Darko Aleksovski [b. 1989] is a visual and performance artist. He holds a MFA Degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje. He was artist-in-residence at bm:ukk Artist-in-Residence Program (Vienna, Austria) and Deutsche Börse Residency Program at Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt, Germany).
His practice is formed around personal archives and experiences, which are transformed into open artworks through a set of theoretical propositions and creative acts. Most of his projects are developed through intertextual relationships, often referencing texts, stories, images, social situations and his own works. Other artistic interests include ongoing collaborative and participatory projects, and institutional critique.
He participated in international projects and exhibitions in Tate Britain (London, UK), FRAC (Marseille, France), Hirvitalo - Center of Contemporary Art Pispala (Tampere, Finland), Mångkulturellt Center (Botkyrka, Sweden), NMG@Praktika (Split, Croatia), The New Bohemian Gallery (Brainerd, MN), Roman Susan Gallery (Chicago, IL) etc. Since 2013, he has been frequently working on collaborations and solo projects with Mark Pezinger Verlag (Vienna, Austria). He has collaborated on interdisciplinary, research-based art projects such as Pixelversity (Helsinki, Finland) and Listening to the Audience (Bitola, Macedonia). In 2012, he worked as Program Coordinator at AKTO - Festival for Contemporary Arts (Bitola, Macedonia) and as reviewer and interviewer for furtherfield.org (London, UK).
In Macedonia, he exhibited in the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of the City of Skopje, The Youth Cultural Center, The Open Graphic Art Studio, Cifte Amam Gallery and Privateprint Studio.
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