Ana Zibelnik (b. 1995, Ljubljana)

Based in The Hague, Netherlands.

2018 - 2020 | MA Film and Photographic Studies, Leiden University 

2014 - 2018 | BA Visual Communication Design, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana



2020, September, "Liebe, Hass und Einsamkeit. Emotionen in der Kunst." Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst

2020, September, Urgent Arts of Living (Parallel – European Photo Based Platform Award)

2020, October, Futures Online Festival: RESET

— ,  What are the emerging artists talking about in Europe today?

2021, May, This Art Fair, Amsterdam



Kolga Tbilisi Photo online, GUP (Igor Pjörrt , Egor Fedosov, Ana Zibelnik, Peter Funch)

"6 Talents", Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (online)

Haute Photographie fair, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

Artist talk / GUP New & Pakhuis de Zwijger present: New Perspectives


"ALARUM" by Ardesia Projects on PH Museum (online)

"Urgent Arts of Living" & "Valley of the Strange" ,, Lisbon, Portugal

GUP New 2020, Book launch and group exhibition, Amsterdam (Westergas), Netherlands

"Zeitgeist", Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, Hungary

"We are the ones turning," Verzasca Foto Festival, Switzerland (solo)

2019, "Valley of the Strange", ISSP Gallery, Latvia

2019, "Urgent Arts of Living", Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania

"ALARUM", Ardesia Projects, Berlin

"White Devil", IF SLOVENIA WERE, Odessa Photo Days, Ukraine (screening)


"White Devil", IF SLOVENIA WERE, Grad Rajhenburg, Slovenia

"White Devil", PARALLEL Intersection Zagreb, Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Croatia

"White Devil", IF SLOVENIA WERE, Voies Off Festival, Arles, France (group + screening)

"As if you could kill time without injuring eternity", Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece (photobook)

"Kjer ljudje pozabijo umreti", Trubar Literature House, Ljubljana (solo)


"Arrivals, departed", Fotogalerija Solp, NovaF – Young Slovenian Photography, Maribor (group)

"Iz okvirja / Out Of Frame", UGM Studio (Maribor Art Gallery), Maribor, Slovenia (group)


MoCP - Museum of Contemporary Photography  |  Columbia College Chicago

Awards & Grants


British Journal of Photography: Ones to Watch 2020

Futures photography platform (nominated by the British Journal of Photography)

The Musem of Contemporary Photography / Collumbia College Chicago – Snider Prize Honorable Mention

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts IPC, winner in 'Conceptual' category

GUP New Talent Award winner

Haute Photographie Talent

City Municipality of Ljubljana Scholarship 

Ad Futura Scolarship for Study Abroad, Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the Republic of Slovenia

Artpil, 30 Under 30/Women Photographers


Parallel Award (for the exhibition 'Urgent Arts of Living', curated by Cale Garrido)

Verzasca Nera prize (1st place), "We are the ones turning"

Shortlisted for Lucie Foundation Photo Made scholarship

Burn Emerging Photographer Fund – Fujifim Young Talent Award finalist

Selected Artist, PARALLEL - European Photo Based Platform, 2nd Cycle

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