Aleksandra Domanović’s work is concerned with the circulation and reception of images and information, particularly as they shift meaning and change register, traversing different contexts and historical circumstances. Her works create strange taxonomies and manic associative chains that poke and prod at copyright laws, unpack the geopolitical implications of web domains, or explore, for instance, the model of exhibitions (the co-creation of the collaborative exhibition platform

Most recently, Domanović has turned her attention to the complex ways in which image culture and information flows have formed the postwar environment of former Yugoslavia. Whether investigating the phenomenon of what she dubs ‘Turbo Sculpture’ — monumental statues of American celebrities and movie characters like Bruce Lee, Johnny Depp, and Rocky Balboa, that have been erected across the former Yugoslavia — or constructing modest steles out of printer paper emblazoned with digital distortions of images from pre- and postwar life, or making semi-autobiographical forays into a rave scene that united the youth of the balkanized Yugoslavian territory, Domanović addresses the ways in which we attempt to heal the wounds of history through conviviality and denial.

Domanović has been awarded the 2014/15 ars viva prize. The ars viva exhibition series will present a selection of works by the three award-winners through 2015 at the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart; Bonner Kunstverein; and Grazer Kunstverein. Domanović's recent solo exhibitions include: Glasgow International 2014, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (2014); 'Aleksandra Domanović', firstsite, Colcheste (2014); 'The Future Was at Her Fingertips', Tanya Leighton, Berlin (2013); 'Turbo Sculpture', SPACE, London (2012); and 'From yu to me', Kunsthalle Basel (2012). 

Aleksandra Domanović
'Votive: Pomegranate', 2016
Laser sintered PA plastic, polyurethane, Soft-Touch, brass, copper, Corian and foam
175.5 x 63 x 39.5 cm
69 1/4 x 24 3/4 x 15 1/2 in in
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Aleksandra Domanović
'Bulls Without Horns: The Amount of Black and White is the Same', 2016
Diasec mounted chromogenic print
150 x 200 cm
59 1/4 x 78 3/4 in
Edition of 3 + 1 AP AP 1/1
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Aleksandra Domanović
'Substances of Human Origin', 2015
Installation: laser sintered PA plastic, polyurethane, Soft-Touch, messing, aluminum, flocking and carbon fiber coating; 3 parts
52 x 270 x 49 cm (overall)

Aleksandra Domanović
‘Things To Come’, 2014
UV flatbed print on polyester foil
4 panels; 350 x 92 cm each
Edition of 5 + 2 AP