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"I LIKE HOURSES"

When people ask me why I make horses I almost never tell them. The real answer is too personal, long and complicated for normal conversation and usually people settle with ”I like horses” even though it’s a shallow statement. The truth is that it’s about so much more than horses and that not all people will understand no matter what I say. Horses communicate with their emotions and to me they represent the emotional awareness I strive for. Making my sculptures in the image of horses is in a way just as much about expressing myself and my emotions as it is a portrait of a horse. This is one of the few occasions when I actually have time to make an
attempt to explain why I make horses but also discuss why horses in art are important not only to me but to all humans as individual creative and imaginative beings.

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The Collaboration

This webpage is the result of collaboration between two leading international university programs in metal art. A selection of the best BfA and MfA exam work will be presented every year.

HCA Hereford

Delyth Done
Hereford College of Arts
College Road Campus
Hereford
HR1 1EB
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HDK Valand

Professor Heiner Zimmermann
Hemslöjdsvägen 1
666 95 Dals Långed
+46 768898186

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