Aleksandar Vac



The basic idea of Vac’s work is to implement all important aspects of the personal creative process in artistic production – historical, as inspiration; technological, as an experiment and the implementation of acquired knowledge as a final segment.  After the initial idea, Vac indulges in the material. Instead of traditional sketches, which he perceives as reminders, he uses small forms that he contemplates before submitting them to experiments. He tries to realize the idea directly in the material while also focusing on finding the technical solution necessary for the sustainability of the form. Although he produces them in larger formats at the end of the process, small pieces are more important to him because of the creativity, spontaneity, and intuition they carry within themselves.
Vac usually uses a potter’s wheel to get the initial simple shape, which he later finishes manually. In the same way, he makes some parts for sculptures. Afterward, he deforms, cuts, and fits them into new forms, sometimes even combining them with elements created via some other technique.