Kvadrat Textiles Featured at the 57th International Venice Biennale

Danish textile design company Kvadrat has collaborated with three artists—Kirstine Roepstorff, Olafur Eliasson, and Søren Engsted—on their installations for the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, which will be on view May 13–November 27, 2017, in Venice, Italy.

Kirstine Roepstorff’s “Renaissance of the Night” tapestry.

Visual artist Kirstine Roepstorff’s work, which consists of an immersive spatial theatre experience, includes a handcrafted Kvadrat tapestry. Called “Renaissance of the Night,” the tapestry was meticulously made over seven months by skilled traditional weavers. Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson’s “Green light – An artistic workshop” was created in collaboration with Thyssen-Bornemisza Art, and features Kvadrat textiles in seven hand-woven hexagonal Kinnas and rugs. Søren Engsted is a Danish performance and visual artist investigates the theme of sculpture. His work, titled “Levitation,” includes a video performance in which the artist sits cross-legged on an Indian levitation chair with at the 57th International Venice Biennale textiles.

Olafur Eliasson’s “Green light – An artistic workshop.”

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