BEHIND THE ART // Christine Deichmann

Christine Deichmann is as interesting from the perspective of her own day as of ours. Unlike the travelling and expedition artists contemporary to her, she did not paint spectacular vistas or a “primordial” (i.e., according to the artist’s own understanding) Greenland; instead, she painted the close and intimate. The life around her – women and children occupied with daily chores…

 

LAW SHIFTERS // BOOK

Law Shifters is an art project by artist Stine Marie Jacobsen.  Law Shifters engages young citizens in law and democracy by giving them the chance to act as both judges and lawmakers.   The book contains educational material for students in primary and secondary school who want to work with Law Shifters…

TUPILAK – STORY- AND COLOURBOOK

Tupilak is a story- and colourbook about the Greenlandic tupilak and inspired by the collection og tupilak figurines at Nuuk Art Museum. The Tupilak as a figure is a grotesque and is constantly moving between the wild and dangerous and the silly and comic.  The expression of the Tupilaks in wood, bone, stone and ivory has developed through the interest from the outside and the imagination and narrative of the Tupilak cutters….