30 May 2020

A virtual visit to Gothenburg

Earlier this week I had the privilege of opposing on bachelor’s degree work, textile art. It took place via zoom at HDK–Valand, University of Gothenburg, where I once was a student and later a staff member. I think being opponent is the hardest thing to do but I did my... Read More →
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19 May 2020

Nationalmuseum re-opens in June

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic Nationalmuseum in Stockholm is closed. But the plan is to open it up again on June 16. The whole museum is recently renovated. From 2013 to 2018, it was closed for transforming it to contemporary standard when it comes to technique, lightning,... Read More →
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18 May 2020

Update #13

A few more updates. This photo, from the STENA foundation‘s website, shows the 2018 receivers of the culture scholarship. An unforgettable evening, with presentations of us in the Concert Hall, followed by performances from musician Jens Lekman, actor Evin Ahmad, magician... Read More →
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23 April 2020

Update #12

Just some more updates. In these pandemic days it does not feel completely wrong to look back. So, back again to December 2018. The Deer in Nara Park was finished just hours before the opening of the STENA foundation’s cultural scholarship exhibition at the Gothenburg Art Museum.... Read More →
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16 April 2020

Update #11

More about the STENA scholarship: The scholarship requires an exhibition at the Gothenburg Art Museum. During the summer of 2018, I worked hard to finish The Deer in Nara Park. Uppsala university had promised to let the museum show the tapestry in connection with the scholarship... Read More →
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13 April 2020

Update #10

One day in March 2018 I received a very special email: … “the donation council of the Sten A Olssons Foundation for Research and Culture would like to award you their cultural scholarship for 2018. The Sten A Olssons Foundation for Research and Culture has over the... Read More →
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11 April 2020

Update #9

Today is Easter Eve. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Peter and I (and the cats) are alone in the house. We will soon have a barbecue in the garden. But first, another update: One day in January 2018, Velta Raudzepa – Head of collections at the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga... Read More →
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9 April 2020

Update #8

Life is not just about work. In December 2017 I gave myself an early Christmas present: a weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 hours train ride from our home. Hotel, my favorite street food (Turkish) outside the Central Station and above all: European Short Course Swimming... Read More →
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9 April 2020

Update #7

During this update of my website, I go through photo archives as a reminder of what has happened. And, dear diary, I must mention the day in November 2017 when I was allowed back stage at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Thank you Anni Foglert & conservators! The feeling of... Read More →
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7 April 2020

Update #6

Keep on working! I made a new design for the second tapestry for Uppsala university. Title: The Deer in Nara Park. I dyed yarn in a variety of blue shades, which is quite far outside my comfort zone. But since I have spent so much time with deer in recent years, both figuratively... Read More →
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