Ištvan Išt Huzjan


Ištvan Išt Huzjan graduated from painting at the Accademia di belle arti di Venezia in Italy in 2005. In 2009 he finished an artist-in-residency programme on Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and finished several residencies between 2010 and 2012, among others the National Art Studio in Changdong, Seoul, South Korea and Lokaal 01 in Antwerpen, Belgium. In 2010 he cofounded the artist collective ‘Project Goleb’ in Amsterdam and in 2011 he was nominated for both the OHO award in Slovenia and the Henkel Art Award in Austria. In 2012 he joined the ‘Simplon Express’, a group exhibition set a train traveling from Zagreb to Paris, ‘Taxi Avant Minuit’ a project for ‘La Galerie Des Locataires’ involving a happening in a Taxi on FIAC, Paris and he traveled from Seoul, South Korea to Ljubljana, Slovenia by land as an artistic performance. Since 2013 he is running an exhibition space in Brussels called Coffre-Fort together with Gregoire Motte and Thibaut Espiau as the Artists Club. Ištvan Išt Huzjan lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.