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Eyes as Big as Plates
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In 2011, Karoline Hjorth Riitta Ikonen launched the «Eyes as Big as Plates project».
And it turned into a search for belonging of modern human to nature.
Most of the participants are older people who often have a deeper connection to the lands they live, work or cultivate.
a project about the continuous search for belonging of modern human to nature
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Initially, they were interested in studying the incarnations of nature and Scandinavian folklore legends about natural phenomena. But years later, the project expanded.
anglers
farmers
housewives
zoologists
scientists
paratroopers
opera singers
plumbers
Malcolm, Tasmania 2019
Markku, Finland 2012
Kåre, Norway 2017
Sinikka, Norway 2019
Astrid II, Norway 2011
and not even just with eyes at all but with the wild, barely articulate being of clouds and seas and rocks and trees and stars.
We need to learn to see not just with Western eyes but with Islamic eyes and Inuit eyes, not just with human eyes but with golden-cheeked warbler eyes, coho salmon eyes, and polar bear eyes,
Mr.Ohi, South Korea 2016
lonely figure
Mama, South Korea 2016
Mr Choi, South Korea 2017
on each
picture —
Edda, Iceland 2013
Here, nature acts both as content and as context: the characters literally inhabit the landscape in the sculptures that they create together with the artists.
In a landscape from an environment not indicating
NEITHER PLACE,
NOR TIME
and merge happens
this site was created by Polina Gagalchiy as part of the Melnik — Vasiliev course on creative layout and animation.
The site was not created for commercial use. Content collected from open sources on the Internet and belong to their respective owners.
«under the veil of green»
this site was created by Polina Gagalchiy as part of the Melnik — Vasiliev course on creative layout and animation.
The site was not created for commercial use. Content collected from open sources on the Internet and belong to their respective owners.
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