About Bérénice Staiger drawings

Bérénice Staiger is a visual artist based in Rotterdam. In her practice she concentrates on drawing. For her the proces of the making is very significant for her artpractice. Looking at her drawings one can reconstruct how a drawing was made. The viewer can discover what the relation is between the process of the making and the finished artwork. In a drawing one can see the connection between the thinking and the making. She is interested how a drawing is made. By using different materials she wants to seduce the viewer. Staiger confronts the beholder with a exciting search to define what one sees. She wants the audience to be conscious of its own way of looking and its own way of giving meaning to an artwork.
Bérénice Staiger believes in an active role of the spectator. Looking is a creative activity. For Bérénice the mistery of not knowing is a driving force to actually give meaning to an artwork.