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Artist in Residence – Heather Matthew

“Hi my name is Heather Matthew and I am an Australian paper maker and paper artist. My project for the NES artist residency is to explore water as an element with body, soul and voice. I believe strongly in the interconnectedness of all things in the physical and metaphysical world; people, places, cosmologies. 

I have used paper pulp I made from bedsheets donated to flood affected families in Australia to create paper icebergs and strange white continents adrift but interconnected.

The tangled fishing nets and seaweed I have sourced here in Skagaströnd have formed their own island ‘nests’ embedded into paper.”
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Japanese papermaking – Japönsk pappírsgerð

In December last year we had the privilege to host Tatiana Ginsberg here at Nes. She is papermaker and specializes in traditional Japanese papermaking. She taught a short course where we got to learn how to make really thin and beautiful paper. Here below you can see a video that Joseph Marhl made.

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