Dragan Aleksic

Dragan Aleksic was born in Serbia, studied in Amsterdam and moved to London in 2003 to do an MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art. His art deals mostly with ephemeral and time-based qualities and his sculptures, drawings and video installations have been shown across Europe. Previous collaborations with Jocelyn Pook include the video installation Tides and Speaking in Tunes.
Drawing Life Preview – performance & discussion
Drawing Life, a Jewish Music Institute (JMI) production composed by Jocelyn Pook, is inspired by a collection of poems and drawings made by children imprisoned in Terezin. This was a preview performance of a powerful new classical work commissioned by JMI to mark the 70th anniversary of the commencement of the camp’s liquidation by the Nazis. The song cycle with live music and video was followed by a discussion of the work’s genesis and ideas. Pook was joined on stage by JMI’...