Helena Björkman

Helena Björkman

THE ART OF UPCYCLING
Upcycling is about transformation. A kind of creative, value-increasing reuse where something old becomes something new and improved. All my work is made out of old, unwanted, canvases purchased second hand. A innovative reuse where the end product becomes something new of higher quality and value.


NOTHING BECOMES SOMETHING.
My dedication to abstract, non-figurative art lies in the fact that it does not portray an absolute reality or truth. The artist has an unlimited opportunity to influence the observer with the choice of color and shape, technology and structure. At the same time the viewer is completely free to decide for themself what it portrays. It calls for imagination, innovation and creativity. The idea that nothing becomes something if you look closely creates boundless possibilities.


THISORTHAT.
Each painting carries its own unique story. Behind the top layer of painting lies a past, a different before. A before that once was wanted and desired, yet somehow along the way lost its value and purpose. So this becomes that. It’s an exciting mission and an artistic privilege to create and provide a new purpose.
As a clue, the title of my works usually reveals something about its past.

Utställningar
2021: Thisorthat. 3 aug @Göteborg

2021: Ombibulous & Lea. 17 jun @Bar Bruno

2021: Vintagebyrån. 1-31 jun @Vintagebyrån, Varberg

2020: The art of Upcycling. 24 nov - 3 dec @Frilagret Café, Göteborg. Vernissage: 25 nov

2020: Friplanket. 10 sep - 18 oct @Nya Allén, Göteborg

Aktuellt

Nu finns ett urval av mina tavlor tillgängliga på Vintagebyrån i Varberg. Fr.o.m. idag är det 30% rabatt på samtliga tavlor!

www.vintagebyran.se
Publicerat 16 juni
New painting available: Lyrics.
Publicerat 9 mars
New piece available! Petal. A bright splash of color.
Publicerat 14 december 2020
New painting! Black and white. Big colorful piece.
Publicerat 1 december 2020
Vernissage: Frilagret, Göteborg, 25 nov, 18:00
Publicerat 11 november 2020

Kontakta Helena Björkman

Göteborg Västra Götalands län
0722124885
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