16 June 2014

Guest artist in my studio

Dear Diary, last Monday I went, in a really good mood, to the train station to pick up Boa Jung. Boa is a young textile artist from Seoul and I first met her when she was a master student at HDK in Gothenburg. There she made an amazing diploma work a couple of years ago, and now... Read More →
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24 May 2014

Tapestries in Paris

Dear Diary, not long ago I went to Paris together with my friend and colleague Birgitta Nordström. Now I’m back from another short stay in this magical city. This time I was invited to participate in a round table discussion at the Swedish Institute. They now show the... Read More →
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17 May 2014

Jane from Sydney

Dear Diary, I have waved goodbye to lovely Jane Theau from Australia. We spent a day and a half together in my studio, discussing life and art and New York and Paris. And Spanish slugs. Like always when I meet friends and colleagues from Australia, I get new perspectives on... Read More →
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9 May 2014

Meeting Lillian

Dear Diary, when I first started to more seriously explore the tapestry technique, the book “Svensk Textilkonst” (“Swedish Textile Art”) by Edna Martin & Beate Sydhoff, was of great importance. I got it as a gift in 1980 and I studied the photos, ate... Read More →
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26 April 2014

Professor Song

Dear Diary, the first time we met, Burn-Soo Song and I, was in Budapest 2001. Since then we have met a couple of times in China. During my stay in Seoul I got the opportunity to visit him in his studio and museum near Yongin City in the Seoul Capital Area. It was really important... Read More →
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26 April 2014

Tokyo & Seoul

Dear Diary, a week ago I returned from Japan and Korea. It was an amazing experience and I shared it with Martin and Elinor Nordström. Besides exhibitions and museums and just browsing around, we also visited TAMA Art University and the deer in Nara Park. For my tapestry project. Read More →
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21 February 2014

Starstruck!

Dear Diary, I really got starstruck today. I’m in Krakow, Poland, for a couple of days with the intention to pay the Sigismund tapestries a visit. I didn’t know that the Wawel Royal Castle also hosts one of the world’s most famous art pieces – Leonardo da... Read More →
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5 February 2014

Paris

Dear Diary, I’m back from a couple of good days in Paris. Together with friend and colleague Birgitta Nordström. We stayed in cosy Marais, went to exhibitions and walked, walked, walked. We only lost contact with each other once, when I went into a souvenir shop while... Read More →
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20 January 2014

End of chapter

Dear Diary, yesterday was the last day of the Nordic Award in Textiles exhibition at Abecita art museum in Borås. There was quite a crowd, including several dear friends, and I gave a talk. Thank you all for coming! And many thanks to Abecita, it has been a marvelous time. Read More →
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17 January 2014

Textile talk

Dear Diary, I had a really good time last Saturday. Six textile artists (Nanaka Adachi, Kristina Skantze, Klara Berge, Anni Foglert, Ida Andersson and Elina Nilsson) invited me to a public artists talk on the last day of their exhibition at Ronneby Culture Center. I used to be... Read More →
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