Inventing a new tomorrow

The world is changing. Regardless, we need to come up with new and more sustainable ways to live our lives and prioritize our resources.

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The blind hen painting

This was one of the first canvasses I painted in my workshop back in the beginning of 2021, and I made it while I simultaneously plastered the interior walls and started making the shop's interior. As a skip action.

The blind hen painting

Honestly, my first experiments with rust oncanvas bristled in all directions. A few times it went fairly well, but most of the time it ended up looking just terrible.

One day I got so frustrated with my own lack of skill that I frantically started spraying the 3 canvases I was working on with orange, red and pink abstracts. 2 of them with less luck, but the third one—this one—I immediately sensed had something.

After some fiddling with charcoal and chalk, I gave it a title. As you know, even a blind hen will occasionally find a grain. If she bothers to get up every morning and keep looking, that is.

Blind høne (Blind hen) 2021, 100 x 135 cm: acrylic, spray paint, charcoal, chalk, espresso on canvas.

After having the painting hanging in our own living room for a good year, I felt okay about sending it out into the world. It now hangs in a private home on Zealand.

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