Saskia Vranken

Saskia Vranken - Australian Galleries
Gallery Assistant Manager

Saskia joined Australian Galleries in 2022. Though born in Sydney, Saskia spent most of her adult life abroad. First living in Paris for two years learning the art of street performance and travelling to festivals such as Aurillac working as a mime. She then went on to complete her Foundation and Bachelor Degree in Performance Design at Central Saint Martins and her Master Degree in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art, after which she stayed in London working at the Barbican Art Gallery and Frieze Art Fair. 

Favourite Artists: Erwin Wurm, Rebecca Horn, Joan Miro, Miriam Cahn, Anish Kapoor, Pina Bausch, David Shrigley, Marina & Ulay, Spencer Tunick, Alexander Calder, Christo & Jeanne-Claude, John Stezaker, Francis Upritchard, Heironymous Bosch, Yoann Bourgeois, Phyllida Barlow, Hiroaki Umeda, Louise Bourgeois, Franz Erhard Walther and then some! 

Favourite Artworks: Oskar Schlemmer’s ‘Triadisches Ballett’ & Olafur Elliason’s ‘The Weather Project’ 

Hobbies: When she’s not working on her performance projects, she’s in the kitchen experimenting!