ISGNE GLASS LIVES WEEK 2020 PROGRAMME

ISGNE GLASS LIVES | NORTH LANDS CREATIVE | 2020

Glass Lives explores the human relationship with glass making and material. Uncovering some of the exceptional European master artisans using long-held traditions, skills and knowledge.

 

 

Glass Lives celebrates the visionary embodiment of both creativity and craftsmanship by European master artisans at the highest level of excellence.  Supported by the EU Creative Europe Programme, collaboration lies at the heart of what the ISGNE network represents, encouraging exchange and fostering a sense of building a stronger glass community.

 

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FILM: ISGNE Glass Lives UK
Glass Lives meets UK glass artists Emma Baker & James Maskrey & Irish artist Laura Quinn to explore the human relationship with glass making and material and discuss what the future holds for European Glass.​
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FILM: British Council - Why I Make: Glassblowing in the UK with Jahday Ford (UK)
Step inside the studio of hot glass artist Jahday Ford in the UK and discover how the craft of glassblowing is 'crazy cool' and why he believes anyone who has a passion should follow it.
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FILM : CS Meet the Maker - Jessamy Kelly (UK)
In this short documentary produced by Craft Scotland, we “Meet the Maker: Jessamy Kelly” who works mainly in glass, creating unique, one-off sculptures, which she kiln casts and hand-finishes in her studio. She is inspired by light and landscape, which she uses to invoke a sense of place within her work.
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PODCAST
PODCAST: Creative Me Pinkie Maclure
Creative Me host Ica Headlam talks to Scottish glass artist Pinkie Maclure to explore what inspires and influences her creative practice. ​
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GALLERY
GALLERY : Pinkie Maclure
Discover "Pills for Ills, Ills for Pills" by Pinkie Maclure on display as part of Glass Lives Local.
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INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW: Laura Quinn (Ireland)
In conversation with Irish glass artist Laura Quinn, who makes beautiful glass objects by hand, with the assistance of new digital technologies to create products which are repairable, recyclable and more sustainable.
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INTERVIEW: Sophie Longwill (IRELAND)
In conversation with Irish glass artist Sophie Longwill, Sophie was awarded the ISGNE Dual AiR in 2019 which included 2 month residency split between Berlin Glas and North Lands Creative.
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INTERVIEW: James Maskrey (UK)
James Maskrey has a career in hot glass spanning over 25 years. He has a passion for teaching and for the dissemination of glass skills and has led masterclasses throughout Europe. He currently works for the University of Sunderland at the National Glass Centre as a technical demonstrator/instructor and facilitator for artist projects.
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INTERVIEW: North Lands Creative (UK)
In conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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INTERVIEW: GAS (USA)
In conversation with Brandi Clark Executive Director of GAS. GAS is non-profit, international organization—with the​ mission to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass.
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FILM: ISGNE Glass Lives Romania
Glass Lives meets Romanian glass artists Alexandra Muresan to explore the human relationship with glass making and material and discuss what the future holds for European Glass.
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FILM: NMS Art of Glass - Geoffrey Mann (UK)
Geoff embraces new technologies in the creative design process and production of his work. Mann was one of the first glass artists in the UK to introduce digital technology into his practice. Inspired by his fascination with transposing the fleeting nature of time and motion, he creates pieces that challenge the existing divides between art, craft and design.
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FILM: CS Meet the Maker Amanda Simmons (UK)
Visit the studio of artist Amanda Simmons, who works in kiln-formed and cameo engraved glass, inspired by the glass artists of America.
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PODCAST
PODCAST : Creative Me Christopher Day
Creative Me host Ica Headlam talks to British glass artist Christopher Day to explore what inspires and influences his creative practice.
PODCAST
GALLERY
Gallery : Christopher Day
Explore Edo, by Christopher Day. Shown as part of Glass Lives Local, online and at the North Lands Creative Studio.
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INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW: Alexandra Muresan (Romania)
In conversation with Romanian glass artist Alexandra Muresan, Alex was awarded the ISGNE Dual AiR in 2019 which included 2 month residency split between Berlin Glas and North Lands Creative.
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INTERVIEW: Inguna Audere (Latvia)
Inguna Audere in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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INTERVIEW: Elizar Milev (Bulgaria)
Artist Elizar Milev in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips. Elizar was awarded ISGNE Air at North Lands Creative in 2019.
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INTERVIEW: Glass Point (Latvia)
Glass Point Co-Director, Ieva Zemite in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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INTERVIEW: Canberra Glassworks (Australia)
Canberra Glassworks CEO, Julie Skate in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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FILM: ISGNE Glass Lives Italy
Glass Lives visits Salviati Glass Studio located in the heart of Murano in Venice, Italy to meet with designer and Art Director Alberto Lago to explore the human relationship with glass making and material and discuss what the future holds for European Glass.
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FILM : NMS Art of Glass - Harry Morgan (UK)
Visit the studio of artist Harry Morgan who's work is known for its unusual use of materials and experimental approach to traditional processes.
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PODCAST: Creative Me Moulaye Niang
Creative Me host Ica Headlam talks to Venetian Based, Senegalese glass artist Moulaye Niang to explore what inspires and influences his creative practice.
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INTERVIEW: Silvia Levenson (Italy)
In conversation with glass artist Silvia Levenson. Silvia shares an insight into her creative practice and the journey that led her to becoming a glass artist.
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INTERVIEW: Bruno Romanelli (UK)
In conversation with glass artist Bruno Romanelli. Bruno shares an insight into his creative practice and the journey that led him to becoming a glass artist.
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INTERVIEW: Alberto Lago (Italy)
In conversation with Alberto Lago, designer and Art Director of Salviati, Venice one of the most important and oldest furnace in Murano.
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INTERVIEW: Berlin Glas (Germany)
In conversation with Nadania Idriss Founder & Director of Berlin Glas e.V.
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INTERVIEW: Craft Scotland (UK)
Craft Scotland Director, Irene Kernan in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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FILM : ISGNE Glass Lives Czech Republic
Glass Lives visits Novotny Glass Studio located in the glass town of Nový Bor in the Czech Republic to meet with father and son Petr and Ondřej Novotný to explore the human relationship with glass making and material and discuss what the future holds for European Glass.
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FILM: NMS Art of Glass - Pinkie Maclure (UK)
In the studio with Scottish stained glass artist Pinkie Maclure. Pinkie marries traditional craft techniques with a radically different aesthetic approach to stained glass.
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PODCAST
PODCAST: Creative Me Hannah Gibson
Hosted by Ica Headlam, Creative Me Podcast has partnered with North Lands Creative to bring a series of conversations with glass artists across Europe. Episode four is with Hannah Gibson who specialises in casting glass. A geologist originally from North Wales who has been residing in Scotland for a number of years Hannah’s work is very much rooted in sustainability and working with recycled glass.
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GALLERY
GALLERY: Hannah Gibson
Discover "Wispering Sweet Nothings" by Hannah Gibson, as part of Glass Lives Local on Line and at the North Lands Creative Studio.
GALLERY
INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW: Ondrej Novotny (Czech Republic)
Czech glass artist Ondřej Novotný in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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INTERVIEW: Michael Rogers (USA)
In conversation with artist Michael Rogers. Michael is Professor Emeritus at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Artistic Associate, Sculpture/Dimensional Studies at Alfred University School of Art and Design. Currently Michael is on the Board of Directors of two arts organizations, Berlin Glas in Germany and IRMA Collaborative in Latvia.
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INTERVIEW : Buro Famos (Germany)
In conversation with German Hanna Litwin and Romin Heide who together form the Berlin Based design studio Buro Famos. Their contemporary aesthetic focuses on the intersections between graphic and product design. They work to create objects that are simple in shape, pleasurable to use, serious and charming. Romin and Hanna were the recipients of the ISGNE AiR at North Lands Creative in 2019.
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INTERVIEW: NCAD (Ireland)
In conversation with Dr. Caroline Madden Lecturer at the National College of Art and Design, Ireland. ( Faculty of Fine Art - Ceramics, Glass, Metals ) ISGNE partner. In her perfessional creative practice Dr Caroline Madden produces sculptural objects and installations in glass. Inspired by natural forms, her work contrasts substances with a brief or delicate life, like saplings or rose petals, to less transient materials such as rock.
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INTERVIEW: Glass Society of Ireland (Ireland)
Glass Society of Ireland Chair Róisín de Buitléar in conversation with North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips.
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FILM: NMS Art of Glass - Karlyn Sutherland (UK)
Karlyn Sutherland is known for her evocative sculptures, fused wall pieces and site-specific installations that explore light and shadow. Whilst undertaking a PhD in Architecture, her research into the emotional power of place led her home to Caithness. Here, she was drawn to the idea of working in glass after enrolling on a master class at North Lands Creative in Lybster.
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PODCAST
PODCAST : Creative Me Jessamy Kelly (UK)
Glass artist and lecturer Jessamy Kelly is based in Edinburgh and works in kiln glass combined with ceramics. During the episode we discussed her early influences and her initial interest in ceramics which subsequently changed once she developed an interest and connection in working with glass.
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GALLERY
GALLERY: Jessamy Kelly
Discover "Waste Glass Landscape" by Jessamy Kelly shown as part of Glass Lives Local online and at the North Lands Creative Studio.
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INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW : Jahday Ford (UK)
Jahday Ford is a recent graduate from The Manchester School of Art specialising in hot glass and mould design. Using the combination of glass blowing and digital design the materiality of his glass objects changes radically, effectively bonding these two diverse fields. ​ His award winning project 'Breathe' has been exhibiting in galleries around the country including New Designers, London Design Junction, Manchester Craft & Design Centre and The National Centre for Craft & Design based in Lincolnshire.
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INTERVIEW : Anna Varnase (Latvia)
Anna Varnase is a Latvian glass and mixed media artist and founder of Glass Point studio, based in Riga. In her work, she negotiates universal perceptions as a bridge between artist and observer. She focuses on the visualization of thoughts and feelings.
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INTERVIEW: Emma Baker (UK)
Emma Baker’s training as a glassmaker underpins her artistic practice. With a focus on materiality and process, she works with themes of narrative and sentiment to create artworks in glass. In 2019 she became one of two Associate Artists at North Lands Creative.
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INTERVIEW: Scottish Glass Society (Scotland)
In conversation with the Scottish Glass Society, who's mission is to promote the appreciation, understanding and development of contemporary Scottish Glass.
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FILM: CS Meet the Maker - Andrea Walsh (UK)
Meet Andrea Walsh who creates faceted boxes in ceramics and glass.
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PODCAST
PODCAST : Creative Me Choi Keeryong ( South Korea )
Creative Me host Ica Headlam talks to South Korean Glass Artist Choi Keeryong to explore what inspires and influences his creative practice.
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GALLERY
GALLERY: Choi Keeryong
Discover "Daam Dah" by Choi Keeryong, as part of Glass Lives Local online and at the North Lands Creative.
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INTERVIEW
INTERVIEW: Anne Petters (UK)
Anne Petters is a multi media artist with a strong background in glass. She received a Diploma in Fine Arts from the Institute for Ceramics and Glass Art, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany and a MFA in Sculpture/ Glass from Alfred University, New York.
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INTERVIEW: Anna Mlasowsky (Germany)
In conversation with glass artist Anna Mlasowsky. Anna talks to North Lands Creative Director Karen Phillips and discusses her creative practice and the journey that led her to becoming a glass artist.
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INTERVIEW: Meng Du (China)
In conversation with Chinese glass artist Meng Du who’s work explores the quiet beauty in the moment that triggers personal memories. In her work Meng Du seeks to both preserve memories and also explore memories in decay, showing the process of their slow disappearance from our consciousness.
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INTERVIEW: Contemporary Glass Society (UK)
CGS is the UK's foremost organisation supporting both established glass artists and up-and-coming makers. Our mission and passion are to promote contemporary glass among the art world and wider public.
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FILM: CS Meet the Maker - Alison Kinnaird (UK)
Meet Alison Kinnaird, a glass artist working with copper wheel engraving, bringing the technique into a contemporary age creating large scale architectural installations as well as smaller, intimate pieces.
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FILM: CS Meet the Maker - Jeff Zimmer (UK)
Inside the studio with artist-maker Jeff Zimmer, who uses traditional glass painting techniques on layers of glass to create enigmatic three-dimensional scenes.
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INTERVIEW: Louis Thompson (UK)
In conversation with Louis Thompson who has been working with glass for over 30 years. His portfolio is diverse, from creating large scale installations to creating smaller intimate groups of objects that invite closer inspection.
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INTERVIEW: Natsumi Jones (Japan)
Natsumi Jones is a Japanese artist working in glass and mixed media currently residing in the UK. Her work explores time, nature, customs through the fragility and ephemeral materiality of glass. She also often combines light as a material to give immersive installation effect as well as embellish the material with reflection and transmission.
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FILM: CS Meet the Maker - Choi Keeryong (South Korea)
In conversation with South Korean, Scotland based glass artist/educator Choi Keeryong. Choi’s interests have been drawn from questions concerning the notion of invented cultural authenticity, historical, and symbolic meanings constructed around objects and how it is appreciated in different cultures.
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FILM: CS Meet the Maker - Carrie Fertig (USA)
Inside the studio with artist Carrie Fertig. Carrie creates sonic and visual environments for transformative experiences. She uses flameworked glass in an interdisciplinary practice incorporating sound, light, fire, electronics, dance, and film to address emotional, spiritual, and physical states and thresholds. She makes experiences, glass music, installations, film, and objects.
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INTERVIEW: Emel Erdem (Turkey)
In conversation with Turkish Glass Artist Emel Erdem, who was a technical assistant on the ISGNE project at Belin Glas.
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INTERVIEW: Masahiro Sasaki (Japan)
In conversation with Japanese Glass Artist Masahiro Sasaki. With an accomplished background in education currently, he is teaching at Aichi University of Education as professor
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INTERVIEW: Jin Hongo (Japan)
In conversation with Japanese Glass Artist Jin Hongo. Currently, he is teaching at Toyama Institute of Glass Art as professor.
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GLASS LIVES 2020 : FILM

Glass Lives Film: Jeff Zimmer

Glass Lives Film: Jeff Zimmer

Inside the studio with Artist-maker Jeff…
Glass Lives Film: Choi Keeryong

Glass Lives Film: Choi Keeryong

Inside the studio with artist-maker Choi…
Glass Lives Film: Alison Kinnaird

Glass Lives Film: Alison Kinnaird

Meet Alison Kinnaird, a glass artist…
Glass Lives Film: Amanda Simmons

Glass Lives Film: Amanda Simmons

Amanda Simmons works in kiln-formed and…
Glass Lives Film: Andrea Walsh

Glass Lives Film: Andrea Walsh

Meet Andrea Walsh who creates faceted…
Glass Lives Film: Carrie Fertig

Glass Lives Film: Carrie Fertig

Inside the studio with Artists Carrie…
Glass Lives Film: Jahday Ford

Glass Lives Film: Jahday Ford

Step inside the studio of Jahday…
Glass Lives Film: Jessamy Kelly

Glass Lives Film: Jessamy Kelly

Meet Jessamy Kelly, a Scottish maker…
Glass Lives Film: Harry Morgan

Glass Lives Film: Harry Morgan

Morgan’s work is known for its…
Glass Lives Film: Pinkie Maclure

Glass Lives Film: Pinkie Maclure

Pinkie Maclure marries traditional craft techniques…
Glass Lives Film: Karlyn Sutherland

Glass Lives Film: Karlyn Sutherland

Karlyn Sutherland is known for her…
Glass Lives Film: Geoffrey Mann

Glass Lives Film: Geoffrey Mann

Geoff embraces new technologies in the…
Glass Lives Film :  ISGNE Glass Lives Czech Republic

Glass Lives Film : ISGNE Glass Lives Czech Republic

Glass Lives visits Novotný Glass Studio,…
Glass Lives Film : ISGNE Glass Lives 2020 UK

Glass Lives Film : ISGNE Glass Lives 2020 UK

Glass Lives meets UK Glass Artists…
Glass Lives Film : ISGNE Glass Lives Romania

Glass Lives Film : ISGNE Glass Lives Romania

Glass Lives meets Romanian Glass Artists…
Glass Lives Film :  ISGNE Glass Lives Italy

Glass Lives Film : ISGNE Glass Lives Italy

Glass Lives visits Salviati Glass Studio…

GLASS LIVES 2020 : PODCAST

Glass Lives Podcast : Choi Keeryong

Glass Lives Podcast : Choi Keeryong

Hosted by Ica Headlam, Creative Me…
Glass Lives Podcast : Jessamy Kelly

Glass Lives Podcast : Jessamy Kelly

Creative Me Podcast has partnered with…
Glass Lives Podcast : Moulaye Niang

Glass Lives Podcast : Moulaye Niang

Hosted by Ica Headlam, Creative Me…
Glass Lives Podcast : Hannah Gibson

Glass Lives Podcast : Hannah Gibson

Hosted by Ica Headlam, Creative Me…
Glass Lives Podcast : Christopher Day

Glass Lives Podcast : Christopher Day

Hosted by Ica Headlam, Creative Me…
Glass Lives Podcast : Pinkie Maclure

Glass Lives Podcast : Pinkie Maclure

Hosted by Ica Headlam, Creative Me…

GLASS LIVES 2020 : iNTERVIEW

Glass Lives Interview: Anna Varnase

Glass Lives Interview: Anna Varnase

Anna Varnase in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: James Maskrey

Glass Lives Interview: James Maskrey

James Maskrey in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Glass Point

Glass Lives Interview: Glass Point

Glass Point in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Berlin Glas

Glass Lives Interview: Berlin Glas

Berlin Glas in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: NCAD

Glass Lives Interview: NCAD

NCAD in conversation with North Lands…
Glass Lives Interview: SGS

Glass Lives Interview: SGS

SGS in conversation with North Lands…
Glass Lives Interview: CGS

Glass Lives Interview: CGS

CGS in conversation with North Lands…
Glass Lives Interview: Canberra Glassworks

Glass Lives Interview: Canberra Glassworks

Canberra Glassworks in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: GAS

Glass Lives Interview: GAS

GAS in conversation with North Lands…
Glass Lives Interview: Craft Scotland

Glass Lives Interview: Craft Scotland

Craft Scotland in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Louis Thompson

Glass Lives Interview: Louis Thompson

Louis Thompson in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Ondrej Novotny

Glass Lives Interview: Ondrej Novotny

ONDŘEJ NOVOTNÝ in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Jin Hongo

Glass Lives Interview: Jin Hongo

Jin Hongo in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Masahiro Sasaki

Glass Lives Interview: Masahiro Sasaki

Masahiro Sasaki in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Emel Erdem

Glass Lives Interview: Emel Erdem

Emel Erdem in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Meng Du

Glass Lives Interview: Meng Du

Meng Du in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Jahday Ford

Glass Lives Interview: Jahday Ford

Jahday Ford in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Alberto Lago

Glass Lives Interview: Alberto Lago

Alberto Lago in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Inguna Audere

Glass Lives Interview: Inguna Audere

Inguna Audere in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Emma Baker

Glass Lives Interview: Emma Baker

Emma Baker in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Buro Famos

Glass Lives Interview: Buro Famos

Buro Famos in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview: Anne Petters

Glass Lives Interview: Anne Petters

Anne Petters in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview : Bruno Romanelli

Glass Lives Interview : Bruno Romanelli

Bruno Romanelli in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview : Silvia Levenson

Glass Lives Interview : Silvia Levenson

Silvia Levenson in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview : Anna Mlasowsky

Glass Lives Interview : Anna Mlasowsky

Anna Mlasowsky in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview : Elizar Milev

Glass Lives Interview : Elizar Milev

Elizar Mileb in conversation with North…
Glass Lives Interview : Michael Rogers

Glass Lives Interview : Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers in conversation with North…