Gregor Božič

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Gregor Božič

Born in 1984 in Nova Gorica (Slovenia)

Gregor Božič was born in Nova Gorica, during the Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Filmmaker, cinematographer and researcher of Mediterranean pomology, his directorial debut Stories from the Chestnut Woods premiered at the Toronto international film festival TIFF in 2019. The film received numerous awards and was screened at more than fifty international film festivals subsequently. As a cinematographer he worked on films that have been shown and awarded at major international film festivals including Locarno, Rotterdam, Tribeca and FID Marseille. During the first year of the stay at Le Fresnoy, Gregor created a photographic installation Images de fruits rêvés par de vieux paysans en hiver, which was exhibited as part of the exhibition Panorama 22 – Les sentinelles in 2020.


Images de fruits rêvées par de vieux paysans en hiver

Installation - 2020

présentée dans le cadre de l'exposition Panorama 22

Monument aux arbres tombés

Installation - 2021

présentée dans le cadre de l'exposition Panorama 23