SO MINT! When You Believe/Faking It by Hannah Blitz Heyman
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm '19
SO MINT! is a series of posts on fresh graduates in fashion, jewellery and design from around the world. Handpicked by Current Obsession.
June 17, 2019
The focus of my degree project is to challenge what authenticity in an object could entail. The intention is to create a break from assumed hierarchies and to question value by creating my own copies of already existing mass-produced and fake pieces. By placing the copy in relation to the original, a comparison is made with each other.
The mirror opens up a possible infinity of space, but that space is always dependent on the reality it reflects. Inside the mirror there is no room for sound, smell, taste or tactility — only light can be transferred. Even if the mirror shows reality the reflection can never be as real as reality.