Clara Aldén

Photo by: Tegnerforbundet/ v. Øystein Thorvaldsen

Art - Audio essay

Date: Oct 1st & 2nd
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst

About the artist:

Clara Aldén works with sculpture, drawing and text-based art. Her work is situated within the private sphere, and she employs her immediate surroundings to research general societal structures aggression and entanglement. Since becoming a mother her work has mainly focused on domestic and maternal thematics. Within Clara’s artistic research, motherhood is considered a practice and not a state of being.

Blood Studies is a sibling project of The Mother of Frankenstein’s Monster (2021). In this project the color red is researched as a symbol or translator of different forms of anger and frustration within a parent-child situation.