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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

"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)

city of Bratislava, Slovakia - exterior installation - September 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

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)

Curated projects

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)

Books

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

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

Regional development 2021 (early 2022) - illustrations & design

"Sad country" (summer 2021) - comic book 

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

Architektúra mesta 1 (February 2019) - complete graphic design & urbanism illustrations for STUBA University

Residency

Záhrada CNK, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia (June 2022) - comic book iterature 

Flatgallery residency, Piešťany, Slovakia (January 2020)

Sound iD, Lviv, Ukraine (August 2019)

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

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

(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