The 33rd edition of the Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts spreads across nine venues, in a parcours across the city. Beginning with the main venue of the International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), the exhibition builds upon and highlights crucial networks of contemporary culture in Ljubljana's vibrant creative landscape, including non-profit spaces, commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.

Programme

Biennial adventure

6. 9.–8. 9. 2019 · MGLC – Švicarija

The three-day residence of exploring, creating, living and socialising in the heart of Tivoli Park and the 33rd Biennial of Graphic Arts. We accept a maximum of 15 participants between the ages of 16 and 19. In cooperation with Poljane grammar school.
Free of charge

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Honza Zamojski, Untitled (The Gathering), 2019; drawing (made using carbon copy paper); dry pastels on paper, mounted on MDF; 40×60 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Drei, Cologne.

Tuesday Guided Tours

Every Tuesday in August a guided tour of the galleries in the city centre will be held, starting at 18.30.

27. 8. 2019 · 18:30–20:00 · Multiple venues

Meeting point at Equrna Gallery.

 

Guided tour with reflection on the Biennial

Tuesday, 17 September, 17.00

Guided tour starts at MGLC.

 

Admission payable, guided tour free of charge.

 

 

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Photo: Urška Boljkovac. Archive: MGLC.

HEDGEHOG DRAWS, PRINTS AND ROLLS ABOUT!

30. 8. 2019 · 10:00–12:00 · MGLC – Švicarija

Every Friday during the Biennial, 10.00–12.00, MGLC – Švicarija, Tivoli Park

We carry out relief printing workshops for our youngest group of “hedgehogs” (4–12 years old), tell each other jokes and talk about large-scale exhibitions.

Free of charge.

For groups of four or more children please make an appointment: petra.derganc@mglc-lj.si.

 

Photo: Urška Boljkovac. Archive: MGLC.

Drop-in zine workshop with Hamja Ahsan

28. 9. 2019 · 10:00–18:00 · DobraVaga

Hamja Ahsan is an artist, activist and curator, who lives and works in London. He is the author of Shy Radicals: Antisystemic Politics of the Militant Introvert and the founder of the DIY Cultures festival of creative activism, fanzines and independent publishing. He is presenting himself at the Biennial with a referendum and inviting visitors to the venues of the Ljubljana Biennial to vote for these zones to join the seceded Aspergistan Federation. He will be conducting a drop-in (fan)zine workshop with visitors over the age of 18, which will reflect the message of the Biennial exhibition.

Advance bookings are appreciated, to be made to petra.derganc@mglc-lj.si.

Free of charge.

 

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Photo: Urška Boljkovac. Archive: MGLC.