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 “I encourage people to be curious, to focus on the moment, to react upon feelings; right now is an interesting moment” – Jonas Edvard View Jonas Edvard’s works for sale  On your way to Jonas Edvard’s studio located on a former shipbuilding segment of Copenhagen’s old industrial center, Nordhavn, you’ll pass through a maze of…

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“Our society’s current relation towards nature is an endless source for reflection.” – Studio Plastique, Belgium Perhaps in our obsession with creating a world of objects made by us for us, we’ve left behind a crucial part of ourselves, a world that was not made by us but yet still for us in its own…

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“I don’t want to express my feelings; I want my objects to make people feel their own”  – Gaspard Graulich   “Prélèvement” N.8 & N.1. All images courtesy of the artist.  View Gaspard Graulich’s works, Prélèvement, in the French Collection for Crossovers.  Many of the writings and conversations here on Adorno Editorial are centered around…

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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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“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…

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“Today there are no rules on how to use objects. We are in a time where it all floats together and the borders disappear.” -Josephine Andredottir Think back to your most recent encounter with contemporary art or design. Was it in a museum? A white-cube gallery space? What objects were there? Were they paintings? Were…