Odette Graskie works with line, paper and textiles, and is currently experimenting with papermaking and pushing paper to its sculptural limits. She graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Pretoria in 2015 but has been exhibiting since 2013. Graskie just returned from a residency at the Slade School of Art in London. She has previously had solo shows at AVA Gallery in Cape Town, Millennium Gallery in Pretoria, as well as at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Poland, where she had a residency in 2017. Her recent group shows include Work in Progress at the Camden Arts Centre in London and #ARTladies at Berman Contemporary. She has been a part of the Top 100 exhibition of the Absa L’Atelier in 2018 and 2015. She is also one half of the curatorial group Bland & Boring.
About my Work
“I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark.” – Raymond Carver