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"ADAPTATION"
Karen Pontoppidan (DK)
de 20.10.11  a  27.11.11
Galerie V und V
Viena

"ADAPTATION - CANVAS" is my newest approach to jewellery and my main
interest here has been to investigate the status of craft in our culture.
The pieces are 3-dimensional objects made of canvas covered wood.
The technique of nailing metal sheets to a wooden base has been used
throughout history in sacred and secular applied arts. The materials I use
hold their own meanings; shot from my father's shotgun, tin from heirlooms,
coins, precious metals and of course the canvas. Karen Pontoppidan

info+:
Galerie V&V, Bauernmarkt 19, 1010 Wien
T+43 1 5356334, F+43 1 810212140; 0699/14093221;
www.galerievundv.at

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