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Photography, Color on Aluminium
Size: 70.9 W x 66.9 H x 0.8 D in
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Impression II is a self-portrait that focuses on the boundaries of the body and borders of trust. Weighed down with solid glass spheres that distort details and borders capturing light and appearing light as they constrain the body and weigh it down. The work comments on the traces life leaves on us as humans and the boundaries we use to protect it. The photographs are printed on brushed aluminum or laminated between a sheet of aluminum dibond and plexiglass. They are pictures of a real body lying under aprox. 400 glass spheres. They come as a pair (170cm x 60cm each) and are ready to hang on a wall.
Photography:Color on Aluminium
Artist Produced Limited Edition of:1
Size:70.9 W x 66.9 H x 0.8 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
Packaging:Ships in a Crate
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
Handling:Ships in a wooden crate for additional protection of heavy or oversized artworks. Crated works are subject to an $80 care and handling fee. Artists are responsible for packaging and adhering to Saatchi Art’s packaging guidelines.
Æsa Björk graduated from the Glass Department of Edinburgh College of Art with a 1st class BA (Hons) degree in 1995 and MA in 1997. In 1994 she was an exchange student at VSUP in Prague and studied with Vladímir Kopecky. This both influenced her work and encouraged her in her pursuit of working with glass as a sculptural material. She has frequented the Pilchuck Glass School as a student and TA since 1998 where in 1999 she also was an Emerging Artist in Residence and an instructor in 2016. In 2006 she was an Artist in Residence at the Corning Museum of Glass. Her work has been shown internationally, she has received numerous grants among them a 5 years working grant from the Norwegian Ministry of Culture 2015-2019. She has had several public art commissions in Norway where she co-founded the open access gallery and workshop S12 in 2005. From 2011-2014 She held a 3 year position as a visiting artist and faculty at the School of Art and Design, Sculpture/Dimensional Studies, Alfred University. Her work is in the collections of the National Museum of Art and Design in Oslo and KODE Art Museums in Bergen, Norway. She currently works and lives in Bergen Norway where she also is an artistic advisor for S12
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