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Ren Gregorฤiฤ Developed a New Body of Research-Led Artworks

September 12, 2022

ASEF Junior Fellow ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฐฬŒ๐—ถ๐—ฐฬŒ from Australia recently completed his research visit to Slovenia where he developed and produced a new body of research-led artworks examining cultural monuments, concrete, and urban water systems in Ljubljana:

โ€œWhen I arrived in Slovenia in May 2022, I quickly became interested in Joลพe Pleฤnikโ€™s sluice gate and the relationship it has with the Ljubljanica as it flows down to Fuลพine most. During my ASEF fellowship I focused on making a body of artwork about that system. I was also fortunate to have a solo exhibition at Vetrinjski exhibition space in Maribor titled > ๐™๐™ž๐™ญ๐™š๐™™๐™„๐™ฃ๐™‹๐™ก๐™–๐™˜๐™š๐™Š๐™›๐™๐™๐™š๐™Ž๐™ช๐™ฃ< (๐™‹๐™ค๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ซ๐™ก๐™Ÿ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–-๐™ข๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™จ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™–) that presented some thoughts in progress about the role of sculptural symbolism in urban places. Between my research work I was able to visit many incredible places within Slovenia including the ล kocjan jame and Ptuj and enjoyed the opportunity to visit relatives in Velenje. The fellowship was an enriching experience, both personally and professionally.โ€

Photo 1-4: Gregor Salobir

The Visiting Slovenia ASEF Fellowship Program is supported by the Government Office for Slovenians Abroad and generous donations.

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