We feel very lucky to be the artists in residence through the wonderful Recess Session program. Over the course of the last last two weeks we have had the pleasure of meeting a lovely group of people through our studio visits at the Intercourse in Redhook. … Studio visits to Redhook
Next Friday, March 22nd, from 6-8 pm, for one night only, Recess in Red Hook will host an evening reception with performance, costumes, models and photographs by Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth.
We hope you can join us! … Invitation to the reception of Eyes as Big as Plates – New York
Head and hand casts in preparation for next week’s headdress building in the fourth round of Wearable Art Class. … Plastered Seniors
You might remember Bob from the Indoor Gardening Society meeting in February. We slipped a little note into his sleeve to say we would love to hear from him, and here we are on the J train to 111th Street, heading to Forest Park in Queens. Pine forest setting and detailed treasure map were very kindly provided by our very own nature expert Anthony from the phragmites experience. Thank you also to assistant Anton Broadway. … Forest Park with Bob
Redhook is again balmy, thank you New York City boiler inspectors! … The heat is on
A little while ago we were having dumplings at Vanessa’s and happened to share a table with Marty and Kirsten. We fell in love with Marty at first sight and straight away asked if he would model for us. Two weeks later we spent the most unforgettable day with Marty and his wife Arnie. … The phragmites experience
Wading through Fort Tryon Park, looking for pine forest and a possible spot for Tuesday’s shoot with Bob. … Fort Tryon Park, have you any pine needles?
Abstract portraiture at yesterday’s Wearable Art Class. … Wearable Art Class, Part Three!
Eyes as Big as Plates – New York is the third chapter in our ongoing collaborative venture that started two years ago. We did a little dig in the archive to update new followers and other curious cats on the background of Eyes as Big as Plates.
Riitta and Karoline met during an artist residency in Sandnes, Norway in May 2011, where the first part of Eyes as Big as Plates was produced in collaboration with local senior heroes, sailors, retired agronomes and 90-year old parachuters: … Eyes as Big as Plates – Norway & Finland