crackle– A series by Åsa Jungnelius
The Crackle series celebrates cracks, beautifully preserved in glass. Like a moment paused in time, when the frozen ice has just cracked.
“I have revealed the expressive shape of the clay. The convergence of hot glass and cold water creates a crackled finish. I wanted to create a surface reminiscent of frozen, crusted ice. A crunchy, crackling feel. The technique is old, but I use it in my own personal way. The Crackle serious is mouth-blown in Kosta.” – Åsa Jungnelius
Åsa Jungnelius is an artist (MFA) and instructor at the University of Arts, Crafts and Design, based both in Stockholm and in Månsamåla in the province of Småland. She’s been linked to Kosta Boda since 2007. Jungnelius is the artistic director of the artist-driven project Residence-In-Nature and has many works featured in private and public collections throughout Sweden. She has received many awards and stipends at a number of art institutions. In collaboration with the LAST Studio, she designed parts of the tailor-made interior of the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm.