Author Archives: Rosa JH Berland

2 years ago

Recreating with thread: 5 artists using found materials

Recreating with thread: 5 artists using found materials

As creative people, we are so often quiet observers, collecting items and objects that seem intriguing, interesting, beautiful or strange. Sometimes these found objects sit upon a shelf in a studio, workroom or kitchen. Occasionally, these bits and pieces make their way into projects. After all, fine materials can be…

2 years ago

Regien Cox: Meetings in the Universe of the Strange

Regien Cox: Meetings in the Universe of the Strange

I am interested in the way memories are transformed and put into order, or disorder. Award-winning Norwegian artist Regien Cox’s conceptual practice builds on a lifetime of handiwork, learned in a childhood home where her family spent hours working in weaving, tapestry, knitting, crocheting, and batik. Regien’s challenge was to find…

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