BioWhen I was six years old, I learned to sew. This love for textile techniques constitutes an important aspect of my jewellery practice.
StatementMy work reflects my intimate world. Often I construct abstract versions of rooms, buildings, and cities that mirror my dreams and fears. Some of them relate to memories I have, people in my past or people around me. Yet others deal with my needs for protection, my fear of being locked in or shut out and my fascination with visible and invisible boundaries.
I am intrigued by the process in which walls simultaneously define and shut out space.
My work is about finding refuge and freedom.
I am inspired by the everyday rhythms and choreographies of life; how we move, interact, build and heal. I am fascinated by wings and shelters.
Often I make unorthodox combinations of materials to create tension and balance. Sometimes I use found objects: quiet mirrors of other intimate worlds.
When I was six years old, I learned to sew. This love for textile techniques constitutes an important aspect of my jewellery practice. Sewing by hand is like meditation to me; while sewing I build and repair, stich by stitch.
I sew scraps of old book covers together. Old books carry stories: tales about how they've been cherished or abused. The stitching brings the old materials together, heals them, thus creating new narratives.
Exhibition 07 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018 Heroes.
Exhibition 10 Dec 2017 - 15 Feb 2018 Finest Selection X.
Exhibition 31 May 2017 - 05 Jun 2017 Galerie Beyond at KunstRAI Art Amsterdam 2017.
Exhibition 06 Nov 2016 - 11 Dec 2016 Of Things Unknown by Carolina Apolonia.
Exhibition 03 Dec 2015 - 23 Jan 2016 Fifteen Years of Jewelry.
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Clodagh MolloyDublin, Ireland
Enric MajoralBarcelona, Spain
Letizia MaggioFontanafredda, Italy
Annarita BiancoAvellino, Italy
Lidia PuicaSatu Mare, Romania
Sandra BostockMexico City, Mexico
Viktoria Münzker FerusPixendorf, Austria
Nicole SchusterMunich, Germany
Miriam ArentzBerlin, Germany
Deniz TuranIstanbul, Turkey
Karin JohanssonGothenburg, Sweden
Pallavi VermaKarnataka, India
Jieun ParkSeoul, South Korea
Shirly Bar-AmotzKibbutz Maabarot, Israel