Olek kindly agreed to talk to Michele Young at Tony's Gallery, off Brick lane in London' East End. This is the first part of a series of frank and colourful disclosures of her life and her work. Olek's crocheted sculptures were at Tony's Gallery.
The title of the installation, I DO NOT EXPECT TO BE A MOTHER BUT I DO EXPECT TO DIE ALONE is a quote from a Tracy Emin appliqued blanket 'I do not expect' produced in 2002.
Tony's Gallery - 68 Sclater St London E1 6HR
This exhibition of this important New York based artist has now closed but you can catch her next display at the '40 under 40' exhibition at the Smithsonian Gallery in Washington in June.