Author: Aleksander Curic
Alexander Curic is professionally engaged in writing stories and drawing graphic novels for over twelve years:”…strongly and in a very suggestive way, he asks the questions of man, his all psychological aspects and all of it’s civilization legacies man carries with him. That need, to reveal all the deceptions, and to clear misunderstandings leads him into numerous dynamical adventures producing various characters which live through their metamorphosis…
(Milan Antonijevic, academic painter)
“…his work actually represents, and equally shows the right and the only way to original and individual poetics of an artist! Only by a constant and non-stop questioning and re-questioning the values themselves can push a way to a new horizon… “
(Milos Djordevic, graphic artist)
Alexanders work was published in the journal Azdaha and Eon, as well as the e-magazine Helly Cherry and 1zine, while reviews are published in major printed media:
`…however, the biggest breakthrough in alternative expression has not happened in two-dimensional form, but in expansion of graphic short stories media, out of paper – in installation, spatial intervention and sculptural dimension…
`Zoran Stefanovic – member of the jury
(a review of Skica newsletter)
SERVICE FOR SPATIAL DYNAMICS, BELGRADE 2008.
The most significant solo exhibition took place in Belgrade, under the title Service for spatial dynamics, in which he presented, in most appropriate manner his SPATIAL COMIC STRIP:“ Spatial comic strip is the new artistic form, which won the Special prize of the jury for inovation in at the 5th International comic salon in Belgrade. It is about the alternative comic and interior design, observed from the perspective of spatial drawing, made out of various materials
like plywood, steel, iron … “(Singidunum weekly magazine)
“ …the quality of this exibition is the ambivalent grounds it leads us to. That is and it is not a comic, it is and it isn’t a kind of a spatial drawing and materials, with elements of narrative text.
The conceptial aspect of it lies just in that, which links it with history and program character of the space it is presented into, and enables it to be conceptually suitable.
That’s how the comic is made out of iron, plywood and sheet metal, which create minimalistic objects, and their insertion into cadre follows. And then, they are bonded together with a text…“
( Newspaper “Politika” )