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Strategies for Designing and Composing with Sound Sculptures
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In this text, Eirik Brandal writes about the construction and composition strategies of his electronic sculptures. He reflects on craft in relation to his own artistic background in music composition…
Spirals, Serendipity, and Symbiosis: Exploring the Working Processes of Metal Artists Ingvild Kristine Reinton, Miriam Johannesson, and Sofia Eriksson
In this essay by Anne Klontz we are invited to investigate the artistic practices of three artists – Ingvild Kristine Reinton, Miriam Johannesson and Sofia Eriksson – whose work with metal…
Grayson Perry: The Mad Potter
British artist Grayson Perry is a television star and transvestite whose best friend is a teddy bear. But he believes that making ceramic vases is far more provocative. In this interview by Kristin…
Elisabeth von Krogh: Playing with Form
In this interview Elisabeth von Krogh talks about caricatured expressions, optical illusions and the vessel as form.
Aslaug Juliussen: A Sense of Sustainability
In this conversation with artist Aslaug Juliussen, Hilde Sørstrøm delves into Juliussen's sustainable approach to material transformation. While her installations and sculptures are made using…
Bergen: Rupture and Movement
In this article, Anne Britt Ylvisåker writes about the craft artists Marit Tingleff, Kari Dyrdal and Torbjørn Kvasbø and their strong connection and impact on the development of the craft education…
Tron Meyer and Kent Fonn Skåre: Tron Meyer and Kent Fonn Skåre
In this interview by Johnny Herbert, Tron Meyer and Kent Fonn Skåre offer perspectives on their multi-faceted practices within art, craft, design, and architecture.
Marit Tingleff: Serving up Stories with Chances
Marit Tingleff makes large earthenware dishes that won’t fit on a dining table. In this interview by Christer Dynna she relates this format to the porcelain and fine china that was once part of a…
Inger Blix Kvammen: Memories in Metal
Inger Blix Kvammen's artistic practice relies on a vast number of connections with individuals and communities from around the world. Memories from her travels to Northwest Russia, to Nenets…
Ahmed Umar: Starting from Stories
In this interview, matt lambert converses with multidisciplinary artist Ahmed Umar on materiality, craft-based art, and how storytelling emerges as a form of activism in Umar's artistic practice.
Sidsel Hanum: A Journey into the Tiniest Details
In this interview by Lars Elton with ceramicist Sidsel Hanum we learn about her work using liquid porcelain and a technique known as horning, which allows her to construct vessels and objects, laced…
Tone Vigeland: Hands on
'Tone Vigeland: Hands on' is an interview with the jewellery artist Tone Vigeland by Reinhold Ziegler. Tone Vigeland’s art springs from a direct encounter between her hands and her materials. For…
Sigve Knutson: The Amateur Craftsman
An interview with craft artist Sigve Knutson by Tora Endestad Bjørkheim and Johnny Herbert