Tag Archives: cultural identity

Building a paper troll – the making of…

A short video of my process of building a trolls head.

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The importance of the unseen- on making things

Creating an artwork involves many processes, most of which remain unseen to the outside world of spectators and audiences. The translation of thoughts and ideas into something concrete and viewable (in one manner or other) is long, hard and necessary … Continue reading

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A Tail of Transformation II

I’ll be showing this image at this years ScanArt exhibition in Melbourne in September-October. ScanArt is a juried exhibition that showcases Scandinavian art and design. The official exhibition opening is Friday September 30th. More details to come soon. I thought … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on visualizing displacement and the status quo.

The feeling of being out of place, or displaced, is something that seems to stay relevant as a theme to artists and artists’ expressions in one way or another. Wether it be displacement around the idea of home and place, … Continue reading

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The trolls are already here

Trolls… they’re big, they’re hairy, they live in the mountains and in the woods. They’re ugly and the older they get, the more heads they sprout, and they can smell a Christian a mile away. They hold fair maidens captive … Continue reading

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Homesick

Myths and fairytales are so engraved on the norse soul, almost from the day it is born. And so are the iconic images and imagery that accompanies them. It is our cultural heritage, a map of what has come before. … Continue reading

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Borderlands…

Borderlands are physically present wherever two or more cultures edge each other… Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one’s shifting multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an “alien” element…not comfortable but home. … Continue reading

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