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Animals 2007

Exhibition  /  23 Aug 2007  -  29 Sep 2007
Published: 23.08.2007
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Intro
(...) an art exhibition that explores our relationship with animals through the works of ten jewellery artists. (...)
“ I, as a human, have been trained to love limitations and directions, definitions and categories, that which has been designed and constructed. Animals are forever. They live in, so called, ‘Harmony’. But it is not Harmonious, because it does not have a beginning, an ending or a direction. It just is, now and forever…” 

-Leena Krohn in Humans Clothing 


Animals have been represented in art and culture for millennia. Ranging from personal talismans to astrological birth signs, we humans have employed animal characteristics to guide and describe ourselves ever since we began to believe that we are not one of them. ANIMAL is an art exhibition that explores our relationship with animals through the works of ten jewellery artists. Each artist endeavors to use reflection, analysis, compilation, and debate to further understand meanings, materials, and/or characteristics of animals. 

When a human is called 'a dog', 'a horse', or 'a snake', we know what this means.
But what does it mean to a dog, a horse, or a snake to be called 'a human'? …

Mia Maljojoki

-2016-2016

Remarks


Exhibition curated by Beatrice Lang and Mia Maljojoki.

Exhibition will travel to
PLATINA GALLERY, Stockholm, Sweden
23.08.-29.09.2007




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Sofia Björkman. Ring: Bambi Kopf, 2005. Silver, Gold. Sofia Björkman
Ring: Bambi Kopf, 2005
Silver, Gold
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Jivan Astfalck. Piece: Horst, 2005. 9ct gold, fake diamonds. Wearing “Sovereign” coin (showing St.George slaying the dragon) in a 9ct gold pendant.. Jivan Astfalck
Piece: Horst, 2005
9ct gold, fake diamonds
Wearing “Sovereign” coin (showing St.George slaying the dragon) in a 9ct gold pendant.
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Kati Nulpponen. Piece: In Mourning Dress, 2006. Textile, silver, nylon. 560 x 160 x 160 mm. Photo of jewellery by Jaan Seitsara. Kati Nulpponen
Piece: In Mourning Dress, 2006
Textile, silver, nylon
560 x 160 x 160 mm
Photo of jewellery by Jaan Seitsara
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Felieke van der Leest. Brooch: Seahorse, 2000. Resin, textile, glass. 13 x 5 x 3 cm. Felieke van der Leest
Brooch: Seahorse, 2000
Resin, textile, glass
13 x 5 x 3 cm
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Sari Liimatta. Sculpture: Wandering Stars, 2006. Glass beads, leather, metals, plastic toy. 28.5 x 6.5 x 19.5 cm. Sari Liimatta
Sculpture: Wandering Stars, 2006
Glass beads, leather, metals, plastic toy
28.5 x 6.5 x 19.5 cm
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