Naslovni plakat potujoče razstave Tone Stojko, Gledališka fotografija/Theatre Photography. Fotografija na plakatu: Dušan Jovanović, Kdo to poje Sizifa, SNG Drama Ljubljana, premiera 12. 1. 1997. Foto: Tone Stojko; vir: SLOGI.

Tone Stojko, Theatre Photography, touring exhibition, installation at the Maribor Theatre Festival

Lokacija: SNT Maribor, Mezzanine, Slovenska ulica 27, Maribor
Termin: 07. 06. 2024 – 16. 06. 2024

Tone Stojko (1947) is one of the most important Slovenian photographers of the last half century. He can boast, among others, portraits of Alfred Hitchcock, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, concert footage of Tina Turner, etc. In addition to reportage, documentary and portrait photography, Stojko has always been committed to the theatre. His theatre photography oeuvre comprises more than 310,000 photographs and is characterised by his distinctive, artistic approach.

The exhibition Theatre Photography accompanies the publication of the e-book of the same name and presents productions from 1969–2016.

Curator .Tea Rogelj has selected fifty photographs from the period from 1969 to 2016 from the photographic material published in the book. The exhibition was designed by Nina Šturm.

Tone Stojko dedicates the book and the exhibition to Dušan Jovanović, with whom he began his theatrical journey.

Impressions from the opening of the exhibition on Friday, 7 June 2024 (Photo: Boštjan Lah).

Touring Exhibition Tone Stojko, Theatre Photography
Author: Tone Stojko * Curator: Tea Rogelj, MA * Designer: Nina Šturm
English translator: Barbara Skubic * Lecturer: Andraž Polončič Ruparčič * English lecturer: Jana Renée Wilcoxen
Produced by the Slovenian Theatre Institute (represented by: Gašper Troha, PhD). Prodok, d.o.o. (represented by: Simon Stojko Falk), Borštnikovo srečanje Festival (represented by: Aleš Novak), 2024. Slovenian Theatre Institute is funded by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.

Photo processing by Tone Stojko * Printing by O.K.VIR d.o.o.


Photo on the cover : Dušan Jovanović, Who Sings Sisyphus, SNT Drama Ljubljana, premiere 12.1.1997. Photo by Tone Stojko; source: Slovenian Theatre Institute.