Borut Vogelnik is a co-founder of the Slovenian art collective IRWIN, which was founded in 1983 and has responded to the collapse of Yugoslavia with a declaration of independence and the formation of a new, artist state: NSK State in Time. Together with the four other members of IRWIN (Dušan Mandic, Miran Mohar, Andrej Savski, and Roman Uranjek), Vogelnik has participated in all IRWIN projects and exhibitions since the group's formation. He is also an assistant professor at the Academy for Visual Art in Ljubljana, where he lives and works, and was a co-founder and of the art organization Neue Slovenische Kunst.