My passion is to sew portraits. I am fascinated by the fact that eyes, nose and mouth can be put together in so many different ways.
The inspiration is from the sea, nature and cities and I work in series that are slowly changing. I work with tapestries and objects. The choice of material is an important part of my work.
I am working and educated in batik and related techniques like dying, printing and collaging. You can call it surface-design. My main interest has been making wall-hangings.
Based on a concrete and geometric idiom I work with tapestries. In my compositions, I use lines and shapes to achieve a tension and a spatial effect, with inspiration drawn from architecture.
I am transforming old Danish needlework tradition to modern art. I am dying silk yarn, designing and hand weaving art works. Every textile is built up to an art work with its own story.
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…