LO and BEHOLD #2 (2/7)

by Signe Fensholt Denmark

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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 40x30x19
Unique Pieces Material : Porcelain
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LO and BEHOLD is a series of seven unique ceramic tableaus in porcelain.

A tableau is a snapshot that holds the entire narrative. The ceramic tableau tells the story of how it became. In that way, it is a stage for a performance that has taken place in the kiln. The result balances between careful calculation and a loss of control. The dynamic shaping is stopped when the heat is switched off, leaving an imprint of the processes that we are intimately defined by – growth, decay, gravity, attraction, and adaption.

LO and BEHOLD are mind images of the horror of losing control, but also the relief that comes with losing grip and letting go.

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Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 50 × 50 × 40 cm
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Signe Fensholt

Signe Fensholt is a Copenhagen based ceramic artist. In her work she leaves part of the creative process to the magic of the ceramic materials and the natural forces in the ceramic kiln. Like a choreographer she sets the stage, give her instructions and let go. The transformation of soil and dust into sparkling surfaces and crisp shapes is still visible as traces of creation. The performative aspect of ceramic materials is a focal point in the way she works as well as in the final results. She works in the interface between design and art keeping a reference to a shape or a function that we easily recognize but with another agenda than finding a solution for a practical need. She graduated 2018 from The Royal Danish Academy of Design. Since her graduation she has been selected for major exhibitions and has received several grants for her artistic practice.

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As Belgium is a small country without a very distinctive, nationalistic pride, artists and designers can work in complete freedom. There’s no higher purpose to be served. Creations can be the most individual expression of the most individual emotion. Thanks to this liberal creative climate – in combination with a strong, historical artistic tradition and qualitative art schools – Belgian art, design, and its collectors have gained international recognition for their avant-gardism. Besides, Belgium has always been a melting pot of different cultures, combining both German and Roman influences. This historical context gives designers the opportunity to colour outside the lines and outspokenly explore the borders between art, design, crafts, and industry. Strict typologies are left behind; rather, banal materials are transformed for a high-end context and meaningful stories are transmitted as an extra emotional layer. In doing so, these emancipated creations break out of traditional frames of reference, open up to everyone, and stand with both feet in our multicultural and multi-layered contemporary society. Visit the Contemporary Design Market x ADORNO collection in person at: TOUR & TAXIS Gare Maritime Rue Picard, 11 – 1000 Brussels, Belgium Saturday, 24 September (9.00 - 18.00) Sunday, 25 September 2022 (9.00 - 17.00)