Statement Oktavia Schreiner
In my artistic work I have a preference building architectural objects that look like elements of our
world, but they are not functional or the reference is not clear. My preferred material is wood, but i
don`t want to use it exclusively. Shape and size of the objects I make often arise from using
standard sized wood processing. That way there is again some kind of recognition to our visual
environment. I am drawing on the objects with pencil and stain. Ornaments, dots and lines, plants,
fruits, medical and everyday tools. Some wood objects are combined with other materials such as
videos of faces (which i have done a lot before beginning to work with three dimensional objects),
embroidered textile (it is a great way to break with strait lines) or granite as a pedestal.
I want to see things i did not expect, find shapes and colours that excite me and be aware about the
biography of my taste.
1991 in Salzburg