Author: veerakulju

EMMA / ESPOO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

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SÄRKYVÄÄ / CERAMICS FACING THE NEW 03.05.2021 – 28.08.2022 Group Exhibition The idea underlying the Ceramics Facing the New exhibition is kintsugi, the Japanese tradition of mending broken pottery with gold or another metal. Instead of concealing the damage, kintsugi seeks to establish a new relationship with it. In this exhibition, kintsugi serves as a metaphor for society. A fracture can be a signal of something new. How can fragments be re-joined to create a renewed yet enduring […]

HELSINKI DESIGN WEEKLY

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ART WORK / ceramics / INTERVIEWS / PRESS / textile

Helsinki Design Weekly visited EMMA Museum’s new exhibition that settles in the juncture of contemporary art and design, exploring the themes of decay and reconstruction through ceramic art. The Ceramics Facing the New exhibition also addresses the special relationship between clay and humanity, interpreting today’s world characterised by environmental concern and the disintegration of social structures. Adorable Anni Korkman spoke with me about everything and you can find the full article here below! Ceramics Facing […]

Noir / Gallery Halmetoja

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Noir / Veera Kulju11.12.2020–3.1.2021 Veera Kulju creates ceramic sculptures and reliefs by hand. Her idiom effortlessly refers to both natural forms and genres that have utilized nature motifs. Her relationship to these genres is self-aware, even mischievous. Compared to, for example, the decorations of jugendstil, Kulju has a more liberal approach. As she creates the shapes by hand, they don’t need to be regular or reproducible. As per its title, the Noir exhibition focuses on the colour black. The […]

New Work for HOSTLER BURROWS

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A new set of mirror work now to be found via Gallery Hostler Burrows (New York / Los Angeles). Here you find them at the gallery’s page on ARTSY.  They are all hand built clay fired in 1240c temperature, the material and glazing varies. they all have a hanging system behind that is designed so that you don’t need to touch the delicate art piece. Packed in specially designed plywood boxes with love and care. […]

RECOMENDED by MICHELANGELO FOUNDATION

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Proud to be curated among these master artisans. The Homo Faber Guide is now live, go and explore HERE! ”The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is an international non-profit organisation that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design. We want to help people rediscover the ability of the human hand to create, and support those doing it best: the exceptional contemporary European master artisans using long-held traditions, […]

MALJA & ASETTI for Lokal Kollektion

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Get yours here: MALJA / ASETTI MALJA Cup / Veera Kulju This simple and subtle porcelain cup, designed by Veera Kulju, is well suited to use for both cold and warm drinks. The shape and material makes alternative uses possible. The cup is high-fired and glazed, so as to make the washing of it effortless. Malja is designed by Veera Kulju exclusively for Lokal Kollektion. You can choose the cup with one alphabetical letter of […]

ADORNO EDITORIAL

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  You can find the article behind this link: ADORNO EDITORIAL / VEERA KULJU “Playing both within and against the history of craft, Kulju engages her audience with visually experiential pieces, continually pushing the boundaries of possibility in her chosen field. Here, she gives us insight into her connection to Finnish design, her personal approach to craft, and how experimentation is lead by her own curiosity.” Picture by a dear friend and a photographer Ananya […]

GALLERIA HALMETOJA

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Im  proud to be one of Gallery Halmetoja’s artists: Gallery Halmetoja is a curated art gallery specializing mainly in Finnish Contemporary Art. The gallery operates in collaboration with artists of various disciplines. The gallery’s exhibitions present artworks of diverse media, such as paintings, sculptures, photography and media art.  Gallery Halmetoja holds exhibitions commenting on the future direction of contemporary art. The gallery appreciates visual artists who want to portray the world candidly and genuinely. Gallery […]

Mirror series at Hostler Burrows

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My mirror series is now represented by HOSTLER BURROWS gallery HOSTLER BURROWS is a New York Design Gallery founded in 1998 by Juliet Burrows and Kim Hostler. Initially dedicated solely to Nordic design and decorative arts, the gallery has expanded its program and now integrates a full roster of contemporary artists, both established and emerging, with historical works. While international in scope, the gallery’s primary focus remains in Scandinavia and rooted in the tradition of […]