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Saima Kivi ( post box red)

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Saima Kivi ( post box red) Sculpture

EKKEHARD ALTENBURGER

Hong Kong

Sculpture, Steel on Other

Size: 40.6 W x 65 H x 4.7 D in

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Saima Kivi is based on a 3D scan of a stone I found in the snow in Finland in the depth of winter in 2015. At the time, I was involved in a research residency, where I worked with a team of engineers, researches and PHD students at Saima University ( the University specializes in technology) to explore the possibilities of high end industrial laser technology within the arts. I produced this work in 2 sizes, this is the large scale version in post box red. Out doors, it is placed on a marble plinth. Saima is the peninsular I found the stone, Kivi is Finnish for stone.

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Sculpture:Steel on Other

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:40.6 W x 65 H x 4.7 D in

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German born sculptor Ekkehard Altenburger grew up on a farm on the German/Swiss border. He has been based in the UK since 1995. Initially working as a Master Mason at the Gothic Cathedral of Schwabisch Gmuend in South Germany, he began his academic studies in 1991, studying sculpture at Bremen's Hochschule fuer Kuenste. He later gained a place at Edinburgh College of Art and in 1999 completed his studying with an MA from the Chelsea College of Art in London. His UK commissions can be found in the public domain where he has produced site-specific pieces for private and public clients. He also has work through out Europe and recently completed a piece in Central America. He has shown his work extensively in Europe and overseas. Since 2017, Altenburger is holding a professorial position for Sculpture at the Academy of Visual Arts in Hong Kong. Since then, he divides his time in between Hong Kong and London.

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