2 September 2013

Ribbons

Dear Diary, today is the first day of a new semester and a new textile course at The Department of Conservation. The focus is on multiple element textile techniques. So – why not begin with making a ribbon? This is Elin, using a rigid heddle made in 5 minutes with cardboard... Read More →
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25 August 2013

Meeting in Stockholm

Dear Diary, I’m back home from three days of meetings and discussions with The Visual Arts Fund’s board. Interesting, difficult, informative as always. Image: Louise & Miriam at lunch break. Read More →
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16 August 2013

Lecture in Ronneby

Dear Diary, yesterday evening I was invited to give a lecture about “Textile Art Through the Ages” at Ronneby Culture Center. The center still hosts the exhibition Artapestry 3, which I visited and opened on June 8th. The title of my lecture was of course impossibly... Read More →
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3 August 2013

Wish Tree

Dear Diary, my daughter-in-law Matilda and I did our yearly tour to Louisiana, Museum of Modern art in Denmark. Big Yoko Ono retrospective. Loved it! And of course we both added our wishes and hopes for the future to Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree. Read More →
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19 July 2013

Definitely Gold

Dear Diary, got four boxes with the “Definitely Gold” folder from the printer, MixiPrint. The folder is commissioned by the Region Västra Götaland, due to its purchasing of my tapestry “Definitely Gold”. I’m very happy with the text contribution from... Read More →
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17 July 2013

London

Dear Diary, I’m back from four marvelous days in London, together with colleague and friend Birgitta Nordström. Victoria & Albert, Tate Modern, a couple of other museums and great sites. Good meals. And the cutest Miss Marple hotel in South Kensington with Mr... Read More →
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5 July 2013

Cecilia

Dear Diary, it was really nice to meet Cecilia Skoglund, conservator at Värmlands Museum, Karlstad. She is visiting her family’s summer house not far from Kyrkhult, and did spend a couple of hours in my studio this morning. We had a lot to talk about – not just the... Read More →
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30 June 2013

Fibers In Art

Dear Diary, it was really nice to meet so many friends yesterday at Galerie Frida. I was invited to give a lecture about fiber/textile art, as part of the yearly culture week Nässelfrossa. The gallery is put up in an old school house in the middle of the wilderness, in a... Read More →
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26 June 2013

A Precious Book

Dear Diary, there was a book in the mail yesterday. I’m very thankful to Marianne Erikson, textile historian and expert on Coptic textiles. In 1996 she wrote about “Textiles in Egypt 200 – 1500 A.D”, with the under title “in Swedish Museum... Read More →
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22 June 2013

Midsummer

Dear Diary, we celebrated the most Swedish event invented – Midsummer Eve – together with grandkids in Holje Park. Lovis was dressed in flowers and Sixten in fur. It was a great day. BBQ later in the midsummer night which never gets really dark. Read More →
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