Her serie ‘Domestic Totems’, starts with the discarded object. As selected by a raven or rag picker, she collects those new gems and brings them to life in the (safe) domain of the studio. Stripped even more from any context apart from the photographic set and its art historical connotation to the still life, this is where the game and art of Bricolage is being played, new classifications built and the perception of objects stretched.
Eva Roovers’ Biography:
Eva Roovers (1981 Amsterdam NL) received her MFA Fine Art in Netherlands 2005. The following years have produced two solo shows, an international artist in residence placement and many group shows including art fairs and at galleries in New York, Amsterdam and Seoul.
Eva has now been based in the UK for one year and is half way through the MA Photography at London College of Communication, which she is studying part-time while also furthering her career working in a fine art context and starting collaborations with magazines on commercial projects.