Magdalena Nilsson, pottery, at Konsthantverkarna Jan. 28 – Feb. 15 2017

By on December 24, 2016

It is easy as a mountain is easy.

In Magdalena Nilsson’s first exhibition at Konsthantverkarna she will show different imaging technologies on primarily porcelain and parian. Nilsson’s work has for several years revolved around the landscape, how we relate to it, and describes it. With a background in craftsmanship – especially ceramics – building work on the material with a conceptual framework. 

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Horizons passed during a car journey. Mountain and gravel piles.
I want to carve me down into them to arrive at what lies beneath.
Everything renew and reform. Mountain breaks and moves.
The clay was once a part of a landscape, it embodies and represents this new.
Photographs taken including on Iceland.
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Thanks to Arts Grants. Through project grant (2014) Nilsson has been able to develop her work with image on ceramic materials.

Magdalena Nilsson (b. Tidaholm, 1979), works with ceramics, ink and sculpture. Topography and mountain recurs in her work. She works based materials, shifting materials about different expressions and different tempos, a way to offset the clay slowness. Magdalena Nilsson took her master’s degree at the Department of Ceramics and Glass at Konstfack in Stockholm in 2005. In 2016, she has completed a public work for the Munktell bath in Eskilstuna, works to the surgery department at Huddinge Hospital and had exhibition at hangmenProjects. Nilsson is a member of the bladder and knead.

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