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Carola Grahn: Notes on Hide

Part of London Literature Festival

See how artist Carola Grahn transforms fragmented and abstract thoughts into framed physical art in her series of reindeer hide canvases, Notes on Hide.

Reindeer hide is a traditional material used in duodji – Sami handicraft that unites function and art. Described by the artist as her ‘writing about body, ethnicity and belonging’, the series began with the piece, Dear Mr Fontana, where Grahn imagines herself in dialogue with Lucio Fontana, a prominent figure in European modern art.

Grahn takes this work as her starting point in exploring the friction between western and Sami worldviews.

Carola Grahn comes from Jokkmokk and lives and works in New York.

Part of Nordic Matters

Dates & times

18 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
Approximate run time: 780 mins
Run times may vary, find out more
  • October 2017

    • Wed 18 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Thu 19 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Fri 20 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sat 21 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sun 22 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Mon 23 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Tue 24 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Wed 25 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Thu 26 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Fri 27 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sat 28 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sun 29 October 2017
      • 10:00 am

where

Royal Festival Hall
Lift Lobby Blue - Level 4

Pricing

Free