All posts tagged: Ceramics

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

POPCORN the Arabia Art Department edition 2017

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I’m always trying to find new ways to use materials as a means for expressing emotions. In my work, popcorn is transformed from a popular snack food into a refined ornament. You enjoy it across the entire gamut of culture – from comedy to horror. …also featured in Helsinki Design Weekly …buy here: ARTSY Popcorn (2017), Unique vessels: Arabia casting clay, black pigment, gold, glazing and popcorn pictures: Katja Hagelstam

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 […]

I am Forest

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Somewhere in the middle of the planned working process a forest started to appear. There it was, a new path. I shouldn’t feel surprised, after all I said Im going to the wintery forest to hang with Aslan. Feeling like this might be the looking glass into that kingdom. Hand built porcelain, 2017 / photos: Ilkka Kärkkäinen   Hand built black clay, 2017 / photo: Katja Hagelstam