Courtesy of the artist and Croy Nielsen. Photo by Eva Kelety.
Born in 1986, Hamburg, Germany
Lives and works in Vienna, Austria
“The common woman is as common as a thunderstorm”, says the woven writing of Birke Gorm’s hanging fabrics made of jute. Gorm works with archaic materials of metal, terracotta, jute or wood, incorporating a range of techniques, such as woodcarving, stitching, writing, and flexing. The artist’s practice explores womanhood and solidarity, expressed in powerful and assuring terms. Her sculptural works depict human-shaped figures made out of found and collected over time terracotta bricks and peebles...Read more