Roligheden elementary school is located in a beatuful natural spot on Tromøya in Arendal. Surrounded by the forest, and having the sea so close, it was natural that the theme for the commission was WATER, NATURE, RAET. Raet is a national park, an end moraine from the ice age following the coastline. See more about the art at the school here: https://roligheden.skole.arendal.no/index.php?pageID=243
“Sthjerne” – a made-up word from the Norwegian words stjerne/star and hjerne/brain, referring to our origin, our affiliation in the big picture. The assembly consists of one big element 2 meters in diameter, plus several organic shaped elements down the wall, in touching distance.
Made of double layered kozo fibers mounted on plywood. Read more here: https://roligheden.skole.arendal.no/index.php?pageID=240
A peek into my thoughts and inspiration while working at Awagami factory, Japan: https://ellyp.com/wp/i-am-the-crow/
Photocredit: Stian Foss and Bendik Vatne