When I Got Lost... Artwork by Isabella Liu

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
When I Got Lost...

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Artwork

INSPIRATION:
The inspiration based on Isabella's personal story. A few months ago she was deeply depressed due to my life being in turmoil. she was feeling exposed and vulnerable, experiencing overwhelming feelings of helplessness and fear. she had become deeply lost in her life… She later tried to seek something which could help restore her faith and enable her to regain my strength. It revived her, encouraging her to explore the very early memories and emotions, which inspired her to create the work.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Isabella Liu aims to create a piece of artwork that guides an individual's emotional direction and empower them when they get lost in life. She believes in the essential similarities across people’s emotional experiences, and draws upon a narrative approach to her artwork in which her own personal life experiences are expressed in such a way as to encourage audiences to relate to her work and draw inspiration from solidarity. Her work is intended to be appreciated both on the body as well as off as a piece of museum art in their own right.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Isabella has conducted a significant amount of research, including interviewing 60 people from different backgrounds to discuss what can encourage them to be strong and faithful. In the meanwhile, she looked into things which can guide people directions, such as maps, telescopes, compasses, and drawing inspirations from their aesthetics and functions. Every part of creating has been imbued with her pure emotions.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in May 2013 in Birmingham, UK and finished in July 2013 in UK, and was exhibited in Barcelona JOYA Fair in October 2013.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
She used various of realisation technology, like enamelling, laser cutting, scoring, soldering, applying with cold connection techniques, and tea bag dying colour skill. The materials involve in copper, brass, antique books, enamel, acrylic.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
12cm x 9cm x 51cm

TAGS:
Contemporary, Jewellery, Artwork, Necklace, Enamel, Conceptual, Emotional, Story Teller

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Isabella has done a significant amount of research, including interviewing 60 people from different backgrounds to discuss what can encourage them to be strong and faithful. She had inspiring conversations with them, and learnt much from their individual stories, memories, and their personal histories. At the same time, she looked into things which can guide people direction, such as maps, telescopes, compasses, and drawing inspiration from their aesthetics and function. Every part of creating has been imbued with her pure emotion.

CHALLENGE:
The challenge of the research is about presenting the concept, imbuing designer's emotions and delivering it well, and how to draw upon a narrative approach to her artwork is also important. Therefore, she conducted a large amount of experiments and test pieces for choosing the perfect materials for expressing the concept and story.

ADDED DATE:
2014-01-21 13:20:10

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IMAGE CREDITS:
Image #1: Photographer Isabella Liu, When I Got Lost..., 2013.
Image #2: Photographer Isabella Liu, When I Got Lost..., 2013.
Image #3: Photographer Isabella Liu, When I Got Lost..., 2013.
Image #4: Photographer Isabella Liu, When I Got Lost..., 2013.
Image #5: Photographer Isabella Liu, When I Got Lost..., 2013.

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.isabellaliu-jewellery.com
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Birmingham City University, the School of Jewellery

PROFILE:
The School of Jewellery, which is positioned within the faculty of Birmingham Institute of Art and Design at Birmingham City University. The School of Jewellery on Vittoria Street has been located in the heart of Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter since 1890. It has been cultivated numbers of Jewellery designers and artists since then, students and staffs coming from all over the world. Staff at the school are experts in their field and support award winning students through their chosen course and into professional life.

NOMINATION DETAILS

When I Got Lost... Artwork by Isabella Liu is a Nominee in Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

When I Got Lost... Artwork by Isabella Liu is Winner in Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category, 2013 - 2014.

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