L’ u b o š
K o t l á r


photographer
visual artist
curator



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.


contact


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



solo
exhi­bi­tions


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

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



residency


Villa Romana
Florence, IT
2020
in cooperation with ERIAC



cura­to­rial projects


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

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

Y
group exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of foundation of Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
(with Barbora Komárová, Miroslava Urbanová)
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My thoughts have been replaced by Beyoncé lyrics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


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
2012-2014

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

Photography
School of Design, Bratislava, SK
2010-2012