For three years in Japan, Lisa Ising studied ikebana – the Japanese flower arrangement, more to be regarded as a sculptural form with living material. Even though the art form has a traditional Zen Buddhist background – it is today very modern and exploratory, especially the Sogetsu branch of ikebana, to which Lisa belongs. Back in Sweden she’s held a number of exhibitions, workshops and lectures focusing on ikebana, sculpture and Japan.

Two of the exhibitions were held at Form Design Center in Malmö and the art museum, Landskrona Konsthall. Lisa Ising has also created a series of ikebana vases in metal, besides experimenting with plants and ice in 3D format.

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