year the International Conference on Information Communication
Technologies in Education gives out a number of awards to those
who contribute in an important way to the success of the
conference, as well as to winners of its Graduate Student Paper
Prize, Poster Session, etc.
the conference's constant endeavoring to foster creativity and
reward excellence in ways that motivate, this year the awards
are original works of art created by Danish artist Marie Louise Kold. Each work is made up of a serigraphically patterned,
individually patinated square of brass mounted on a pre-dyed,
hand-waxed, 20x20cm wood backdrop. The image reproduced here is an example of the works being awarded.
artist, Marie Louise Kold, has made a name for herself
internationally with her ability to imbue metals with an
emotional charge that turns them into art.
developed a technique of her own, which has its roots in the
tradition of copper printing. She etches, prints and paints on
copper, brass and bronze, so that the metal itself becomes the actual art object. She
also patinates metals using different types of chemicals, so
each work is entirely unique.
information about the artist and her work can be found
Fanny Pettersson from
Umeå University, Sweden,
being given her award for best Graduate Student paper of iCICTE
2011 by Dr Greg Anderson