Aleksandra Mir was born in Poland, raised in Sweden and lived in New York City for 15 years and in Sicily for 5, before settling in London, where she now resides. She has dual Swedish-American citizenship.

Aleksandra's extensive artistry spans 18 years and has involved more than 200 exhibitions. This includes drawing, photography, video, publications, installations and public events. She works with non-profit art galleries, commercial exhibition galleries and public institutions around the world. Solo exhibitions with her works have been shown at Casco Projects, Wiik aan Zee, 1999, Cubitt, London (2002), Swiss Institute, NYC (2003), Compton Verney House Trust, Warwickshire (2003), Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St Gallen (2003), Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2004), P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (2004), The Power Plant, Toronto (2006), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (2005), Fundacion NMAC, Montenmedio (2005) , Kunsthaus, Zurich (2006), Printed Matter, NYC (2007), Saatchi Gallery, London (2008), Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2009), The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC (2011).