"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."
"What I do is I screw up the grid. I bulge it- make it go into agony. I sort of have fun with it, try to give it anxious moments, so that the end grain is almost like a grid stack. It looks much more organized. It looks much more regulated. And we mark this structure on the outside in order to know how to screw the entire piece together layer by layer."
- Ursula von Rydingsvard