Ursula von Rydingsvard is known for monumental works, usually in cedar, that evoke her Polish heritage, her hard childhood in Polish refugee camps in Germany, and childhood games and family. Her abstract compositions also evoke the body as a metaphor for our innermost yearnings and struggles.
Alison Saar’s sculpture not only functions as art, it also speaks to issues that go beyond the purely sculptural. Often described, even by herself, as being caught between different worlds, racially, artistically, and poetically, Saar has crafted from her multiplicity of origins a figural and narrative art form that exalts ambiguity as a significant component
Gender, space, and forensic biography are the three themes that British-born, Australian artist Deej Fabyc has crisscrossed and crafted together in her performative installations over her 15-year career. She aims to interrogate the viewer with a range of work that is often demanding, aggressively thought-provoking, and sometimes shocking in its raw content.