Stockholm-based designer Julia Olanders has used construction materials that are usually hidden in buildings to create a series of decorative vases for her Betweenness project.
The 15 vessels in the series were each made from fabric moulds of the exact same shape. Although they range in size from small to large, each has a bulbous belly and thin neck reminiscent of an Ancient Greek urn or a headless bust.
As the name Betweenness suggests, removing these materials from their original context hopes to question their easy, black-and-white categorisations as practical or decorative, something precious to be kept or something shameful to be hidden.
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MA Design at Konstfack, Stockholm
BA Jewellery Design at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
2020 – Ung Svensk Form 2020, ArkDes, Stockholm, Sweden
2020 – Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs, Stockholm, Sweden
2019 – Spring Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2019 – Nuda Magazine, Dinner with Perroni Event, Stockholm Sweden
2019 – Transformation / Wasteland, Group Exhibition, Värnamo Sweden
2015 – Graduation Show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Nederlands
2012 – GW Pond, Around The Table, Group exhibition, Amsterdam, Nederlands