Andrej Zdravič - Ocean Cantos (Film Installation)

Andrej Zdravič (*1952, Slovenia) is an experimental filmmaker and sound composer who studied at the University of Ljubljana and the State University of New York/Buffalo. From 1975 to 1997, Zdravič lived and worked in New York City and in San Francisco. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin/ Milwaukee and the San Francisco State University, and has lectured at some 30 other universities, including Stanford University, Royal College of Art London, University of Milano (Bicocca), University College Falmouth, U.K., and the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. His films have been featured in over 150 solo presentations in the US and Europe, including retrospectives at Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, Anthology Film Archives, New York City, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and Kinoteka, Ljubljana. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Prešeren Fund national art award (Slovenia). Among his most important permanent installations are the 7-channel video installation Water Waves – Time Horizon at the San Francisco Exploratorium, The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception (1993/2013) and the 8-channel video installation Ocean Lava, with which he represented his country at the Venice Biennale in 1999. One of his most recent long-term exhibits is the 3-channel HD film installation The Forest – Time Triptych, on view at the Triglav National Park Centre in Trenta, since 2011. Zdravič lives and works in Ljubljana and elsewhere in Europe. 

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