Duba Sambolec was born on July 7, 1949 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. From 1992 on, she has been Professor of Fine Art, Head of Sculpture at The Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway and Professor/Coordinator, 1st year BA, Faculty of Visual Arts, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway.
Her other activities include public lectures and presentations, curatorial practice, writing texts on Fine Art, active participation at the international conferences and panel discussions, co-organization and leadership of international seminar, international tutorship of the BFA and MFA students, guest artist-teacher experience in Scandinavia, Slovenia and P. R. of China, external examination assessment and interviews in the TV, radio and printed media.
Her video opus is included in the AV archives DIVA / Digital Video Archive, SCCA Ljubljana, Slovenia that’s a part of GAMA / Gateway to Archives of Media Art, Europe and in the online Art and Feminism television programming ArtFem.TV, 19 video performances, production from 2005 to 1999. http://artfem.tv/duba_sambolec/
Duba Sambolec had 33 solo shows and took part in numerous international group-shows. Her art covers multimedia installation, sculpture, drawing, video performance and digital photo-collage.
Selected solo and group exhibitions:
Zacheta, National Gallery of Art, Gender Check, Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe, Curator: Bojana Pejić, Warsaw, Poland, 2010. http://www.zacheta.art.pl/en/article/view/6/gender-check-femininity-and-masculinity-in-the-art-of-eastern-europe
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig Wien / MUMOK, Gender Check, Curator: Bojana Pejić, Vienna, Austria, 2009/10. http://erstestiftung.org/gender-check/
6th International Festival of Contemporary Arts, City of Women, solo show, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2000. Museums of Contemporary and Modern Art; Ljubljana, Zagreb, Belgrade, solo shows; 1998/88/83/82.
Aperto `88, Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy, invited by Prof. Dr. Dieter Ronte, Germany, 1988.
São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil, invited by Pieter Tjabes, European selector, Amsterdam, NL, 1985.