Ulrikka Mokdad is a Danish textile artist and art historian. Since 1997, her work has been exhibited in numerous international shows. She lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Making basket objects is my favorite art medium. The basket form is universal, and it gives me freedom to investigate form, structure, texture …. and the magic of nature.
In my works I recreate pictures from different cultures in the medium of embroidery and based on these embroideries, I build up new worlds.
With her beautiful kilim rugs, the weaver tells her poetic stories of dusty desert lands, goats crossing mountain roads in Andalusia, Iranian arabesques, whirlpools of The Indian Ocean…