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solo show “EROS LOADING” at HOP Gallery

Blog September 20, 2017

Isiknäituse “EROS LOADING” / “EROOTILINE LAETUS” avamine toimus HOP galeriis 14. septembril, 2017 a. Elutute esemete hingestatus; digitaalne animism. Mis võiks olla arvuti ning nutitelefoni kasutamisel veel intiimsem kui tema pidev, lakkamatu ning lähedane kohalolu? Kohalolu, kus Platoni idee Erosest kui ideaalsest vormist on viidud täiuslikkuseni; ekraani operatsioonide näiline lihtsus, virtuaalsete vormide ja värvide laitmatus […]

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ESTONISHING ! 13* from Estonia at ETDM

Blog February 20, 2017

ESTONISHING ! 13* from Estonia 17.11.2016–15.01.2017 Exhibition was opened 16 November 2016 at Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design __ Contemporary Estonian jewellery has become a hallmark of quality on the international stage and stands out with its emotional depth and melancholic contemplation from the ever-conforming jewellery of the mainstream. This is also the […]

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DIGITAL INTIMACY

Blog February 20, 2017

DIGITAL INTIMACY – the course I was honoured to conduct for 3rd BA students of Jewellery and Blacksmithing Department at EAA. Final goal was to create an art object or a piece of jewellery, exploring how and where the intimate and digital meet and whether such confluence is possible. __ how to deliver a message […]

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TESTAMENT at Galerie Biró

Blog January 5, 2017

My everlasting gratitude for having such wonderful time in Munich with Olga Biro and her family. The time – Kadri Mälk’s exhibition’s setup and the vernissage, where I am also the lucky one to represent my works.     #EstArtJewellery The great three! Treasures from 2007. Found behind the scenes of the gallery. Tanel Veenre, Kadri […]

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SYMPTOM

Blog December 15, 2016

From 6 to 29 October 2016 the EAA Gallery in Tallinn exhibited works by four young jewellery artists, Hanna-Maria Vanaküla, Sofia Hallik, Merlin Meremaa, Darja Popolitova. The show titled “Symptom” explores sypmtoms and pathologies born within the innermost corners of the artists’ psyche. photos by Liina Lelov GD Thnxallatte Special thanx to Keiu Krikmann, Tanel Veenre, Kadri […]

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KAФEDRA

Blog April 30, 2016

KAФEDRA – exhibition by the department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing at the Estonian Academy of Art 29 April, 2016, Narva Art Residency Eve Margus-Villems, Piret Hirv Sofia Hallik Merlin Meremaa Hanna-Maria Vanaküla Federica Cogliandro Miikael Danieljants, Jens Clausen Federica Cogliandro, Viktorija Domarkaite Krenholm  Jens Clausen, Miikael Danieljants, Rauno Paju, Darja Popolitova  A speech of Kadri Mälk Küllike Kullerkupp […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES | Atelier Aur | Tallinn

Blog April 22, 2016

      It started one year ago, and finally we would dare to name ourselves “Atelier Aur”. We define it as a working place that brings together soulmates who share the same vision about contemporary jewellery. Our atelier is located in retro-industrial building called ARS. This building is a former ceramics factory that is set to undergo […]

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DARJA’S SCHMUCK EXPERIENCE 2016

Blog March 3, 2016

I would like to share my emotions from Schmuck 2016, where altogether 13 Estonian artists represented Galeria Thomas Cohn under the name ESTONISHING ! During the week of being in Munich, there are two things that I have found about our team. It means that no matter how strong is the creative energy of an artist, the sense […]

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OIL SHALE COURSE

Blog December 18, 2015

I would kindly like to thank Jewellery and Blacksmithing department for the opportunity to conduct “Oil Shale course”. Also I would like to thank my students who experienced tough emotional three-month period: I saw them obstinate and passionate,  modest and expressive, sad and happy. And this is great, because we all have changed.  The story of this course is that […]

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FIRST EXPERIENCE AS TEACHER OF ARTS

Blog December 18, 2015

Intervjuu Darja Popolitovaga / Esimene kogemus kunstiõpetajana /Küsitleb Anneli Oppar / Down below in English VUNDAMENT Sa oled noor ja edukas kunstnik ning proovid kätt juba ka õpetajana. Missugused on need iseloomuomadused, mis sind edasi viivad? Distsipliin, vaatamata igasugustele olukordadele. Sinu juhendatud kursus tegeleb põlevkiviga. Kuidas tulid idee peale teha põlevkivist ehted? Kuna ma olen pärit […]

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MUNICH. JEWELLERY. INTENSITY.

Blog November 30, 2015

I had the great pleasure of being accompanying Professor Kadri Mälk in Munich for the conference Real Magic. Different lecturers and guest professors from various disciplines are invited to speak about current realities of magic and its rediscovery in the arts. Kadri also made a 4-day schedule for us to walk around Munich. We had […]

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Androgyny: Jewellery Beyond Gender / Photosession of the book

Blog July 7, 2015

Book “Andorgyny: jewellery beyond gender” is a MA thesis research, where I consider the concept of gender as disintegration of the wholeness, that generated male and female duality. The idea of merging natural and synthetic was also represented through the book design, where instead of classical binding rubber bands were used. collaboration with: Olga Makaronskaja, Sofia […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES “Androgyny: Jewellery Beyond Gender” MA project

Blog June 30, 2015

By documenting backstage events that happened in my life during while working on the topic of Androgyny helped me to move forward with this project. The documentation has a chronological order.   June 2013 I applied for MA of Jewellery and Blacksmithing department at EKA. It was an interview. I knew that in order to […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES/GALLOP JEWELLERY COLLECTION AT ERKI FASHION SHOW

Blog July 7, 2014

Gallop is a series of blacksmithed, silver and leather jewellery on hands, neck and the head, which was selected and shown at Erki fashion show 2014. The idea is to apply a symbol of a horse to a person.   Special thanx to autosport photographer Vladmir Ljadov for the pictures  http://wheelsbywovka.com/ and my favourite models: […]

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KLIV/STORY ABOUT STRANGERS

Blog June 24, 2014

In this photosession made by Jackie Wilde we see two male models who are like travelers without tickets and ready to risk.    Photography: Jackie Wilde Model 1: Aleksandr Janchuk Model 2: Aleksej Katjuk Stylist: Dmitry Knut MUA: Margarita Leonova Jewellery: Darja Popolitova Special thanks to Levvis Benuchi, Eleonora Shljanda May 2014