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Nika Oblak & Primoz Novak have been working as an artistís collective since 2003. They studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia and at the Universitaet der Kuenste in Berlin.

Solo exhibitions:

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And Now for Something Completely Different 6, Galerie im Koernerpark, Berlin, Germany (upcoming)
Galerija Kibela, MMC Kibla & UGM Studio, Maribor, Slovenia (upcoming)
And Now for Something Completely Different 5, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia
The Scream, Soulangh Artists Village, Tainan, Taiwan
It's Not Funny, Galerija Prozori, Zagreb, Croatia
And Now for Something Completely Different 4, Koroska Galerija Likovnih Umetnosti, Galerija Ravne, Ravne na Koroskem, Slovenia
And Now for Something Completely Different 3, Living Studio, Stadt Galerie, Klagenfurt, Austria
And Now for Something Completely Different 2, Art and Life Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan
Absolutely Fabulous 5, MC Gallery, New York, USA
Absolutely Fabulous 4, Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany
Absolutely Fabulous 3, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Absolutely Fabulous 2, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Absolutely Fabulous, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany
Saetchi Collection, Zero Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Saetchi Collection, The Red House, Sofia, Bulgaria
Teamwork 6, 03one Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Saetchi Collection, Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, Germany
Saetchi Collection, Likovni salon, Celje, Slovenia
Saetchi Collection, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Teamwork 5, Sokolski dom, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Teamwork 4, Gallery 10m2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Teamwork 3, Kibela Gallery, MMC Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia
Teamwork 2, Luftmuseum, Amberg, Germany
Teamwork, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Rhythmic, Vocalized, Expiratory and Involuntarily Actions, Likovni salon, Celje, Slovenia
Rhythmic, Vocalized, Expiratory and Involuntarily Actions, Remont Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia and Monte Negro
And Now for Something Completely Different, Gallery P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Kinetica 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Ugly Duck, London, UK
Festival of Regions, Marchtrenk, Austria (upcoming)
Clovek na meji, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
MIG 21, Kibla Portal, Maribor, Slovenia
Arterija - Festival Vizualnih Umjetnosti, Novi Grad, Croatia
ChangDong, Korean Cultural Center, Brussels, Belgium
Der Mensch an der Grenze, Flat1 Gallery, Vienna, Austria
FILE - Electronic Language International Festival, Fiesp Cultural Center - Ruth Cardoso, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kasseler DokFest, Short & Sweet, Kassel, Germany
DA Fest, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Moving Studios, HOW Art Museum, Wenzhou, China
EMAF - European Media Art Festival, Irony in Media Art - Subversive Interventions, Filmprogramme Irony / Retro: Curious Correlations, Lagerhalle,
Osnabrueck, Germany
Equrna pop!, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
4th Internationa Fine Arts - Contemporary Landscape, Galerija Mestne Hise, Kranj, Slovenia
Beyond the Horizon, Final Exhibition, MMCA Residency Changdong, Seoul, South Korea
Noc kratkih filmov, Z vsako minuto vec casa / SCCA Ljubljana, Kinoteka, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Noc kratkih filmov, Z vsako minuto vec casa / SCCA Ljubljana, Kino Udarnik, Maribor, Slovenia
Bothnia Biennale, Nykarleby Recall - Coming Back, Nykarleby, Finland
Lab30 - 13. Augsburger Kunstlabor, Kulturhaus abraxas, Augsburg, Germany
Zarek upanja / Lichtblick, Paviljon NOB, Trzic, Slovenia
Update / Post memory, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany
27. Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for expanded media, Stuttgart, Germany
Bye Bye 7.Stock, 7. Stock, Dresden, Germany
Vkluchigrada / Turn on the City, Cultural Center Casino Sea Garden, Burgas, Bulgaria
Video, et gaudeo, Galerija ZDSLU, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Masters' Exhibition - Summer Academy, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany
Share Prize, Albertina Academy of Fine Arts, Torino, Italy
Pesmi v zraku, Contemporary Art Gallery, Celje, Slovenia
Peforma - 18. Festival sodobnih performativnih praks, Media Nox Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
EMARE MEXICO, Festival Transitio_MX 05 Biomediaciones, Centro Multimedia, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
Selection of works from SAF Collection, SAF Art Spaces, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Mash-up, First Half Year Open Studio, Convergence Building Lounge, GCC - Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan-si, South Korea
The Last Five-Year Period, KC Tobacna 001, Ljubljana, Slovenia
CYNETART 2012, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, Germany
Update_4 Biennial ,The New Technological Art Award 2012 - NTAA by Liedts-Meesen Foundation, Zebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium
MOVE Forward - New Mexican and European Media Art, Halle, Germany
EMAF - European Media Art Festival,Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrueck, Germany
Vernetzt - Das Zukunftscamp, ZEIT-Stiftung, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
Ja tvoi sluga, ja tvoi rabotnik, 18th International festival of computer arts - IFCA, Maribor, Slovenia
London, Green Art Furniture, Hong Kong, China
Robot Museum, A plus A, Venice, Italy
It's All Right, Maremetraggio - International Short Film Festival, Trieste, Italy
Likovno in vizualno, Mestna galerija, Velenje, Slovenia
Biennale Kvadrilaterale 4, Out of Left Field, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia
Future Relevance, Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Architecture / Urbanism, B10, Shenzhen, China
Nofound Photofair, Garage Turenne, Paris, France
Sea Art Festival 2011, Busan Biennale Organizing Committee, Songdo Beach, Busan, South Korea
Preview, Berlin, Germany
Sculpture Today, Contemporary Art Gallery, Celje, Slovenia
DA Fest, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Museum of Robots, UGM - Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.3, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
XXVII. International Festival Sarajevo - Sarajevo Winter, Turkish Cultural Center, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Philosophy of Money, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal
Biennale Cuvee, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
Japan Media Arts Festival, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
ISCP Open Studios, ISCP - International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA
Video - Salon Ephemere, Nuit Blanche, Point Ephemere, 200 Quai de Valmy, Paris, France
Preview, Berlin, Germany
Vette, Palazzo Frisacco, Udine, Italia
VIENNAFAIR, Vienna, Austria
Tracs - one youth, L'Assaut De La Menuiserie, Saint Etienne, France
Begegnungen / Srecanja Kranj, Galerie Freihausgasse, Villach, Austria
Imprint, Venstrebladet's Gamle Trykkerihal, Holbaeck, Denmark
Rondomat, Atelier Rondo, Graz, Austria
25th Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean Countries, Alexandria, Egypt
MONITORING, 26. Kasseler DokFest, KulturBahnhof, Kassel, Germany
MOVE - New European Media Art, Intecta, Halle, Germany
The Matrix: An Unstable Reality, 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Jakopiceva galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Sharjah Biennial 9, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Video-Salon 4, Curatorial Rebound Project, Duplex / 10m2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Supernova, Balkan Video-Box, La Genarale, Paris, France
ART HK 09 - Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong
Ran Huang and Nika Oblak & Primoz Novak, VIVID, Birmingham, UK
VIENNAFAIR, Vienna, Austria
Lille 3000 - Europe XXL, Balkan Video-Box, Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille, France
Nothing but AiR, Vasa Konsthall, Vasa, Finland
Video-Box, Extract 1 / 10m2 Video Collection, haloGaleria, Olsztyn, Poland
Art Verona, Verona, Italy
The 5th Busan International Video Festival, Space Bandee, Busan, South Korea
Art in LefkosA, Eaved House, EMAA Association, Lefkosia, Cyprus
Spaport - International Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Building Tereza, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ssamzie Space 1998 - 2008, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
Electric Rats Dream Video Dreams, Video festival, Celje, Slovenia
Volta 4, Basel, Switzerland
Vis Vis Vis, Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi, Japan
Parcours West, Video-Box 2, La Genarale, Paris, France
Abrasevic Film Festival, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
XXIV International Sarajevo Winter "Barricades without borders", Video-Salon 3, 10m2 Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Invisible Miracles, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano, Italy
The 4th Busan International Video Festival, Space Bandee, Busan, South Korea
Nightcomers, 10th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Visual Dislocation, Museum for Contemporary Art, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Every man is a curator / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Video-Salon 2, Gallery 10m2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina
Transmediale - Festival for Art and Media Culture, Living in a Box, Zero Gallery, Berlin, Germany
U3 - Triennial of contemporary Slovenian art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Device Art, Blasthaus Gallery, San Francisco, USA
VAD - Video and Digital Arts International Festival, Girona, Spain
Device Art, Galzenica Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
The Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, USA
Open Studio Exhibition, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
OHO Award Finalists Exhibition, Gallery P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Portrait and autoportrait, Fine Arts Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
- 5 min, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
It's Playtime, Contemporary Art Gallery, Celje, Slovenia
Outliners, ArtTransponder e.V. Projektraum, Berlin, Germany
Prospectif Cinema 2004 - 2005, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Stories from the Neighborhood, Rael Artel Gallery, Parnu, Estonia
Stories from the Neighborhood, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
MTV Free Your Mind Arena, Exit Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia and Monte Negro
The Third International Film and Video Festival, MONA, Detroit, USA
2.m, Miklova Hisa Gallery, Ribnica, Slovenia
La Isle Videos Incrives 04, Teatro Odisseia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
24 FPS, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2.m, Miklova Hisa Gallery, Ribnica, Slovenia
The Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Vrsac, Serbia and Monte Negro
Production, ESC, Graz, Austria
10th International Festival of Computer Arts, Razstavni Salon Rotovz, Maribor, Slovenia
Idea - non - Realization, National Museum, Kraljevo, Serbia and Monte Negro
Idea - non - Realization, Remont Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia and Monte Negro
25hrs International Art Show, Barcelona, Spain
Hertzoscopio - Experimental and Transdisciplinary Arts Festival, Lugar Comum, Barcarena, Portugal
Trampoline, Plattform for New Media Art, Volksbuehne, Berlin, Germany
Media Art Festival Friesland, St. Jacobiparochie, Netherlands
2nd Detroit International Video Festival, MONA Detroit, USA
VAD 2003, Video and Digital Arts International Festival, Girona, Spain
Visura Aperta Momiano 03, Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb, Croatia
Friendly Fire, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Visura Aperta Momiano 03, Nova Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
Idea - non - Realization, Gradska galerija Pozega, Pozega, Serbia and Montenegro
FONA, Festival of New Art, Rijeka, Croatia
2nd Kansk International Video Festival, Kansk, Russia
Art Words, Galerie Berliner Kunstprojekt, Berlin, Germany
9th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Slovenia
Start, Karas Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
Interventions 2003, George Mason University, Fairfax, USA

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Finalists ACC_R Creators in Lab, Open Lab, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
Soulangh Artist Village, Tainan City, Taiwan
The Slovene Arts & Culture Residencies Programme of the Ministry of Culture, Vienna, Austria
Honorable Mention, 4th Internationa Fine Arts - Contemporary Landscape, Kranj, Slovenia
MMCA Residency Changdong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South
Nomination Lab Award, Lab30 - 13th Augsburger Kunstlabor, Augsburg, Germany
Award Nomination, 27. Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for expanded media, Stuttgart, Germany
Award Nomination, Vkunst, Mon Amie L'Image, Galerie Greulich, Frankfurt, Germany
Invited Site Specific Commission Proposal, Posojilnica-Bank Borovlje - Celovec / Ferlach - Klagenfurt, Austria
Nomination Share Prize, Albertina Academy of Fine Arts, Torino, Italy
GCC - Gyeonggi Creation Center Residency Studio Program, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan-si, South Korea
Stipendium fuer kuenstlerische Fotografie und elektronische Medien, Atelierwohnung im Europahaus, Klagenfurt, Austria
CYNETART Award 2012, Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, Germany
Nomination The New Technological Art Award 2012 - NTAA 2012 by Liedts-Meesen Foundation, Zebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium
PACT Zollverein - Residency Programme, Essen, Germany
EMARE MEX 2012-2013, Centro Multimedia of Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
OCAT - Contemporary Art Terminal (He Xiangning Art Museum), artist in residence, Shenzhen, China
ISCP - International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA
RONDO - artist - studio, Graz, Austria
Jury Recommended Work, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan
SAIR - Solyst Artist in Residence Centre, Jyderup, Denmark
Westwerk, artist in residence, Hamburg, Germany
Artist Grant, Ministry of Culture, Slovenia (Primoz Novak)
EMARE - European Media Art Residency Exchange - VIVID, Birmingham, UK
Sharjah Biennial 9 Production Grant, United Arab Emirates
Svenska konstskolans Vaenner i Nykarleby, Artist in Residence, Nykarleby, Finland
Trans_2007-08: residence support program, AIAV - Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi, Japan
Quartier21, Artist in Residence, Museums Quartier, Wien, Austria
Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy
FlaxArt Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland
OHO Award Finalist, Gallery P74, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ssamzie Space Studio Program, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
Odprti termin - selection, Likovni salon, Celje, Slovenia
2nd Prize, Idea - non - Realization, Gradska galerija Pozega, Pozega, Serbia and Monte Negro
Graduate Studies Grant, Ministry of Culture, Slovenia (Primoz Novak, 2003 - 2005)
Graduate Studies Grant, Ministry of Culture, Slovenia (Nika Oblak, 2002 - 2004)

Lectures, Presentations, Panel Discussions:

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Arhiv je orodje, vzemi ga v roke!, SCCA, Ljubljana, Slovenia
MMCA Residency Changdong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Talks at Prozori Gallery: Nika Oblak & Primoz Novak, Galerija Prozori, Zagreb, Croatia
GCC - Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan-si, South Korea
Scripps College, Department of Art, Claremont, California, USA
Move Forward - New Mexican and European Media Art, Halle, Germany
CYNETART 2012, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, Germany
Guangzhou Fine Art Academy, Guangzhou, China
Fine Art Academy of South China, Normal University, Guangzhou, China
OCAT - Contemporary Art Terminal (He Xiangning Art Museum), Shenzhen, China
Japan Media Arts Festival, The National Art Center, Tokyo Japan
Artist Salon, ISCP - International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA
Hochschule fuer Bildende Kuenste, Dresden, Germany
The Red House, Sofia, Bulgaria
Tea Party, Cirkulacija 2 - Tovarna Rog, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Platform, Vasa, Finland
Svenska konstskolans Vaenner, Swedish Polythechnic Finland, Nykarleby, Finland
7. Stock, Dresden, Germany
Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, Germany
AIAV - Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi, Japan
Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy
FlaxArt Studios, Belfast, Ireland
U3 - Triennial of contemporary Slovenian art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Media Focus, Likovni salon, Celje, Slovenia
Visura Aperta, Momjan, Croatia