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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. […]

NEW ARTISTS GROUP EXHIBITION Hostler Burrows, New York

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    Experiencing purest joy and overwhelmed with excitement! Im a part of New Artists -group exhibition at Hostler Burrows gallery in New York. Opening Reception, Thursday, September 12, 6-8pm. Exhibition open September 12 – October 4, 2019 Read more here: I ❤ New York At the same time Im worried and sad about human action. We need more respect for nature and understanding about how we should live in this world without causing harm […]

BLEACH with LOKAL @Collectible, Brussels

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BLEACH, 2019 Hand-built paper porcelain, glaze /  Käsinrakennettu paperiposliini, lasite photo Chikako Harada Ihmisen kädenjälki näkyy myös pinnanalaisissa metsissä. Korallit ympäri maailman menettävät väriään nopeammin kuin koskaan aikaisemmin. Suurin tekijä on aiheuttamamme ilmastonmuutos ja sen vaikutuksesta lämpenevät vedet. Korallien laaja haalistuminen huomattiin ensimmäisen kerran jo vuonna 1979. Ilmastonmuutoksen kiihtymisen myötä koralleille ei jää tarpeeksi aikaa palautua. Värinsä menettänyt koralli on kuolemassa, ja silloin häviää koko sen ylläpitämä ekosysteemi. Luonnon yritys sopeutua tilanteeseen on vastikään havaittu […]

Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux: RE/defining Finnish Contemporary Art & Design

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Underwood BE-series, 2019 / Hand-built black clay and glaze “One of our main projects this year, Re/defining Finnish Art & Design co-curated by Lise Coirier and Kati Laakso bringing Finnish designers into the central European art scene, will start with next week’s Collectible fair 14.-17.3.! Leading up to the event, we will introduce one artist every day whose work is presented at the fair by Spazio Nobile gallery! The Finnish artist Veera Kulju (born 1975) […]

Sounds of Silence 12.–30.1.

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  My next private exhibition will open on the 12th of January at Konsthantverkarna Gallery in Stockholm, Sweden. WELCOME konsthantverkarna.se Sounds of Silence Veera Kulju är mest känd för sina keramiska popkorn-skulpturer. Det är skulpturer bestående av många element med små variationer. I skulpturerna möts det högtidliga och det banala, det bräckliga och starka, ljusa och tunga. Vanligtvis förknippas väl popcorn med exempelvis TV-tittande, bio och barnkalas. I Kuljus skulpturer blandas popkorn i porslinleran. De […]

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   Path to Narnia, 2017 /  Hand built porcelain (21 x 27cm)   Kynnet, 2017 / casted […]

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 […]