Olja Grubić i Živa Petrič

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Olja Grubić i Živa Petrič

Olja Grubić (1990) is a performer and visual artist of a younger generation. She graduated from Ljubljana’s Academy of Visual Arts in the conceptualisation of space. She investigates contemporary and engaged issues in different media such as performance, cabaret, video, installation. Her work reflects a broad spectrum of sensations and the social situation of today’s society. Recently Grubić has collaborated with a number of artists, including Bojan Jablanovec (Via Negativa), Janez Janša (Maska), Julia Bardsley, Ursula Martinez, Kate McIntosh and La Pocha Nostra.

Živa Petrič (1981) graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts in the conceptualisation of space in 2015. In her studies, her main interest of research were the relations between different media (space, movement, text), in particular the concept of physical limitations, intimate and collective freedom and the issue of identity. She also works in the field of theatre and film set design, and is the director of two short films, Omejenost razsežnosti and Fuck machine, which was nominated for an ESSL ART AWARD in 2013. Her last video project Sistem suicide (aka Eta Carinae), made in collaboration with the musician Kristjan Kropa and choreographer Kristina Aleksova, investigates the basic principles of the system and the functioning of contemporary society within the system through the question of the corporeal.