/artist statement

"A rockpile ceases to be a rockpile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral."

                                                           Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

In our life, we are surrounded by objects and processes that we use on a daily basis. They are so known to us that they do not seem to bear any surprises. Yet, there is still a lot to discover when stepping out and taking a different look at what surrounds us. These potentials fascinate me and are the incubator for my work. I love experimentation and covering unknown grounds.

 

​The artistic interest I started out with and still pursue is to put common objects into a new association with us and our body. Working and experimenting with the object, I spin out a conceptual idea that guides my further work. Some of these objects can be worn, some have a relation to the body in the sense of potential wearability.

I believe that free floating (artistic) interests do not know boundaries. Hence, I let myself being guided by the topics I want to illustrate and not by artistic genres or styles. My work spans several disciplines and might change in character. Life means to be in flux.

© 2013-2020 by Anja Eichler - Berlin