Maja Smrekar (1978) graduated at the Department of Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana and holds a Master’s of Arts in Video and New Media from the same institution. Her work is based on an interdisciplinary research of the developments and application of ideological structures in society. In exhibiting her projects, she employs various art media and conceptual tools such as installation, performance, drawing, sound, text, video and photography. She has been awarded the Golden Nica award at the Ars Electronica festival and the Prešeren Foundation Award, among others. Currently, she is Guest Professor at the Department of Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design. Maja Smrekar lives and works in Ljubljana.