Heart on Fire, 2009
Lithograph with cut-out shape on archival mount board
52 x 40 cm
Edition of 100, accompanied by a certificate
£120 (ICA Members £90)
ICA Membership £30
Aleksandra Mir’s works take the form of social processes that are open to anyone who wishes to give the work meaning. She is known for her installations, self-published zines, books, posters and videos.
Mir’s lithograph for the ICA is based on one of the ‘Sharpie’ drawings which have been a central element of her practice in recent years. The edition takes the form of a printed picture mount, and the artist invites the owner to participate in the work by framing a photograph of their love object within the heart-shaped hole.
Aleksandra Mir was born in Lubin, Poland, she lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions and projects include The Space Age, M – Museum, Leuven; Discoteca, Magazzino, Rome; Visionaries of St. Pauli, Betongalerie, Hamburg (2013); Justice, Triple A, Los Angeles (2012); The Seduction of Galileo Galilei, Mercer Union, Toronto and Whitney Museum, New York (2011); Triumph, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2009); Switzerland and Other Islands, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2006). Group exhibitions include Energy and Process, Tate Modern, London (2013); 9 Bienal du Mercosul, Porto Alegre (2013); Monuments, Lismore Castle (2013); Pursuit of Perfection, South London Gallery (2012); ArtandPress, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2012); Once Upon a Time, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2011); Plus Ultra, MACRO Testaccio, Rome (2010); 53 Venice Biennale (2009). Mir showed in the three-person ICA exhibition Publicness in 2003.
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