Origin IV

£1,600.00

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Glass

Dimensions – W30 x D18 x H34

Artist Bios

Emma Baker

Emma Baker is a glass artist living and working in the UK. In 2019 she became one of two Associate Artists at North Lands Creative, a two-year programme supporting & developing the practice of glass artists. Her work is held in public & private collections and has been shown across the UK & Ireland. Most recently, she has received scholarship funding to the USA and worked on international projects supported by British Council Scotland and Creative Europe. Specialising as a glassmaker, her love of the material and its processes combined with narrative and sentiment embodies her artistic practice.

Alberto Lago

Alberto Lago is a designer and artist based in Venice. Starting from designing skyscrapers to working with craftsman his creative process is based on under- standing the human and social impact on the surroundings through community interaction. His background range from architecture, engineering, carpentry, illustration and design.

Alberto creative process is based on traditional craftsmanship in relation with
natural materials (ceramic, fabric, glass, marble, metal, and wood). The starting point is having a direct interaction with skilled artisans to understand their techniques, passions and dreams. These knowledges are then used in symbiosis with digital technologies to inform the design process in a unique manner.

In 2018, he took part of the Venice Architecture Biennale for the Scottish exhibition, as an artist and coordinator, where he collaborated to explore the theme of free space through bringing to Venice not another exhibition but a resource for Venetians and anyone coming into the space.

Currently, he is Art Director and designer of Salviati a 160 years-old Murano glass furnace, where he explores the old traditional glass techniques with a contemporary contaminations.