BTTRUE, 2022

Collective Work by 
︎︎︎Delphine Lejeune, ︎︎︎Kurina Sohn & Clara Schweers
currently on view at The Invisibles @Museum of Applied Arts and Design in Vilnius, LT

Aluminum, PLA, Glass
450 x 450 x 620 mm

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Inspired by the three-tier metal casted table from the repository of the Lithuanian National Museum of Arts as its reference, the reimagined side table is composed of three-layered gardens reminiscent of one of Lithuania’s national herbs, the rue.

Visually picking its flowers from its leaves, the authors reassemble the rue into a mixture of three materialities: aluminium shapes, glass interpretations of 3D-sculpted petals, and cushions. The object further explores the rue herb touching upon the meanings it carries. The smelly, a little bitter and still sweet-scented plant species bear medical knowledge and protection: the opposing characteristics of the plant are in line with the suggestive stories behind the furniture in the Museum’s repository.


Frozen Thistle, 2021

Collective Work by 
︎︎︎Delphine Lejeune, ︎︎︎Kurina Sohn & Clara Schweers
Made during the 10-day residency ︎︎︎Genius Loci in Bremm, Germany.

PLA, Glass
400x800x100cm

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On July 22nd, during the residency “Genius Loci”, Lisa found a wild teasel in a stone quarry.

She brought it back to the house, where she placed it inside a white porcelain mug on a table in the backyard of the house we were staying in. A thorn covered stem from which three flowers were blossoming in synchrony.
In a way the residency synchronized us as well. One could say the teasel formed our trio, planning to pull us in, without us even noticing. Because while Kurina and Delphine were aiming to bear the teasel in a digital format, bringing it back to our reality as 3D-printed leaves and flowers, Clara was following the same path, just through another material. That is glass. The floral creature is the first, in what we realized, an ongoing series of projects as a trio.


Snow Piercer Mirror, 2022

Collective Work by
︎︎︎Delphine Lejeune, ︎︎︎Kurina Sohn & Clara Schweers
Presented during Group Show  ︎︎︎Multilogue Digital at Mouches Volantes.

Plexiglass, PLA, Glass
400x800x100mm

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A mirror pierced by snowdrops/ perce-neige/ Schneeglöckchen/ 설강화:

The specimen {gála–ánthos} cracks ice to bear spring. Its milky flower blossoms in correspondence with snow-pierced-landscapes. A messenger for the end of hibernation mode, an indicator towards the change of seasons; through which we sense the rise of a new year.
In our mother tongues the name of the plant {snowdrop/ perce-neige/ Schneeglöckchen/ 설강화} alludes to different meanings, characteristics, and associations a spectator may have when spotting a group blooming under a tree. The snow–pierced–mirror is inspired by those different associations, each of us attaches to the species. Visually referencing bells, as their heads hang from the stem, or the way the plant grows, breaking layers of snow, and what ability it is connected to living in and flourishing through harsh temperatures. Strength/ force/ Stärke/ 힘.


Unearthed Sp 001-005, 2021

Collective Work by 
︎︎︎Delphine Lejeune, ︎︎︎Kurina Sohn & Clara Schweers
A collaboration with photographer ︎︎︎Tobias Feisst.

PLA, Glass
400x800x100cm

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Through our back-end-screens staring back at our undivided attention, the controlled, the copied and the pasted, are revaluated, summoning us to extract what strikes most.

Images, doomed to take on a life of their own, nourish our constantly refreshed unearthed feeds. Captured, recorded and compressed into a new format, through which a series of five web-earthed-species came into existence {unearthed-SP.001-005}. Closley resembling familiar features of wildflowers, the species affinis {SP.} shares its specimen, its potential .jpg-offsprings across the span of our feeds.
Dispersing itself across the web, searching for new modes of survival and surfacing in a digital-earthed-age.  Indeed, as much as we ourselves as the image-consuming parameter are fed by its multi-body, the web-earthed-species is nurtured and sustained just as much. Reproducing soft-selections of 3D-printed stems and flowers in simbiosis with glass flame works, to be activated and snapped by the eye of the beholder, but never contained. Manipulated digital replicas of the physically undefined web-earthed-species live in and through the field of visibility. The very much living system of our time-based media through which we digitally soft-pick and plant images.