Intima | Igor Štromajer

www.intima.org | pseudo-/para-art

Pixxelpoint 2014

Pixxelpoint 2014
NON-ART / NEUMETNOST
15th International Media Art Festival
5-12 December 2014
Nova Gorica, Slovenia / Goriza, Italy
www.pixxelpoint.org
www.facebook.com/pixxelpoint
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Contributing artists:
Andrej Tišma, Anne Elisabeth Tassel, Annie Abrahams, Aphra Tesla Operating System Incorporated, Barbara Hindahl, bituur esztreym, Brane Zorman, Constant Dullaart, Dejan Štefančič, Denis Mavrič, Gašper Mali, Gretta Louw, Hannes Seidl, Inga Mijatović, Intimidad Romero, Irena Pivka, Jakob Harisch, Jan Robert Leegte, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Jelena Marković, Joško Bohunsky, Karen Eliot, Karl Heinz Jeron, Kitty Taylor, Lavoslava Benčić, Lucille Calmel, Luka Pompe, Luka Prinčič, Marco Pelos Spaniol, Michaël Borras A;K.A Systaime, Miha Oven, Mindaugas Gapševičius, Neven M. Agalma, Pila Rusjan, Renata Avila, Robert Sakrowski, ronnie s, son:DA, Stefan Doepner, Taja Košir Popovič, UBERMORGEN.COM, Valérie Wolf Gang, Vlado G. Repnik, Zečica Jensen, Žan Anthony Setnikar

Curator: Igor Štromajer

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Igor Štromajer aka intima is a pseudo-/para-artist. He has shown his work at more than two hundred thirty exhibitions, festivals and biennials worldwide, among others at the transmediale, ISEA, EMAF, SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica Futurelab, V2_, IMPAKT, CYNETART, Manifesta, FILE, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Hamburg Kunsthalle, ARCO, Banff Centre, Les Rencontres Internationales, etc.



His works are included in the permanent collections of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the MNCA Reina Sofía in Madrid, Computer Fine Arts in New York, and UGM:

























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