EVA BURTON

 

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Eva Burton is a Jewellery Maker from Argentina.

She graduated with a Bachelor in “Artistic Jewelry Designin Massana School, Barcelona in 2014.

Since 2015 she is studying in the Master of Fine Arts program at the Trier University of Applied Sciences, Departement of Gemstones and Jewellery in Idar-Oberstein, Germany.

Statement

There are three kind of men. Homo Sapiens, the man who knows. Homo Faber, the man who creates. Homo Ludens, the man who plays.

Play is a function of the living. It presents to us like an intermezzo, an interlude of our rutine. It adorns life, it is a necessity, a life function, a cultural function. Freedom is the main characteristic of play. Play is stepping out our ordinary life.

Play is a ritual that has a consecrated spot, the playground, the magic circle. Inside this playground an absolute and peculiar order reigns. Into an imperfect world and into the confusion of life it brings a temporary, limited perfection.

As artists we have the power to transform material into ideas. Through this process in which we experiment tension and confusion we are able to achieve pleasure. We play with the reality mixing experiences from the inner world with the outside world. In this blend is where it lays our inspiration.

My way of working is seated in playful, instinctual bases. I go around smelling the colors and the elements of a homely landscape … Seeking for that “welcome home” feeling… Seeking for the playground, that sacred spot where everything is possible…

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