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  • Dominik Adamec recently graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture (Jindřich Zeithammel, Tomáš Hlavina) and currently lives and works in multiethnic Berlin. Perhaps because Adamec comes from a Christian family, his work largely draws on early medieval sacral architecture, sculpture and features of religious liturgy. His expressive language builds on the principles of semiotic and haptic ambivalence which are otherwise alien to Christianity. In his installations, which often feature him reading original texts and working with synthetically re-worked choir music, the symbols of Christianity transform into symbols referring to eroticism or biotechnological intervention. This does not mean that he is making light of religiosity, quite the contrary. The embodied feel of the paper surface of his sculptures is a shorthand for human embodiment. It becomes a canvas for the outside world as a whole – a whole composed of people, animals, plants. This is the world we see on early Gothic illumination. It is a Chimeric world which is presented to the viewer in the morphology of his sculpture. Adamec understands installation as a form which reproduces the idea of the world as mutual affect in which we cannot opportunistically separate one from another.


    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2020

    Ink Lovelorn by Boozed-Away Future
    Meets a Dehydrated Cuneiform,
    Kaple sv. Salvátora, Anežský klášter, NGP,
    Prague, Czech Republic.


    2017

    První zastavení, Věž gallery,
    Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic.


    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020

    Diplomanti AVU + hosté 1970 2020,
    Academy of Fine Arts,
    Prague, Czech Republic.


    2019

    Socha a Krajina, Invalidovna,
    Prague, Czech Republic.


    2018

    Liquid Lingea, Pragovka gallery,
    Prague, Czech Republic.


    Vstupem vnik, Věznice,
    Uherské Hradiště, Czech Republic.


    2017

    Heads up, Holešovická šachta,
    Prague, Czech Republic.















    © 2021 Dominik Adamec, last update: 04.02.2020, developed by Tereza Novakova