The sculptures of the artist Matthew Ronay, who lives in New York, are created from various woods, fabrics and other materials, through meticulous processes, which refer as much to organic forms as figures, bodily fluids and vaginal or phallic forms. Ronay’s works and exhibitions are made up of individual elements arranged as landscapes. They embody mythological and psychologically motivated narrations, which often represent rooms or situations of transition, in which energy is transformed and statuses are changed. This includes death and birth, as well as new creative forces from the natural realm, such as the frequently recurring seed fruits, for example. Embodiment and transformation are also expressed in the so-called “activations”, where Ronay slips into sculptures in the form of a costume, cocoon or a protective space. Each unique performance during an exhibition lends the works symbolic life, through his small, repetitive actions or by him handing objects and liquids from the inside to the outside.