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Amazing days in Canada

Looking back a few days to the opening of World of Threads Festival 2016 in Oakville, I had so much fun. I did not imagine when I started as a textile artist that I would be traveling around the world with my work. To meet people, colleges and others interested in textile art is such […]

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World of Threads Festival 2016

I am off to Canada today to be at the opening of this amazing Festival, 7 exhibitions featuring 315 artworks by 134 artists from Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, China, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine and USA. Thanks to Norwegian Craft and for support from Stikk-midler. […]

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New Work: No Signal

No signal is different from my other work. It is a tapestry mounted inside an old flatscreen tv. This Happened: After a burglary in the building where I have my studio, a broken tv-screen landed outside my door and was left there for almost a year until I took it in and emptied it for […]

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New Territory at Here & Now exhibition

It is busy times for The New Territory Tapestry: Taken down from the wall at Blaafargeverket on monday and travelled with me to Sleaford via London on tuesday. (Car, train, plane, train, taxi, taxi train, train, taxi..) Now it is hanging on the wall at The National Centre for Craft & Design, or the Hub as […]

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Artist Residency at Søndre Green Farm

Norwegian Textile Artists has initiated a Residency for Artists that work textile-related. I am one of four very lucky artists getting the opportunity to develop new work at the beautiful and spacious studios at Søndre Green farm. I am spending four weeks here sketching, dyeing yarn, testing out ideas,  reading about Hannah Ryggen, preparing exhibitions etc. Also grateful for the opportunities for […]

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Future Fantasies at Blaafarveverket

  I am proud to participate in the exhibition Future Fantasies at Nyfossum at Blaafarveverket this Summer.  The grand opening of the season was a lot of fun, and I was a honored giving a tour and talk about my work to The Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland and the former Minister of culture, superstar […]

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Manuel Mode exhibition at Trondhjems kunstforening

Thursday 31.3-2016 was the opening of my exhibition at Trondhjems kunstforening. I am very proud that it is part of the meta. morf biennial 2016 –-“it is nice to be in orbit!!”. The biennial is arranged by TEKS Trondheim Electronic Art Centre and as the technology of the tapestry is old, the themes of my work […]

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Sandesundsveien School: Friend

The commission “Friend” to Sandesundsveien School in Sarpsborg, Norway is finally completed and installed. After more than a year of planning and weaving it was great to see it installed in it’s niche in the Schools main hall. The work is about Friendship and shows two friends parachuting hand in hand. They are on their way […]

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Upcoming Solo exhibitions 2016-17

Trondheim kunstforening  will be the first exhibition in a busy two years to come. The first of five solo exhibitions is opening 31.th of March at Trondheim kunstforening. It is a part of The Meta. Morf. Biennial. 2016, “It is nice to be in Orbit”. There I will show (among other works) The Red Capsule, […]

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The Christmas Gift at BOA gallery

  The Christmas Gift Show is opening today at 1800,  at BOA Gallery in Oslo. All members can contribute to the show and prices are up to nok 6000,-. I Have for sale three small tapestries called Machines price NOK 3800,- each. It is open only this weekend so pop in as you browse town for […]

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Images from Extreme Fibers in Muskegon museum of Art

There is still time to see Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge in Michigan USA. It is on until November 1, 2015 Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge examines the state of fibers and textiles in the fine art world today. The exhibition has been developed by the Muskegon Museum of Art in coordination with […]

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Extreme Fibers, Textile Icons and the New Edge

I am happy to be in this amazing show at The Muskegon Art Museum in Michigan USA. More here. Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge examines the state of fibers and textiles in the fine art world today. The exhibition has been developed by the Muskegon Museum of Art in coordination with Guest Curator […]

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Exhibition at Buskerud Art Center

My Solo Exhibition “New Territory” is opening at Buskerud Art Center,  the 13th of May at  7pm. The exhibition contains six tapestries from the last five years. The tapestries show a control room with view of unknown landscape and are influenced by computer games and sci-fi scenography.   Norwegian Press release: Buskerud Kunstsenter har gleden […]

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Public Art Project Sarpsborg, Norway

I have been commissioned to make a large tapestry, 10 square meters for Sandesundsveien public school in Sarpsborg. The art committee suggested the theme “Friends” in the art plan for the school. The work will be located in the main hall of the school. It will be approximately 9 metes long and I have now finished […]

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New Territory

In the work “New Territory” I’m continuing my exploration of the control room motif. It will be shown in my next solo-exhibition at Buskerud Art-center in Drammen, Norway. It is a fairly large tapestry, 1,7 x 2,4 meters. The colors have darker tones and more nuances than in the former piece “The Blue Control Room”.  The […]

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New work in progress feb 2015

I’m just a few weeks from finishing a new work. I’m really exited and decided to share a little teaser. I haven’t decided on a title yet, but it is a fairly large piece 1,70 x 2,40 meters. Hope you like it. I’m not yet finished with my series of control rooms. This one is […]

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Extreme Fibers at Muskegon Museum of Art

Extreme Fibers, Textile Icons and the New Edge at Muskegon Museum of Art My work has been selected to be in Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge at Muskegon Museum of Art (MI) USA. The exhibition opens in august 30th. 2015 The museum received entries from 340 artists from around the world, representing approximately […]

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Shortlisted for The Cordis Trust Prize!

I am delighted about the news that my work, The Melancholy of Departure, has been shortlisted for the Cordis Trust Prize for Tapestry. It will be exhibited in the 2015 Annual Exhibition in February  2015 at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. I am looking forward to spend a week in  Edinburgh. You can see the rest […]

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