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LIBIDO- chains, gender, feelings and love

Exhibition  /  06 Dec 2007  -  02 Feb 2008
Published: 06.12.2007
Jenny Edlund. Necklace: Untitled, 2007. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Necklace: Untitled, 2007
Photographer: Morgan Norman
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Intro
Libido is a work about jewellery as tactile, sensual artefact and a work about the female being and sexuality that reaches into the political and feministic discussion about the gender power order.

Artist list

Jenny Edlund, Morgan Norman
The exhibition is the result of one years work with the female body and identity in focus.

The theme is chains where Jenny Edlund has created handmade chains and used prefabricated ones in big collars and bracelets. The exhibition also includes photos by the photographer Morgan Norman with Jenny herself as model.

Together the jewelleries and the photos make a unit, where the issue is the position of the female body, in society, in artwork and the rules that surrounds a female body.

Libido is a work about jewellery as tactile, sensual artefact and a work about the female being and sexuality that reaches into the political and feministic discussion about the gender power order. Jenny Edlund claims that the jewellery that is in contact with the skin has a very high erotic potential, and in the exhibition Libido has developed from the crossroad of her artwork and life.

The exhibition reminds us that it is the body we live in and act trough.

Remarks

Jenny Edlund (born 1959) lives and work in Stockholm. 

Working at Platina since 2003.
MFA 2002. Konstfack, art and design school, metaldepartment
Solo exhibitions: 2004 Jewellery Platina, 2005 Corpus Gallerie Inger Molin, Jewellery and Corpus Kaleido. Sweden
Group exhibitions selected: 2005 Art & Design fair Regent Armoury NY USA, SOFA Chicago USA, 2006 SOFA New York USA
Represented at Örebro museum Sweden, Rhösska museum Sweden, MAD NY USA 


"My work is a projection of my personality, my dreams, thoughts and wishes. It's about irregularity, quick switches, and an eternal search. The form often gets exaggerated in one way or another.
In my eyes jewellery don't become jewellery until it meets the body with its movement that it affects and get affected by. Since I'm addicted to wear jewellery myself it's extremely important that my jewellery is functionally despite their size."



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Jenny Edlund. Neckpiece: Untitled, 2007. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Neckpiece: Untitled, 2007
Photographer: Morgan Norman
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Jenny Edlund. Necklace: Untitled, 2007. Necklace and bracelets
. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Necklace: Untitled, 2007
Necklace and bracelets
Photographer: Morgan Norman
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.
Jenny Edlund. Necklace: Untitled, 2007. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Necklace: Untitled, 2007
Photographer: Morgan Norman
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.
Jenny Edlund. Necklace: Untitled, 2007. Necklace and bracelets
. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Necklace: Untitled, 2007
Necklace and bracelets
Photographer: Morgan Norman
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.
Jenny Edlund. Bracelet: Untitled, 2007. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Bracelet: Untitled, 2007
Photographer: Morgan Norman
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.
Jenny Edlund. Necklace: Untitled, 2007. Necklace and bracelets 
. Photographer: Morgan Norman. Jenny Edlund
Necklace: Untitled, 2007
Necklace and bracelets
Photographer: Morgan Norman
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.
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