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The Nature Within
9. June - 16. June
Focusing on the sketchbook and the unique artist book as medium and method, NW Gallery is proud to present two connected exhibitions showing the artistic process in the making of these.
Find Sara Skorgan Teigen’s exhibition here.
Exploring the intersections of art, nature and the self the artists use the artist book’s intimate, tactile and sensual space to get in touch with their inner and outer world and to share their stories.
“The Nature Within”
– An exhibition showing unique artist books and the personal process in the making of them
María Kristín H. Antonsdóttir (IS) and Lene Harbo Pedersen (DK)
The presented artists use the artist book’s intimate, tactile and sensual space to get in touch with and share experienses in connection with a major life change. When serious disease happens. When somebody close dies. When reality becomes a self-study. Going through mournful periods. Exploring the circle of life and death. Investigating the construction and articulation of memory, the existence individually and in affiliation with others.
In the exhibition the two artist’s unique and handmade books ”Untitled Family Album #1” by María Kristín H. Antonsdóttir and ” Mod er mærker” by Lene Harbo Pedersen will be showcased together with visualization of the process material of sketches, archives, collages, reliefs, photographs, albums, nature elements and text.
The content of the process in the making of them and the collaborations with other artistst, the exhibition will show the investigations, considerations of approaches and perspectives until the final choices of medium, method and material made.
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