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.
Sculpture (silicone, polyurethane). Initially made for Paul Seger’s Literary High, De Fabriek Eindhoven (NL).
Sculpture (silicone, human hair, tobacco, epoxy). Biological Imperatives, Gallery Aferro, Newark (US).
Sculptures (foam Bone China porcelain). The European Ceramic Workcentre, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL