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Goran Bertok

1963 Koper, Slovenia

24 Works exhibited

Current location

Ljubljana

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  • About the Artist
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Goran Bertok (1963, Slovenia) graduated in Journalism from the Faculty of Sociology, Political Sciences and Journalism in Ljubljana. In his early period, he focused on the creation of staged scenes with motifs of unconventional sexual practices, especially from the field of sadomasochism (series Omen, Stigmata, etc.) and later turned to a more radical exploration of physicality.

This soon led him to the ultimate theme—the physical death. He devoted much of his work to this topic, both through direct visual confrontation with decaying bodies (PostMortem, Visitors), as well as through the portraiture of those who experienced immediate proximity to death (Survivors). Since 1989, Bertok has been working as an independent artist and photographer in Ljubljana.

Recent solo exhibitions (selected):

2020: Hunger, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016: Fire and Ice, White Night 2016 Festival, Cultural Informational Center Gallery (KIC), Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
2016: Fire, Red II, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015: Body and Flesh, Photon Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2015: Post Mortem, Opservatorijum Gallery, Beograd, Serbia
2014: Survivors II, National Museum of Contemporary History, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Recent group exhibitions (selected):

2019: Precarious Environments. 17 cases of contemporary photography in Slovenia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017: Visible – Invisibilities, Pavelhaus, Laafeld/Potrna, Radkersburg, Austria
2016: The Last Gaze, Post Mortem Portrait in Contemporary Photography, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016: Beyond The Globe, 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art–U3, MG+MSUM, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015: Crises and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005–2015, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015: The Magic of Art – the Protagonists of Slovene Contemporary Art 1986-2013, Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb, Croatia
2015: The Magic of Art – the Protagonists of Slovene Contemporary Art 1986-2013, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

Works by Goran Bertok

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60 x 90 cm

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