A Croatian photographer based in New York City, Hrvoje Slovenc, professor of photography at County College of Morris (CCM), will have his work featured in two upcoming exhibitions in the city.
The first exhibition, There is More to the Story, a two-person show, takes place January 10 - February 7, at Helac Fine Art LLC, 547 West 27 Street, Suite 610, in Chelsea. Also participating in that show is Mónica Sziládi from Budapest, Hungary, who lives and works in New York. An opening reception will be held, Thursday, January 10, from 6 – 8 p.m.
The second exhibition, After the Fall, a group showing of new work from seven artists, takes place January 11 - February 16, at Garis & Hahn, 263 Bowery, in the Lower East Side. The exhibition marks the opening of Garis & Hahn, a new gallery in New York City. An opening reception will be held Friday, January 11, from 6 – 8 p.m.
Slovenc uses photography, sculpture and set design to recreate domestic spaces that investigate the
surreal and illogical world beneath them while revealing moments that are at once magical and confusing.
He earned his M.S. in biochemistry from the University of Zagreb and MFA in photography from Yale University School of Art. His photographs have been exhibited in dozens of shows nationally and internationally including the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Museum of New Art in Detroit, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia, and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka, Croatia. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb, Croatia. He is a recipient of the London Photography Award, International Photography Award, Golden Light Award, Photography Now Award, BRIO Award, as well as Mortimer Hays-Brandeis and Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowships.
In addition to teaching at CCM, Slovenc also teaches at Parsons The New School for Design.
Hrvoje Slovenc, II-II, 2012, 8x10 inch black and white negative, pigmented ink print, 132 x 88 inches
Hrvoje Slovenc, self-portrait