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"May Snevoll von Krogh creates enthralling ceramic sculptures and installations revealing contrast and tension between a fictitious appearance of innocence and beauty and a grotesque and violent imagery inspired from reality’s cruelty. The fragility of the children represented in her works, their unexpected gestures and inner conflicts occurring in situations far beyond the ordinary become a reflection of the human state of confusion and anxiety in today’s society." http://www.galleriramfjord.net/410836877
"I like combining the fragile and innocent with a sort of grotesqueness, the beautiful with the ugly, to make people question what they see and make up stories on their own. I guess my approach towards different issues have always been more introverted. As I told you earlier, I have never been much of a loud speaker, and I guess this is also reflected in my art. For some artists it starts with a clear idea of what they want to make or express, for me it always start with a mental picture.
...Thematically I am concerned about how we relate to and interact with the world around us, how we choose or choose not to make a choice or make a decision. I like playing on contradictions, how something can be innocent and pure and at the same time have some kind of grotesqueness about it. I like working with space, creating certain atmospheres for people to walk in to. The idea of being surrounded by the art piece rather than looking at a piece of art appeals to me. I do like to think of my installations as stories, stories that start the moment the viewer enters the room. It is what happens next in the viewer’s mind that is important, and whatever he/she takes with him/her from that experience." http://www.stylenochaser.com/article/innocence-and-grotesqueness-with-may-snevoll-von-krogh