuc - Roland Barthes´ Lover, illustrations for a poetry book, published by Apokalipsa (SI)


︎︎︎ SELECTED WORKS


The Earthquake Painting, 2021
Acrylic on canvas
45 x 35 cm



Room II, 2021
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 50 cm



Drop, 2021
Acrylic on canvas
80 x 70 cm



Yes painting, 2021
Acrylic on canvas
80 x 70 cm



Center II, 2021
Acrylic on canvas
45 x 35 cm