The Power Plant

Aleksandra Mir


Courtesy Aleksandra Mir

Aleksandra Mir is a Swedish-American contemporary artist known for her collaborative installations and projects. Her work deals with travel, time, placehood, language, gender, identity, locality, nationality, globality, mobility, connectivity, performativity, representation, transition, translation and transgression. She is known for her large scale collaborative projects and for her anthropological methods, involving rigorous archival research, oral history and field work.

She has exhibited at Kunsthaus Zurich (2006), Tate Modern, London (2014), Tate Liverpool (2017), Modern Art Oxford (2017), Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2009), M – Museum Leuven (2013), Whitney Museum of American Art (2014), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2007), MoMA, New York City (2012), YUZ Museum, Shanghai (2018), Whitney Biennial (2004), Biennale of Sydney (2002), Biennale di Venezia (2009), and Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre (2015), Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong (2020).