dr. Narvika Bovcon

Title prefix: 
dr.
First name: 
Narvika
Family name: 
Bovcon
Country: 
Slovenia
Institution: 
Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana
Department: 
Computer Vision Laboratory
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Short description: 

Education:
2001: diploma in visual communications design, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana.
2003: masters degree in video and new media at AFA.
2008: PhD in History of Design at AFA.

2000: student exchange (CEEPUS grant) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakaw.
2004: participation at the Convivio Summer School: The Network of People-Centered Design of Interactive Systems, Split, Croatia.
2004: participation at the workshop at the COSIGN Conference, Splti.
2006: master study at UCOL Wanganui as part of the Leonardo EU - NZ Exchange, course Computer Graphic Design, project in 3D animation.

Awards:
o Študentska Prešernova nagrada/Student Prešernova nagrada 1999.
o Magdalena 1999, best work in category.
o International Trnava Poster Triennial 2000, best student poster.
o Nominacija za/Nominated for Essl Award 2005.
o Nominacija za/Nominated for Mlada Dnevnikova zvezda 2005.

Languages: 

English, German, Italian, Slovene, Croat, Serbian

Working experience:
Since 2003: PR director and since 2005 vice-president of ArtNetLab Society for Connecting Art and Science.
Since 2005: lectures at Istituti Callegari in Ljubljana.
Since 2006: lecturer and the director of visual communications design department at the College of Design Ljubljana.

Group exhibitions:
o Skupinska razstava študentov videa/Group exhibition of video art students. Mestna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenija/Slovenia, 1999.
o Film video monitor. Gorizia, Italija/Italy, 1999.
o Big Brother is Watching You. 7. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/7th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2001.
o 7. Mesto žensk: Mednarodni festival sodobnih umetnosti/7th City of Women: International Festival of Contemporary Arts. Ljubljana, 2001.
o Aprilski susreti. Beograd, Jugoslavija/Yugoslavia, 2002.
o N. Y. Shock Society. 8. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/8th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, 2002.
o M. Shock Society. Finžgarjeva galerija, Ljubljana, 2002.
o Web3D Art 2003. (Web3D International Symposium, a SIGGRAPH conference, St. Malo, Francija/France; "Lab3D", Cornerhouse, Greater Manchester's Contemporary Art Centre, Gallery One; The ICA London; Watershed, Bristol; The Folly Gallery, Lancaster; The Media Centre, Huddersfield; Ravensbourne College of Communication and Design Gallery, Kent, Velika Britanija/Great Britain; Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Avstralija/Australia; Center of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Makedonija/Macedonia.)
o Meje umetnosti/Borders of Art. 7. pomladni kolokvij za dodiplomske in podiplomske študente/7th Spring colloquium for graduate and undergraduate students, Ljubljana, 2003.
o The Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art. The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, ZDA/USA. (Dela sprejeta v arhiv./Works included in the archive.)
o Friendly Fire. 9. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/9th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, 2003.
o Light Agents. You Are Here Festival, Nottingham, Velika Britanija/Great Britain, 2003.
o VV2 - Recycling the Future. Links, 50. Beneški bienale/La Biennale di Venezia, 2003.
o 2. m. Miklova hiša, Ribnica, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2003.
o Real Presence 3. Beograd, Srbija/Serbia, 2003.
o Friendly Fire. Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Avstrija/Austria, 2003.
o INFOS 2003. Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, 2003.
o Pixxelpoint 2003. Nova Gorica, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2003.
o E-Cart: Contemporary Art Magazine. (www.e-cart.ro)
o Gimnazija Bežigrad, Ljubljana, 2003. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o Vivere Venezia. Galerija Equrna, Ljubljana, 2004.
o Web3D Art 2004. (Web3D Symposium, 9th International Conference on 3D Web Technology, Monterey, ZDA/USA, 2004; Art Gallery, SIGGRAPH 2004, Los Angeles.)
o 10. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/10th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, 2004.
o ESC, Graz, Avstrija/Austria, 2004.
o Štipendisti MOL mestu Ljubljana. Kresija, Ljubljana, 2004.
o 2. m. Miklova hiša, Ribnica, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2004.
o Agora. Transition, London, 2004.
o Real Presence 4. Beograd, 2004.
o Field of Vision: New York. The Lab Gallery, NY, ZDA/USA, 2004.
o S.O.L.A.R.I.S Arhiv in vmesnik/Archive and Interface. Bežigrajska galerija 2, Ljubljana, 2004. (Samostojna razstava, katalog./Solo exhibition, catalogue.)
o VideoSpace. Spomeniškovarstveni center, Ljubljana, 2004. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o Umetniški arhiv: Dva primera/Artistic Archive: Two Examples. Media Nox, Maribor, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2004. (Samostojna razstava, katalog./Solo exhibition, catalogue.)
o Pixxelpoint 2004. Nova Gorica, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2004.
o Kaj storiti z avdiovizualnimi arhivi? SCCA – Ljubljana, Kapelica, Ljubljana, 2005.
o Open.Line. 11. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/11th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2005.
o Produkcija ArtNetLab. Mama, Zagreb, Hrvaška/Croatia, 2005.
o Essl Award 2005. Moderna galerija/Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, 2005.
o Real Presence – Floating Sites. Collateral Events, 51th International Art Exhibition, Beneški bienale/The Venice Biennial, 2005.
o Teritoriji, identitete, mreže: Slovenska umetnost 1995 – 2005/Territories, Identities, Nets. Slovene Art 1995 - 2005. Moderna galerija/Museum of Modern art, Ljubljana, 2005.
o Mestre Film Fest 8a edizione. Centro Culturale Canadiani, Mestre – Benetke/Mestre – Venezia, Italija/Italy, 2005.
o Festival ustvarjalnosti in svobodne kulture. Creative Commons Slovenia, Ljubljana, 2005.
o Produkcija ArtNetLab 2005. Galerija Spomeniškovarstvenega centra, Ljubljana 2005.
o Real Presence – Floating Sites: Akademija za likovno umetnost UL. Finžgarjeva galerija, Ljubljana, 2005.
o Triada 2005. Ljubljana, 2005.
o If you'll look for it, it will not be there any more. (Sodelovanje/Collaboration: Barak Reiser.) Heimspiel, Frankfurt am Main, Nemčija/Germany, 2005. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o Poglej še enkrat, ni ga več tam: na platformi Podatkovna sipina 1.0/Data Dune 1.0. (Sodelovanje/Collaboration: Barak Reiser.) Kibela, MMC Kibla, Maribor, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2006. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o 12. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti, Mestna galerija Ljubljana, Kiberpipa. Ljubljana 2006.
o ArtNetLab produkcija 2006. MAMA Zagreb, 2006.
o ArtNetLab produkcija 2006. ESC Gradec, 2006.
o ArtNetLab produkcija 2006. Galerija Spomeniškovarstvenega centra, Ljubljana, 2006.

Solo exhibitions:
o Gimnazija Bežigrad, Ljubljana, 2003. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o S.O.L.A.R.I.S Arhiv in vmesnik/Archive and Interface. Bežigrajska galerija 2, Ljubljana, 2004. (Samostojna razstava, katalog./Solo exhibition, catalogue.)
o VideoSpace. Spomeniškovarstveni center, Ljubljana, 2004. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o Umetniški arhiv: Dva primera/Artistic Archive: Two Examples. Media Nox, Maribor, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2004. (Samostojna razstava, katalog./Solo exhibition, catalogue.)
o If you look back for it, it won’t be there any more. (Sodelovanje/Collaboration: Barak Reiser.) Heimspiel, Frankfurt am Main, Nemčija/Germany, 2005. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)
o Poglej še enkrat, ni ga več tam: na platformi Podatkovna sipina 1.0/Data Dune 1.0. (Sodelovanje/Collaboration: Barak Reiser.) Kibela, MMC Kibla, Maribor, Slovenija/Slovenia, 2006. (Samostojna razstava./Solo exhibition.)

Curatorial projects and festivals:
o Izgubljeno s prevodom/Lost in Translation. 10. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/10th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Ljubljana, Gradec, 2004.
o Koordinator selekcije Petra Weibla./Coordinator of P. Weibel's selection. 10. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/10th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Ljubljana, Gradec, 2004.
o Open.Line – web art of database elements presentation/spletna umetnost prikazovanja elementov podatkovnih zbirk. 11. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/11th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Ljubljana, Zagreb, 2005.
o Koordinator selekcije Petra Weibla./Coordinator of P. Weibel's selection. 11. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/11th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Ljubljana, Zagreb, 2005.
o Koordinator selekcije Petra Weibla./Coordinator of P. Weibel's selection. 12. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti/12th International Festival of Computer Arts, Ljubljana, Maribor, 2006.

List of artworks:
o Most. Video trak/Videotape. Ljubljana, 1999.
o Javornik. Video trak, interaktivni CD-ROM, video instalacija, spletno mesto/Videotape, interactive CD-ROM, video installation, web site. Ljubljana, 2000.
o R III. Video trak, video instalacija, spletno mesto/Videotape, video installation, web site. Ljubljana, 2001.
o Kaj je videoart? Video trak/Videotape. RTV Slovenija, Ljubljana, 2002.
o Video-integrirani mediji. Video trak/Videotape. RTV Slovenija. Ljubljana, 2002.
o VideoSpace. Interaktivna virtualna realnost, računalniška instalacija, spletno mesto/Interactive virtual reality, computer installation, web site. ArtNetLab, Ljubljana, Benetke, 2002-2003.
o Friedhof Laguna. Računalniška instalacija, spletno mesto/Computer installation, web site. La Biennale di Venezia, ArtNetLab, Benetke, Ljubljana, 2003. (Sodelovanje/Collaboration: Gašper Jemec.)
o VSA. Video trak, računalniška instalacija, spletno mesto/Videotape, computer installation, web site. Ljubljana, Cambridge, 2003.
o Mouseion Serapeion. Softverska umetnost, računalniška instalacija, interaktivni DVD-ROM/Software art, computer installation, interactive DVD-ROM. ArtNetLab, Ljubljana, 2004.
o S.O.L.A.R.I.S. Arhiv in vmesnik. Prostorska postavitev/Installation in gallery space. Bežigrajska galerija 2, Ljubljana, 2004.
o Mouseion Serapeion 2.0. Softverska umetnost, instalacija na internetu/Software art, installation on internet. ArtNetLab, Ljubljana, 2005.
o In illo tempore. Hi-res data video. Ljubljana, 2005.
o Poglej še enkrat, ni ga več tam/If you look back for it, it won’t be there any more: na platformi Podatkovna sipina 1.0/on the platform Data Dune 1.0. Interaktivna virtualna realnost, računalniška instalacija/Interactive virtual reality, computer installation. ArtNetLab, Ljubljana, Maribor, Frankfurt am Main, Dresden, 2005. (Sodelovanje/Collaboration: Barak Reiser.)
o Mouseion Serapeion 2.1 Wiki. Softverska umetnost, instalacija na internetu/Software art, installation on internet. ArtNetLab, Ljubljana, 2006.
o Quadrate, Rotas-Sator. Umetniška intervencija v spletno mesto. Ljubljana, 2006.
o V Brecknock brž...Digitalni video, 3D animacija, instalacija. Wanganui, Nova Zelandija, 2006.

Editor:
o 10. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti, Maribor, Ljubljana, Gradec, Zagreb, 11. – 15. 5. 2004/10th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Ljubljana (Slovenia), Graz (Austria), Zagreb (Croatia), May 2004. Ur./Ed. Narvika Bovcon, Jože Slaček, Aleš Vaupotič. Ljubljana, Maribor: ArtNetLab, MKC Maribor, 2004.
o 11. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti, Maribor, Ljubljana, Koper, Gradec, Zagreb, 10. – 13. 5. 2005/11th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Ljubljana, Koper (Slovenia), Graz (Austria), Zagreb (Croatia), May 2005. Ur./Ed. Narvika Bovcon, Aleš Vaupotič. Ljubljana, Maribor: ArtNetLab, MKC Maribor, 2005.
o Solina, Franc. 15 sekund slave/15 seconds of fame. Ur/Ed. Bovcon, Narvika & Vaupotič, Aleš. (Exh. Cat.) Ljubljana: ArtNetLab društvo za povezovanje umetnosti in znanosti, 2005.
o 12. mednarodni festival računalniških umetnosti, Ljubljana, Maribor, 8. – 12. 5. 2006/12th International Festival of Computer Arts, Ljubljana, Maribor (Slovenia), May 2006. Ur./Ed. Narvika Bovcon, Aleš Vaupotič. Ljubljana: ArtNetLab, 2006.