ALEKSANDRA DOMANOVIĆ
THE FUTURE WAS AT HER FINGERTIPS
27 April - 30 June 2013
Gallery Weekend Berlin 2013
PREVIEW 26 April, 6 - 9 pm

1843 Ada Lovelace writes what is considered the first computer program 

1867 The typewriter is introduced

1908 Kikunae Ikeda proposes the existence of umami

1950 A cybernetic tortoise is designed by William Grey Walter

1963 Rajko Tomović develops one of the earliest artificial limbs with a sense of touch known as the 'Belgrade Hand'

1968 Marvin Minsky creates the tentacle arm

1968 Marvin Minsky is an adviser on the movie '2001: A Space Odyssey'

1973 The Internet consists of 25 computers

1977 In 'Demon Seed' by Donald Cammell, Susan Harris is impregnated by an artificial intelligence called Protheus; the AI uses the 'Belgrade hand' as it's robotic prop
1980 Tito dies

1984 Hewlett Packard introduces the first inkjet printer available to consumers

1984 Jivamukti Yoga is founded in New York

1987 The second to last 'Relay of Youth' takes place in Yugoslavia; the baton is made out of plexiglass with 8 drops of blood
1988 Worm plagues the Internet

1989 Borka Jerman Blažić registers the .yu domain 

1989 Corbis is founded by Bill Gates

1996 Olia Lialina makes 'My Boyfriend Came Back From the War'
1997 'Zeroes + Ones: Digital Women and the New Technoculture' by Sadie Plant is published

1998 The first Lululemon store opens in Vancouver

2000 Saint Isidore of Seville is declared the patron saint of the Internet by the Vatican; he is also the patron saint of computers, computer users, and computer technicians

2006 Spam intensifies to 96% of all emails
2008 Bhutan acknowledges women's full right to vote

2008 Shapeways launches a service allowing customers to design and produce their own 3 dimensional products 

2010 .yu is the most heavily used top-level domain ever to be deleted
2012 Bayer MaterialScience LLC updates their soft-touch coating technology

2012 In 'Prometheus' by Ridley Scott, Dr. Elizabeth Shaw performs an abortion on herself, removing the alien fetus

2013 Zaha Hadid becomes the Veuve Clicquot businesswoman of the year

2025 New Zealand is completely smoke-free
2099 Most conscious beings lack a permanent physical form  

Aleksandra Domanović, 'The Future Was at Her Fingertips'
Installation view, Tanya Leighton, Berlin



Aleksandra Domanović, 'The Future Was at Her Fingertips'
Installation view, Tanya Leighton, Berlin



Aleksandra Domanović
'Belgrade Hand on Minsky Tentacle Arm', 2013
Archival ink-jet print, wooden frame with Soft-Touch finish, museum glass
Frame size: 182 x 83 cm
Edition of 3 + 2 AP
(DOMANOVIC-2013-0039)



Aleksandra Domanović
'Little Sister', 2013
Laser sintered PA plastic, polyurethane, Soft-Touch & aluminum finish, acrylic glass
157 x 30 x 30 cm
Unique
(DOMANOVIC-2013-0044)



Aleksandra Domanović
'Mayura Mudra', 2013
Laser sintered PA plastic, polyurethane, Soft-Touch & brass finish, printed acrylic glass
157 x 30 x 30 cm
Unique
(DOMANOVIC-2013-0042)



Aleksandra Domanović
'Fatima', 2013
Laser sintered PA plastic, polyurethane, Soft-Touch & brass finish, acrylic glass
157 x 30 x 30 cm
Unique
(DOMANOVIC-2013-0043)



Aleksandra Domanović
'Relay Runner', 2013
Laser sintered PA plastic, polyurethane, Soft-Touch & aluminum finish, yugoslav chestnut
21 x 26 x 23 cm
Unique
(DOMANOVIC-2013-0040)