Art / Society

"I’m actually happiest reading manga or drinking bone broth" Meet the artist: Klara Lilja

By Saskia Neuman
Klara Lilja

Photo: Ida lilja Jensen

The Copenhagen-born and raised ceramicist discusses working with myths, the grotesque, video games and why Wikipedia is a great inspiration

I was introduced to artist Klara Lilja’s work in 2019. Slightly lost in Copenhagen’s Kødbyen I wandered into V1 Gallery and was led down a small spiral staircase to a room in the basement.