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Klena Eduard. 

.multimedia artist. director. author. curator.

 

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Education

2018 - 2020   /  VŠVU  / Academy of fine arts & design // Bratislava, SK // MA in fine arts

 

2016 - 2017   /   Sookmyung University, Seoul, South Korea (internship) // fine arts

                    //  western painting studio - 이석주 (Lee Seok-ju)                    

                    //  animation studio - 안지현 (Ahn Ji Hyun)

2015 - 2017   /   MUP / Metropolitan University Prague / CZE (interchange) // new media

2014 - 2015   /   Academy of literature, Prague / CZE // new media

 

2010   /   VŠVU  / Academy of fine arts & design // Bratislava, SK // painting // internal internship - Daniel Fischer 

2007 - 2011   /   VŠVU  /  Academy of fine arts & design // Bratislava, SK // architecture

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Exhibition / Selection

Fine art

Studio Kura, solo, Fukuoka, Japan (June 2024)

Portrait Trienale, collective, L.Mikulas, Slovakia (April - June 2024)

LAV artist residency exhibition, solo, Granada, Spain (November 2023)

Mirae-ro, solo, Koniareň gallery, Trebišov, Slovakia (October - November 2023)

Unhome, collective exhibition on gender studies, Prešov gallery, Prešov, Slovakia (October - December 2023)

"+-", collective exhibition on gender studies, Gallery13, Košice, Slovakia (January - February 2023)

"+", collective exhibition on gender studies, Prešov gallery, Slovakia (November - December 2022)

"Dražé / candy", Caraffka gallery, Prešov, Slovakia - April - May 2022 (collective & guests)

"Future scout", Kettinge, Denmark - October 2021 - summer 2022 (collective)

Galleri Heike Arndt, Berlin, Germany - "Fresh legs" - June 2021 (collective)

ZahradaCNK, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia - "Flying castles" (May - June 2021) (solo)

Hori Factory, Hapjeong gu, Seoul, South Korea - March 2020 (solo)

Flatgallery Piešťany, Piešťany, Slovakia - January - February 2020 (solo)

Nástupište 1-12, Topoľčany, Slovakia - site specific video installation (November 2019) (solo)

Galéria Výklad, Trnava, Slovakia - site specific installation (May - June 2019) (solo)

LiTE-HAUS Galerie + Projektraum (November 2018), Berlin, Germany (collective)

T3 (October 2018), Bratislava, Slovakia (solo site specific)

Port creative hub, Kyiv, Ukraine (October 2018) (duo collective)

Bunkermuz gallery (September 2018), Ternopil, Ukraine (duo collective)

Museum of art (June - September 2018), Prešov, Slovakia (solo) 

Flatgallery (May - June 2018), Bratislava, Slovakia (solo)

miniArt (April 2018), Bratislava, Slovakia, co-project Eduard Klena and Pavol Truben

Flatgallery - Winter selection 6 (December 2017 - January 2018), Bratislava, Slovakia (collective)

Young art show 10 (2017), Piešťany, Slovakia (collective)

miniArt (2017), Bratislava, Slovakia - "Cell urbanism" (solo)

Seoul Illustration fair (2017), Seoul, South Korea (collective)

Cheongpa Gallery (2017), Seoul, South Korea (collective)

Axioma (2016), Bratislava, Slovakia - “Biedermeier” (solo)

T - Gallery (2016), Bratislava, Slovakia

Curated projects

Unhome, collective exhibition on gender studies, Prešov gallery, Prešov, Slovakia (October - December 2023)

60 years of unprofessional arts in Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (2023 - 2024) - ongoing project

"+-", collective exhibition on gender studies, (Gallery13, Košice, Slovakia) (January - February 2023)

"+" collective exhibition on gender studies (Prešov - Slovakia) (2022)

"Seven" - Slovak contemporary edition, (Contrast gallery, Sofia - Bulgaria) (2022)

Overview exhibition of unprofessional arts in capital region (Bratislava - Slovakia) (2022)

TVOR.BA - national festival of unprofessional arts (Bratislava - Slovakia) (2022)

National exhibition of unprofessional arts 2021 - late selection (Humenné - Slovakia) 

National exhibition of unprofessional arts 2021 (Levice - Slovakia)

Residency

Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan (June 2024)

LAV artist residency, Granada, Spain (November 2023)

Záhrada CNK, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia (June 2022)

Flatgallery residency, Piešťany, Slovakia (January 2020)

Sound iD, Lviv, Ukraine (August 2019)

Nazar Voitovich Art Residence, Ukraine (September - October 2018)

Film

GEOFILMFESTIVAL and EXPOCINEMA (2017), Padova, Italy - "Hug me" animation

Pocity films festival 8 (2017), Prešov, Slovakia - "Good luck" short dystopian film

Free Net World festival (2016) - “Hug me” & “Attack from the unknown” animations

Equality Festival (2016) , Ukraine - “Bea reflects on her life”
IndieWise festival / industryBoostCompetition 2016 (viral) - “Bea reflects on her life”

International Animated Short Film Festival AJAYU (2016), Peru - “Attack from the unknown”

Second Asia International (Wenzhou) Youth Shorts Exhibition (2016), Wenzhou, China - “Bea reflects on her life”

RATMA international film festival (2016) , Leeds, Great Britain - “Bea reflects on her life”

ReAnimania festival (2016) , Yerevan, Armenia - “Hug me” (animation videoclip)

Nový Film festival (2016) , Prešov, Slovakia - film selection screening (4 films 2011 - 2015)

Nový Film festival (2016) , Prešov, Slovakia - “Hug me” (animation videoclip)

Kuandu International Animation Festival (2016), Taiwan , “Hug me” (animation videoclip)

Nový Film festival (2015) , Prešov, Slovakia - “Cestujúci” (Travelers), (short film)

Kinečko (2014) , Bratislava, Slovakia - “Cestujúci” (Travelers), (short film)

Nový Film festival (2011) , Prešov, Slovakia - Loners (short film)

Books

"Sad country 3" (2025) - comic book

"Long distance" (early 2024) - lgbtq+ novel by Marek Hudec (comic book illustrations)

Regional development 2023 (late 2023) - illustrations & design

"Sad country 2 - second visit" (early 2023) - comic book

Regional development 2022 (early 2023) - illustrations & design

"Town architecture" re edition (for STUBA University) (summer 2022) - illustrations

Regional development 2021 (early 2022) - illustrations & design

"Sad country" (summer 2021) - comic book 

Town architecture 2 (April 2019 - ongoing) - complete graphic design & urbanism illustrations for STUBA University

Town architecture 1 (February 2019) - complete graphic design & urbanism illustrations for STUBA University

Awards

Slovak national art scholarship 2019 (FPU) by Slovak art council

Reviews

https://www.artrabbit.com/events/group-show-values-on-the-way?fbclid=IwAR2m_2buQ_zZWJOd9wuRA6wOi4kMRG3dxnYHIaxlhHTKRPOJ3L6XC1OugCQ

https://www.gallerycontrast.com/bg/izlojbi/sedem-sedem-seven?fbclid=IwAR3uS7A6RYbU_ZpU225B5xpC9AEEJPJ-rO8boZgKG19amjkp2wgmU8DJ3YE

(slovak only)

https://dennikn.sk/1213750/mesta-ako-bujnejuce-virusy-v-sarisskej-galerii-hovoria-o-ludstve-viac-ako-by-sme-chceli/?cst=e6a8069f6a7d10b60c7265cdf06a1ebc65c5b7d0

http://artalk.cz/2018/11/04/eduard-klena-v-t3-kulturny-prostriedok/?fbclid=IwAR1nC7HGjHZvGlXu-0LflgREVmp3i98H4Tngoj1llbYtBC9v421Kit9VRvA

https://www.galeriavyklad.sk/post/185413154577/eduard-klena-ruzovo?fbclid=IwAR0gE0My6k4qF0FzjdeUfHVfpF8CrhSGm5mgndV5lXGoWhRvMtnq2JNQq3Q

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