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Maja Murnik
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Maja Murnik is researcher at the research project of ARRS “Sustainable digital preservation of the Slovenian new-media art” (2021–2024). Her research interests include: new media art and its theory, performance art, philosophy of embodiment (especially from the perspective of phenomenology), art & science.

 

Education:

2012: PhD in philosophy and theory of visual culture, Faculty of Humanities Koper, University of Primorska

2005: BA in theatre studies, Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, University of Ljubljana

2003: BA in comparative literature, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

 

Current highlights:

Chairman of the expert committee for intermedia arts at Municipality of Ljubljana, 2020–2023.

Member of editorial boards of the journals Amfiteater and Virtual Creativity.

Co-founder and researcher at the Institute of New Media Art and Electronic Literature.

Awards

French Government’s Grant (Bourse du gouvernement français) for a 2-month research in France (at Université X – Paris Nanterre), 2009.

Publications

MURNIK, Maja. Performans in gravitacija. Amfiteater : revija za teorijo scenskih umetnosti, ISSN 1855-4539, 2017, letn. 5, št. 2, str. 86–100.

MURNIK, Maja. Art in weightlessness : from outer space to virtual worlds. Virtual creativity, 2017, vol. 7, no. 1, str. 29–40.

MURNIK, Maja. "Follow me, comrades in flight, into the depths!" : body-related performance art in Second Life. V: DOYLE, Denise (ur.). New opportunities for artistic practice in virtual worlds, (Advances in social networking and online communities book series, ISSN 2328-1405). Hershey (PA): Information Science Reference, an imprint of IGI Global. 2015, str. 216–231.

MURNIK, Maja. Uprizoritvene umetnosti v dispozitivu tehnologij : telo in novomedijski performans. Dialogi, ISSN 0012-2068, 2014, letn. 50, št. 1/2, str. 39–50.

MURNIK, Maja. Od teksta k telesnemu : problematika telesa v Bouchardonovem in Volckaertovem delu Loss of grasp. V: ZORMAN, Barbara (ur.), VAUPOTIČ, Aleš (ur.). Literatura in gibljive slike : tematski sklop = Literature and moving images : thematic section, (Primerjalna književnost, ISSN 0351-1189, letn. 37, št. 2). Ljubljana: Slovensko društvo za primerjalno književnost. 2014, letn. 37, št. 2, str. 135–149, [244].

MURNIK, Maja. Performans v svetu sodobnih tehnologij = Performance art in the world of new technologies. V: LUBEJ, Peter (ur.). MFRU 2.0 : [zbornik tekstov ob 20. obletnici festivala], [20.] mednarodni festival računalniške umetnosti = [20th] International Festival of Computer Art. Maribor: Mladinski kulturni center. 2014, str. 9–12.

MURNIK, Maja, PETRIČ, Špela, TURŠIČ, Miha. Beyond life cycles. V: LIÒ, Pietro (ur.). Advances in artificial life : ECAL 2013 : proceedings of the twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, 2-6 September 2013, Taormina, Italy. [S. l.: MIT Press]. 2013, str. 258–259. https://archive.org/details/AdvancesInArtificialLifeECAL2013

MURNIK, Maja. Telo-v-gibanju : razumevanje telesa v Merleau-Pontyjevi zgodnejši filozofiji. Phainomena : [glasilo Fenomenološkega društva v Ljubljani, ISSN 1318-3362, jun. 2012, letn. 21, št. 80/81, str. 201–213.

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