The exhibition Salve Regina III by artist Natalija Šeruga Golob was in City Gallery, Nova Gorica, 2019. The exhibition was continuation of artist’s previous exhibitions Salve Regina in Maribor and in Ptuj, 2018. Project consists of paintings, video and music.

The exhibition Salve Regina II by artist Natalija Šeruga Golob was in the Mihelič Gallery in Ptuj, 2018. The exhibition was continuation of her first exhibition Salve Regina. Project consists of paintings, video and music. The exhibition Salve Regina by artist Natalija Šeruga Golob was at the basement floor of the Minorite Church in Maribor, 2018. A closer look at the notion of the mirror, which Plath very boldly used in the title she gave to her thesis, will reveal its affinity with the principle of the alcymical wedding and the concept of harmony this entails.

Contemporary exhibition Cinis Cinereum is like the whirl, where you are caught up in the Alchemy. Egyptian Thovt, was the founder of Alchemy as donum dei (a gift of God). He was a god who supposedly performed successful transmutations of metals and who allegedly described all the secrets of alchemy. An ash of ashes – Cinis Cinereum was a painting exhibition in Pavelhaus in Austria. Artist Natalija Šeruga found the title (Cinis Cinereum) for exhibition in one alchemical illustration in Donum Dei, 17th century – A. Roob: The Hermetic Museum, Alchemy and Mysticism, p. 445. Again and again our eyes are filled with the image of a time that has died. Death, decay, modification of things has always fascinated me. Not in a morbid way, but more in a natural cycle of life way.

I try hard to be aware of my own mortality. Drawings are in the silicone rubber, because silicone rubber has always fascinated me. Paintings are plunged into darkness.

Walls were painted into irregular yellow pattern. Landscape of drawings in silicone on the wall. Drawings in silicone as a quiet winter road in the frozen dawn. The Exhibition Armamaxa of paintings by Natalija Šeruga Golob which were dedicated to the poet Paul Celan.

SALVE REGINA III; 2019, City Gallery, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
SALVE REGINA II; 2018, Mihelič Gallery, Ptuj, Slovenia
SALVE REGINA I; 2018, Minorite Church, UGM (Art Gallery Maribor) and Maribor Puppet Theatre, Slovenia
Solutio Perfecta; 2016, Dvorec Rakičan (Mansion Rakičan), Rakičan, Slovenia
Cinis Cinereum; 2015, Dvorec Rakičan (Mansion Rakičan), Rakičan, Slovenia
Cinis Cinereum; 2014, Pavelhaus, Laafeld/Potrna, Austria
The Undefeated Flame, Everything Else Is a Piece of Cake; 2013, Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia
Dance, Blackbird, Dance; 2012, Bežigrajska galerija1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Risicare; 2010, Galerija Instituta Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia
The Return of the Native; 2009, Mestna galerija Nova Gorica (Municipal Gallery Nova Gorica), Slovenia
Orpiment; 2009, Umetnostna galerija Maribor (Art Gallery Maribor), Maribor, Slovenia
Landscape of the Wax; 2008, Gallery Equrna, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Armamaxa; 2007, Gallery Miklova hiša, Ribnica, Slovenia


I am in love with decay and modification of things. I am attracted to thinks-books fed with people's lives throughout time. Books (pages and book cover) were for sure permeated with the atmosphere of the past. I say that yellow pages (old books) are easily intertwined also with my life, simply because I adore the past, which I have been accumulating (collecting old books), and creating the present (my art work), so the present is again pressed into the past.

Natalija Šeruga Golob