About

2016 – EASTERN BLOC Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2015 – multimedia event “300 FEET”, Ljubljana

2014 – Exhibition TEMPORARY OBJECTS AND HYBRID AMBIENTS, Kglu, Slovenj Gradec
2013 – DEVICE ART 4.013 exhibition @ Školska 28 Gallery, Prague
2012 – Timing Diagrams at Dvorana Jedinstvo, Zagreb
2011 – ‘Magnetic Matrix’ at Netaudio Festival, London
2010 – ‘SIPHON:SYS:APPARATUS’, Zero Gallery / Transmediale, Berlin
2009 – CELLSBUTTON#3 – International Media Art Festival, Indonesia
2008 – Featured Art Scene, ARS ELECTRONICA 2008, Austria
2007 – “Nightcomers”, 10th INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL BIENNIAL, Turkey
2007 – MA Fine Arts, CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS, London
2005 – degree, painting class, ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, Ljubljana/Slovenia
2003 – 50th BIENNALE DI VENEZIA: VV2 “Recycling The Future”, Italy

  • CONTACT:   sko122 (at) gmail.com

MARKO BATISTA is Ljubljana based tech-mixed-media artist, sound researcher, video experimentalist and AV performer, born in Tito’s Yugoslavia. Batista focuses on themes such as displaced sound-scapes, video transformation processes, networking data, collaboration, linking concepts, hybrid spaces, politics of art and other fields of contemporary media art. Graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana and finished Master of Arts degree from Central Saint Martins in London. Marko Batista is a founding member of experimental multimedia group Klon:Art:Resistance. In 2003 he collaborated on a project for 50th LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA: VV2 .

His works have been presented at ARS ELECTRONICA-Featured Art Scene in 2008, 10th INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL BIENNIAL, BIX Facade KUNSTHAUS GRAZ, Cellsbutton#3-Indonesia, VIENNABIENNALE 2008, ELECTRONIC CHURCH Berlin, CCA Glasgow, SLOWTIME 2007, Museum of Modern Art-Ljubljana, PIXXELPOINT 2005, 15th International Festival of Computer Arts-Maribor, ZERO Gallery/TRANSMEDIALE.10-Berlin …

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2016

SONIC GEOMETRY OF SPACE exhibition, Aksioma Project Space, Ljubljana
radioCona:0.2425 @ WAVE FARM – WGXC FM, New York
Sound installation @ U3- Triennial of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
Microcosmos Project @ Lighting Guerilla Festival, Ljubljana
EASTERN BLOC Gallery, Montreal, group exhibition
Cave Astronauts composition featured on Radio Cona Soundcloud, online
Crises and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005-2015, Ljubljana
Error Trash video @ e-flux video rental, +MSUM, Ljubljana
Featured on Sixty Second Tech, online
Featured on Elite Techno Web, online
FM exhibition radioCona:0.2425, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Solo exhibition @ Filodrammatica Gallery, Rijeka, Croatia

2015

Chem:Sys:Reaktor @ MSUM, Ljubljana
performance & exhibition @ PIXXELPOINT, Slovenia
multimedia event ‘300 Feet’, Ljubljana, Slovenia
performance @ IN/VISIBLE CITIES festival, Gorica, Italy
BENTRNIX at WONDERLAB EXHIBITION, MSUV, Novi Sad, Srbija
First solo exhibition in Zagreb, Dvorana Jedinstvo
TEMPORARY OBJECTS and HYBRID AMBIENTS exhibition, Trbovlje
performans @ RADIO CONA: WINTER FM, Ljubljana
TEMPORARY OBJECTS and HYBRID AMBIENTS exhibition, UGM, Maribor

2014

Martian Cronicles.04 exhibition at IFCA 2014, MEDIA NOX GALLERY, Maribor
OPTOLYT performance at IFCA 2014, Kino Udarnik, Maribor, Slovenia
Timing Diagrams at LUMINA, Cascais, Portugal
Electronic Church, Lighting Guerrilla Festival, Ljubljana
Short performance for the Museums Night at Vžigalica, Ljubljana
TEMPORARY OBJECTS and HYBRID AMBIENTS, Galerija Vžigalica, Ljubljana
Performance OPTOLYT, Puppet Theatre, Ljubljana
Workshop for kids, ‘Simple Electronic Instruments’, Puppet Theatre, Ljubljana
TEMPORARY OBJECTS and HYBRID AMBIENTS, KGLU, Slovenj Gradec
Sound piece, RADIO CONA/CITY AT NIGHT exhibition, Ljubljana

2013

DIY Polyester horns sculpture UPDATE, Ljubljana
Timing Diagrams Performance, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
Siphon:Sys:Apparatus performance, Festival Art Stays, Ptuj
Optolyth premiere @ Old Power Station, Ljubljana
The Machine of Memory @ Detmold International Short Film Festival, Germany
CHEM:SYS:APPARATUS exhibition @ KSEVT, Vitanje, Slovenia
Timing Diagrams performance @ Spajalica/MMSUM, Rijeka
Syphon:Sys:Aparatus sound performance @ K4, Prague
DEVICE ART 4.013 exhibition @ Školska 28 Gallery, Prague
Chem:Sys:Reaktor exhibition @ SIMULAKER GALLERY, Novo mesto

2012

RADART#3 event @ Klub K4, Ljubljana
H220 performance @ Mutamorphosis Conference, Prague
Performance @ AMBER FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey
BENTRONIX @ Device Art Exhibition, Zagreb
Hybrid Sonic Machines @ IFCA 2012, Maribor
SOUND EXPLICIT @ Jakopič Gallery, Ljubljana
The Machine of Memory @ Ionian International Digital Film Festival, Greece
Chem:Sys:Reaktor exhibition @ Project Space I Aksioma, Ljubljana
Museum Night 2012 @ Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
CologneOFF 2012 Greece III @ Ionian International Digital Film Festival, Greece
collaboration @ the opening event of “CENTRAL STATION”, Maribor
contribution for RadioCona exhibition: Radio Arts Space @ Transmittal, NY, USA
performance ‘TIMING DIAGRAMS’ @ Dvorana Jedinstvo, Zagreb
‘ELECTRIC NAUSEOUS’ @ KUD France Prešeren, Ljubljana
The Machine of Memory @ Carnival of e-Creativity-CeC 2012, India
RADIO ARTS SPACE-Nachtradiofestival @ Fries Radio in Berlin and Potsdam
‘Ecology of techno mind’ exhibition @ Dimenzija napredka Gallery, Slovenia
Siphon:Sys:Apparatus live @ So.und.ing event, Kino Siska, Ljubljana

2011

Sound-piece for Radio Arts Space Exhibition @ ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
Performance H220 @ The Gallery of Fine Arts Slovenj Gradec
Performance H220 @ Rotovž Exhibition Salon, Maribor
Sonic Sculptures @ ‘Zametki’ event, Ljubljana
Syphon:Sys:Apparatus @ Festival Sonica 2011, Ljubljana
CologneOFF 2011 Rome @ Arte Video Roma Festival 2011
Timing Diagrams, Espace des Possibles / Maison Folie, Mons, Belgium
Performance H220 @ Peek & Poke, Rijeka, Croatia
Machine of Memory video@Waterpieces Contemporary Art & Videoart Festival, Riga
Machine of Memory video@Budapest International Shortfilm Festival , Hungary
Machine of Memory video@CologneOFF/Shams – The Sunflower , Beirut
POOLLOOP Festival, Zurich
Interactive installation @ NETAUDIO, London
Bentronix exhibition, Kapelica Gallery
H220 project at MMC Pina, Koper
TIMING DIAGRAMS premiere, Old Powerplant, Ljubljana

2010

Festival HAIP 10, Cyberpipe, Ljubljana
SYPHON:SYS:APPARATUS, exhibition, Maribor
interview Radio Cona, Ljubljana
LAB 30 festival, Augsburg, Germany
SHARE FESTIVAL, Torino Italy
video screening, kino UDARNIK, Maribor
SIMULAKER GALLERY, Novo Mesto
H220 at EARZOOM festival, SKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
event NOVA ELEKTRONIKA, Cinema Metropol, Celje
SIMULTAN#6 FESTIVAL, Timisoara, Romania
collaboration, Venzha Christ-Marko Batista, performance, Kapelica Gallery
Parallel Digital Structures, ESC, Graz, Avstria
H220 premiere, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
Modular Interferences, Trzaska 2, Ljubljana
Performance MAGNETIC MATRIX 3.1 at Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
Parallel Digital Structures’ at Remont Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Parallel Digital Structures’ at SKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
Interview on Radio Student, Ljubljana
‘HYBRID SONIC MACHINES’ performance, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
group exhibition @ INTERNATIONAL TEST SITE-Z1, Ritopek, Srbija
MzK group exhibition ‘Berlin-London-New York’, Arhitekturni muzej, Ljubljana
exhibition ‘ECOLOGY OF TECHNO MIND’, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
solo exhibition ‘Siphon:Sys:Apparatus’, Zero Gallery/Transmediale, Berlin
Astronomical Frontiers Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009

Parallel Digital Structures at MMC PINA, Koper
Live at MOLEKULA, Rijeka, Croatia
performance at 15th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor
Kinozvocenja: Gangan Ensenble Ljubljana, Jakopic Gallery, Ljubljana
Gangan Series collaboration at MMC Kibla, Maribor
opening week of the CULTURAL CENTRE KINO SISKA, Ljubljana
UPLOAD v 1.0 @ Sculpture Square, Singapore
PRELOAD v 1.0 @ Day&Night Gallery, Singapore
Cellsbutton#3 – Yogyakarta International Media Art Festival, Indonesia
Parallel Digital Structures @ KAPSULA GALLERY, Ljubljana
FORUM STADTPARK, Graz
BIX Facade KUNSTHAUS GRAZ, Avstria
Mestna galerija, Nova Gorica (HONF, Son:DA, Transducer.04)
KIBLA, Maribor (HONF, Son:DA, Transducer.04)
Galerija Kapelica, Ljubljana (HONF, Son:DA, Transducer.04)
Likovni salon, Celje (HONF, Son:DA, Transducer.04)
Kulturni center Pekarna, (HONF, Son:DA, Transducer.04)
Sguardi Sonori in Berlin 2009 at 91qm project space
Salon Bruit @ Lichtblick Kino, Berlin
Live at ELECTRONIC CHURCH, Berlin

2008

Slowtime/Dreamtime at 7th Salon de Arte Digital at Museum of Contemporary ArtMACZUL Maracaibo/Venezuela
Exhibition at VIENNABIENNALE 2008, Austria
Sound performance at ARS ELECTRONICA, Linz, Austria
CELLSBUTTON #02, YOGYAKARTA INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ART FESTIVAL 2008
DVD release Error Trash v 1.3
‘Parallel Sound Objects’ and Error Trash v.1.3 broadcast, RADIOCONA, Ljubljana
Error Trash v.1.3 live at Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana
‘Parallel Sound Objects’ live at Avantgard 008, KIBLA, Maribor
French Cultural Centre André Marraux Sarajevo 8-21 March 2008
3rd CeC. and CaC, organised by The Academy of Electronic Art New Delhi
Cinematheque Slowtime showcase at “Digital Media” exhibition, Valecia, Spain

2007

video screening at NIGHTCOMERS, 10th International Istanbul Biennial
Media Art Friesland Festival 2007, The Nederlands
VISUAL DEFLECTION, London
MA Fine Art show, Central Saint Martins, group exhibition,London
3rd International Digital Art Festival, Rosario, Argentina
solo exhibition,THE EMPIRE GALLERY, London
OPTICA: the Gijon International Festival of Video Art, Spain
TRUNK 07 The Nordic Art Video Festival, Sweden
«Video Art – Start from Zero» – FESTIVAL MIDEN in Athens, Greece
Bigscreen Festival, Kunming, China
Parallel Error Data 1.1, 13.International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor
Festival of digital video IZOLENTA 07, St. Petersburg, Russia
Festival for video and new media art SIMULTAN03, Timisoara, Romania
VIDEO CUTS screening, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
video screening, FESTIVAL MIDEN, Greece
SLOWTIME 2007 [NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne, online
PANTHEON Xperimental film & video festival, Cyprus




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