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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Kaboom 2 by Kristin Sæterdal

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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Kristin Sæterdal at the Cordis Prize

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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The Exhibition at Kunstplass 5

My Soloshow at Kunstplass 5 has now been taken down. My new work The Melancholy of Departure was hung in the middle of the room. It was lit with a spotlight from one side and the room was painted black. Here are some pictures of the installation and from the opening.  

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Melancholy of Departure

Soloshow at Kunstplass5

On -kunstplass 5 Sæterdal will present a beautiful and dramatic new artwork entitled “The Melancholy of Departure”. “The Melancholy of Departure” shows an alien world seen from a technological structure, possibly a spaceship . “I like the title because it both says something about a precise point in time and space – a movement from one place […]

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Mom-Dad by Kristin Sæterdal

Mom & Dad Emergency on display in Artapestry 3, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga

My works Mom & Dad Emergency, and Kaboo0m 3 are presently on show at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga. Artapestry 3 runs from 7th of august to 7th of september 2014. Link to the Museum.   Here is the press release: The meaning of the exhibition “ARTAPESTRY3” is enclosed in its title, focusing our attention on […]

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Work in progress and new website

New website! The website is back with a facelift after some weeks in maintenance mode. Soon I have a new work to show as well, the first to be made on my new large loom. The image shows the work still in the loom for a few more weeks, and it will be ready for the […]

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Webgallery exhibition at NTA

Take a look at my new online exhibition! I’m currently doing an online exhibition at the Nordic textile art gallery. I thought it important to convey some thing other than the tactile surface, and the mere presence of the work that so often are qualities mentioned in connection with a textile exhibition. I choose to […]

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Scared Of The Dark by Kristin Sæterdal

American Tapestry Biennial 10, Scared of the dark

My work Scared of the dark has been accepted into American Tapestry Biennial 10, sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance. From 118 artists who submitted 230 tapestries, juror Dr. Jessica Hemmings, Professor of Visual Culture and Head of the Faculty of Visual Culture at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin, selected 37 tapestries […]

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New Public Art: Søndeled Primary School

  I just finished this project “Force field”. It is located in the main stairway of the school. I hope the Children and the staff will enjoy! Maybe they will wonder what kind of mysterious power the capsule contains? Maybe it is a machine for time travel, something they for sure will be doing in the future! The […]

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Artapestry 3 at Kulturcentrum Ronneby

You are welcome to attend the opening of ARTAPESTRY 3 EUROPEAN TAPESTRY FORUM international exhibition  Saturday 8 June 2013 at 13.00 pm The exhibition will be opened by Swedish artist Annika Ekdahl Carmen Groza (B), Eva Brodská (CS), Renata Roszivalova (CS), Margrethe Agger (DK), Annette Bredstrup (DK), Lise Frolund (DK), Mette Hansen (DK), Ane Henriksen […]

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Rijswijk Textile Biennal 2013, The Netherlands

20 artists out of almost 400 applicants was selected  by the jury to participate in the Rijswijk Textile Biennal 2013 From the catalogue : Kristin Sæterdal – ‘Science Friction’ News bulletin April 2013: By the end of this decade NASA plans to capture an asteroid and drag it with a unmanned probe close to Earth in […]

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The Embassy in Santiago de Chile

My work “Seen through tears” has got a final home in a meeting room at the Norwegian Embassy in Santiago de Chile. The work was bought by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2008, for the Exhibition “Constructions”. The Exhibition has toured to  Murmansk Russia, Sevilla and Madrid in Spain, Kilkenny in Ireland, Moscow,Russia, […]

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Pictures from Osterøy high school Norway.

Pictures from Osterøy high school  in Norway  “Very Rare Figures Upon this Earth” It is great to finally see the project finished. It has taken some time to get pictures from this project, but finally I got some  and here they are! “Very rare figures upon this earth” was bought for this wall of the stairway […]

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Work in progress

New Public Art Project in progress. This is for Søndeled Primary School in Risør Norway. The title is “Kraftfelt” in Norwegian and I find it is quite hard to translate. Perhaps “Power field”  or “Force field”? The work will hopefully give some mental power and energy to both teachers and pupils at the school. The wall  it is […]

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                                            Spring Exhibition is one of the most important open submission exhibitions in Europe, and has been held annually in Copenhagen since 1857. The 2013 exhibition features 74 Danish and international artists. The exhibited works […]

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