Emily Young, Forever Young

Friday, May 24, 2013

Rachel Spence for the Financial Times: Emily Young is already looking past her much anticipated exhibition at the Venice Biennale, and is already planning ahead for her group collaboration with other local artists to create a "Parco dei Pesci” (Fish Park), where she will be placing sculptures on the seabed.

Having traveled to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India as a young woman, she was blown away by the “wild nature and unparalleled freedom of the landscape”. It was then that she saw statues of Buddha whose hieratic stillness breathes in her own figures.

Read more on The Financial Times.