Silent Space – Intensified Integrities
2009 - 2011
A daily objective study of pain knotting knots in thin silk thread.
12 min video by Harald Gunnar Paalgard, filmed during workshops at Hå mottakssenter
Textile sculpture, including 75 cards with texts from people living in different Refuge camps in Norway (Oslo, Dikemark and Hå)
Site specific installation of textile and 150 drawings made by people living at Hå mottak center
2015 - 2016
5 pieces, two sided work, made of layers of brown paper, acrylic paint, handembroidered texts, linen thread, beca thread, wood
Site specific installation
May 21st - June 4th 2016
Two week travel: solidarity, awareness, protest, and embroidery workshops in collaboration with local activists, families and journalists
March 15th - end of april(?)
Stop #9 on project´s dialogue tour to different public spaces
2006 - ongoing
A global mass collaboration, protesting continuing murders of women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Approximately 7900 hand embroidered nametags (by June 2016). Each 2 x 8 cm, stitched by 4800 individuals in about 500 globally arranged workshops
August 29th - September 7th
Textile objects for sale supporting JustUnitys work to prevent and stop radicalization and extremism
2014 - 2016
Please contact me at email@example.com if you are interested hearing more about this tour – as a possible participator in conversations or for a visit of the project.
Art book – for sale in Oslo at Tronsmo bookstore, Bookstore at The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Norli bookstore Universitetsgaten, Torpedo Bookstore at Kunstnernes Hus; In Moss at House of Foundation and Gallery F15
2013 - 2014
Collaboration with philosopher Lars Fr. H Svendsen
I go for a walk in my neighborhood. I dont have other plans for my stroll than to walk and gather my thoughts as I move about..
2006 - ongoing, performed at openings of Desconocida Unknown Ukjent
A performance, using voice and silence, held at each exhibition opening where Desconocida Unknown Ukjent is installed.
I am interested in art´s possibility to be a voice that can bring challenging or unpalatable questions closer, not to provide definitive answers but in order to enable reflection. My projects often take place over a longer period of time, in which investigating materials and theme are core elements.
Process, projects, performance, photography, drawing, textile, installations…