Tag: Crossovers

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Adorno is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibition entitled “Mexico & the Nordics: A Meditation on Individuality in Craft, Tradition, & Modernism”, opening 23 January 2020 at Klosterstræde 20. It has been organised in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy in Copenhagen and juxtaposes the distinct identities of these two geographically distant cultural…

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“As a society, we are not only disconnecting from our natural environment, we are also alienated from what we consume” – Studio Plastique View Studio Plastique’s Out of the Woods series presented in the Belgian Collection at Crossovers.  The Plastic Arts is a term that originally defined any physical manipulation made by humans to shape…

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“Danish design is interesting when designers keep developing the tradition of working with the relationship between man and object.” – Pil Bredahl Curator of the Danish Collection Flensted Mouritzen Credit: Martin Clausen A country whose domination of modern design far exceeds its modest size, Denmark has brought us some of the most innovative use of…

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“By being transparent about production we give each and every object a narrative that people can relate to.” – Theodóra Alfreðsdóttir View Thedóra Alfredsdottir’s works, “From the Ground Up”, in the Icelandic Collection at Crossovers.  There’s no doubt that storytelling has played an imperative role in humanity’s evolution, and across cultures even back to ancient…

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“I have used black very few times in my works, to me, it is a useless and cold convention.” – Vito Nesta  Try and think back to a location from your childhood and create the most accurate image of it you can possibly imagine. We can start with physical objects, the architecture, natural landscape, etc……

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“I want to transfer the vulnerability, frailty, and beauty of nature into my own material, wood” – Antrei Hartikainen View Antrei Hartikainen’s works Kukki and Seitikki in the Finnish Collection for Crossovers.  There’s an Italian nursery rhyme, Per fare un tavolo (to make a table) that starts by stating the very obvious fact that in…

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“What sets Finnish intellect apart in many ways is its appreciation for irony” Sebastian Jansson Curator of the Finnish Collection Finland takes a firm hold as one of the most pristine natural environments that Europe has to offer, from rugged tundras watched over by looming mountain peaks, to captivating and uncountable mythical forests lakes and…