The scary story of how I lost my silver

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I was devastated! Two months of hard work gone – literally. It’s two days before my relaunch exhibition ‘Transforming Treasures’, and I get a call from the Gallery saying they hadn’t received my work. …and that the tracking code I sent them came up blank. Various calls & speed peddling-cycling-trips to the post office later and […]

The Story behind Project Silverware:Remade*

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*formerly referred to under the working tittle TransForming Treasures. I’m trying out different tittles as the project evolves to see which one resonates best with me – as of now I think Silverware: Remade describes the core of my project in a simpler more transparent fashion. And I’m all for keeping it simple & transparent. […]

Slow the F··K Down

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In our fast moving world where it’s become a symbol a status, strength and admiration to be a fast, efficient and multitasking monster. We cram more and more into our lives – at the expense of appreciating the most important, yet common things. Such as enjoying a meal. When was the last time you really […]

My biggest & only exhibition this year

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On Friday May 11th Collect, the International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, opens to the public. It’s the most prestigious fair for contemporary craft in the UK, and dare I say Europe. I’m in it amongst the finest craftsmen, all represented by 31 Galleries from around the globe. It’s an honour to be exhibited there, […]

How to make a piece in silver in 7.50 minutes

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Last Friday I received the  ‘Silversmith of the Year’ prize at Koldinghus Museum. At the same time the retrospective exhibition of my work through the last 8-9 years opened as well. Here’s a photo of me recieving the prize. As part of the exhibition, you can see a short film of me making the piece that […]

Silversmith of the year

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Now that it’s official, I can finally tell you that I’m going to be Koldinghus Museums Silversmith Of The Year. On October 14th 2011 I’ll be presented with the Karl Gustav Hansen Prize at Koldinghus Museum and from 15th October through 20th November there will be a retrospective exhibition of my work. At the moment […]

The top two craft fairs you don’t want to miss

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I love this time of year, not only because of the high blue sky and supposedly warm indian summer, but because this is the time of year when all jewellers and silversmiths are working like busy bees to get ready for all the craft fairs. As I’m not doing any craft fairs myself this year […]

British Silver Month at The Scottish Gallery

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Celebrating silver for a whole month – that sounds like something out of dream to me. But it’s exactly what they are doing at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh for July 2011. Some of Britain’s finest silversmiths and enamelers will exhibit work at the gallery for British Silver Month. And you can get a chance […]

All that glitters,…

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Tomorrow the exhibition I’m participating in with the Copenhagen Goldsmiths’ Guild in Mons, Belgium opens. It’s called ‘All that glitters,…’! I really love that tittle, and I’ll tell you why further down. All the participants are exhibiting quite a large number of work, so it should be a fantastic exhibition, and a really excellent opportunity to […]

Archetypes #1

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In june this year I’ll be participating in an exhibition at Koldinghus with The Danish Silversmith’s Association. Just to quickly fill you in if you haven’t heard about us, it is a group of danish Silversmiths, who’s aim it is to have at least one exhibition a year, somewhere. The group hosted the Hammer Club […]