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Short Biography

Jana Lulovska is an interdisciplinary artist whose eclectic and dynamic approach ignites curiosity, challenges perceptions and norms, and inspires positive change by exploring the intersections of the transformative power of art, science, and humanity. She works primarily in photography, painting, printmaking and installation, and is also active in experimental film, video art, animation and design. She graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts “Krastyo Sarafov”, Sofia, Bulgaria.


Jana's artistic journey has been marked by cultural exploration and intellectual discourse, with projects that aim to inspire positive change and challenge preconceived notions. She uses art as a platform for stimulation, education and therapy, inviting viewers to contemplate their place in a diverse world. In essence, her work is a testament to her belief in the transformative power of art, inspiring consciousness, healing, empathy, and understanding. Through her work, she focuses on the topics: the human condition, feminism, nature and ecology, time and movement.

 

Lulovska presented solo and group exhibitions in North Macedonia, USA, France, Greece, Belgium, Italy, Croatia, etc. She has participated in international residencies, art and film workshops, and her films have been selected on numerous film festivals. Lulovska’s artworks are in collections in North Macedonia, Italy, and Bulgaria. Her artworks have been published in numerous books, catalogues and film magazines worldwide.

 

Member of the Association of Artists of North Macedonia.

Lives and works in Skopje, North Macedonia.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2022

Pedagogical additional qualification, Certificate, Faculty of Pedagogy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2021

Graphic Design Art, London Art College, Online Course


2016

Screen Arts, Photography, BA, National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts “Krastyo Sarafov”,

SOFIA/BULGARIA

2004

Waverly High School, LANSING/MI/USA

Upcoming

2024

Films Screening, Lecture, and Panel Discussion, Cultural Informative Centre of the R. of N. Macedonia in Zagreb, ZAGREB/CROATIA 

 

Photo-Graphic Experiments, French Institute, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

(Solo Exhibition in collaboration with Macedonian artist Ana Trajkovska)

 

Effortless, Cultural Informative Centre, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA 

(Solo Exhibition) 

Solo Exhibitions

2023

"Photo-Graphic Experiments",Cité Internationale des Arts, PARIS/FRANCE

(In collaboration with Macedonian artist Ana Trajkovska)

2022

"Natura in Vita/Vita in Natura", National Gallery of Macedonia Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Pictorialism", Cultural Social Space Center-Jadro, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

(In collaboration with Macedonian photographer Sasho Alushevski)

2019

"Entropy", CreArt AIR Skopje 2019 - Cultural Informative Centre, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

(In collaboration with Croatian artist Mare Šuljak) 

2018

"Aliquots", Gallery MC, NEW YORK CITY/NY/USA

2017

"Aliquots", Museum of the City of Skopje, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2016

"Correlation", Centar for culture Ivan Mazov-Klime, KAVADARCI/MACEDONIA


"Correlation", NU Center for culture, BITOLA/MACEDONIA

"Correlation", Gallery NATFA, SOFIA/BULGARIA

"Correlation", Cultural Informative Centre of the R. of Macedonia in Sofia, SOFIA/BULGARIA

2015

"Correlation", Youth Cultural Center, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2008

"Stills from the film I am from Titov Veles", Home of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2007

"Stills from the film I am from Titov Veles", Cinedays International European Film Festival - Youth Cultural Center, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

Group Exhibitions

2023

"OSCE Chairmanship 2023 of the Republic of North Macedonia" official manifestation, Aleksandar Palace Hotel, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Experimental Drawing & Experimental Poetry", Centrum Kultury Wilanow, Association of Artists of Macedonia, WARSAW/POLAND

"FEMINA V.S. FEMININOLOGY", Cultural Informative Centre of the Republic of North Macedonia in Zagreb, Association of Artists of Macedonia and Croatian Association of Visual Artists and Art Critics, ZAGREB/CROATIA

"20th Busan International Environment Art Festival Change to ECO", Online Exhibition, BUSAN/SOUTH KOREA

"ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2023", National Gallery of Macedonia Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"MiniARTura", Cultural Informative Centre, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"FEMINA V.S. FEMININOLOGY", National Gallery of Macedonia Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, Association of Artists of Macedonia and Croatian Association of Visual Artists and Art Critics, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Displaced Boundaries", Home of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Humanitarian Art Exhibition/Auction for the earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria", Youth Cultural Center, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2022

"MIRROR face to face 2022", Cultural Informative Centre - Bitola, Italian & Macedonian Artists, BITOLA/MACEDONIA

"MIRROR face to face 2022", Qu.Bi Gallery, Italian & Macedonian Artists, VICENZA/ITALY 

"Utkano pod kožu - Njihova tkanja (Woven under the skin - Their weaves)", Galery Događanja, International Group Project of Female Artists, ZAGREB/CROATIA

"19th Winter Salon", National Gallery of Macedonia Chifte Hammam, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Prisoners' Silences - Elegy on Dostoyevski's life & work", Casa Bianca, 

THESSALONIKI/GREECE

2021

"Mal Format", Cultural Informative Centre, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"MiniARTura", Cultural Informative Centre, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Mal Format", NUCK Marko Cepenkov, Association of Artists of Macedonia, PRILEP/MACEDONIA

"MiniARTura", Art Center ART HUB Gallery, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"F. M. DOSTOYEVSKY's birth anniversary - 200 years", 18th Thessaloniki Book Fair, THESSALONIKI/GREECE

"White Night", Central Bus Station, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA ​

2020

2019

"White Night", National Gallery of Macedonia Daut Pasha Hammam, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Art Residency Galichnik retrospective exhibition", National Gallery of 

Macedonia Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Humanitarian Art Exhibition", Hotel Park, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2018

"12th Biennial of Young Artists", Museum of Contemporary Art, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2016

"Connection 2", National Gallery of Macedonia Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Connection 2", Balabanov House, PLOVDIV/BULGARIA

 

"Connection 2", Regional Library Zachary Knjazheski,

STARA ZAGORA/BULGARIA

 

"Connection 2", Archeological Museum, International Francophone Festival Soleil, SOZOPOL/BULGARIA

2015

2010

2006

2005

"Blue", A Smith Gallery, JOHNSON CITY/TX/USA

"Reflection and Response" at White Night, Youth Cultural Center, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

"Reflection and Response"at White Night, EU Mission of Macedonia, BRUSSELS/BELGIUM

"Photo Expedition to East Rhodope Mountains", Gallery Debut, SOFIA/BULGARIA

"Photo Expedition to East Rhodope Mountains", DOZDOVNICA/BULGARIA

"Photo Expedition to East Rhodope Mountains", KRDZALI/BULGARIA

"Photo Expedition to West Rhodope Mountains", Gallery NATFA, SOFIA/BULGARIA

"Photo Expedition to West Rhodope Mountains", Gallery Georgi Mashev, PAZARDZHIK, BULGARIA

2024

East meets West, plan.d. produzentengalerie, Group Exhibition of German and Macedonian Female Artists, DÜSSELDORF/GERMANY

 

20th Winter Salon, Art Gallery, Association of Artists of Macedonia, KUMANOVO/MACEDONIA

20th Winter Salon, Bezisten, Association of Artists of Macedonia, ŠTIP/MACEDONIA

Female Artists of North Macedonia Visual Art Exhibition in recognition of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, U.S. Embassy Skopje, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

20th Winter Salon, National Gallery of Macedonia Chifte Hammam, Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

Films/Animation

2024

Genesis Overture - In honour of the source of creation, Author

2023

Magna Mater, Author

2022

WOMAN: 3 Essential Questions, Author

2020

Excerpt from the Diary of a Young Artist, Author

2013

Alerik, Director of Photography

2011

The woman who brushed off her tears, Photographer

2007

Voluntary Lost, Photographer

2006

The woman who brushed off her tears, Photographer

1999

Veta, Actor

Professional Experience

2022

Festival Jury, Winter Apricots International Film Festival, PRILEP/MACEDONIA

2021

Specialist Designer, The Cambridge Journal of Law, Politics, and Art - University of Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE/UNITED KINGDOM

2017 - 2018

Manager of Retrospective Exhibition and publication of a Monographic book of Tanas Lulovski - Tane, National Gallery of Macedonia Daut Pasha Hammam, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2014

Rotoscoping Artist, FX3X Special Effects Film Company, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2011

Lighting Designer, 32 Intl. Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, BITOLA/MACEDONIA

2021 -

Sole proprietor/Founder/Freelance Artist/Graphic Designer, LULOVSKA TP, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2010

Lighting Designer, 31 Intl. Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, BITOLA/MACEDONIA

Residencies/Workshops

2023

Cité Internationale des Arts, PARIS/FRANCE 

7th Painters COLONY Ulcinj on Canvas, ULCINJ/MONTENEGRO

2022

Participatory & Socially Engaged Art with Andreja Kulunčić, Workshop by Cultural Social Space Center - Jadro, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2021

Life in Nature, Residency by HOPS and Ministry of Culture of Macedonia, BEROVO/MACEDONIA

 

Art and Empathy Workshop, Brooklyn Museum, ONLINE

2020

Co-Creation Workshop by Philip Parr, Oracle – International Congress of Cultural Managers and Cultural Operators, ONLINE

2019

CreArt AIR Skopje 2019, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

2018

International Art Residency Galichnik, Organised by

Ana Frangovska, GALICHNIK/MACEDONIA

Kino Kabaret Budapest, Organised by Euphoria Borealis, BUDAPEST/HUNGARY

2006

Photo Residency East Rodopi Mountain, Organised by Mario Krastev, BULGARIA

2005

Photo Residency West Rodopi Mountain, Organised by NATFA, BULGARIA

Collections

Club for UNESCO, VICENZA/ITALY

Cultural Informative Centre - Bitola, BITOLA/MACEDONIA


Association of Artists of Macedonia, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA


International Art Residency Galichnik, GALICHNIK/MACEDONIA

 

National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts “Krastyo Sarafov”, SOFIA/BULGARIA


Sisters and Brother Mitevski Production, SKOPJE/MACEDONIA

Awards/Grants

2023

Winter Apricots International Film Festival, Macedonian Official Selection, Nomination for Best Short Macedonian Film

Cinedays International European Film Festival, Macedonian Shorts Official Selection

2022

Prince Claus Fund in collaboration with Goethe-Institut, shortlisted for the Mentorship Award – Cultural and Artistic responses to Environmental Change

2013

Cinematography at 33 Intl. Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, Nomination for Small Golden Camera 300 for Best Cinematography in a Narrative Short Film

Publications

The Pasticheur Magazine: Literature, Art, & Ideas, Natura in Vita/Vita in Natura, Pictorialism, Entropy, Aliquots, Correlation, Cinedays International European Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, European Film Academy (European Film Awards), European Film Promotion, Torino Film Festival, Pusan International Film Festival, Warsaw International Film Festival, Mannheim International Film Festival, Stockholm International Film Festival, Lecce European Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Sarajevo Film Festival, International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers, Valencia International Film Festival, Alexandria International Film Festival, Festival del Cinema Europeo, Cinema City, Crossing Europe Film Festival, Valencia International Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Brasilia International Film Festival, Espoo Ciné International Film Festival, Panorama of European Cinema Festival, Chennai International Film Festival, Giffoni Film Festival, Screen International, Unifrance, IMDb, PopMatters Media, screendaily.com, entertainment.ie, mubi.com, cineuropa.org, filmneweurope.com, herojnaedenden.mk, fashionel.mk, radiomof.mk, daily.mk, vecer.mk, novamakedonija.com.mk, etc.

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