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Eva Fidjeland, artist, poet, photographer
EVA FIDJELAND is an artist, poet and photographer who lives in Orrefors, Sweden. She was born in Stockholm in 1955. Her art reflects cultural influences from childhood years spent in Portugal, Lebanon, Iran and Afghanistan. In 1978 she went to live in the artists’ village Ein Hod in Israel, where she learnt the art of making stained glass from Professor Joseph Chaaltiel – h
UPON RETURNING to Sweden Ms. Fidjeland was approached by the Vasa Museum to reconstruct glass details for the famous Vasa Ship from the 17th century — The new Vasa Museum was inaugurated in 1990.
EVA Fidjeland has exhibited her work at numerous museums and galleries in Sweden as well as abroad.
For more information about the artist and her work, go to http://evafidjeland.centerpoint.me/
DOMINIC RICHARDSON, writer and editor of Art Bracket LLC writes this about Eva Fidjeland: ”A new trend in visual art is emerging due to artist Eva Fidjeland’s implementation of an innovative, creative approach to the process of manufacturing art. The artist is known internationally for creating in a variety of mediums, from the traditional canvas to digital, and is currently presenting her work in a new style of collaborative art. The artist is displaying her creative expertise within the various mediums and is also transforming her physical expression and character for introduction within her creations. Fidjeland is seamlessly incorporating aspects of digital technology with visual and performing art, creating unique works that tell stories through intricate details.”
That Eva Fidjeland is a multi-talented artist is quite evident when one is experiencing her glass sculptures, mixed media images...and now, her poetry.
Metamorphosis is her first book of poetry, published in 2007. For those familiar with Eva Fidjeland´s art, this hardly comes as a surprise. Her art is pregnant with poetic qualities. She expresses universal queries in trains of thought and reflection. She travels to a different existence, in another dimension....
Metamorphosis means transformation. Eva Fidjeland follows the stages a flower goes through, from seed to full bloom, carrying within the seeds of new life (...) Love - in the vast sense - is what she is talking about.
Eva Fidjeland is a versatile word-artist; her language is clear as crystal - refined and powerful - figurative and abstract, all at once. Her poems are laden with a musical nerve that could inspire any composer to create symphonies of enlightened images embellished in richly varied cascades of color!
Eva Fidjeland´s poems are potent with a powerful kind of beauty and zest for life, far from the romantic sort.
(A free interpretation of a review in the Swedish Oland´s Newspaper, written 2008 by Ragnhilld Oxhagen).
Published by NIKITHA
- Highest Form of Awareness by Eva Fidjeland - All Poetry.
- Eva Fidjeland, konstnär och poet
glaskonstnär Eva Fidjeland, Orrefors