Does Pythia live in Söråker?

Does Pythia live in Söråker?
In an attempt to establish contact with the Oracle in Delphi a knittingperformance was carried out at Söråkers Folkets Hus, Timrå in Sweden. The questions THE LOCATION THE FUTURE and WHO ARE YOU- three important parts of the artwork.
Thanks to all participants.

In collaboration with Söråkers Folkets Hus https://sorakersfolketshus.se/
and Konst Västernorrland https://www.rvn.se/sv/Utveckling/Kultur-och-bibliotek/konst-vasternorrland/

Photo Lisa W Carlsson https://www.lisawcarlson.se/


Does Pythia live in Söråker? a knittingperformance

KonstART 20

The first KonstART of the year, Art Västernorrland's mobile meeting place, will be held in Söråker, Timrå municipality. We meet at Söråkers Folkets Hus. The purpose is to create meeting places for those active in the art field; artists, institutions, associations, collective workshops and more.

Date: February 17, 2020
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Location: Söråkers Folkets Hus, Folketshusvägen 10

The theme at KonstART 20 is the meeting of art with needlework, time and place. We get to meet the artist Kerstin Lindström, who talks about her projects with monumental knitting that started 10 years ago. It has been carried out in unique places in different countries in collaboration with a large number of participants. 

Those who wish are welcome in the evening to participate in "Does Pythia live in Söråker?" a knitting performance. Sign up  for participate until February 15 at  info@sorakersfolketshus.se.
More info in Swedish https://www.rvn.se/sv/Sarprofil-delplatser/volym/notiser/konstart-20/


UPLIFT Territory, a knitting, sound and voice art performance

UPLIFT  Territory, a knitting, sound and voice performance were set up on the 26 September in Gävle at the County Museum of Gävleborg. 
In collaboration with sound artist Björn  http://www.fst.se/tonsattare/bjorn-eriksson  and the artists Lisa W Carlson, Janne Björkman och EvaLeena Skarin. Thank you to everybody who participated. 
The performance was part of a conference for artists in Norrland, north of Sweden, and was organized by KC-Nord, BRAK 2019.
photo: Staffan Westerlund
With support from Region Västernorrland and KC-Nord. Thank you!


Uplift - A life sound performance for 24 knitters and a cow horn at Almgrens Silkmill in Stockholm

Uplift/Landhöjning  a life sound performance with 24 knitters and cow horn. With Björn Eriksson http://www.fst.se/tonsattare/bjorn-eriksson  and Anna Lindkvist Adolfsson http://www.annalindkvistadolfsson.se/ . Thank you all knitters who participated this warm afternoon at Almgrens Silkmill in Stockholm 5th May 2018.
The performance was a part of the finissage for the nordic exhibition ”Far out Textil” at Almgrens. It ended a four-year long collaboration between Almgrens Silkmill and Fiber Art Sweden,  ”Siden och Samtid”.
The performance was supported by Region Västernorrland and KC-Nord.
photo: Leyun Weng


Performance UPLIFT at Almgrens Silkmill Stockholm

The result of a collaboration with four Handicraft Societies from the County of Västernorrland Sweden and the artist Kerstin Lindström.
This time the knitting is going to have a voice of it´s own assisted by the Sound artist Björn Eriksson http://www.fst.se/tonsattare/bjorn-eriksson  and Anna Lindkvist Adolfsson  http://www.annalindkvistadolfsson.se/  playing cow horn. Welcome to a unique happening!
Far out textil
Finissage 5 May 14.00-16.00
Dance, Artist Talks and Performance

Fiber Art Sweden http://www.fiberartsweden.nu/  in collaboration with K A Almgrens Silkmill http://www.kasiden.se/

With Anne Biringvad Gudrun Hasle Petter Hellsing Nils Kristoffersson och Stefan Uhlinder.
Curated by Anna T Wolgers and Monica Nilsson


Own our own time at Almgrens Silkmill in Stockholm

Far out textil
Vernissage 24 March 14.00

Fiber Art Sweden http://www.fiberartsweden.nu/  in collaboration with K A Almgrens Silkmill http://www.kasiden.se/
With Anne Biringvad Gudrun Hasle Petter Hellsing Nils Kristoffersson och Stefan Uhlinder.
Curated by Anna T Wolgers and Monica Nilsson


Preparing for exhibition in Stockholm Sweden

Unpacking the monumental knitting at the Artist studio in Härnösand  Sweden www.kkvh.se . 
Repairing the beautiful red artpiece before the exhibition "Far out textil" at Almgrens silk mill in Stockholm. 
A collaboration with Fiber Art Sweden. http://www.fiberartsweden.nu/  
Today the silk mill is one of Skandinavias oldest preserved industrial environment


Own our own time VI in Blönduós Iceland June 2017

It is time to leave Blönduós and all the wonderful people who participated in the monumental knitting by the meadow next to the river Blanda 10th of June. An unforgettable hour shared together in the sun and wind, listening to music by Skarphéðinn Einarsson and Benedikt Blöndal Lárusson.
Photographer: Róbert Daníel Jónsson and Cornelia Theimer Gardella
Thank you all!

   Landstinget Västernorrland


Black and red for Iceland

On June 10th 2017 Own our own time VI was performed in Blönduos, Iceland. One hour is preserved 
as stripes in the monumental knitting. Iceland is symbolized by three black and one red colour, the magma 
and the lava. The yarn used is Icelandic and was donated tothe project by the Icelandic company 
ISTEX http://istex.is. Thank you!
You can see one piece out of 80 red beautiful knitting's created in 2011 by members from the knittingnetwork Gavstrik www.gavstrik.dk. Then follows the first, darkbrown hour fromFaroeisland in June 2011, green from Shetland 2013, grey with a piece of gold from Paris, France 2014, multicoloured from Borås, Sweden 2015, 
blue from Quebec, Canada 2016 and the last black stripe from Iceland 2017.


Own our own time VI in Blönduos Iceland

The performance Own our own time VI was set up in Blönduos in the north of Iceland June 10 2017, 17.30 – 18.30. Three black colours and a few red stripes as the symbol of Iceland are preserved in the monumental knitting for 83 participants. On the beautiful meadow, with the sun and wind, next to the river Blanda. The women from Prjónagleði - Knitting Festival 2017 and Textilsetur, people from Blöndous, friends from Sweden, collegues from Reykjavik and Skagaströnd, Skarphéðinn on trumpet and Benedict on keyboard thank you so much for participating!
More info later.
Photographer: Paulina Lindström

The project is supported by
    Landstinget Västernorrland