Monika Gabriela Dorniak

is a German-Polish interdisciplinary artist who is dividing her time between Berlin, London and the Unknown.  ( Bio ︎ )

Multi-Media / Installation

Video / Shortfilm
Performance / Assembly

Painting / Banner

Practice-based Research / Curation

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Deconstruction as a Virtual Component of Construction


Deconstruction as a Virtual Component of Construction (2018) is an experimental research and textile collection containing physical and mental exploration.
Its theme, the identification of self through community and dress, has previously been explored in a project in collaboration with performers in Berlin, where,
in six sessions, the artist shared her phenomenological, psychological and sociopolitical research, discussing specific questions with the performers, who then
expressed the research physically. The score was defined by the theoretical research and textile pieces or costumes which became the threads of conversation.
Questions may include: Does a process of identifying others' action differ from a process of identifying an own(ed) action? How far can one forget self to be
able to connect with another self? Under what conditions can fabric become dress, and vice versa?

Previously held at:
︎Theaterhaus Mitte (2018)
︎Arts Catalyst, Anti-University Festival (2018)