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GORAN BERTOK

1963 born in Koper, Slovenia
1989 graduated in Journalism at the Faculty of Sociology, Political Sciences and Journalism in Ljubljana; enlisted as a soldier into the Yugoslav National Army; after a month dismissed from the service with a diagnosis of a »psychopatic personality«
1990 first solo exhibition


SOLO EXHIBITIONS /selection/

2016
"Fire and Ice", White Night 2016 Festival, Cultural Informational Center Gallery (KIC), Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
"Fire, Red II", Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015 "Body and Flesh", Photon Gallery, Vienna, Austria
"Fire, Red", The Church of The Holy Spirit Gallery, Črnomelj, Slovenia
"Post Mortem", Opservatorijum Gallery, Beograd, Serbia
"Family Album", AQ Gallery, Celje, Slovenia
2014
"Survivors II", National Museum of Contemporary History, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2013
"Body, Meat and other Stories", Kunsthalle Feldbach, Feldbach, Austria
"Survivors", Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2011
"Dead Nature", Mocvara Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
"Dead Nature", Simulaker Gallery, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2010
"Red and Black", Kibela, MMC Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia
Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009
"Red", Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008
Gallery Wallywoods, Berlin, Germany
2007
"Post Mortem", Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006
"Still Life", Alkatraz Gallery, AKC Metelkova mesto, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Visitors", The Belgrade Youth Cultural Center Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
"Visitors", Likovni salon Celje, Celje, Slovenia
2005
"Visitors", Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Stigmata III", SKC Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
2004
"Stigmata II", Alkatraz Gallery, AKC Metelkova mesto, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"The Burning Cross" /Dean Verzel & Goran Bertok/, Lipanjepuntin Gallery, Triest, Italy
2003
"Calligraphia Obscura", Festival Ex Ponto, Public shelter under the Ljubljana castle, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2002
"Stigmata", ZPK Dob prison, Dob pri Mirni na Dolenjskem, Slovenia
2001
"Prisons", Festival Ex Ponto, Kazamate, Ljubljana castle, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"23", /in collaboration with Obalne galerije Piran/, ZPK Koper prison, Koper, Slovenia
2000 Arkel Body Art Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium
Marquis, Lyon, France
1999
"999", The Maribor Art Gallery, IC Pohorje, Maribor-Ljubljana-Koper, Slovenia
Tribal Act, Paris, France
1998
"Omen", Castle Podsreda, Slovenia
"East of Eden", Gabriel Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
1997
"I would like to tell you a story", Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1992
Art Gallery 90, Ronchi dei Legionari, Italy
Gallery Insula, Izola, Slovenia
1990
"Photographies", ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia


GROUP EXHIBITIONS /selection/

2017
"Visible - Invisibilities", Pavelhaus, Laafeld/Potrna, Radkersburg, Austria
2016
"The Last Gaze, Post Mortem Portrait in Contemporary Photography", Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"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 Metelkova, +MSUM, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Splice", ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Wunderkammer – The Grand Tour", 13th Festival of Contemporary Art Art stays 2015, Mihelič Gallery, Ptuj, Slovenia
"The Magic of Art-the Protagonists of Slovene Contemporary Art 1986-2013", Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb, Croatia
"The Magic of Art-the Protagonists of Slovene Contemporary Art 1986-2013", Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
2014
"Back To Black, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Visible Invisible. Affect and mood through photography", Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia
"Body Images, Expressive Figurative Art in Slovenia and Austria", Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
"Body Images, Expressive Figurative Art in Slovenia and Austria", Werner Berg Museum Bleiburg/Pliberk, Austrija
"The Magic of Art-the Protagonists of Slovene Contemporary Art 1986-2013", Villa Manin, Passariano di Codroipo, Italy
2013
"6th Photodistorzija", Photo Biennale, Gallery Zuccato, Poreč, Croatia
"Primorska likovna umetnost: nek drug pogled 1990-2013", Obalne galerije Piran, Space for Contemporary Art Monfort, Portoroz, Slovenia
"Materiality", Kibla Portal Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
2012
"XIV. Winter Salon", Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia
2011
"Designing the Republic: Architecture, Design and Photography in Slovenia 1991–2011", Museum of architecture and design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Borderline Biennale 2011", Le Demeure du Chaos, St.Romain au Mont d˙Or (Lyon), France
2010
"Abnormal Nudes", Abnormal Gallery, Poznan, Poland
2009
"Forbbiden Death", Center for Contemporary Arts Celje, Celje, Slovenia
2007
"The Unbound Eyes of Anxiousness – 27th Biennial of Graphic Arts", MGLC, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006
"One Year After", Tresor, BA-CA Kunstforum Gallery, Vienna, Austria
"Fetish And Death", Hong Kong Salon Sexxchange, Videotage Gallery, Hong Kong
"Arteast Collection 2000+23", Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Slovene Contemporary Photography", Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
"Figure On The Begining Of The Century", Velenje Gallery, Velenje, Slovenia
"Body Politics", The Belgrade Yout Cultural Centre Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
"Junge Fotografie aus Süd/Ost Europa", Fotogalerie im Grazer Rathaus, Graz, Austria
2005
"Photonic Moment: 1st Salon of Southeast European Photography", Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Territories, Identities, Nets: Slovene Art 1995-2005", Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Werkpräsentation der Artists in Residence", Kultur Kontakt Austria, Wienstation, Vienna, Austria
2004
"The Seven Sins", Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Visions of Excess", Castle Kodeljevo, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"The Circle of Violence", National Museum of Contemporary History, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2003
"Blut und Honig", Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg /Vienna/, Austria
2002
"Shock&Show", Lipanjepuntin Gallery, Triest, Italy
2001
"The Eye and its Truth", Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Corpus del akti", Akt na slovenskem III, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2000
"Bloody_body_value_nobody", Marino Cettina Gallery, Umag, Croatia
1999
"Slovene Photography, Tendencies 1990-99", Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"homo.sapiens.3000", Kibla Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
1998
"When Art Is doin` It", ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1996
"Five years of collecting photographs", Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1991
"Installations and Interventions", Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia


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