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Sofia Hallik, Merlin Meremaa, Hanna-Maria Vanaküla, Darja Popolitova (left to right). Photo: Liina Lelov

Art Jewellery Exhibition “Symptom” by Four Young Estonian Artists 0

Arterritory.com
11/10/2016

Photo: Liina Lelov

“Symptom”
by
Hanna-Maria Vanaküla, Sofia Hallik, Merlin Meremaa and Daria Popolitova
EAA Gallery, Tallinn
Through October 29, 2016

The show titled “Symptom” by four young jewellery artists, Hanna-Maria Vanaküla, Sofia Hallik, Merlin Meremaa and Daria Popolitova, explores sypmtoms and pathologies born within the innermost corners of the artists’ psyche.


Sofia Hallik. HOMEOSIS_V (2015). Neckpiece. Marble, 18k gold, polyurethane plastic, paint, silver, rubber cord. Nymphe (2016). Neckpiece. Watussi horn, flexible rubber, silver


Sofia Hallik. HOMEOSIS_VI (2015). Neckpiece. Polyurethane plastic, silver, rubber cord

Sofia Hallik is an innovative jewellery maker and PhD researcher at Estonian Academy of Arts. Sofia’s work, which has also been exhibited at international exhibitions, is best known for the perfect symmetry, tricky nature of the material, latest digital techniques and the use of a visually monochrome palette.


Hanna-Maria Vanaküla. Hedonism (2016). Brooch. Charcoal, resin, pigment, steel

Hanna-Maria Vanaküla s currently studying in the Master’s programme of the Estonian Academy of Arts’ Jewellery and Blacksmithing Department. She has exhibited both in Estonia and internationally.


Merlin Meremaa. Breath (2015). Objects. Glass

Merilin Meremaa is currently studying in the Master’s programme of the Estonian Academy of Arts’ Jewellery and Blacksmithing Department. She has exhibited both in Estonia and internationally.


Daria Popolitova. Metanoia XVI (2015). Brooch. Reconstructed horn, silver, steel


Daria Popolitova. Coincidentia Oppositorum III (2016). Brooch. Stabilised wood, silver, steel, lab created sapphire

Daria Popolitova is a jewellery artist and designer. She also works as a guest lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Arts and a museum pedagogue at the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design. In 2015 she founded the jewellery art studio Aur. In her work Daria Popolitova explores the dynamics of man and technology. She has exhibited both in Estonia and internationally.


“Symptom” exhibition view. EAA Gallery, Tallinn

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