All Issues

3 - Embodied Knowledge

May, 2022

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, Tana White, Dorothy Waetford, Raukura Turei and Jasmine Togo-Brisby among others.

2 - Re-Acting Fibres

March, 2022

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

November, 2021

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.