Kristine Fornes is a classic treasure collector; she finds old textiles and reuses them as artistic material. She uses old and torn rags and darned textiles, inherited and found at flea markets. These old tex- tiles are tied to the craft’s carefulness, emotion, and lost slowness.
An old silk fabric becomes a canvas for printed pictures, drawings, and hand embroidery, and its maturity gives her work a patina of drawings. By Line Ulekleiv.