Dejan Sluga graduated Art History and Sociology of Culture at the Philosophical Faculty at the Ljubljana University. He finished his post-graduate studies at the Sotheby’s Art Institute in London and enrolled in Ph.D. studies at the Faculty of Humanistic Studies in Koper (unfinished).
Sluga worked as a critic, editor and public relations manager for various media and cultural organizations in Ljubljana/Slovenia.
In 2003 he established the Photon Association, Gallery and later Center for Contemporary Photography. In 2005 he organized the first Photonic Moments – Month of Photography festival in Ljubljana. He expanded Photon’s activities in 2012 by establishing a Vienna branch of Photon and opened a gallery there in 2013. He is the manager, program director and curator of both organizations.