With her sculptures she hopes to reflect the fragility of ecosystems, while offering alternative ideas for the future.
Her aim is not to educate on climate change, since she thinks we are way past the need for that, but instead offer composure in the fantasy of our demise.
Inspired by rainforest plants, marine invertebrates, mould formations, as well as mythologies, paracosms and science fiction, her work has an otherworldly aesthetic.
She is currently based in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Speculative futures, sea cucumbers and art that…
An Interview with Silke Riis
We sat down with sculptor and installation artist Silke Riis ahead of her A/artist talk on the 15th of January to talk about her artistic process, inspirations, and her ongoing installation at...