Skin inspires me, it holds so much in it that keeps on fascinating and surprising me.
For me skin forms the basis of life itself. I find it a terrible shame that after death the human skin perishes, I guess this is where the interest in conserving skin comes from, I want to keep it, conserve it,...In my work I look for ways and shapes to do this, I ask questions on the origin, conditions and functionality of skin, what place or status it takes in our lives.
These are big questions that don't come with clear-cut answers. Still I go looking for them, in the emotional as well as the scientific, which generates a duality. This duality shows itself in my work, when I see skin function as a boundary, a frontier between inside and outside, life and death, attractive and repulsive,...
It's my life's work to map every inch of skin I find and draw out my vision of it, with every piece of work I try to light up one aspect to make it visible, sensible,eternal...
Amber Veel quit her job as a nurse to follow a late calling, ART academy. She first discovered the universe of skin through a medical eye, before she started seeing it as an emotional and aesthetic organ.
She intends to continue her skin-research, slowly but surely mapping every piece.
Her work comes in all different shapes and prices, be sure to take a look in the shop.
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HIGH gloss silver
There are various possible finishes for the sealring.
Brass, gold plated or natural
Silver, gloss, sandblasted or gold plated
*prices (depending on weight) vary between 95-450 €
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17 03 2014
This was the birth of the Sealring.
Long time ago, in a place far from here, there was a brave knight who got tired of always having to make himself known.
This young man came up with the idea to translate his background, family and values into symbols which he had engraved in a ring, so it would speak for itself.
17 03 2014
Ministry of Mass
We are Ministry of Mass. A collective of makers founded in 2012. We make objects, we develop projects and we launch ideas. We aim to provide comments, criticism and reflection on our current practices as a producing and consuming culture. Our goal is to study Modern Life in it's entirety. Understand and make valid suggestions for how we organize material, energy and people. That is why we keep making.
And that's why Postuum invited them to show and sell their work on the website.
Even more, word is out that forces will be joined to bring forth something entirely new...
maybe it will be functional and aesthetic or philosophical and innovative or sustainable and ornamentary.
Or all these things at the same time.
We'll be sure to let you know.
In a way Leen and the jewelry she creates seem very similar, they make you suspect a process of strong focus, technique, silence and discipline.
On the other hand the jewelry speaks for itself, with its in-your-face aesthetics and harmonious proportions and choice of material.
While Leen doesn't really talk all that much, there is this silent, peaceful modesty around her that is both comforting and confronting.
It's clear she communicates through her work in a very authentic way.
We can only cheer for that.
For 2 months she will offer a bracelet on Postuum, custom made and exclusively available in the online store.
This gives you the time to get to know her while we are planning a joint venture behind the scenes.
Don't worry we will provide the occasional sneak peek.
The SEALRING is available online!
Go to the 3D Seal Ring page on this website and click through.
Questions? Mail us.
02 12 2013