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Review of Gem Cutting, a workshop with Tarja Tuupanen at China Academy of Art

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Published: 25.07.2018
Tarja Tuupanen with students from China Academy of Art..
Tarja Tuupanen with students from China Academy of Art.

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Intro
The significance of the two-week course was to master the technique of cutting gems and to explore various of possibilities of stones with different forms and texture. Besides solving technical problems while cutting by performing many assignments, artist Tarja breaks through the traditional boundary and concept of gems. Focusing on the deconstruction, recombination and repetition of stones and other forms of art in order to disinter the uniqueness of the material and destroy normal Attributes.