Born: 28.10. 1970 in Ljubljana
Lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
1996, Diploma in architecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana
2001, Diploma in sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
2005, MFA in sculpture and new media, Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
2015, Ph.D., Faculty of Art and Design, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
Polonca Lovšin is visual artist and architect. Her long term projects belongs to the segment of contemporary arts practices known as art-as-research. Polonca Lovšin focuses mainly on the dynamic and constantly changing relationship between the urban and the rural. This is also the theme of her doctoral study, which she is completing at Bauhaus University in Weimar. Polonca Lovšin has participated in numerous exhibitions at home and abroad, among others: at Kunstverein Gera, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge; A + A Gallery in Venice; as well as in Hamburg, Paris, Prague, Berlin, Copenhagen, Liege, Bologna, Poznań, Celje, Slovenj Gradec, and at P74 Gallery, Ljubljana. She is a recipient of the »Zlata ptica (“Golden Bird”) Award« in 2010 for the visual arts. She has also participated in several international art residencies in Cambridge, Hamburg, Berlin, London, and California.