Aprilija Lužar

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Aprilija Lužar (1963) is a socially engaged feminist artist whose works to tackle violence against women, the position of women in society and lesbian activism. In 1987 she completed the study of painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo and Ljubljana. Aprilija has collaborated with Škuc LL and women’s centres both in Ljubljana and abroad since 1988 through exhibitions and artistic workshops. Her art is expressed through portrait realism, abstraction in a highly modernist style, performance art, sound, multimedia and participatory projects and installations. She won Best Painting Award at May Salon – POP (2004) and participated in the 2002 edition of the City of Women Festival with Women’s Taxi.