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Disha Trivedi

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in conversation with Disha Trivedi

What does it mean to you to join the North Lands Creative network and be part of building a community for glass?

 

I believe North Lands Creative network is a great opportunity to connect with other glass artists. 

 

Tell us about your work. What influences translate into your art practice?

 

My practice is influenced by a lot of different things, but all related to social cause. The last piece I made was about how we still lack women empowerment in the 21st century.

 

Has this changed the way you approach your work?

 

Absolutely, I have always wanted my work to have a voice and reach to maximum people.

 

What initially captured your imagination about glass?

 

I started with stained glass course back in India which fascinated me to learn more about glass especially blown glass, being able to mould the hot flowing liquid glass into a solid piece was something that I fell in love with.

 

What’s the significance of the handmade to you?

 

Handmade is very important for me, especially this is the way to support local artists as well.

 

What was your route to becoming an artist?

 

 I have been doing art since age 6, my grandmother was a painter and my summer holidays would be about painting and learning new art forms with her. I always knew I wanted to be an artist I just didn’t know I would be a glass artist.

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What is your chosen medium and what are your techniques?

 

Blown glass and use different technique but favourite is Murine.

 

Who do you look up to when it comes to aesthetics?

 

Chihuly! Definitely..

 

What currently inspires you and which other artists do you admire and why?

 

 I really admire Elliot Walker, he is an amazing person and has such gifted talent!

Disha Trivedi

Disha Trivedi is a glass sculpture maker based in London, UK. Having successfully studied M.A. at the University of Creative Arts, Farnham, with major in blown glass, Disha has been active as a maker, exhibitor and educator of decorative glass art.

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