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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 […]

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 […]

Voyage -series @TypoCraftHelsinki17

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TypoCraftHelsinki combines Finnish typography, design, art, and craftsmanship. TypoCraftHelsinki was born out of love for fonts and the desire to share the joy and pleasure of typography with a wider audience. TypoCraftHelsinki engages designers, craftsmen and artists in a collaborative process where borders between professions are crossed and new design, products and artworks emerge. TypoCraftHelsinki17, 7.9-29.10.2017 @Lokal Gallery The theme of the exhibition was Expedition An exploration, journey, or voyage undertaken by a group of people especially for discovery and scientific artistic […]

Sounds of Silence

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A unique textile that incorporates ceramic elements. The work, which was woven on a handloom in the Arabia Art Departmen Society’s visiting artist studio at the Iittala & Arabia Design Centre, investigates different ways to combine ceramics and woven fabric, in this case the sound and brittleness of ceramic materials. concept and art piece: Veera Kulju video and edit: Ananya Tanttu performance and choreography: Satu Halttunen clothing pattern: Anu Salonen graphic design: Ilkka Kärkkäinen “Sounds […]

Weaving for Smaragdus

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Experimental textiles in the making (2015–) It’s been a long time since millenium when I graduated as an interior textile Artisan from Vihti School of Arts and Crafts (now called LUKSIA). In Vihti traditions of weaving fabrics was taught by amazingly skillful teachers who shared their wisdom and knowledge for us students. We became craftsmen. Now, fifteen years later I feel grateful for the skills I got to learn about traditional weaving. With this knowledge I […]