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Towards Abyssinia (2016-2018) by Monika K. Adler


Illuminations: Towards Abyssinia (2016-2018) by Monika K. Adler comprises a series of photographic works that implicitly reference the life of poet Arthur Rimbaud. Here begins a journey of transformation inspired by his own, one of unrelenting reaction against established society. ’Abyssinia’ here is both state of mind and ultimate destination for these travellers, their objective

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Fabulous 2017


Travel. Research. Love in London. Writing. Sick Bacchus: development & pre-production. Location Scouting. Production Design. Film Directing study. Cocaine in the Tiramisu. Photography. Collectors. Christie’s. 2018 Shows – Preparation. Sex, Money & Dogs. Luxury items & Soap Operas. Maldives of Consciousness.  Alejandro and Psychomagic.  Biarritz.  Cosmos. Abracadabra. Amen.    

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Monika K. Adler: Portrait 2018, CICA Museum, Korea


Monika K. Adler’s work Coyote, 2013 will be shown at the Exhibition: Portrait 2018, CICA Museum, Czong Institute of Contemporary Art, South Korea: www.cicamuseum.com Exhibition Dates: January 5 – 21, 2018. The work ‘Coyote’ is one in a series portrait works of the artist and her partner made in 2013. The work communicates the intimacy

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Sick Bacchus meets Salvator Mundi.


Sick Bacchus (film production) met The Last da Vinci Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi (1500) at Christie’s London. ”As fascinating as any best-selling thriller, the rediscovery of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi, one of fewer than 20 surviving paintings accepted as from the artist’s own hand, has caused a worldwide media sensation”    

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Safari among the Rich aka Sick Bacchus – Location Scout Part 3


Set in London’s Mayfair, Monika K. Adler’s upcoming movie, ‘Sick Bacchus,’ tells a story of modern slavery. The movie’s main character, the rich and beautiful Violetta Memling, represents a privileged group in society for whom material abundance breeds pathology. Every thing and everyone can be bought, reduced to the role of objects, made shallow and

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Review of Monika K. Adler’s work: a psychological perspective (fragment)


REVIEW OF MONIKA K. ADLER’S PHOTOGRAPHIC WORK: A PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE DRS KEVIN ZDANIECKI Fragment: In so many of Monika K Adler’s still photographs the unconscious psyche is attempting to communicate identity (personal and collective) along with most noticeably issues related to the boundary between life and death and the mysteries held within both. Mastery, in

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Monika K. Adler – On being an Angel (2014)


THE MARTYRDOM OF THE ANGEL’S BODY THE FEMALE ARTIST AS NAKED SIGNIFIER ROBERT SMART In one of the most emblematic photos of the late photographer Francesca Woodman’s photo sequence On Being an Angel, the model assumes a physical posture and a position in the frame suggesting that she is in flight or at least attempting

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