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Matej Stupica /Escape from Alkatraz: Organic jam session

11 January 2012 You are kindly invited to the Organic jam session on Wednesday, 11th January 2012 at 6 pm, also at Alkatraz Gallery. The event welcomes all musicians and sound-producers who will have a unique opportunity to operate with a prepared upright piano Organ 2011, representing a part of the exhibition, or respond to it with other instruments. Other sound-consumers also invited. The event will be directly broadcasted by Radio Študent within the Open radio experimental platform RADAR from 6.10pm until 6.30pm.

Matej Stupica (1987) has completed his studies of painting at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. He creates in various fields of visual art, ranging from comics, illustration, and painting to installation. His artist book Hedgehogs was chosen in a tender of the P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Institute, “Artist Book 2005” and was exhibited at the 27th International Biennial of Graphics. He publishes his illustrations in Objective, a supplement of Dnevnik newspaper. In 2008, at the 8th Slovenian Biennial of Illustration, he won the Hinko Smrekar prize for newspaper illustration. In 2009 he received a prize of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design for special artistic achievements in 2007/2008. In 2011 he received a student Prešern award for painting. In 2011 he also studied painting at AAAD in Prague. The works, exhibited at the exhibition Escape from Alkatraz, represent his diploma works at ALUO with prof. Žiga Kariž and co-mentor prof. Borut Vogelnik.

More about the exhibition you can read here.

Photos of the event you can see here.

Photo: Sunčan P. Stone

Thanks to:

Brane Ždralo, Katerina Mirović, Marko Kragelnik, Sašo Vollmeier, Žiga Kariž, Borut Vogelnik, Samo Sajovic, Tomage Dolenc, Lenka Đorojević, Neža Jurman, Jonas A., Matija Stupica


KUD Mreža/Galerija Alkatraz 2011


Strip CoreForum Ljubljana, Metelkova 6, Ljubljana

Zavod za kulturo Delavski dom Trbovlje, Trg svobode 11A, 1420 Trbovlje

Galerija ŠKUC, Stari trg 21, Ljubljana


The activity of Alkatraz Gallery is supported by the Ljubljana Municipality, Cultural Department and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.

KUD Mreža/Galerija Alkatraz is a member of Asociacija, the association of non-government organizations and independent creators in the field of culture and art in Slovenia and a partner of the artyč open archive project.