Eva Petric

 

Eva Petric

Eva Petrič
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The span of my artistic practice, reaching from photography and video to installation and further on through performance to writing, may appear to be very broad. However, using various media seems indispensable to me. When moving from one cultural space to another, which has been "my way" since I can remember, I spontaneously reached for the media at hand to be able to communicate and be understood. My motivation behind the use of the media now is to create space: physical space, mental space, visible space inside space, imaginary space, metaphorical space, all defined by atmosphere. To me, atmosphere of spaces, the atmosphere, which a certain space is able to bring about, is the most essential. Each media creates a unique atmosphere that differs from others, despite their common aim – to communicate. Photography, equalizing past and future into present, as of now defines me best. I am interested in creating spaces and so I strive to make photographs, be these in the form of images or installations, that are by themselves powerful enough to change the space around them in such a way that they suck viewers in. From the existing spaces I am challenged to develop new space(s). I take the space and develop it further, by extending it, changing it, adapting it to an already existing space, out of which or inside of which potential exists for even many more spaces. I am interested in the phenomena of exponenting – on how may exponents I can reduce a certain existing physical space and/or transform it into many more. By “playing” with various perspectives that are enabled to me by using various media, from photography, performance, literature, installation to video and film, I try to acquire the characteristics of a bird, aiming for the clouds!

 

Eva Petrič,  born in Slovenia, lives and works in between New York City, Vienna, and  Ljubljana, creating in photography, video, performance, installation and writing.  In New York, she is presented by Galerie Morulot New York. She holds BA in psychology and visual art from Webster University Vienna, and MFA in new media, form Transart Institute New York /Berlin. Her art was shown at over 50 solo and  70 group exhibitions all over the world, receiving numerous recognitions and awards.

She was selected three times for Beijing International Art Biennale (2012, 2015 and 2017), and  was two times nominated for Venice Art Biennale (2013 and 2015). Awards (selection): 2017 Best Performance Art Award, United Solo Festival, New York City, 2017 Grand Prix 6th International Fine Arts Festival Kranj, Slovenia, 2017 Grant of the the Ministry of Culture of Slovenia; 2016 SNBA Silver medal for photography, Paris, France; 2011 Pfann Ohman Preis,Vienna, Austria;  2010 Vordemberge-Gildewart award; 2010 grant of Ministry of Culture of Slovenia; "Art critics' choice" 2008 by Association of Slovenian Art Critics; 2006 Čižek award for best short digital video in Slovenia.

 

WEBBING SERIES, 2018 (Ed. of 5)
color photografy over a lace assemblage, in a lightbox - 40cm x 30cm
Price (each) 2.400 EUR

anti-gravity-WEB  immune-WEB  Inside-out-and-outside-inside-in-WEB  memory-WEB  missing-WEB  mitochondrial-WEB

Anti-Gravity WEB           Immune WEB                 Inside out and outside  Memory WEB                 Missing WEB                  Mitochondrial WEB
                                                                                   inside in WEB                                                                                                  60cm x 40cm / 2.800 EUR

sailing-WEB  the-invisible-WEB  the-lovers'-WEB  webbing-WEB  WEB  siren-song

Sailing WEB                    The Invisible WEB          The Lovers' WEB           WEBbing WEB                WEB                                Siren Song, 2017
                                                                                                                                                                                                               free standing composition
                                                                                                                                                                                                               of 2 photographs
                                                                                                                                                                                                               40cm x 30cm / 2.000 EUR

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