Intersections by Nikolay Sardamov
This newest body of work consists of brooches, pendants, rings and earrings. I use the circle as a basic component and put together three-dimensional forms with six different circle sizes.
These forms are built symmetrically, starting from a center and adding and arranging the components in different angles to form clusters and layers. The resulting shape is a rigid meshwork, where the cube can be recognized as the main organizing form.
Building the forms was like a game for exploring variations. I used the same number of components to put together forms with different characteristics: pattern, density and size.
The pieces are first built up in wax and then cast in one piece in silver or gold.
1975 Born in Sevlievo, Bulgaria
1999 BA in fine arts pedagogy, University Sofia 2003 Summer Academy Salzburg, Erico Nagai
2004 Summer Academy Salzburg, Johanna Dahm
2005 MA jewellery and metal, Academy of fine arts, Sofia
2000 Grand Prix in New Technologies Competition, Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia
2010 “3×2=Schmuck” with Z.Alexieva and D.Delchev, Gallery Mangold , Leipzig
2010 “Intersections” Sklada showroom, Sofia
2010 “Continuum” Gallery Metalab, Sydney
2010 “BI-RE- CYCLE” V&V Vitrine, Vienna
2009 “Secret garden” Testa Gallery, Sofia
2007 “New work” Gallery Jungbluth, Luxemburg
2007 “Taste” with Z.Alexieva and D.Delchev, Galeriehaus Grosche, Castrop – Rauxel
2006 “Nostalgia” with Z.Alexieva and L.Ploskova, V&V Gallery, Vienna
2004 “All Roads Lead to… Glasgow” Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2003 “Wee treasures” V&V Vitrine, Vienna
2001 “Sweet Nothingness” V&V Vitrine, Vienna
since 1995 Bulgaria, Germany, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Italy, Portugal
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