Dominika Ksel is an interdisciplinary artist, activist, psychonaut and investigator of invisible landscapes.
My works are an ecosystem that gently deconstruct power and materiality, while exploring the interstices of consciousness, myth, science and feminism. The otherworldly video installations, interactive sculptures and paintings, and sound-based performances provide a tangible glimpse of various invisible phenomena, and illuminate how these imperceptible structures influence the human condition.
As a trained hypnotist, media researcher and archivist, I use primary research, tests, interviews and analysis to form playful and peculiar experiences, physical objects and
Through the methodology of psychonautics, I describe and explore the subjective effects of altered states of consciousness through modes such as sensory deprivation, hypnosis, meditation, sound and breath entrainment. Thus creating access to information we often miss due to the technologically overactive and chaotic contemporary existence.
With in the visuals and audio works, I subvert symbols of violence and disparity through a sci-fi lens, unpacking and searching for a way to heal trauma caused by a capitalist framework that has encouraged white supremacy, patriarchy, dehumanization and ecocide.
Dominika is also a Co-Founder of Temporary Agency, a member of the collective HowDoYouSayYamInAfrican?, The Visual Resistance and a practicing hypnotist.
Exhibitions, performances, lectures, screenings and workshops have taken place in museums, galleries and expanded spaces around the globe.