Lora Dimova

Lora Dimova (1981, Bulgaria) is a multidisciplinary visual artist, living and working in Helsinki, Finland. In her practice she incorporates different media, such as photography, digital collage, video, sculpture, drawing, performance, text, sound.
Dimova holds master degrees in in Fine Art from Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Finland (2015) and in Ceramics and Glass from the National Academy of Art, Bulgaria (2007). Her works have been presented internationally at exhibitions, festivals and biennials for contemporary art, such as the Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Russia; Casablanca Biennale, Morocco; World Ceramic Biennale, South Korea. In 2009 she was one of the recipients of the Young Artist Award in Bulgaria.

Project in Arita

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  • Period of Residency : January to March
  • Sponsor : Arts Promotion Centre Finland

The artist focus during the residency will be towards porcelain sculpture techniques. she is interested to use different porcelain clays and a combination of techniques in order to achieve the desired result for her work. She is to learn more about traditional Japanese porcelain techniques and how to apply them within the framework of her practice. Besides her interest in form building, She will explore and experiment with glazing techniques, particularly with crystal glazes and luster overglazes.