Katja Oblak (1975, Ljubljana) graduated in sculpture from the Academy of Fine Art and design in Ljubljana under professor Matjaž Počivavšek and assistant professor Jiři Kočica. Her research in the field of sculpture focuses mainly on the body and the perception of the body in (contemporary) space, and in part also on the field of performance (movement, Butoh dance). She is involved in the organization of artistic events within the groups KUD Sestava, Ljubljana, and KUD TAAK, Vipava. She teaches sculpture (since 2009) in LICE school in organization of The Miklova Gallery in Ribnica and also organise specific sculpture workshops with Julijan Borštnik. She lives and works in Ljubljana. www.katjaoblak.si
Events carried out within the residency:
Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 18 am
Presence: Ana Kravanja & Katja Oblak (physically sound performance).
Monday, June 29, 2015, at 18 am
July Borštnik: A short lecture and discussion on the state of contemporary art.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at 18. am:
Sound-stroke-statue: Samo Kutin & Katja Oblak (music and dance improvisation).
Friday, June 26, 2015, at 18. am
The momentum in miniature sculpture studio in Julij Pečnikar (performance).
Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 18.uri.
Extended contour: Ryuzo Fukuhara & Katja Oblak (dance performance).
Residency was supported by: Ministry of Culture, Studio Asylum and KUD Mreža, Julijan Borštnik, Nataša Serec and Katja Oblak.