Biography

Biography

Pero Kovanacaliev from Skopje – Macedonia, is a multidisciplinary visual artist whose work is motivated by the idea of influencing large narratives with artistic interventions and works that inspire and incite changes for sustainable development. With his works, he imposes a pacific way of communication and enables visibility of marginalized topics suppressed by big industries. It emphasizes the need to consider the consequences of our actions and the importance of sustainability. He is guided by the idea, and he carefully selects the material and technique in relation to the topic he is talking about. He works across experimental drawing, painting, photography, video, art installation, sculpture and kinetics.


1982 Born in Gevgelija, live and work in Skopje, Repubilic of Macedonia
2006 Graduated on UKIM, Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje, departmet for sculpture
2018 Completed master studies at UKIM, Faculty of Fine Arts – Skopje department – Sculpture
Work as independent fine artist  / Sculptor, graphic designer, conservator and restorer

Contact:

perokovancaliev@gmail.com

www.perokovancaliev.com
https://issuu.com/perokovancaliev

Solo exhibitions:

2022 Pearly Unknown / “Skopje Light Festival 2022” / City Park Skopje
2021 Prolightning / Two temporary / Home of Culture „ Koco Racin“ Skopje
2021 Political lyricism / National institution Museum – Gevgelija, art gallery AMAM
2020 Capitalist adventure / Home of Culture „Koco Racin” Skopje
2020 Irrational Waves 2 / Festival “White Night” Skopje
2019 Irrational Waves / Cultural Center Pioneer House, Gevgelija
2018 Humanity – exhibition of three authors / Collective Gallery, Skopje
2017 Life like a balloon / National institution Museum – Gevgelija, art gallery Amam
2017 365 kg. of Live / National institution Center for Culture “Marko Cepenkov” Prilep
2015 Tension of the Void / National institution Museum – Gevgelija, art gallery Amam
2014 Yes or No? / National institution Museum – Gevgelija, art gallery Amam

Selected group exhibitions:

2022 Contemporary Sculpture / DLUM / Art Hub gallery, Skopje
2021 Contemporary Sculpture / DLUM / Art Hub gallery, Skopje
2020 Contemporary Sculpture / DLUM / Art Hub gallery, Skopje
2019 Sculptures of the New Age / NI Trajko Prokopiev Cultural Center, Kumanovo, Prilep
2019 Art Attacks / Festival / Square “New Yugoslavia”, Kumanovo
2019 Contemporary Sculpture / DLUM / Youth Cultural Center, Skopje
2017 Annual Exhibition of DLUM / National Gallery of Macedonia, Mala Stanica, Skopje
2016 Image Transformation / NI. Museum of Contemporary Art / Zagreb, Croatia
2016 Travel / Small station / NI. Mala Stanica / Skopje, Macedonia
2015 Sculptures of the new time / NI Trajko Prokopiev Cultural Center, Kumanovo, Prilep
2014 Annual Exhibition DLUM / National Gallery of Macedonia, Mala Stanica, Skopje
2014 Experimental drawing / DLUM / Prague, Czech
2014 Paratissima Skopje – Contemporary Art exhibition / Youth Cultural Center, Skopje
2013 Exhibition on DLUG / House of Culture Koco Racin – Skopje
2013 In to the frames / MMCG / exhibition gallery NLB Banka – Skopje
2012 Sculptures and mosaics, Kavadarci
2011 Sculptures of modern times, Kumanovo, Prilep, Strumica
2011 Аrt colony exhibition / Sevlievo , Bulgaria
2010 Exhibition on DLUG / House of Culture Grigor Prlichev, Kumanovo
2007-2019 Annual Exhibition on Multimedia Center Gevgelija
2006-2019 Annual Exhibition on DLUG – Society of Artists from Gevgelija

Member of:

2021 Two Temporary
2017 ICOM / Internacional council of Museums
2012 DLUM / Society of artists from Macedonia
2007 MMCG / Society of young artists from Gevgelija
2005 DLUG / Society of artists from Gevgelija