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London: Matej Al-Ali
April 8, 2019 - April 14, 2019
“CONVERSATION OF MASS”
Exhibition “Conservation of mass” consists of video-installations and industrially produced sculptures. In installations of Matej Al-Ali, mass of sculptures is not bounded to particular shape, it is about circulation in process of creation and destruction. Circulation in flows from actual to virtual. So, sculpture is present in both matters, actual and virtual, at the same time. Matej Al-Ali works combines craft and industrial production.
Matej Al-Ali (*1985 in Bardejov, SK) is Iraqi-Czech artist based in Prague. He studied at the University of West Bohemia in Plzen and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. Matej’s artwork is focused on exploration of objective mechanics, physical work and tactility. Author works in media such as video and video-objects, a mainly documentary process that borderlines on physical labor. His sculptures are often result of processual and automatized principle of creation and production.