Compressed Minimum (2016-2017). 6 Objects: Handmade Synthetic Rubber, 20.5 x 28 x 2.5cm each. Photo Credit: Damir Zizic. Courtesy The Artist & Zak / Branicka Gallery
Yane Calovski is an artist, researcher, publisher, and a cultural activist. By converging notions of archiving while augmenting a method similar to the immediacy of drawing, his research is focused on designing discursive frameworks for the role of post-medium art in a wider cultural context. He has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb), Guangdong Museum of Art, Art Museum, Bunkier Sztuki, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Salzburger Kunstverein, Tate Britain, European Kunsthalle, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius), The Drawing Center along with other venues. Collaboratively, with Hristina Ivanoska, he represented Macedonia at the 56th Venice Biennial (2015). His work has been included in the Helsinki Photography Biennial (2014), D-0 ARK Underground (2012), Manifesta 7 (2008) and Manifesta 3 (2000). Calovski is also the recipient of the 2012 ORTung Fellowship, the 2004 Allianz Kulturstiftung Fellowship and the 2001 Pew Fellowship in the Arts. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Bennington College and has completed post-graduate research programmes at CCA Kitakyushu, Jan van Eyck Academy, and Linkoping University.