A Disappearing World – Let us Safeguard our Sea
6. 2. 2020 to 21. 6. 2020

A Disappearing World – Let us Safeguard our Sea

An Exhibition of Underwater Sea Photography

6 February–22 April 2020, Metelkova

The exhibition is extended until 21 June 2020.
Scorpaena scrofa. Photo: Ive Šoša.

The photographs by Ive Šoša from the underwater world of the Adriatic, which is disappearing more and more quickly from day to day, are a kind of testimony of time and the scenes that can almost no longer be recorded in the Adriatic. Because, as the author says, we have simply killed the sea. Its increasingly scarce inhabitants are ending their journey much too soon.

Through his photographs, their author wishes to remind us of the diminishing lives and beauties beneath the surface of the water, and to encourage each one of us to do as much as we can to preserve and help the Adriatic Sea to survive.

With the exhibition and accompanying activities, the National Museum of Slovenia and the Slovenian Museum of Natural History are joining the endeavour to ensure the best environmental state of the Adriatic.


  • Thursday, 6 February 2020, at 6 pm: opening of the exhibition


The lectures are free of charge. They are conducted in the Slovenian language.

Guided Tours

  • Saturday, 8 February 2020, at 12 pm
  • Sunday, 16 February 2020, at 4 pm
  • Sunday, 15 March 2020, at 4 pm – CANCELLED
  • Sunday, 19 April 2020, at 4 pm – CANCELLED

Guided tours are conducted in Slovenian langugae.
Admission fee according to the price list. No surcharge payable for a guided tour.