helena tahir

Helena Tahir (1992) works in painting, drawing, photography and graphic art. For the latter, she received this year’s May Saloon (ZDSLU) award for the best young graphic artist. She is a postgraduate student in the painting programme at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana, where in 2015 she also graduated with distinction in painting and graphic arts. In recent years she was an exchange student at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Porto, Portugal, and at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany. She has participated in several solo and group exhibitions at home and in international cultural environments, such as the Transformation of Image in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, SlovenIndia in the National Modern Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, Zum Zoom Zoum in the GapGap Gallery, Leipzig, Papirologija in the Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, VI Biennial of Slovenian Independent Illustration in Kino Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and also her solo exhibition In the Whirl in the Božidar Jakac Gallery, Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia, and the first group exhibition Something Ending, Something Beginning in Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, Slovenia.