“My drawing is about desire. Desire as a vital force. Everything I do is driven by an enormous power of curiosity and inspiration. It starts as observations. I save every moment, exactly everything I see and experience is stored in an inspiration bank. It’s always explosively full. I marvel at the tension between everyday life and imagination. I work intuitively. The distance from idea to action has to be short. I don’t think, I feel my way forwards. I am triggered by different kinds of material. The unique qualities and restraints of the material form the expression. Dry or sticky surfaces, paper that creates its own shapes and contrasts. A tactile processing of impressions. I believe in learning by doing. The hand and intelligence of the body. Language that is absorbed through the skin and the senses, but not easily described. […]
I want to draw all the time. I can only tell stories through images. Describe experiences and places. […]. My stories are not linear. Every image is a whole world. And if I couldn’t get the images out, I would probably explode.” […]
Siri holds a degree in Graphic Design & Illustration from the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Konstfack) in Stockholm (2015) and has studied at the Gerlesborg School of Fine Art (Gerlesborgsskolan) and Nyckelviksskolan in Stockholm.
Photo portrait: Henrik Lundell