Ajla R. Steinvåg

a.k.a. Class of Outcasts


Class of Outcasts - Artist and researcher The work method of the artist Ajla R. Steinvåg is that of a clinical researcher. To her anatomy, pathology and surgery are not only a sources of aesthetic imagery, but the ideas, processes and techniques that the body undergoes are equally important. Steinvåg works in the prolongation of reality to which she refers and wants to make us aware of the materialistic processes in our body, identity and physical integrity as a part of nature. Instead of the illusion that we can avoid illness Ajla R. Steinvåg

Ajla R. Steinvåg (Vadsø, Norway 1975) works and lives in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. She has her education from Dutch Art Institute, the Netherlands, Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen, Norway, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland and AKV St. Joost s’-Hertogenbosch. After finishing art school Steinvåg did field-research into anatomy, pathology, prosthesis and implants. Steinvåg's work-method is closely connected to medical models and figurative medical sculpture.

Contact information

  • Ajla R. Steinvåg
  • Karel de Grotelaan 355
  • 5654 NN
  • Eindhoven
  • NL