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Sini Majuri: Tales on Glass

Exhibition The Flying Boat by glass artist Sini Majuri is a cartoon made of glass and a story of transparent moments. Galleria G12, Helsinki, Finland, from 11 June–7 July 2016.

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Text by Heini Lehtinen

In glass artist Sini Majuri’s work, tales take a form of cartoons that are immortalized in glass. The stories are blown between layers of glass by using a century-old Swedish Graal technique. The layered images are created layer by layer during a slow process that takes months.

“Every object reflects a scene of a narrative that follows the logic of a dream,” Majuri says. “Transparency, reflections and refractions have a big role in my art. I wanted to use an old technique in my sculpture, and find something fresh and previously unseen through it.”

“When I think of the foundations of artistic creation, I always put emphasis on beauty. I think that beauty is harmony that makes your eye wander. Beauty is also depth that gives a piece of art its value.”

Born 1983, glass artist Sini Majuri works in Helsinki, Finland. Her works have been exhibited in the USA, China, Europe and Canada. She has also been awarded for her work at Peking Fashion Week in China. •

Exhibition The Flying Boat by Sini Majuri at Galleria G12 in Helsinki, Finland, from 11 June–7 July 2016.

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