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Amadea Ris is an interdisciplinary young artist born in 1994 in Postojna, Slovenia. She holds a Degree in Art Pedagogy from the Faculty of Education in Ljubljana and is currently completing her Master's thesis in the department of Video and New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana.
In 2018 she lend her face and her story in collaboration with Agency 101 for UNICEF's campaign against sexual abuse of children, titled : A real-life escape room, in which she performed desguised as a guide of the escape room, where she shared her true story on a real scene of the happenings and then revealed her true self. The campaign impacted greatly on the number of sexual abuse reports in the country (increased for 20%).
In 2021/22 she collaborated with Matic Štamcar who was directing Slovenian editions of Free Spirits series for that years season and she was one of the three people who had their own 8-minute short story shared.
Besides this breaking the silence motif, she is passionate about discovering mythical, archetypal and symbolic content and creates according to her inner compass. Her creativity is reflected in a wide variety of ways, from intuitive abstract paintings created with the help of everyday paper bills, to illustrations, new media and even a set of tarot cards, called ~ The Isness Tarot, made from using the Klexography technique of creating mirrored patterns.
After winning the prize for the Most Promising Young Author up to 27 years old with her painting Spiritual Warfare at the painting expo Extempore Bled, October 2022, she joined the society of artists Atelje Bled.
Culturally, she is also active as a curator of art exhibitions in Žmauc Bar – Žmauč's brother and brother's friend, a legendary bar in Ljubljana whose collective provides young artists with a space to represent themselves by organizing diverse, both local and international art shows.
Academy of fine arts and design, University ofLjubljana
Video and new media
Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana
Art pedagogy
Birth Date
October 24, 1994
Birth City
Postojna, Slovenia
Current City
Bled, Slovenia
Eye Color
Zodiac Sign
"Behind ancient rituals there has always been a sacred spirit, and we tell stories when prompted by their agreement with us."
- Estes, C. Pinkola (2003). Women Who Run with the Wolves
Question everything previous generations did not.
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