ANNA TEDESTAM

She discusses through juxtaposition: Two things as black and white put closely together, describing a relationship between
serious and humorous. Adult and childhood. To be taken seriously and to be depreciated. She portraits things far away from each other merged into one. Through a flow of emotions she digs for symbols in the clay to transform feelings into shapes. Tedestam also have an interest in the abandonment of materials and dissolved sensory places. By re-inventing form or function, she creates alternative worlds. The bustling organic expression is important just as the structures and free forms, but also the recognizable. History can be found in the details, and is a reward to the observer. The sculptures range from imaginative underwater worlds to buildings with inside or outside perspective while her painting can be interpreted as fragments of monumental places. She’s searching for something that reminds her of something else.

 

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