Since early in her artistic life Aleksandra Mir has taken a special interest in cartography as a tool for interrogating our received notions, addressing the subject in films, photographs and performances. For her exhibition in the Kunsthaus Zürich, she has realised a series of new large-format drawings on the subject of Islands; political, geographical and mythological. Mir’s exhibition is accompanied by a small publication which is available at the Kunsthaus-Shop. The upcoming edition of VTV’s PDF-Magazine will feature an interview with Aleksandra Mir. Impressions from the opening at Kunsthaus Zurich, August 17, 2006.
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