Ján Kekeli
*1984 Kežmarok, Slovakia

Education
2006-2012 Academy of fine arts and desing in Bratislava, Studio of Photography
2009 University of Arts in Poznań, Poland

Solo exhibitions
2018 Vague scenarios, Nitra Gallery – The Salon, Nitra, Slovakia
2018 Little Scene, Phoinix, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017 Short loop,Třinec Town Gallery, Czech
2016 God is unemployed, Beastro, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 In Between, with Peter Fabo, Nevan Contempo gallery, Pague, Czech republic
2015 Landscapes, with Lívia Mezovská, Magna gallery, Pieštany, Slovak republic
2014 Garden of Stone, Photoport gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2013 In the Country, Slovak Institute, Warsaw, Poland
2013 In the Country, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2012 Picture of Landscape, Photoport gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2012 „Life Consists of These Little Touches of Solitude“, Hotdock gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2009 Chicken and the radio, Photoport gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2008 I don’t know this yet, 340 gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic

Group exhibition
2018 Shot, Photoport gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2018 Useful Photography, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2016 Das beste, was wir zu hause haben, Slovak Institute in Berlin, Germany
2016 SLOVAKIA, say cheese, Virka Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2015 ROMA VERSO EXPO – LA SLOVACCHIA PRESENTA “ARTISTICAMENTE…”,Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, Italia
2014 Euroartphoto,28 contemporary photographers of 28 countries of European Union, Milan, Italy
2014 Two Landscapes/Picture of Slovakia:19th Century x the Present Time, Slovak National
Gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2014 GRID/International Photo Biennial, Fotovakschool, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014 Diversity Required/AFAD model, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2013 The Dearest Nine, Photoport gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2013 ESSL Art Award CEE, Medium gallery, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2012 Startpoint Prize, DOX- Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech republic
2012 The Picture We Live In, The National Cultural Center, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2011 Second Half Time, Slovak Institute, Vienna, Austria
2011 A Youthful Medium, The National Cultural Center, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2011 The Picture We Live In, Gallery of Emil Filla, Ústí nad Labem, Czech republic
2011 2×10, GAMU Gallery, Prague, Czech republic
2011 Personal Records of Everyday Life, French Institute, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2010 Second Half Time , VŠUP Gallery, Prague, Czech republic
2010 PORTraits, Slovak Institute, Prague, Czech republic
2010 Preview, Stredoslovenska galéria, Banská Bystrica, Slovak republic
2010 Second Half Time, Umetnostna galerija Maribor, Slovenia
2010 Photoport Volume 1., The Cultural Center, Espoo, Finland
2009 Photoport Volume 1., in Ulvile, Finland
2009 Second Half Time, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2009 „Slovak specialties“, Ostrava, Czech republic
2008 „Allons Enfants“, Slovak Institute, Paris, France
2008 50 Words, Public transport Bratislava, Slovak republic
2008 „Tatra Smash“, Kežmarok, Slovak republic
2007 50 Words, Public transport, Bratislava, Slovak republic
2007 Group exhibition of students of AFAD, Kežmarok, Slovak republic

Art Fair
2010 Paris Photo, Paris, France
2009 Viennafair, Vienna, Austria

Awards and nominations
2016 NOVUM Foundation Award, SK
2013 Nominee ESSL ART award
2012 Winner Photo of The Year, VÚB Foundation, Slovak republic
2012 Nominee Startpointprize: prize for emerging artists