Dana Neilson is a multidisciplinary artist based in Helsinki. Her practice includes ceramics, sculpture and video art. The overarching theme is her work is the relationship humans have with their environment usually encompassing the themes of experience and influence. Her work has been exhibited in Iceland, Finland, Germany and North America.
Test #2, Test #4, Test #54, Test #23
An art/science collaboration about material, process and things picked up along the way, inspired by the natural landscape, the origins of ceramic glazes, a personal attraction to rock collections. 3o days is the maps of the artists daily journeys over a period of one month and the collections found each day. Test #2, Test #4, Test #54, Test #23 are the glaze tests from these found rocks. These works are part of a larger series called Portrait of a Fjord Town.