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Going HOME

The last evening in the guest room of Norræna húsið Marianne and I’ve reserved for packing the suitcases – and watching and sharing photos from the last 10 days. Golden moments with our Icelandic colleagues follow like pearls on a string. Not everything has been work … Continue reading

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Heim: sýning í Norræna húsinu

Text and posters by ARKIR my partners at Iceland:  “Exhibition coming up! ARKIR are preparing the opening of the travelling exhibition: HOME, – in the Nordic house in Reykjavík on Saturday 25. of January, showing book art and artists’ books by 34 Nordic … Continue reading

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Butterfly Effect

An example on my latest obsession: one-page artists books. Got more ideas boiling. However, this one “What the Butterfly Whispered in my Ear” goes straight to The Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The piece reflects the idea that everything is connected to everything. … Continue reading

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An inappropriate interest?

Working with new folding books – one of them going to The Bibliotheca Alexandrina . I have been invited to submit a work to The Sixth Biennial of the Artists Book - and is now considering whether there is too much “body” and … Continue reading

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Appetizer

Returned back home from New York via Iceland the other day. It gave me a fine, little taste of Greenland, where I go next week to set up our exhibition and do a workshop on artists’ books in Katuaq, Nuuk. In NYC … Continue reading

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Simple Bookbinding Ideas

 Images from a  lecture  by Bee Nettle the other day at Moore’s. A fine overall introduction on simple bindings of single and folded sheets. When it comes to the binding the first type that usually pops up in your mind is the codex or … Continue reading

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Philadelpia days

In Philadelpia to see Tara, a friend and fellow artist I met in Seongnam 5 years ago, when we were both invited to show our artists’ books at Seongnam Bookart Festival. Tara is not only a wonderful host, she’s also a … Continue reading

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Fernissage in Silkeborg

Glimpses from the vernissage of hem : HJEM : koti : heima : angerlarsimaffik at KunstCenter Silkeborg Bad on Saturday, April 6. Artists and guests were welcomed by Director of the Art Centre Iben From - and the exhibition was opened … Continue reading

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Workshop

Last Friday we gathered to have an artists’ books workshop at ArtCenter Silkeborg Bad. A great day for mutual exchange of ideas, know-how and  inspiration! I’m so full of new ideas for the next steps now. Thank you to Giuli, … Continue reading

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Moments

These days are occupied by final touches. I still need to finish a few things before  loading the car and heading towards hem : HJEM : koti : heim : heima : angerlarsimaffik and Silkeborg. Opposing feelings are interacting. One part of … Continue reading

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