Click to Art / Creative Path to Knowledge
April - August 2018

With the end of August the five-month project Click to Art / Creative Path to Knowledge came to its conclusion. The project brought together Art History and Media Communications students at the University of Maribor with the work of UGM | Maribor Art Gallery and the Semantika commercial company. Eight students from the two university courses, guided by their professors and supported by UGM curators and IT professionals from Semantika managed to prepare 55 introductions of artworks by 17 different artists from the UGM Collection, their presentation at and in the Galis database, i.e. in UGM Digital Inventory.

Students worked in stages, beginning with multiple visits to the gallery, where they got acquainted with selected works fromm the UGm's depos, through independent research of materials in the UGM library to preparation of short professional texts for the wider public and finally, public presentation of the projects results at the UGM on August 30th, 2018.

You are invited to take a look at the 55 new introductory texts on the UGM Collection artworks here.

Participants in the project were:
students Deja Bečaj, Nike Duh, Urška Gačnik, Alja Grašič, Sara Hajdinac, Barbara Lešnik, Peter Škrobar, Karin Šmid (Art History students, Faculty of Arts), Klemen Polanec, (Media Communications student, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
mentors Katarina Mohar and Polona Vidmar (Department for History of Arts, Faculty of Arts, UM), Jerneja Herzog (Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Education, UM), Simona Vidmar (UGM), Sašo Zagoranski (Semantika Ltd.)
with participation of Jure Kirbiš, Meta Gabršek Prosenc, Mojca Štuhec, Sarita Zupanc (all UGM)

The project is a cooperation of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Maribor, UGM | Maribor Art Gallery and Semantika, Ltd.

Co-funded by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Social Fund of the EU.