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locus communis

Anne Karin Jortveit
locus communis

8 August to 8 September 2013

Locus communis is a textile-based installation made up of wool in different phases from raw material till spun and knitted. The window facing the street is filled with layers of raw wool. The public are invited to take a handfull of this wool making the window gradually change throughout the exhibition period. A woven fabric element contributes as a counterweight and a reinforcement of the rooms other objects.
Anne Karin Jortveit explores the textile medium through links between textile art and the use and function of textile - including aesthetics, tradition, consumption and labour. She is concerned with the manual processes and offers in this exhibtion free spinning lessons.
Anne Karin Jortveit (1964) lives and works in Oslo and has studied at the Academy of Art, University in Oslo and at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. In addition to her artistic career, she works as a freelance writer and gust lecturer. She has also been a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

locus communis

Anne Karin Jortveit.  Dekke
Foto: Øystein Thorvaldsen..

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Anne Karin Jortveit. Dekke.
Foto: Øystein Thorvaldsen.

Anne Karin Jortveit. Stabel.
Foto: Øystein Thorvaldsen.

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Anne Karin Jortveit. Hylle.
Foto: Øystein Thorvaldsen.

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Anne Karin Jortveit. locus communis.
Foto: Øystein Thorvaldsen.

locus communis

Resultat fra 9 spinnetimer med Anne Karin Jortveit i SOFT galleri.