Fairy Tales of Rezija, Exhibition

As part of the European Cultural Heritage Days, the Krpan Art Gallery is hosting the exhibition The Fairy Tales of Rezija in the Depictions of Students of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design. The exhibition will be on display from 23 September to 10 October 2023.


Cerknica Cultural Centre & Krpan Art Gallery, Cerknica
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The art project was inspired by the 50th anniversary of the anthology of animal fairy tales from the oral tradition of Rezija, The Little Beasts of Rezija, written by the Milko Matičetov, PhD, Honorary Member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU).


The second-year students of illustration (BA) were introduced to the fairy tales of Rezija in December 2022 by the researcher of the Faculty of Education, Milena Mileva Blažić, PhD, and then the creative work started under the mentorship of assoc. prof. Suzi Bricelj.


On 23 September, at 18:00, an event, dedicated to he fairy tales of Rezija, was held at the Cerknica Cultural Centre, and at 19:30 the exhibition was opened at the Krpan Art Gallery, where it will be on display until 10 October 2023.


The exhibitors are: Gaja Aksinja Abramović, Matevž Bervar, Rea Bartulović, Zala N. Doupona, Jon Kušar, Eva Ježovnik, Nikolina Popov, Urša Volovšek, Amadeja Gvendolina Završnik.


Coordinators: Milena Mileva Blažić, PhD, Faculty of Education, and Suzi Bricelj, Academy of Fine Arts and Design

Coordinator of events in Cerknica: Ljoba Jenče, PAJN, Heritage House, Cerknica