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Esna Su

Jewellery Artist

Hackney, Greater London
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body pieces, jewellery

About

My work subtly explores the issues of identity and memory and how these are shaken in the context of political instability. I envelop my pieces with heritage, as I use traditional Turkish techniques of weaving, twining, needlework and crochet. Yet they mutate into wearable sculptures imbued with a deep sense of meaning.

News

ESNA SU’S WEARABLE SCULPTURES EXPLORE THE REFUGEE CRISIS

07 Feb 2017
"...reflects the belongings the refugees have had to leave behind in their homeland, incorporating sentimental objects... The resulting pieces are haunting and beautiful, a fitting tribute to the forgotten people at the centre of the crisis."

An Under-the-Redar Art and Fashion Incubator

02 Dec 2016
Esna Su, whose delicate woven works decorated the party’s entrance hall, moved into Sarabande straight out of Central Saint Martins. Trained in jewelry design, Su started to create sculptural works inspired by the Syrian refugees near..."

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Portfolio

The Burden I

Disciplines Jewellery
Materials Leather

The Burden II

Disciplines Jewellery
Materials Leather, Mixed Media

The Refugee I

Disciplines Jewellery
Materials Mixed Media
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