Marjetica Potrc

Marjetica Potrc is an artist and architect based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout Europe and the Americas in such shows as the Sao Paolo Biennial (1996 and 2006), The Structure of Survival (at the Venice Biennial, 2003 and 2009), and many others. She has had solo exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2001), the Max Protetch Gallery in New York (2002, 2005 and 2008), the Nordenhake Gallery in Berlin (2003 and 2007), the PBICA in Lake Worth, Florida (2003), the Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (2006), and The Curve, Barbican Art Galleries in London (2007). She has also created many on-site projects, including Dry Toilet (Caracas Case Project in Caracas, 2003) and Power from Nature (2006).

She has taught at several well-known institutions in Europe and North America, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2005), and has published a number of essays on contemporary urban architecture. Her work has been the subject of numerous articles in such publications as Artforum International, Art in America, and Afterall.

Potrc is the recipient of numerous awards, including grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (in 1993 and 1999); the Hugo Boss Prize 2000, administered by the Guggenheim Museum; a Caracas Case Project Fellowship from the Federal Cultural Foundation, Germany, and the Caracas Urban Think Tank, Venezuela (2002); the AICA-USA Second-Place Award for Best Architecture or Design Show (2004); and the Vera List Center for Arts and Politics Fellowship at The New School in New York (2007).