Sunday, 24 October 2010

Revisiting Hå

Last Sunday, on the very last day of the exhibition “Desconocida Unknown Ukjent” by Lise Bjørne Linnert, I finally made it back to Hå gamle prestegård to see it. Husband took a couple of hours off work to accompany grandson and myself, and in a second you’ll understand why the thought of letting a 3,5 year old boy loose in the room while I was taking pictures was not so appealing.
Hundreds and hundreds of embroidered name tags on display; so quiet, so peaceful, so powerful. A table was set up with stitching gear for those who wanted to participate and computers with the documentary for those who wanted to watch as I did back in August.
With a little one bursting with energy, we spent a little time riding little tractors and eating chocolate cake. Great Sunday for all of us.

4 comments:

  1. What a powerful piece, I could feel it all the way here. Glad cutie pie had
    tractors to ride and cake to eat. xox Corrine

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  2. Dear Nina, this looks tremendously powerful by the energy created from all these embroidered tags!
    (thank you a ton for dropping by at my place. I would love to join the napkin challenge - that tickled me quite seriously - but I know it's not reasonable to challenge time - it'll beat me anytime :))
    Best,
    Maya

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  3. A beautifully simple piece to portray such a disturbing, ongoing catastrophe.

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  4. Amazing. Thanks for sharing those photos.

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