Skal Vase Serie
Tableau CPH
2020

THE SKAL VASES, MADE OF A REINFORCED JUTE CLOTH, ARE FIRST HAND-SCULPTED INTO UNIQUE ORGANIC FORMS IN A RAW NATURAL HAMP AND THEN STRENGTHENED BY POLYESTER - AS A SYMBOL FOR HOW NATURAL PHENOMENON IS OFTEN BEING SUPPORTED BY CHEMICALS. IN A PARADOXAL SOCIETY WITH COMPLEX SYSTEMS, LUCAS MORTEN WISH TO VISUALIZE AND QUESTION IF NATURAL FIBERS CAN ACT ON THEIR OWN OR IF THEY HAVE TO LIVE IN SYMBIOSIS WITH CHEMICAL MATERIALS. THIS IS REFLECTED IN THE OBJECT SERIES ”SKAL”, WHICH MEANS SHELL IN SWEDISH. A SHELL THAT IS HAND-SCULPTED IN RAW FIBERS BUT REINFORCED BY CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES TO MAKE THE SURFACE LAST AND SHINE.
EACH VASE COMES WITH A CONTAINER HAND-SCULPTED IN FIBERGLASS, WHICH OFFERS THE POSSIBILITY TO USE IT EITER AS A VASE FOR FLOWERS OR AS AN OBJECT IN ITSELF.
THE ”SKAL” COLLECTION CONSISTS OF A LIMITED AMOUNT OF VASES, ALL BEING ORIGINAL PIECES.