APOLLONIA VANOVA is a contemporary artist from Slovakia, currently residing in Toronto, Canada. She is a graduate of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, BC. Her artwork spans a variety of forms, including: painting, sculpture, and installation in various media, such as electroluminescent wire, extension chords, plastic, bronze, steel, leather, hair, and acrylic.
Vanova explores the subject of narcissism in contemporary society, through the interpretation and meaning of language, myth, dreams, instincts and objects of desire.
Recent exhibitions include: Personal Structures, GAA foundation, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2017); Fly By Night, Nuit Blanche, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2016); AQUA Miami, Miami, FL, USA (2015); Nuit Blanche, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2015).