Monthly Archives: March 2012

Me in 20 years?

“ICY (born 1985) and SOT (born 1991) are stencil artists from Tabriz – IRAN. they started their professional career in 2008 they had uploaded previous works as early as 2006 and they influenced and dragged their friends to street art. Their works are about peace, war, Love, hate, hope, despair, children, human rights and the […]

The antifascist demonstration in Arhus

I can sit her in my kitchen in Gothenburg an follow tweets from the bus which is on the way to the largets antifascist demonstration in Denmark. It is so amazing to be conected in this way with both my daughter Hannah and the demonstration since it is impossible to be in several places at […]

The vessel – void and Jonas Lutz’ chairs

Min son Jonas har jobbat med konceptet “Vessle – void” i sin performance/utställning i Helsingfors och sitt examensprojekt i Design Academy Eindhoven. Jag blir så inspirerad av hans hemsida. Tänk hur man kan skriva poetiskt om hantverk och form. Här följer en del av hans projekt.     Penna chair

Banksy’s Punk mom

This new artwork of Banksy fascinates me. It comprises of so many symbols and meanings. The black flag, in the picture with its anarchist A is a well known symbol for anarchy. The O around it stands for order.  Together they stand for “Anarchy is the mother of Order”.  Wikipedia informs me : “The uniform blackness of the […]

Graffiti och nolltolerans

Jag har funderat mycket på nolltoleransregeln som bl.a. Helsingfors hade en längre tid när det gäller graffiti så väl som “klotter”.  Nu har Helsingfors luckrat upp sin policy och det var på tiden. I Sverige är man intresserad och imponerad av Paavo Arhinmäkis tankar om nolltolerans i Kulturradion Finlands kulturminister möter svenska politiker i graffitidebatt. […]

God bless this mess – Hallelujah!

God Bless this mess is what Parker Palmer, a friend of ours in the US, uttered once when we lived together at a Quaker study center in Philadelphia  in the beginning of the 1980s. I have often used that phrase when I feel overwhelmed by life’s challenges and demands – everything just feels like a […]

Sleeping music

Rapport från första natten med sleeping music. Jag hade alltså skapat min egen bakgrundsmusikmix (se inlägg om bakgrundsmusik). Den innehöll oceanvågor mot en strand, kabinljudet från ett flygplan och syrsor. Ja man kan ju undra om detta 3 bakgrundsljud någonsin varit på samma ställe tidigare!  Men nu var de det och jag skulle somna, men […]