IMPRINTS - Curated by Cathrine Edwards
Magne Furuholmen of Norwegian synth-pop band a-ha, collaborated with Urban Fabric Rugs to produce a limited edition collection of luxurious hand-knotted rugs inspired on his "Imprints" sculpture project - a series of ceramic totems featuring his poetry.
Learn to Love Doubt
3m x 4m | Merino Wool & Pure Silk Blended Yarn
3m diameter | Merino Wool & Pure Silk Blended Yarn
Before The Knife
2m x 3m | Merino Wool & Pure Silk Blended Yarn
Furuholmen’s work is represented in institutions and collections in his native Norway and worldwide including London, New York and Miami .Among his permanent public commissions is ‘Resonance’ for The city of Bergen. Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Kunstgalleriet, Gallery Trafo, Norwegian Graphics Union and The Nobel Peace Center have all exhibited his work in Norway.Furuholmen’s work with glass, paint, etching and woodcuts have been exhibited internationally at the Museum Of Contemporary Glass Art and Gallery Christian Dam in Copenhagen; The London Art Fair and Paul Stolper Gallery in London along with Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh.Recently, Furuholmen has completed his largest commission to date for the Fornebuporten Ceramic Sculpture Park entitled “Imprints” consisting of 40 individual works, all executed in fired feldspath earthenware.
“The goal was to create a park that can be experienced in different ways at different times of the year, with water in the summer and dampness in winter as an atmospheric elements adding to changing lighting conditions”, says Furuholmen of the commission.The ‘imprints’ sculptural works form the basis for this limited edition collaboration with Urban Fabric Rugs curated by Cathrine Edwards. Three sculptures from the “Imprints” collection have been translated into four color compositions for this limited edition series of hand-knotted and hand-carved wool and silk rugs.