Sol, Luna, Tierra

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Sol, Luna, Tierra
Cerámica y Arte Floral

About the Ceramics:
Each day is an opportunity to elevate my life through conscious endeavor, to carve and sculpt atmosphere and the medium through which I look, and to attempt to express both with ceramics.

The ‘(t)here Series’ is a part of a the ‘Time and Space Collection’ in which the purpose is to invite the viewer to take a closer look, to wonder and to question the truth of reality.

In ‘The Tree of Life Collection’ the vine has many different meanings and can symbolise growth, spiritual good, celebration, life, regeneration, continuation, opportunity, connection, expansion, fertility, bounty, consciousness, development, renewal, degeneration, wildness.

These series are all functional pieces of Art – for flower and food arrangement – and by collaborating with Ohanami it allows Vanesa and I to show both flower and vessel in their truest form. [Nichole Hastings]

 

About the Floral Art:
“Ikebana” is from the Japanese ikeru, “keep alive, arrange flowers, living” and hana, “flower”. Possible translations include “giving life to flowers” and “arranging flowers”.

More than simply putting flowers in a container, ikebana is a disciplined art form in which nature and humanity are brought together. Contrary to the idea of floral arrangement as a collection of particolored or multicolored arrangement of blooms, ikebana often emphasizes other areas of the plant, such as its stems and leaves, and draws emphasis toward shape, line, and form. Though ikebana is a creative expression, it has certain rules governing its form. The artist’s intention behind each arrangement is shown through a piece’s color combinations, natural shapes, graceful lines, and the usually implied meaning of the arrangement.

Another common but not exclusive aspect present in ikebana is its employment of minimalism. That is, some arrangements may consist of only a minimal number of blooms interspersed among stalks and leaves. The structure of some Japanese flower arrangements is based on a scalene triangle delineated by three main points, usually twigs, considered in some schools to symbolize heaven, earth, and man or sun, moon, and earth. The container can be a key element of the composition, and various styles of pottery may be used in their construction. [Excerpt from Wikipedia]

 

Inauguración:
en 9 Junio, a partir de la 19.00 – 23.00

Exposición:
desde el 9 junio · 30 junio

Nichole Hastings y Ohanami se unen en esta singular exposición de cerámica japonesa y arte floral, donde la tradición nipona, las floresy la vanguardia se fusionan para dar lugar a particulas de Sol, Luna, Tierra.

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Artista multidisciplinar, Nichole Hastings se licenció en cerámica por la Universidad Keene State, de New Hampshire (UUEE) en 1999. Más tarde estudió en la Universidad Alfred (Western New York, USA) el Master de Samuel Azzaro. Tras graduarse, Nichole dedicó cinco años al estudio de la estética japonesa, la ceremonia del té y los orígenes de la cerámica con Sainen Tokii en ishiwada (Osaka, Japón). En 2004 regresó a los Estados Unidos a especializarse en estilo japonés y esmaltes de porcelana en la Universidad Keene State. En 2015 se traslada a Madrid para desarrollar su obra en la Escuela de Cerámica de la
Moncloa. Actualmente imparte clases particulares y talleres de cerámica en La Galería Factoría. En esta ocasión, se une a Ohanami para realizar la primera exposición en Madrid donde sus obras se exponen acompañadas de flores.

Gracias a la cortesía de Bodegas Licinia, Mangitalia y Miyama por patrocinar este evento y aportar sus exquisitos productos.

Os esperamos en Ohanami, Flores y Belleza.
Jueves 9 de junio desde las 19:00.
Calle de la Infanta Mercedes 59, Madrid.
T.  616 02 73 75
E.  ohanamiflor@gmail.com
Mañanas y sábados de 12:00 a 15:00
Tardes de 17:30 a 20:30

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