Marko Peljhan

Born 1969 in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, Peljhan in 1992 graduated from the Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana. Also in 1992 he founded the arts organization 'Projekt Atol' and in 1995 Project Atol`s technological branch 'Pact Systems' (Projekt Atol Communication Technologies) in the frame of which he carries out research in the fields of performance, technology applications, radio, sound, video, film, lectures and situations.

In 1995 Peljhan co-founded 'Ljudmila' (Ljubljana Digital Media Lab) for which he works as programs co-ordinator. Peljhan is also the operations coordinator of the 'Makrolab' project, which was shown at the Documenta X in Kassel. One of his recent projects is 'Insular Technologies' (International Networking System for Universal Long Distance Advanced Radio). Peljhan also co-organized the 'Beauty and the East' nettime conference in Ljubljana in 1997 and coedited and authored art and performance oriented publications and articles.


Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa (1995)
Ljubljana Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia (1996/97)
Documenta X, Kassel, Germany (1997)
Code Red, Sydney, Australia (1997)
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria (1998)
Manifesta II, Luxembourg (1998)
Cartographers, Geo-gnostic Project for the 21st Century, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland (1998)
Cultural Perspectives on Space, Boulogne-Billancourt, France (1999)
L'autre moite de l'Europe, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France (2000)
Body and the East, NYC, US (2000/01)


Media Art Prize, ZKM Karlsruhe (2001)


Insular Technologies