November 2013 - ongoing
Exploring silence by listening to the background noise that hums..
Three objects made of: Mahogany wood, mirror, non-reflective glass, embroidered label, unique recycled antique white metal. Each 3,1 x 6,3 x 7,7 inches/ 8 x 16 x 19.5 cm
2013 - in progress
A work in progress. Collaboration with philosopher Lars Fr. H Svendsen
2012 - in progress
A work in progress – a 6 min video sketch
A performance by choreographer and dancer Runa Rebne (movement) and Lise Bjorne Linnert (voice)
2006 - ongoing
A global mass collaboration, protesting continuing murders of women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. 6200 hand embroidered nametags (by January 2013). Each 2 x 8 cm, stitched by 4500 individuals in 375 globally arranged workshops
2012 - ongoing
Collection of found photos, black or white silk thread.
2012 - on going
Performance drawings, charcoal, pencil on Saunders waterford paper, 162x152cm
2009 - ongoing
A documented wandering with a political and social connotation.
2009 - 2011
65 299 knots – A Pain Registry is a work where thousands of small knots in thin black silk thread are tied in a daily routine, and composed into hundreds of knot clusters placed according to week-plans.
2006 - ongoing
A performance, using voice and silence, held at each exhibition opening where Desconocida Unknown Ukjent is installed.
I spit, I scream, I whisper to activate materials like ashes, a recycle of my earlier works, burned for this purpose. Or I take my pulse and trace its imprint onto large scale paper. I do performances in the darkroom, leaving its trace on large photographic paper. I engage communities in relation to abuse of women. Through stitching the victim’s names and hearing their individual stories, these women’s presence are forwarded, simultaneously as I collect the trace of each participant through their handwriting.
Although I often use my own body and myself as a tool, my concerns are not of a private character, but directed to experiences we all share, as living beings.
I spit, I scream, I whisper to activate materials like ashes…