Archive for November 2014

Nina Simone

November 26th, 2014 Posted In: Music Tags: , , , ,

I cannot begin to express my admiration for the late, great Nina Simone. She shines like a beacon in the fog. And this is perhaps the best version ever of – Black is the Colour of my True Love’s Hair – certainly the best I have ever heard.

Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?

Maya Angelou – Still I Rise

Gallery Night. 27 September 2014. Malmö

On Saturday 27th September 2014 I took part in Malmö’s  Gallery Night along with fellow artists from the artists’ collective Ateljé XX – Henrik Hahne, Sanna Lilja-Sverborg, Marie Lindell and Gunilla Ryd. Gallery Night is open house for galleries and museums and art spaces all over town. It was a lot of fun and a […]

Am I optimistic? Not in the slightest.
Am I going to quit? Not on your fucking life.

Derrick Jensen

Se hace camino al andar
Al andar se hace camino
We make the path by walking

Antonio Machado

Zine Fest. Ungdomshuset Copenhagen

On a sunny 11th October I made my way to Ungdomshuset (Young People’s House) in Copenhagen for the very first fanzine festival in Copenhagen. My partners-in-crime were comic artists Alexandra Hansen and Charlotta Lindqvist. We presented an anthology of short comics of our own work and that of classmates from “Comics and Visual Narrative” at […]

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This blog examines the areas I am interested in – from comics to degrowth to flora and fauna and everything in between. This is where I write about ongoing projects, present drafts of comics and look closer at issues in the world that I find meaningful.

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One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

André Gide