“The focus of Kazmerzak’s work revolves around queering science and our personal and ecological relationships.” - from the artist
Ruth Kazmerzak’s practice is informed by their background in marine sciences; having a BS in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, in Seattle, WA. They make images, sculptures and installations using found or reclaimed materials as the medium.
The focus of Kazmerzak’s work revolves around queering science and our personal and ecological relationships. They study the lived experiences of objects, humans and other organisms by using a phenomenological approach to query their resemblance to one-another.
“I am a sculpture and installation artist using reclaimed materials, mainly marine debris (litter found on the beaches). The installations are created with the constructed sculptures, interacting with the space, conversing with one-another and leaving space for the viewer to enter the conversation.” - the artist
Their 2019 solo exhibition, oscillating bodies, which was in in depth installation piece, displayed at 4Culture Gallery, located in Seattle, WA.
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