PROJECTS

 

To heal wounded public spaces I have collaborated with engineers, social geographers, city planners, architects and students. At sites where a crime, accident or old conflict has taken place I have created site-specific art in an action of reconciliation.

Ikaros och devaväsen
Ikaros

I SAMTAL med en TRÄDGÅRD

Villa Fraxinus, Hyndtjärn, (2015).

 

IKAROS - The return and The Devas.

Healing of a place and lost dreams.

Group exhibition with

Karin Hesse, Brigitta Nenzén, Brita Carlens, Peter Svedberg, Jörgen Nilsson, Marie Holmgren and Vassil Simittchiev.

 

PRESS1

Fundamento poster
Traces of Meaning card
Globody

FUNDAMENTO project,

Gävle, (2009-2015).

 

Art and integration in private and public spaces.

TRACES OF MEANING,

The Lockup cultural centre, Newcastle, Australia, (2012).

 

Healing grife and fears with art in a former jail.

GLOBODY, Gävle (2005-06).

 

Art, gender, integration and GIS-technology project. Workshops with art students, artists, under graduate students and migrants.

 

Site specific sculptures Downtown Gävle, where crime has taken place. To heal public spaces with love and forgiveness.

Student work integration
Globody street art
Globody street art

SPEGLINGAR, photos, (2005).

About gender coded places and context.

Book project.

Editors Dr. Carina Listerborn, Dr. Tora Friberg,

University of Linköping and Lund.

Peace foto
Student foto
Dance foto
Lek foto
Max foto
Gata foto
Speglingar foto
Labyrinth II
Labyrinth II
Labyrinth IV
Labyrinth V
Labyrinth VI
XRay
at AAG
Stop the war
Messias II

THE LABYRINTH PROJECT,

 

Healing public spaces from trauma, world wide, (1996-2016).

 

 

 

The axis of Good, Labyrinth I – VII

is combining Sweden with USA, China, Irac.

Labyrinth VI and Labyrinth VII will add Iceland, Cuba and Mongolia. Creating the AXES OF GOOD. That will make peace on earth in our time.

 

 

 

 

LABYRINTH I, 
Limön, (1996)

Limön, an island in the bay of Gävle
In the summer, 10 years after the Tiernobyl accident. The bay of my hometown was one of the most polluted areas from outside former Soviet Union.

 

 

 

 

 

LABYRINTH II, Rörberg airport, (2002)

In very cold mid winter.
In cooperation with two engineers and a terrestrial laser scanner, we turned the stone material into a digital point cloud and transphered it into a 2x2m digital printing.

 

 

 

 

LABYRINTH III, Axmar park, (2003)

An old pilgrim way Sweden - Norway.
In collaboration with a French horn player from Norway and a terrestrial laser: scanned cow, fisherman, snow angel and video, showed at Axmar International Digital Exhibition (AIDE);

Artists from Ukraine, Finland, Iceland and the south of Sweden and a seminar series and workshops during winter with local companies, organisations and the CML- Creative Media Lab /University of Gävle. Contemporary Art and Technology for our common every-day? The labyrinth was laid out on the spot where there had been a castle. To heal the history of destruction and forgotten wisdom.

 

 

 

 

LABYRINTH IV,Peckerwood garden, Hempstead, Texas Spring, (2005)


In a garden with rare, native plants and folk art from Mexico. In collaboration with architecture students from A&M University of Texas. A ten day workshop and a speech about Tjernobyl and The Tale of the Labyrinth.

 

 

 

LABYRINTH V, Mid Summers Eve, Bångs, (2007)

15 land-art sculpture exhibition at a lake near an old Village. In collaboration with a carpenter, journalist and a dancing priest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LABYRINTH VI, 
Högbo, Sandviken, (2010)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LABYRINTH VII, under construction (2016)

SIGGRAPH 04, Art gallery, LA, USA

Curator Sue Gollifer, University of Brighton, UK (2004).

 

Tjernobyl and The Myth of the Labyrinth

 

Holy Cow: The Labyrinth, The Woman & The Goddess

 

SIGGRAPH 99, Art gallery, LA, USA,

The X-RAY project, (1999).

 

About the nuclear power plant accident of Tjernobyl that polluted my home town and half of the northern part of Europe 1986.


 

RACE/ETHNICITY and PLACE,

Invited by Association of American Geographers (AAG),

Philadelphia, USA, (2004).

 

About visualizing and heal trauma in public spaces with art.

ART EVENT, SIGRAD,

Konstcentrum Gävle, Högskolan i Gävle, (2004),

About civil movement for love, peace and understanding.

 

DEN HELIGA GRAAL/THE HOLY GRAIL,

Galleri Slottet Gävle, (2004).

 

About war, revenge and forgiveness. Civilcurage and reclaim the peace.

Poster
Love

UTOPIN/UTOPIA,

Konstcentrum Gävle, (1996).

 

10 years since Tjernobyl accident that polluted my home town Gävle with radioactivity.

Healing fear and loss of land.

Divorce vase