Jaka Železnikar is an author that can be placed somewhere in between the fields of poetry, prose, computer and Internet art.
Alongside his artistic work he also works as a selector/curator and writes on contemporary art. (He is also the editor of Mladina online, an independent magazine that comments on politics and culture).
A selection of festival and exhibition venues
Most commonly he presents his works at exhibitions linked to the fine arts, however he sometimes appears at venues dedicated to literature.
Patras 2006 – European Capital of Culture (Patras, Greece)
Moderna Galerija (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Great Britain)
ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe, Germany)
Göteborg Art Museum (Göteborg, Sweden)
Prior to 1997 he has published works in most Slovene literary magazines, in 1994 he published a book of poetry and short stories entitled 54.000 besed (54.000 words), in 1997 he published a disc of interactive poetry Interaktivalija, and since 2004 he also co-operates at the Napis nad mestom project.
Jaka Železnikar participates together with Aleksandra Globokar in
1st of Java – Perspectives on New Media
Jaka Železnikar is solo featured on