Monika Gabriela Dorniak

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

Multi-Media / Installation

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Practice-based Research / Curation

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body axe (as per x, y, z)


body axe (as per x, y, z) is a figurative research of the human body and mind in the Anthropocene; an era that is defined by the human impact on natural processes. The sculpture's transit state is symbolyzing the paradox of the Zeitgeist: the increased understanding of nature through science and
technology, and simultaneous alienation of the Self, and disembodiment. For this work the artist applies her ongoing research on the collective trauma caused
by war and natural catastrophes; focusing on the long-term consequences of such suppressed and inherited memories. Deformed and turned inward the
sculpture expresses the dazedness and defencelessness of a body that is plagued by memories, it may not even have experienced.

Dimension: ca. 180 x 50 cm

Previously exhibited at:
︎Salve Berlin (2018)
︎ROSALUX (2018)