Jure Kastelic

b. 1992, Slovenia

Lives and works in London


Awards and shortlists
2020 Copy&Paste Residency at Platform Southwark, London

2019 Zabludowicz Collection, Testing Ground Masterclass, London 

2017 EMOP Arendt Award

2016 Magnum Photos The Graduate Photographers Award, nominated, London

2015 Magnum Photos The Graduate Photographers Award, nominated, London

2014 Art Graduate Prize Worksinprint, Herbert Smith Freehills Exchange House, London
2014 The Curated Ego, 1st place, National Portrait Gallery, London
2012 Photo Review Photon, 2nd place, Ljubljana
2010 EMZIN Slovenian Photography of the Year, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana


Solo exhibitions 

2020 It's ok until it's not, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana

2020 Cold storage, White Crypt, London

2019 New Alchemy, Niagara Falls Project, Brighton 

2019 Schumuck Insurance, The Chopping Block Gallery, London 

2016 Lepi Loopi / Pretty Loops, Photon Centre for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana
2016 Lepi Loopi / Pretty Loops, Bozidar Jakac Art Museum, Lamut Art Salon, Kostanjevica na Krki
2014 What I Look at is Never What I Wish to See, Stolp Gallery, Maribor
2010 Uroceni, Sokolski dom, Novo mesto

Selected group exhibitions

2021 Platform Southwark (upcoming)

2020 Viral Self-Portrait, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana

2020 Sinister Figures, Bunker Project Space, online

2020 Jenny from the block, Fotopub Project space, Ljubljana

2019 Winter Salon, Offshoot, London

2019 Even Still Sexy, UGM Studio, Maribor 

2019 Prologue, Offshoot Gallery, London 

2017 Pit stop on the way to dancing with cosmic forces, Kensington High Street, London

2017 Locus Solus, Wick Woodland, London

2017 Portraits under Surveillance, Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art MNHA, Luxembourg

2017 Looking for the Clouds, Arendt, Luxembourg  

2016 Dolenjska Museum, Jakac House - Photo of the Novo mesto Authors, Novo mesto

2016 Fotokub, Brigton Fringe, Brighton

2016 Fotopub Appetizer, Argentina Park Bomb Shelter, Ljubljana

2016 Less Photograhy More Photographic, SP3 Galleria, Treviso
2015 Fer de Lance, Lausanne Art Centre, Switzerland
2015 Fotopub group exhibition, GT22, Maribor
2015 Copy/Paste, Photon Gallery, Vienna
2014 Copy/Paste, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana
2014 Different worlds: Young Contemporary Photography, Kino Siska & Photon Gallery
2014 Art Graduate Prize, Herbert Smith Freehills Exchange House, London
2014 Slovenian Contemporary Portrait, Stolp Gallery, Marbor
2014 Fluid, Brighton Photo Fringe, Brighton
2014 8 Young Slovenian Artists, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto
2014 Slovenian Contemporary Portrait, Simulaker Gallery, Novo mesto
2014 University of Brighton BA (Hons) Photography Degree Show, Brighton
2014 Blog Reblog, Austin Center for Photograhy, Austin
2013 Slovenian Contemporary Portrait, Fabrica Braco De Prata, Lisbon
2013 Fabrications, Space@Create, Brighton
2013 NovaF, Media Nox Gallery, Maribor
2013 Self Publish Be Happy, 89+ Slideshow, London
2013 Blog Reblog, Signal Gallery, New York
2013 These are young people, Skrinja Gallery, Maribor
2013 Face to Face, Second Year Show, Brighton
2013 Ryerson Brighton Digital Group Show, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto
2012 Photo Ireland Photobook Show, Glasgow
2012 C Photobook Show, Brighton
2010 Charity auction of Artists from Dolenjska, Simulaker, Novo mesto
2010 Festival of Contemporary Art of Youth, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
2010 EMZIN Slovenian Photography of the Year, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana


2020 An ode to hodling (edition of 200), selfpublished

2011 Honeymoon (edition of 50), published by Slovenian House of Photography
2010 Uroceni (edition of 20), self published



2020 Talk with Jure Kirbis, Ravnikar Gallery Space, online

2020 Talk with Jon Sharples, White Crypt, London

2019 Talk with Jon Sharples, Niagara Falls Projects, Brighton

2016 Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London

2016 Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana, Ljubljana
2016 Foto Vist: Screen, Artist talk, Kino Siska, Ljubljana, SLO 
2014 The Curated Ego: What Makes a Good Selfie?, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK


Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art MNHA, Luxembourg

Arendt Medernach collection, Luxembourg

Herbert Smith Freehills Collection, London
Photobook Show Collection, London
Booklet/Zine library in Tokyo, Japan
Private collections in London, New York, Ljubljana, Prague, Treviso


Slovenian Ministry of Culture (2012-14)



Koridor, exhibition review, 2020 (Slovenian)

Young Space, interview, 2018

Rare art, interview, 2018

Le Monde, Le Portfolio, printed 26/03/2016

Le Monde, Au « JT », la tête de l’émoi, online 25/03/2016

The Guardian, Faces of doom: what reporters look like delivering horrific news – in pictures, 12/05/15

Mladina, Vizualni umetnik, ki ga prezema internet, 25/03/2016

Fotografija Magazine, issue 66-67
Fast Company, CoDesign, What Newscasters Look Like When They Deliver Bad News, 30/06/15
Seesaw Magazine, Issue #18