Ľuboš Kotlár


photographer
visual artist
curator


Contact


kotlar.lubos@gmail.com
+421 907 121 395


About


Ľuboš Kotlár (*1991) is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, dept. of Photography and New Media. During his studies he did a student exchange at Aalto School of Arts Design and Architecture in Helsinki and Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. He is one of the founders and active members of the dsk. artist collective, founded in 2012. His main focus is his own artistic practice, photography, editorial and curator’s work.







solo
exhibitions


sugar
within Biennale Matter of Art
(with Robert Gabris)
2022
Šaloun Villa, Prague, CZ

nowlessness, act ii: the waves
within OFF Bratislava
2019
Galéria MEDIUM, Bratislava, SK

nowlessness, act i: calm after the storm
2018
Undeadarena.com, Bratislava, SK

What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank
2017
Galéria Nadácie Slovak Press Photo, Bratislava, SK

prettywhenicry
2015
Galéria ŽUMPA, Bratislava, SK



group
exhibitions


Gimmick
within dsk. collective
2022
Galéria Kolomana Sokola, Liptovský Mikuláš, SK

Roma Resistance and Resilience
2021
ERIAC Berlin, Berlin, DE

Portrait triennale
2021
Liptovská galéria P. M. Bohúňa, Liptovský Mikuláš, SK

Different Worlds 2020
2020
Photon - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana, SI

Future Perfect Simple Continuous
2020
Slovak National Museum, Bratislava, SK

Keres Kultura! Robíme kultúru!
2019
Stredoslovenská galéria, Banská Bystrica, SK

Melanch lia
2019
Považská galéria umenia, Žilina, SK

BIG SEE Photography 2018
within Month of Design Exhibition
2018
Zavod Big, Ljubljana, SI

PODKROVIE
2018
The City Gallery of Bratislava, Bratislava, SK



residencies


Artak350
Grundarfjörður, IS
2022

MeetFactory
Prague, CZ
2022

Villa Romana
in cooperation with ERIAC
Florence, IT
2021



curatorial
projects


nowlessness, act iii: hot in here
(with Erik Vilím)
within OFF Bratislava
2021
fallout shelter under Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava, SK

Smoke & Mirrors
(with Ema Hesterová, Oksana Hoshko, Barbora Komárová, Miroslava Urbanová)
group exhibition marking the 30th anniversary of foundation of Department of Photography and New Media at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
2020
MEDIUM Gallery, Bratislava, SK

Y
(with Barbora Komárová, Miroslava Urbanová)
group exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of foundation of Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
2019
Galéria UMELKA, Bratislava, SK

My thoughts have been replaced by Beyoncé lyrics
Leontína Berková, solo exhibition
2019
Phoinix, Bratislava, SK

not to capture an image, to maintain one
within OFF Bratislava
2018
ART BOOKS CAFFEE, Bratislava, SK



experience


tutor
Commercial Photography
Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
Bratislava, SK
2021 - 

visual editor, photographer
EVA magazine, EMMA magazine, Madam EVA magazine
News and Media Holding, Bratislava, SK
2018 - 

visual editor
EVA magazine, Madam EVA magazine
Ringier Axel Springer a.s., Bratislava, SK
2017 - 2018



education


master's degree
Photography and New Media
Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Bratislava, SK
2016 - 2018

Photography
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, ISR
2017 (spring)

bachelor's degree
Photography and New Media
Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Bratislava, SK
2012 - 2016

Visual Culture and Contemporary Art
Aalto school of Art Design and Architecture, Helsinki, FI
2014 (autumn)

Photography
School of Design, Bratislava, SK
2010 - 2012