Author Archives: jenny

Powder Vase

By | April 27, 2020

The Powder Vases by Jenny Nordberg is a part of the limited edition decorative accessory collection curated by Modern Design Review for Hem. Throughout her practice, Nordberg has turned a critical eye on contemporary conditions of production, adopting an experimental and research-based approach. However, finding manufacturers who are willing to experiment is not an easy … Continue reading Powder Vase

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Huck Leber

By | March 17, 2020

Site specific commission for Hallands Konstmsueum (the Art Museum of Halland). Aside from setting the artistic and interior framework, Nordberg also designed all the seating furniture for the new auditorium. The chair collection is based on a short story by the Halmstad-born writer Klara Johanson (1875–1948; pen name Huck Leber) from her book Oskuld och … Continue reading Huck Leber

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INGER pendant

By | March 17, 2020

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Auditorium, Halland Art Museum

By | March 17, 2020

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The Baloney Sandwich

By | March 17, 2020

For several years, Nordberg lived next to a supermarket with absurdly low prices, and it was this context that served as the starting point of The Baloney Sandwich. The store was always a last resort for groceries, but now and then Nordberg wandered the aisles looking for something edible. Some of the bread had a … Continue reading The Baloney Sandwich

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Possibilities

By | March 17, 2020

A loose continuation of Most Common Element, this project further explored the craft of welding. Here, it was accompanied by other industrial techniques, including metal casting, powder coating and vari- ous surface-treatment processes. All components of the different assemblages were metal offcuts and scraps from industries surrounding Nordberg’s studio, which she collected and stored in … Continue reading Possibilities

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Auditorium, Halland Art Museum

By | January 29, 2020

In 2017 Hallands Konstmuseum invited Jenny Nordberg to serve as lead creative of a new auditorium, which was to be built as an extension of the museum’s 1930s-era building. Having grown up in this part of Sweden, she developed a concept that was based on the heritage and surroundings of the specific site. Everything from … Continue reading Auditorium, Halland Art Museum

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20.01.10 OPENING AND BOOK RELEASE

By | January 19, 2020

The exhibition “Strategies for Moving Freely” opens tomorrow at stockholmmodern. Preview and book release of the book, also named “Strategies for Movin Freely” tonight at 17-20, Rödbodtorget 2 in Stockholm. Most welcome! The book is published by Nilledition, buy it here. The exhibition is open from 11/1-8/1, Wednesday-Saturday, 12-17. Contact: Thomas Ekström at stockholmmodern READ … Continue reading 20.01.10 OPENING AND BOOK RELEASE

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Portrait Painter_black version

By | May 22, 2019

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INGER

By | January 31, 2019

INGER – Optical Illusions Homage to Inger Ekdahl Inger Ekdahl (1922-2014) was an artist and Swedish pioneer in spontaneous painting during the middle of the 20th century. In many of her later paintings and sculptures she worked with optical illusions and prismatic effects. Ekdahl often worked from home and used, among other things, a vacuum … Continue reading INGER

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