The Bug

In the Year 2011 I got invited to an international art exhibition i Eno, Finland, together with two other well known artists from our county, Inger Södergren and Christina Wassberg. I wanted to make something that interacted with the audience, explored the creative process and stretched my borders of what jewellery can become.

I desided to use 100 times 17 cm of silverthread, made 100 small insects, all different but all holding a green glas pearl, as a symbol for environment. I built 100 small dark wooden frames that each of thoose could hang inside of behind glass, with a round hole at the top where you were able to pull them out and release them from their prison.

I put the hundred frames on three wall sections, and wrote this text to sit next to them:

To make an interactive art installation on the theme Consumsion. And to explore and edit the creative borders and the creative process, and making this visible to the public.

Skills:

  • Hand Forging
  • Jewellery design
  • Artistic thinking outside borders
  • Editing
  • exhibiting knowledge
  • wood and glasworking for the exhibiting-cases

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