︎      Monika Gabriela Dorniak


is a German-Polish interdisciplinary artist who is dividing her time between Berlin, London and the Unknown.   More Information.


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is a German-Polish interdisciplinary artist who is dividing her time between Berlin, London and the Unknown.   More Information.



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The Human Anatomy Is Adorning Itself

2009 - 2011


Monika Dorniak – The Human Anatomy is Adorning Itself (2009-2011)




Lecture performance
Wearable sculptures

Installation
Photo essay zine


Different dimensions

Debuted at DAS Weekend, Berlin (2011)

Previously exhibited at:
︎Kunstraum t27 (2011)
︎Tallerts Oberts (2011)
︎Centre For Sustainable Fashion (2011)
︎Der Greif (2011)
︎Gedankenskulptur (2012)
︎Sova Magazine (2012)0)



The Human Anatomy is Adorning Itself (2009-2011) is a series consisting of a multi-media installation that follows a neuro-philosophical approach. The wearable sculptures, video performance, dia-projection of the inner landscape of a human lung and photographical essay of self portraits, reflect the human anatomy as a universal messenger of a singular multitude. The objects are designed with colors and textures representing the various layers of the 'dermis' as a metaphor for the multitude of 'Selfs' a person embodies. How can we define a singular Self when we take the internal paradoxes into account? Working with a range of media and objects the artist creates a phenomenological and anatomical map sketching the ever-changing construct of consciousness.




Installation view The Human Anatomy is Adorning Itself, Berlin, 2011




Installation view The Human Anatomy is Adorning Itself, ROSALUX, Berlin, 2020


All images and texts © 2009-2021  Monika Gabriela Dorniak. All rights reserved.