Tag Archive: glass

WiP: clash – Persuasion for 2

Still frames from video Persuasion for 2    

WiP: Composition for two women and fire

  Composition for two women and fire is a collaboration of Crystal Gregory and laura Puska. 4 hours long performance installation took place in the hotshop of the glass department in the Gerrit… Continue reading

WiP: Rose dress

  The rose dress is a result, or a leftover of my performance at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie yesterday. It is colored with juice of red roots, carrots and onions.    

Performance at the Rietveld

    White dress, water colored with red beets, carrots and onions, blown glass, living participant     Performance by laura Puska On the 31st of October From 9am to 8pm At the Gerrit… Continue reading

Talk: Lecture by Rony Plesl

This week we are having visitors from the School of Decorative Arts in Prague. The head of their glass department, designer and artist Rony Plesl gave a lecture about his work in the Rietveld… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion for 2

  The result of the Persuasion V for 2. Performance by laura Puska and Youri Houkes took a place in Generaal Vetterstraat in Amsterdam.   Many glasses were shattered and a lot of… Continue reading

WiP: Playing with fire

  Playing with hot glass, fire and paper in the hotshop. My studio faced an explosion after I dragged 4 papers  of size 150 x 300 cm there… Photos are stills from a… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion IV in living room

                            Persuasion, performance video, play with glasses and painted water goes on in a living room…   Persuasion is a… Continue reading

WiP: Progress of Persuasion still life composition

  Still life of Persuasion project is going in my studio. Tempting painted water in glasses is evaporating. A tripod is standing still and the composition is being photographed daily. Of course I bumped into… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion – composition in light

  Persuasion II – still life composition with painted water and glass in my studio this morning.        

WiP: Persuasion III

New composition of persuasion is up!    

WiP: Making moulds with Sander

  The day started with mould making. Sander Boeijink helped us to make plaster molds for kiln casting. First a positive was made out of clay.   In the afternoon we turned on a… Continue reading

O!: Day in Murano

  Long but interesting day in the glass island of Murano.   We visited Adriano Berengo‘s studio, and one of the three locations of Glass Stress exhibition. Tony Oursler is one of the artist… Continue reading

WiP: getting back to glass

  Since I started working with glass my relationship with it has been a battle of on and off periods. Not even touching glass for a bit over an year, I’m continuing my… Continue reading

WiP: Beast – a project by Tosca Teran in Toronto

I’ve recovered from jet lag and I’m getting back to my normal rhythm here in the Netherlands. Spending an amazing week in Toronto (my home 3 years back) working with glass and metal… Continue reading

WiP: Fegur∂

Toronto based artist Tosca Teran is working hard for putting everything together for a collaboration following in few weeks.  The soundscape, collaboration of Andrei Gravelle and Tosca Teran, can be listened in here.… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion – painting water

  New work in process. Combining glass objects and painted water. Playing with rhythm, colors and sweet words.  

Do you remember the island? – GAAC Glass Couture

It’s been almost 4 months that I left Iceland behind. My black beach, volcanos and icebergs are still in my mind. Nature of the amazing island is giving some inspiration also for a glass… Continue reading

Circus of glass

 Also these playful glass works are made in Nuutajärvi‘s glass village by Lasisirkus, Alma Jantunen and Johannes Rantasalo.                    

Playing with fire

  The glass of work of Anu Penttinen is getting the last heat in the hands of Slate Grove. Anu, beside of designing, she also makes her own work including the piece in… Continue reading

A piece of a glass jungle

These new kind of glass tubes by Chihuly are one of things that came out of 10 days of working in Nuutajärvi.

Slowly coming closer

Slowly proceeds the annealing process of huge glass pieces made by Chihuly‘s group in Nuutajärvi‘s glass factory.    

Carrier

Happening in a little glass village

All the work is done and a group of Dale Chihuly‘s glassblowers are about to head back to US. after working in Nuutajärvi‘s factory for 10 days. The factory is the oldest still… Continue reading

Hands that draw the future & Lucha libre

The story of design from modernism to the future from 16th of June until 6th of August in Taidehalli, in Helsinki.   <- A little bit of charm by Susanne Koskimäki‘s glass dolls… Continue reading

Blow & shot

Puhallus ja laukaus Glass and photographs in Nuutajärvi‘s glass village 8.6.-12.8.2012   Photo by Jani Kaila      

Young & crazy glass – 1.6-23.9.2012 Riihimäki

 A fresh exhibition of group of young talented glass makers in Riihimäki.   Lasismi 1.6.-23.9.2012 at The Finnish Glass Museum    In the photo, Pill by Helmi Remes.          

Finnish glass for a design tour of Thursday

Finnish glass and design  1.6 – 14.8.2012 at Design Forum in Helsinki  

Glass in superposition

Anu Penttinen‘s glass in Riihimäki   Superposition 4.5-1.7.2012 in The Finnish Glass Museum     Photo by Uzi Varon    

Pushing buttons

Back to normal. Back to work!   Found some buttons I made a few months ago in the studio… I love grinding.    

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