Christa von Seckendorff's drawings seem like ferries to the subconscious. The formal language triggers hidden feelings to submerge into the conscious. Memories, emotions, cultural and phylogenetic engrams converge, sometimes in a playful and amusing way.
Christa von Seckendorff has developed a unique signature, working with a variety of techniques during multiple processes. Her large-format pigment prints, for example, begin as collages of objects, which are then photographed and flattened into a two-dimensional print.
Christa von Seckendorff was born in Düsseldorf in 1970, and studied photography and graphic design at the Folkwang School in Essen. Her interested lays in the organic, the physical and always in bringing out her imagined inner worlds.