As an artist, Stane Jagodič (1943, Slovenia) has been active in various fields, media and contexts of visual art since the mid-1960s. After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana in 1970, he soon became one of the most active and prominent artists in Yugoslavia, due to his distinguishable artistic expression. In his continuously developing body of work, he has adopted several different concepts of artistic production using various artistic media such as photography, painting, graphics, cartoons, performance, assemblages and object art (installations). Ever since 1967 Stane Jagodič has been exploring artistic photography and some of its creative derivates like photomontage and photo collage, which are the most significant in his artistic production.
Stane Jagodič was a co-founder and conceptual leader of Grupa Junij, active between 1970 and 1985. It worked as a broad artistic platform that included a number of prominent local and international artists. As an independent artist, Stane Jagodič participated in more than 50 solo and more than 200 group exhibitions worldwide. He lives and works in Ljubljana.
Recent solo exhibitions (selected):
2018: Spiritus Poeticus” assemblage, collage, scenography 1969-2017, Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2016: Variantos of Photography 1969-1980, Gallery of Art Museum of Montenegro – Atelier DADO Gallery, Cetinje, Monte Negro.
2015: Dialogue: Lavrenčič- Jagodič, Savin Art Saloon,, Žalec, Slovenia.
2015: Photomagic, with Gabor Kerekes and Branko Lenart, Gallery Ung Art, Vienna, Austria.
2014: Ghosts of DADA, with: Roberto Kusterle and Ladislav Postupa, Photon Gallery Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
2014: Mes da Fotografia em Almada, Convento dos Capuchos, Caparica, Almada, Portugal.
2013: Ars Nucleus, Gallery of Prešern Award Winners, Kranj, Slovenia.
Recent group exhibitions (selected):
2013: Extended Realities / The Language of Photomontage, Rowan Art Gallery, Glassboro, USA.
2012: Momentos e Movimentos, Museum of Brazilian Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2011: X-Ray Men / Nevidni svetovi, Nessim Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
2010: 38. World Gallery of Art on Paper, Skopje, North Macedonia.
2010: Inventions / Golden Smile, Nikola Tesla Centre Beograd, Belgrade, Serbia.
2009: Lota poetica, Fundazione Berardelli, Brescia, Italy.
2008: Multimeridijan, Old Print-house, Pula, Croatia.