Doplgenger

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Doplgenger is an artist duo Isidora Ilić and Boško Prostran from Belgrade (ex-Yugoslavia). Doplgenger engages as a film/video artist, researcher, writer and curator. The work of Doplgenger deals with relation between art and politics through exploring the regimes of moving images and modes of its reception. They deconstruct the film medium, language, structure and notions of text in order to discover the ways in which art/moving images participate in creating political reality. They rely on the tradition of experimental film and video and through some of the actions of these traditions intervene on the existing media products or produce in the formats of expanded cinema. Although their main media is moving image, their work is realised through the text, installations, performances, lectures and discussions. All of these media are treated in their materiality and in relation to other media, and as the carriers of meaning structures through which the social and political reality is structured.

Their work has been presented in Serbia and internationally both in group or solo exhibitions and film/video festivals. Doplgenger received Serbian Politika Award for the best exhibition in 2015. They were granted with Artist-in Residence Programs at AIR CELEIA (Celje, 2016), AIR KREMS (Krems an der Donau, 2015), KulturKontakt Austria (Vienna, 2011), Fringe MK (Milton Keynes, 2010/2009), Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Art and Theory Programme (Innsbruck, 2009), Braziers International Artists Workshop (Oxford, 2007). Doplgenger frequently collaborates with domestic and international collectives, platforms, cultural workers and artists. In recent years they have been participating in symposiums, leading workshops, presenting lectures and curating screening programs worldwide.

http://www.doplgenger.org