What is a personal name? What is its role in the society? Name Readymade is a project presentation dealing with a wide range of issues related to the “name changing” gesture perpetrated by three Slovenian artists
- Janez Janša (born 6 February 1964 as Emil Hrvatin) is one of the three contemporary artists who in 2007 changed their names to Janez Janša. He is an editor, theatre and film director, and contemporary performing artist.
- Janez Janša (born 7 December 1970 in Bergamo, Italy, as Davide Grassi) is one of the three contemporary artists who in 2007 changed their names to the name of the Slovenian right-wing politician Janez Janša. Janez Janša is a conceptual artist, performer and producer who graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts of Milan, Italy. His work has a strong social connotation and is characterized by an inter-media approach. He is co-founder and director of Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana.
- Janez Janša (born in 1973 as Žiga Kariž in Ljubljana) is one of the three contemporary artists who in 2007 changed their names to Janez Janša. He is a visual artist. He represents the younger generation of artists who problematise the field of painting through the use of media images and a free relationship with various technological processes.
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