4 - Norwegian Crafts Magazine Revisited
The fourth issue of The Vessel is titled Norwegian Crafts Magazine Revisited. The issue contains 45 interviews, essays, and articles from the archives of Norwegian Crafts Magazine, an online publication which grew into a separate organisation – Norwegian Crafts – ten years ago. The magazine published over 130 different stories on craft, focusing primarily on artists from Norway. The issue is edited by the Norwegian Crafts team.
3 - Embodied Knowledge
The third issue of The Vessel in entitled 'Embodied Knowledge – Exploring the Influence of Whakapapa and Maadtoe jah Maahtoe'. The issue is edited by deputy director of Objectspace Zoe Black, artist Carola Grahn and artist and arts educator Jasmine Te Hira. The issue takes the concepts of whakapapa, maadtoe, and maahtoe as it's starting point, and features articles, interviews, films and presentations with Katarina Spik Skum, Ron Te Kawa, Fredrik Prost, Inga-Wiktoria Påve, Lova Isabelle Lundberg, Monika Svonni, Tanya White, Dorothy Waetford, Raukura Turei and Jasmine Togo-Brisby among others.
2 - Re-Acting Fibres
The second issue of The Vessel explores fibre art and textiles, with a focus on artists, makers and thinkers that through their work attempt to repair, rethink, and re-act fibres. The issue takes the artwork «Pitch, Prosess, Produkt» by Siri Hjorth and Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas as its point of departure. 'Re-Acting Fibres' is edited by Anne Dressen, Ida Falck Øien, Marcia Harvey Isaksson, and Lars Sture. It features conversations on the practices of Noa Eskhol, Linda Nurk and Natsai Audrey Chieza, essays by Adam Curtis and Carole Collet, and a text on Winona LaDuke’s Hemp & Heritage Farm by Dorothée Perret and Oscar Tuazon.
1 - Living Archives
The inaugural issue of The Vessel focuses on how artists have used archives, museum collections, and knowledge-holders to resurrect endangered making practices, and how these making practices relate to identity, community, and land. The issue is edited by Káren Elle Gaup, Cameron Woolford, and Marte Johnslien, and features interviews with artists Matthew McIntyre Wilson, Åsne Kummeneje Mellem, and Hilde Hauan Johnsen, and essays by Tāmihana Katene and Susanne Hætta.