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Drawing animals – workshop with children at Malmö Central Library

For the second year running, I ran workshops for children during the children’s comic festival – I Seriernas Värld – in Malmö. The workshops are held in libraries; a great way of reaching a broad range of children. This time it was in Kanini – the wonderful, newly opened children’s section at the main library. […]

It takes more courage to examine the dark corners of your own soul than it does for a soldier to fight on a battlefield.

William Butler Yeats

Feeling old, feeling young

Met some great people, sold some comics, spoke bad Spanish to some very charming gentlemen from Chile and Argentina (who have asked me to draw a comic for their anthology …), drank a lot of coffee, wore lots of thermal layers, felt old, felt young, decided (again) to just keep on drawing. Zine Fest Copenhagen, […]

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you

George Bernard Shaw

The city gardeners of Berlin – dirt poor or dirt rich?

When I visit a city, old or new, I don’t spend so much time anymore on the museums or the cafés. Instead I head for the parks and the gardens and the lakes and the green spaces. Maybe it’s age. But I want to be outdoors and I want to see what’s growing. Access to […]

More land art with the degrowth gang

I am looking forward to holding another land art and sense-based learning workshop with the researchers at the Pufendforf Institute at Lund University. It is part of a two-day symposium titled ‘Dialogues on degrowth: Good life, consumption and transformation’. The programme consists of a roundtable, three participatory sessions and several art events. I’ll post photographs […]

If we are going to work less, does that mean we will play more?

Lund university, founded in 1666, and its research centre the Pufendorf Institute. That was where I met up with the Degrowth research group on 18th March 2016. I had been invited by the coordinators, Ekaterina Chertkovskaya and Alexander Paulsson to hold a workshop for the research group that would use different methods – visual art, drama, […]