Hanna Hedman graduated from Konstfack in Stockholm 2008, studying under
Professor Ruudt Peters.
She has already exhibit her work in several important international
you tell is not always what you experienced"
The series of fourteen necklaces by artist Hanna Hedman explores the
borders between lie, escapism, reality and fantasy.
Hanna Hedman's new series of work has been inspired by an interest in
storytelling and how stories change depending on the narrator, whether
information is left out and dependent on to whom the story is told.
What is really changing each time you tell a story and why is the truth
so hard to tell? Is the truth even interesting? Maybe fantasy is as
relevant as reality.
is frightening and we all have our own strategies of handling and processing
the cruelties of the world around us. Our fantasy worlds can function
as outlets or survival strategies and a person's personality can consist
of as much fantasy as realism.
things happen along Hanna Hedman's time consuming and intense creative
process. Development of each piece progress organically with limited
predefined planning. Fragments are created individually and then combined
in a similar fashion as stories develop over time.
and dreams of past centuries meet in an ornamental story that is neither
black nor white; instead it exists in a grey area, undefined and strange.
Hanna Hedman wants to entice you into her suggestive world full of detail;
sometimes beautiful but also melancholic and malevolent.
Silver, oxidized silver, powder coated copper, synteticfibers and paint.