The black lace is growing but very slowly.
My critical crochet has moved a little bit forward. I am thinking of crafting and lost knowledge, instead of working with our hands we are going shopping. In my crochet the pointed finger symbolises the change of society. When we want something we point at it, it is a gesture that we learn as one year olds.
An extraodinary art exhibition is taking place in the church and buildings nearby in Gåxsjö, a tiny village in Jämtland. Paintings, photography, embroidary are on display. Among the artists are the painters Cecilia Edefalk, Berta Hansson, Torsten Andersson and Paul Fägerskiöld. The latter has recieved one of the finest art scholarships in Sweden, Fredrik Roos stipendium.
Cecilia Edefalk’s interest concern the hidden. In a white and grey painting she lets the author August Strindberg to step out of the mist. Cecilia Edefalk has written about her relationship with Strindberg, she has communicated with the celebrity, although dead ages ago.
Art works by Berta Hansson share the space with Edefalk. Her birds, painted when very old and only with her fingers because of her poor sight, are flying into the unknown.
The monocrome paintings by Pål Fägerskiöld are exhibit together with his family members, Andreas Fägerskiöld and Lennart Fägerskiöld in the church. In four yellow and white big paintings Lennart Fägerskiöld also works with the hidden. The yellow paint is covered with thick layers of white paint.
Curator for the exhibition is Gert Andersson from Raftsjöhöjden. Hammerdals konstförening has participated in the arrangement.