Author: veerakulju

Taiteilijat O | Kuukauden taiteilija | Artist of the month marraskuu | November 2018

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See more here: Kuukauden taiteilija: Veera Kulju Veera Kulju is best-known for her popcorn-themed ceramic sculptures. Alongside individual works, the popcorn theme is a concept consisting of many elements distinguished by small variations. The series of artworks contains conceptual playfulness based on dichotomies. The solemn and the banal, fragile and strong, light and heavy meet in the popcorn sculptures. In popular culture, popcorn is a snack strongly associated with movies, children’s parties and nibbling while watching […]

The Lives of Others

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A beautiful book project done together from the initiative of our friends Joosung Kang and Bora Hong. This book brings together artists, designers, photographers, graphic designers and writers from Finland, Korea and Japan, fabulous! In this publication you get to see Ihala Gardens through the lens of photographer and friend Ananya Tanttu. Ihala Gardens is a  place of serenity and love. Great inspiration for my work and Im ever thankful to Ilkka Kärkkäinen for taking me with to […]

CHART DESIGN 2018

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  Queen of the Dessert, 2018 / Vitro porcelain, popcorn and glaze  I got an invitation from LOKAL to showcase my ceramic work in their curated exhibition at CHART DESIGN this year. During 31st August to 2nd September 2018 in Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art. Im extremely excited and eager to travel to Copenhagen experience this event: CHART BUY HERE Path to Narnia, 2017 /  Hand built porcelain (21 x 27cm)   Kynnet, 2017 / […]

NAKU exhibition 28.7.–14.8.2018

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NAKU – In the nude, bare, uncovered, in a state of nature, exposed. My private exhibition in Tampere 28.7.–14.8.2018 Studio, Taidekeskus Mältinranta Graphic design by Ilkka Kärkkäinen   I’ll Be Your Mirror, 2018 / Hand built porcelain and glazing, on veneer (70 x 100cm)   Call Me By Your Name, 2018 / Hand built black clay and glazing, on veneer (70 x 100cm)   Teaser clip from the Sounds of Silence video:   Sounds of Silence, 2017 / […]

Holy Wood

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Holy Wood, my first solo exhibition at ARTag Gallery is made of fragile forest and popcorn transformed into bone china.  Exhibition is open 4.–27.5.2018 and you are warmly welcome! “Veera Kulju (b. 1975), an artist graduated from the Aalto University, uses ceramics and textiles in her artwork. In her sculptures, small details build a vast bundle of meanings, and the larger forms maintain a dialogue with everyday objects. The beauty of the mostly black and white pieces […]

LOKAL teatowel

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Last summer I designed a tea towel for Lokal Kollektion. This kitchen towel got it’s inspiration from my earlier art work “True Colors” I made back in 2016. I was also really keen on having the opportunity to work with Lapuan Kankurit on this project. The towel was woven in Lapua, Finland and it’s 100% linnen. photos: Katja Hagelstam / Lokal