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Talente Competition 2020

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Published: 04.02.2020
Manami Aoki. Brooch: Hair of the Wood, 2017. Wood, silver stainless, steel.. 6 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm. Photo by: Manami Aoki. Awarded at: Talente Competition 2019. Talente catalogue.
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. In our general impression, wood is a hard material. However, I spent a lot of time on hammering and untying it. Through this experimental process, I discovered that each piece of woodblock is composed of their wood-fibers. 
. I also found that these wooden fibers look like humans hair.
. Hair, which is totally messed up and untidy when you wake up. 
. Therefore, I wanted to fix it tidy with a comb and make it looks impressive.
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. Jury: The brooches convinced by their sensibility and poetry, by respect for the material and the interest in proportion. They translate the act of combing hair in the material of cypress wood. The jury praised the haptic qualities and the illusionistic aspects of the work.. Manami Aoki
Brooch: Hair of the Wood, 2017
Wood, silver stainless, steel.
6 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm
Photo by: Manami Aoki
Awarded at: Talente Competition 2019
Talente catalogue.

In our general impression, wood is a hard material. However, I spent a lot of time on hammering and untying it. Through this experimental process, I discovered that each piece of woodblock is composed of their wood-fibers. 
I also found that these wooden fibers look like humans hair.
Hair, which is totally messed up and untidy when you wake up. 
Therefore, I wanted to fix it tidy with a comb and make it looks impressive.


Jury: The brooches convinced by their sensibility and poetry, by respect for the material and the interest in proportion. They translate the act of combing hair in the material of cypress wood. The jury praised the haptic qualities and the illusionistic aspects of the work.

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Talente, special show organized into the Handwerk & Design exhibition, is an annual competition for new talent in the areas of design and technology. Young artist working in the applied arts and technology will have the opportunity to show their work in the international competition TALENTE 2020 in Munich, Germany during the International Trade Fair for the Skilled Trades from 11th to 15th March 2020.