My life has been like travelling up a river. Every now and then I would hear singing around the bend so around the bend I would go and become occupied with living. 

Arlene Amaler-Raviv is an experienced painter from South Africa whose works have been exhibited both locally and internationally. Moving several times across many cities and countries, her work is influenced by themes of displacement, transition, and relocation. Amaler-Raviv paints the human condition through her blend of figuration and abstraction, producing emotionally charged paintings that represent larger political themes.