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Upplösning – graduation exhibition

Graduation Exhibition at Kronhuset.

In Swedish ”Upplösning” could mean the resolution of a story but also the dissolvement of a group, matter or knot.

The resolution of an extensive period of study is unfolding when the finishing students from HDK-Valand’s craft program present their final works. Contemporary experiences and memories from the past are disintegrated, reworked and makeup new constellations. In the complicated lies challenges and from here interesting paths extend onwards. Processes open and closes, works of art take shape. Knots are tightened and unraveled, tensions released. The weave is binding, the smithery stretched and the clay is pressed.

To study craft is to be present with all your senses to the world around you and the material before you. It means to choose actively and bravely, sieve, shape and join. In the exhibition you will be able to see the story’s resolution, where both the end of an education and the start of a profession takes place. In the student’s hands concepts and material has been reshaped, dissolved and assembled, to tactile, heartfelt and cerebral artworks.
A new generation is flowing out in the world.

Opening hours

Thursday May 25 at 15:00–20:00
Friday May 26–Tuesday May 30 at 12:00-18:00


Thursday May 25 at 18:00

Participating students

Master’s programme in Craft
Specialization Ceramic Art:
Zuz Wilkirska, Imad Rashdan, Johanna Löwenhamn
Specialization Jewellery Art:
Jenny Jansson
Specialization Textile Art:
Fanny Schwarz, Joe Ross, Naomi Sussex, Terese Molin

Bachelor’s programme in Craft
Specialization Ceramic Art:
Anna Johansson Östberg, Emma Sophia Green, Mira Kysinger Lowejko, Malin Lidén, Emma Samuelsson
Specialization Jewellery Art:
Cecilia Björertz, Ellen Axberg, Hulda Grahn, Nora Hellsén, Gwynn Jago, Jennifer Omberg, Hady Rendón Rios
Specialization Textile Art:
Pauline Nolegård, Linnea Nordenberg, Elina Säfsten, Sophie Toresson, Johanna Engström