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Kira Freije

Born in 1985, London, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Consciously moving between structures of poetry and sculpture, Freije gathers pieces of scrap metal, discarded objects, or offcuts from her studio while simultaneously collecting words or loose phrases jotted down in her sketchbook. She fuses these two crafts together in her installations. Assemblages of steel figures, glass blown lamps, and ruinous forms are scattered through a space with poetic titles binding these concrete constellations through a narrative web. The focus on figure links her ...Read more