Have just scheduled a mixed-media course in Norway with my friend, painter Anne-Mette Nyland, where we teach together: artists books, collages, signs and symbols two consecutive weekends this fall. You can attend both weekends and go deeper with the subject – or you can choose to attend just one weekend.
The courses will take place in a colleague’s studio – absolutely stunning located at Fleinvær near Bodø. I’m SO excited!
Summer is definitely on the retreat, temperature drops drastically and far too fast!
Another unmistakable sign that we change the seasons: the dates for my fall courses’re now fixed, and I look forward to see (some/ many) of you at my workshops. Further info at hannematthiesen.dk (look at ‘Kurser’) and/or Facebook
NB. Pdf List of courses for download/print: KurserEfterrår2014
Another chance to visit my studio and “sniff” will be via SPOR KUNSTEN in October. More about this later.
Finally, please, make a note in your calendar at 29th August: You’re hereby invited to the opening of an art exhibition in the Højbjerg where I have asked a group of artists to show up under the heading [SÆIJMBÅT’DI:FRENT] with interpretations of Aarhus’ festuges theme ‘Same but different’.
Now visit Copenhagen = visit Emilie ;-)
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A long and lovely summer – even though holidays started with my granddad passing away next to Midsummer. Now holidays have come to an end – but luckily summer is still here. Late summer yes. But a most blessed and abundant season of the year. In fact all summer has been pure abundance. London culture and family tour, high energy summerweek course/camp at Testrup, bicycle trip with Bj to Silkeborg and Samsø, and now a quick Copenhagen visit ahead…
In London with Emilie. Great to see Lucius on home ground! And what else?
A wonderful holiday full of: Matisse’s Cut Outs at Tate Modern, mummies at British Museum, BP Portrait Award at The National Portrait Gallery and 524 Hours by Marina Abramović at The Serpentine Gallery, long walks and talks in Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens, plush summer weather, tarot readings, a little shopping at Camden and Covent Garden – and frequent water and coffee breaks at coffee shops, in parks and along the waterside.
Participating in two exhibitions this summer: 3rd International Artmoney Exhibition at Gallery Dencker + Sneider in Berlin – and hem: hjem: koti: heim: heima: angerlarsimafik, artists’ books by CONTEXT, which has come to the last stop on this tour: North Atlantic House in Copenhagen. (Photoes from the opening here) .
Both exhibitions can be seen till 24th Augst.
Images: Two of my works: House-book and 1:1 at The North Atlantic House – and Lucius‘ artmoney in the window at Dencker + Sneider.
As you have definitely noticed I moved to my Granddad’s place half a year ago – this nice, old yet somewhat worn house that basically needs a thorough makeover. However, I am working determined to keep a sensible balance – so all my time and energy will not suddenly vanish into a blue sky of endless renovation, modernization and maintenance tasks …
Mainly it’s about prioritizing. And accepting that everything takes its time. I like things to be neat, clean and beautiful, yes, but I have no need for a polished surface. Never was interested in the perfect. For me it’s not how things looks – but very much how they feel – and how they are… :-)