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Opening night at Haugesund Museum of Fine Art

[fbshare type=”button” float=”left” width=”100″] Great opening night at Haugesund Museum of Fine Art/Haugesund Art Association! It was packed with people, more than a hundred showed up on a stormy Friday night. The lighting in the exhibition hall is very good so all the color nuances could be enjoyed. The Art Association in Haugesund is more than a …

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My works shown around the World

Check out this new map! I have pinned down exhibitions showing my work in international group shows, public Art and Solo Exhibitions. Zoom to other continents. It is still a work in progress, I’m trying to figure out what information to put in. I’m happy for any input!  

Amazing days in Canada

[fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] 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 …

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World of Threads Festival 2016

[fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] 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 …

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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 it’s content.

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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Manuel Mode exhibition at Trondhjems kunstforening

[fbshare type=”button” width=”100″] 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 …

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New Territory by Kristin Sæterdal 2015

New Territory

[fbshare type=”button” width=”150″] 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 …

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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.