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24.08.15 16:25 Alter: 3 Jahre

Dana Seachuga M.F.A wins MARZEE award 2015

Von: Theo Smeets

With work by over 100 students from 39 schools in 20 different countries the annual Marzee Graduate Show is a unique event offering the best new graduates from international schools and academies their first opportunity to exhibit work in world-renown gallery. The show is truly a global event and highlights some of the most outstanding and original work by the new generation of jewellery artists.

the Winners - Dana = 2nd from right

Dana Seachugas pieces

Precious materials are notable in their absence this year and so from fish scales and cement to military pins and silk, the work weaves stories both poetic and political. It's clear that the inspirations and aspirations of these emerging artists occupy common spaces not defined by cultural and geographic borders. We see imagined worlds at the border of reality and fantasy. deeply felt reflections of the state of the world, personal narratives refracted through ritual, memory, the cycle of life and questions of location and belonging indelible traces we leave on one another. Yet despite these recurrent threads the resultant jewellery remains wonderfully diverse on its realisation.' 
(From the exhibition release)

This year's winners are: 
Dana Seachuga (Idar-Oberstein, Germany)
as well as
Aaron Patrick Decker (Cranbrook Academy of Art, USA)
Eiman Rezaei (Rhode Island School of Design, USA)
Yojae Lee (Kookmin University, South Korea)
Genevieve Howard (National College of Art and Design, Ireland) 

14. März 2011