Ewerdt Hilgemann (2012)

Pyramid flower
Stainless Steel

As no other, Hilgeman masters the art of implosion. It is a special technique with which the air is drawn from a shape – forcefully and with huge power. This implosion technique has meanwhile become Hilgemann’s trademark. Stainless steel sculptures in different shapes – the implosion creating a new shape. This ask for technical knowledge but also experience with the material: how does the original shape twists and bends into the new intended form! The stainless steel acts as a mirror for the environment in which you can see light, the air and yourself in an ever changing manner.

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Imploded cube
Stainless Steel

As no other, Hilgeman masters the art of implosion. It is a special technique with which the air is drawn from a shape – forcefully and with huge power. This implosion technique has meanwhile become Hilgemann’s trademark. Stainless steel sculptures in different shapes – the implosion creating a new shape. This ask for technical knowledge but also experience with the material: how does the original shape twists and bends into the new intended form! The stainless steel acts as a mirror for the environment in which you can see light, the air and yourself in an ever changing manner.

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