ART PRINT RESIDENCE – a paradise for printmakers

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Four wonderful weeks!! They passed so quickly, and suddenly I am back to normal. I have to arrange everything alone, get all materials, solve every little problem – and the bigger ones, keep my studio clean….all these things which were handled so wonderfully for me at Art Print residence in Catalonia. Ariadna, Claudia and Jordi are there, arranging the studio …

Back on track – searching for the core

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For me printmaking is the best way to explore the possibilities of the visual language. Mixing printing processes from drypoint to linocut, adding inkjet prints, trying to make it all dissolve into a unity, not achievable in any other process. The result is one-of-a-kind prints. From the same plate totally different images can be built, layer by layer. There are layers …

A fragile world

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This is a special day, waking up to the result of the American election. Yesterday was a day of hope, but also the feeling of watching a nightmare coming true, without the possibility to contribute. Sitting on the sideline the only thing making sense is to work. Trying to express the contrasts in life, feeling Mother Earth shivering in fear.   This drawing I …

To explore rather than to explain

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Through printmaking I get the tools to explore the visual language based on it´s own qualities. Not as a way to present a written story, some extern idea, but on it´s own right. The story of lines, textures, and colors meeting, mixing and building up – layer by layer. The history of the print is based on craftsmanship, invented for bringing a message …

My work is an echo

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My work is an echo. During the process my experiences in life are reflected, – a walk in the garden, a meeting, it can be whatever, and hits me most directly when I am not prepared. There is an underflow of events binding it all together, making it my universe, my place on earth where I follow my own paths – …

BLOGGVIKAR

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Det er så mye jeg har lyst til å gjøre, og helst på samme tid. For å komme meg ut av multitaskingklemmen har jeg invitert en nær venn av meg, og ikke minst en internasjonal celebritet, til å avlaste meg med bloggingen for en periode. Hennes erfaring med networking og profilering står i en klasse for seg. Kvinnen jeg skal …