Inge Panneels

artist + academic

Inge Panneels is an artist and academic whose work explores notions of space using glass as a preferred medium for place-making projects.
Terra Mundi

fused and waterjet cut glass - 2013

Terra Mundi

Selected and exhibited at British Glass Bienale, Stourbridge, UK, May-June 2015. These pieces form part of a body of work developed after a short artist-in-residency and in response to the work in the collection of the Mercator Museum in Belgium in 2012. The work seeks to juxtapose the groundbreaking work by the seminal cartographer in the Age of discovery with the quantum digital age.

12 x 35cm L x 15cm H x 10cm W

Photographer - Kevin Greenfield

Map-i: Buchan Way

cast and fused glass - 2015

Map-i: Buchan Way

Exhibited 'Working Perspectives' exhibibition, Tweedale Museum, Peebles, UK, 14 February - 18th April 2015

50cm2 - cast boat apprx 10cm

Photographer - Kevin Greenfield

Fragments of Change

dichroic glass, steel - 2012

Fragments of Change

John Gray Centre, Haddington, East Lothian. Commission for 52 glass panels which charts five hundred years of record keeping from the collection of the Archives, Museum and Library now housed in the new centre.

various

Photographer - Jurgen Doom

Mercator Micro Macro

fused and waterjet cut glass - 2013

Mercator Micro Macro

Juxtaposes a large map of the world on a Mercator projection with the same image on much smaller scale; a process which comes at the expense of entire countries disappearing; Britain, Iceland, Japan, Indonesia…

78cm2 - 3cm2

Photographer - Jurgen Doom

Magic Earth

waterjet cut murini, silver - Ongoing

Magic Earth

This ring bestows magic powers on its wearer; what would you do with thirty seconds of world power? The object acts as focus for discussion and conversation.

3cm3

Photographer - Inge Panneels

Off the Map

fused waterjet & cast glass - 2015

Off the Map

The boat is a symbol of our human instinct to go and explore; the Age of Discovery being emblematic of the our innate need to go and explore and ‘conquer’ the world, setting sail and explore beyond the boundaries of human knowledge; to sail off the map…

78cm2 - 3cm2

Photographer - Kevin Greenfield

John Buchan Map

ink on transparent paper - 2015

John Buchan Map

Commissioned as a visual compliment to an audio tour of the Peebles of John Buchan.

42cm - 21cm

Photographer - Inge Panneels

Micro Macro

fused and waterjet cut glass - 2010

Micro Macro

Based on mapping the micro and the macro; the micro view of a blood vessel is juxtaposed with the macro view of the Mersey estuary: the detail remains oddly similar.

28cm diameter x 2

Photographer - Kevin Greenfield

Sense

hand blown, enamelled glass

Sense

Silent communication; passers-by unwittingly set in motion a sensor, which triggers colour changes in the lighting, thus reflecting the activity of the building.

2.1m2

Photographer - Inge Panneels

Liverpool Map

fused and waterjet cut glass - 2011

Liverpool Map

Collaborative project with Jeffrey Sarmiento; a map of Liverpool celebrating the cultural legacy of City of Culture 2008; made with public contributions, embedded in the map.

2.1m x 33cm x 5cm x 6

Photographer - Simon Bruntnell

Tu Es Hic

fused and waterjet cut glass - 2015

Tu Es Hic

The Tu Es Hic is the third heart shaped map. All three map pieces have used the heart shaped map projection to express environmental concerns. The projection is a sixteenth century projection but has been used in recent decades to become a symbol of ecological thought.

48cm diameter

Photographer - Kevin Greenfield

Compendium

fused glass - 2013

Compendium

Compendium took its inspiration from the influential 1569 Mercator World Map’s form, layout and colouring. The 18 individual glass panes, which make up Compendium, depict the geography of the world of his map and are overlaid with text from the title pages of his book collection. Now in the in the permanent collection of the Mercator Museum, St. Niklaas, Belgium.

2.1m x 1.35m

Photographer - Jurgen Doom

Squaring the circle

fused and waterjet cut glass - 2013

Squaring the circle

Quadratum (Squaring the Circle) is a contemporary world map using the Mercator projection, depicting 21st century air traffic routes.

48cm2 & 48cm diameter

Photographer - Jurgen Doom

Creation Series

cast glass, concrete & light - 1998

Creation Series

The Creation series is a collection of six globes chronicling the coming into being of heaven and earth through creation myths from around the world, four of which are now in the Belfius collection in Brussels, Belgium.

26cm diameter

Sanctuary

cast and pate-de-verre glass - 2003

Sanctuary

This series of vessels is based on the idea of sanctuary expressed through sculptural forms, based on egg and nest forms. Together with work by photographer San Cool this was exhibited at the Art-O-Nivo Gallery in Brugge, Belgium in 2013 and a later piece selected for the Young Glass exhibition at Ebeltoft Glas Museum in Denmark in 2007.

26cm diameter