Category Archive: paper beads

Finishing in Zevecan

  2 weeks of workshops are over! The last day I spent in the north side of Mitrovica. Paper bead earrings and pendants were finished in a hairdresser salon in Serbian village Zevecan,… Continue reading

3rd and last session of paper bead rolling in Skroma

Last time in the mountain village of Skroma. People of the village have been without electricity for a week but still paper was rolled well. Everyone made a beautiful pendant!  

Visiting North Mitrovica

  Today we headed to the north side of Mitrovica, to the village of Zevecan. Kosovo flags changed to Serbian ones, and we jumped in to another vehicle with Serbian license plate to… Continue reading

2nd day with mixed group of paper bead making

  Second and last day with mixed group of Mitrovica women. Many had done amazing extra work at home. Also today they were so fast that we had time to finish a bracelet… Continue reading

Visiting Skroma for 2nd time

  Second day in Albanian mountain village Skroma. A container donated by local NGO Mundesia was used as a location for the workshop. We got some extra participants from kids of the village.… Continue reading

Paper bead workshop in Mitrovica I

  Second group of jewelry making took place in Mundesia‘s activity room in Mitrovica city. Participants came from different villages and communities; Albanians, Serbians, Romans and Turks spend the day together learning new… Continue reading

Paper bead workshop in Skroma

  First workshop group took place in Skroma village about an hour ride from Mitrovica city. Every woman and girl made a pair of earrings using recycled paper as main material. Delicious home… Continue reading

Back to Mitrovica, Kosovo

In December/January I was traveling in Balkans with my journalist friend Verna Leinonen. Because of  her work we ended up heading to north of Kosovo, to municipality of Mitrovica to visit local NGO… Continue reading

WiP: a roll of hidden things

The paper beads that I roll with my hands enclose pictures and words but only combination of colors is left to be seen on the surface of one bead.  

E!: Wonderwinderpand – alternative market

Wonderwinderpand – alternative winter market   Today in Landbouwbelang in Maastricht 12-6 pm     A Piece of news & Whisper in your ear – earrings can be found there!    

WiP: 145 pages of a rolled book

Rolling of the book is done.    Also there was Dennis’s performance in ABKM.

WiP: Hiding words

Here is the book that I started rolling, page by page, hiding all the words and pictures there is.

WiP: Spell – installation work

The installation in the white room is getting ready.      A spell is a video projection combined with a hanging sculpture of paper beads. The installation was open for an audience today… Continue reading

WiP: Singing hidden words

A new installation in the white room for the week nr. 2.   A video projection with a flow of rolled words.

WiP: Every word you say I will keep – installation work

Every word you say I will keep is an installation with audio track and with hundreds of paper beads rolled from magazines, hiding and storing all the words and pictures.   The installation… Continue reading

WiP: Pour Elle

733 paper beads made out  of Elle magazine   Work in progress in the white room.  

WiP: building an installation

Since last Monday, I’ve been building an installation with my paper beads in a white room upstairs.  For two weeks, I have a change to use the white room and experiment.  

WiP: hanging paper beads

Still many beads to be rolled but at least now it’s hanging in my studio!

WiP: 1 elle magazine equals 733 paper beads

And I rolled, sealed and counted them all…

WiP: Every word you whisper in my ear, I will keep

New work in progress with paper beads.      

WiP: netting

WiP: cushion

WiP: Rack

Once again I’m using lots of time for rolling new beads.

WiP: Paper structures

Piece of news in húnoghún

Piece of news -earrings can found in húnoghún in the center of Reykjavik!

Greetings from setting up day

Two effective women setting up an exhibition in gallery húnoghún almost two weeks ago. The exhibition of thousands of hand rolled paper beads is open in the center of Reykjavik until 6th of… Continue reading

Exhibition opening 3.3.2012

Thank you all for coming to the opening!     The exhibition Hvernig rúllar þú fréttunum? is open in gallery húnoghún in center Reykjavik until 6th of April.    

Setting up

  I spent the day in the gallery húnoghún in Reykjavik, setting up my exhibition. Also stole some time to finish my new ring in Sif’s studio. Juhuu!    

Catching thoughts

Coming exhibition Hvernig rúllar þú fréttunum?    

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