16. 10. / Sat / 13:00

DobraVaga Gallery

A City Needs a Map


free entry

As part of the 5th anniversary of the DobraVaga Gallery, we’re taking a look at our surroundings and reflecting on the city and the relations between neighbours. We’re inviting you to a mapping workshop, led by visual artist Nika Rupnik.

Mentor: Nika Rupnik

Participants will take a walk around Ljubljana’s urban landscape, exploring it by visually documenting their own impressions and reflecting on how our movements and settlement habits have been changed by the epidemic. With the help of graphic techniques and group work, participants will be able to re-experience the city as the intertwining of architecture and the lived experiences of its inhabitants. In the end, the mapping results will be combined into a map of subjectively experienced public space.

The workshop is free and aimed at 15-year-olds and up. The number of participants is limited. Apply in advance at:

Duration: approx. 3 hours

Nika Rupnik (1991) is a trained painter and self-employed cultural worker. She primarily finds inspiration in the urban environment, which she reflects on through drawings, paintings, photography and graphic arts. As a visual artist, she is active on the local gallery scene, as well as in the field of cultural and artistic education. She has participated in projects by Sezam and Kinodvor, and was a permanent external collaborator of the International Centre of Graphic Arts, where she led and implemented a pedagogical program for children and adults and demonstrations of graphic techniques. She is also active as an illustrator.


When entering the venue during public cultural events, applicable public health regulations must be observed, including presenting required proof of recovery, vaccination or negative test result. As proof of compliance with the requirement, an EU digital COVID Certificate in digital or paper form, equipped with a QR code (text messages are not valid), may be submitted, or another certificate or proof in accordance with regulations, which the competent person shall verify by inspecting the submitted certificate or proof.

Organisation: Kino Šiška/DobraVaga

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