"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"‘Berwici pici pa’ is loaded with lips. (I call it a lip because, of all the parts, it’s the only one that sort of hangs loose toward the front. I could almost call it a kind of apron, but that wouldn’t be quite right. I think lip is closer to it.) The piece has a very flat back, but it’s got these voluptuous lips that come in and scoot out in a way that’s very different from the way my flat pieces function. This is very primitive voluptuous wandering. That’s what I wanted, a procession that you go through, when you enter the building. It’s a kind of procession that the sculpture makes with the people as they walk in."
- Ursula von Rydingsvard