RU RUNEBERG

Oil pitcher and salt/ pepper container, “Chain Reaction”, sterling silver. Silversmith Ru Runeberg resides in Finland, where lockdown restrictions were more rigorous than here in Sweden. Inspired by the themes of quarantine, travel bans and immobility...

ÅSA PÄRSON

Textile, “Comfort”, handwoven and hand-coloured wool velvet. Swedish master handweaver Åsa Pärson has created this handwoven and hand-coloured work titled “Comfort” in wool velvet. What is it about velvet that feels so luxurious? Is it how the...

ANN WOLFF

Sculpture, ”Hood”, edition 2/10, cast nickel silver. Quarantena creates a space for reflection. Reflection as foundation for artistic creation, visual artist Ann Wolff says. Her sculpture embodies time and space; time is fleeting and the removed hood is empty....

TOVE KNUTS

Face mask, “Á la Orville Peck”, cotton, fringes, rubber bands. Swedish designer and jewellery artist Tove Knuts often crochets her work – a practice that has not been all that affected by her self-isolation. She continues to crochet in a calm corner of her...

ANN KARLHOLM

Wall sculpture, ”Hope”, oak, ash, maple, juniper, aspen and walnut. This sculpture is by Swedish woodworker and crafter Ann Karlholm and consists of delicately layered wooden streaks. In these uncertain times, it is far too easy to be overwhelmed by a feeling of...

AUGUST HAPP

Bowl, “La Mano Negra”, fine silver. Swedish silversmith August Happ has created this fine silver bowl in one piece, titled “La Mano Negra”. The bowl is in the shape of half an earth globe with embossed shapes of continents in its surface. It...