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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7 January 2014

A new year…

Dear Diary, one good thing (among others) with living in a small village far from the big cities is that guests have to spend the night. On new years eve the house was filled with wonderful people, celebrating and supporting life. Read More →
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12 December 2013

Remembering Marianne Erikson

Dear Diary, late in the evening on the 5th of December Marianne Erikson passed away after a short period of illness. Marianne was a textile historian and Head of the textile collections at the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg for twenty-five years. She was a curator, researcher,... Read More →
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1 December 2013

New York

Dear Diary, on our way back home from California, Orange County and wonderful Starling & Ola & Hunter, we stayed a couple of days in NYC. One of the greatest places on earth. Always. This time a spent a day at American Museum of Natural History – which will... Read More →
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1 December 2013

California

Dear Diary, after the fantastic Nordic Award in Textiles Happening, it was time to go to California to see Hunter, our youngest grandchild. And to spend a day at The Pacific – the most relaxing activity I can imagine. Read More →
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7 November 2013

Big Night…

Dear Diary, it was an unforgettable night. (Foto: Christer Hansson © Pixelwild.com) Read More →
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5 November 2013

Nordic Award In Textiles

Dear Diary, the day has come. Tonight I will receive The Nordic Award In Textiles in Borås. An exhibition opens at 4 this afternoon at Abecita Art Museum, after that the event continues at Åhaga concert center. Am I exited? YES! Read More →
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21 October 2013

Britta

Dear Diary, this is my friend since many years, Britta Lindgren. She has written a children’s book with the title “Polkagrismorfarn”. It’s about a girl and her grandpa and it takes place by the sea. On Saturday is the release party. I’ve had the... Read More →
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1 October 2013

My Party among new acquisitions

Dear Diary, my tapestry The Baroque Party from 2000 is now on display at Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg. I went there for the opening and said hi to it. Like seeing an old and important friend. I think it’s doing good. Read More →
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9 September 2013

Brett is Back

Dear Diary, Brett Alexander is an artist, teacher and researcher from University of Newcastle in Australia. And a good friend. We met for the first time 1997 at a fiber workshop in Sweden. Since then we have been at textile art events in China, Lithuania, Australia, The... Read More →
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