• Sissel Tolaas

    Galleri Wang

    Sissel Tolaas’ orientation toward the spiritual is not rooted in a particular religion or in mysticism; rather, it is based on the artist’s understanding of nature. Tolaas works with a dialectic interplay of paired opposites from nature, for example, the feminine and masculine, light and dark, cold and heat, life and death. She has dealt with these pairs throughout her oeuvre, and here she elaborated upon them again. Tolaas, who has lived in Berlin since 1986, has been making works on paper and recently on silk, outdoor sculptures, and installations, depending on the given space. They knew that

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