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Jaka Babnik

Jaka Babnik (1979) graduated from social studies and history at the Faculty of Arts (University of Ljubljana). However, he has pursued his career both as a photographer as well as a cinematographer since 1996. Between 1998 and 2006 he worked as the editor of photography for the Slovenian-Croatian skateboard magazine Pendrek. His work as an author and director of several renowned Slovenian skateboard movies, such as Damage (2002) and Listen to Srecna Mladina (2006). He co-founded the trans-Balkan street magazine Kontejner in 2006, which he remained the editor of until 2009. Series We are dogs! earned him a second place award at 2010 Emzin Photography of the year in Slovenia. He currently works as a freelance photographer and a co-owner of Rostfrei Publishing House.
Selected group exhibitions:

2013 Espai B, Barcelona, Spain
2010 We are dogs! Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
16/16 – taste of painting, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006 6×3, Le Boxx Art Show, Malmo, Sweden
Art of Asfalt, Studentski Centar, Zagreb, Croatia
Ooze Festival, Korčula, Croatia
Hiša kulture, Pivka, Slovenia
Skateboard Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
2005 Babnik and Friends, Kazamat Gallery, Osijek, Croatia

www.jakababnik.com