Master student at Valands fine arts program that focuses on inquiry based research, the social role of the artist and publicness. My main practice is drawing and booklet making, I’m researching Masculinity and mental health. In my therapeutic textile practice, I make patchworks as a way of connecting my brain and body. I want to learn more about theories and methods of embodiment, to organize bodies of resistance in today’s social media where our social interaction is becoming more and more disembodied. I’m interested in the craft circle and its potential as a therapeutic and grass-root organising unit.
In the workshop I hope to develop new ideas and collaborative practices with other participants. I will create a documentation in the form of a booklet, with my notes and drawings from the weekend. This can then be circulated to spread the ideas and discussions we’ve had further in the local community, and in the community of critical craft.