What is a body? How do we relate to our own, and those of others?
The body is almost always present in my work. It’s complexity and significance fascinates me; how something so concrete and straightforward, can also be so complicated and difficult. How views on, and definitions of, sexuality, normality and obscenity are woven in, between and through, our physique and our subconscious.
With great focus on the process and with my own body as well as the experiences and feelings that stem from it, I work with textiles, sculpture and drawing as my main mediums. By connecting the personal and the political in a contemporary context, I study questions regarding perceptions of bodies, bodily experiences and the relationship between the "body" and ourselves.
I’m interested in slow processes. I like those repetitive, obsessive working processes that puts myself in an almost meditative state. I like how it allows me to spend time with the object, which leads to developing a relationship to it, no matter how ambivalent that relationship might be. These relationships often consist of comfort and protection, but also fear and antipathy.
I strive towards that strange, almost unpleasant place, which consists of both pain and humor. For something insecure and uncomfortable, yet unapologetic.