extreme fibers 2015

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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New Territory by Kristin Sæterdal 2015

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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"Friend" by Kristin Sæterdal 2015

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 by Kristin Sæterdal 2015

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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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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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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