Eva Olanders sews and weaves pictures - focusing mainly on facial expressions reflecting an emotional experience. In this exhibition, "På en skör tråd" (translating to "Hanging on a thread") she will be showing pictures mainly embroidered by hand but also on a sewing machine.
“I portray human fragility - I want to bring the entire emotional register into the light of acceptance. The base fabrics are light and delicate. Thin threads form stitches. My pictures hang like life on a fragile thread. Slowly I work my way into every emotion and I am enveloped. Humbly, I let my hands take control. Each thread forms a stitch that through its shape, color and direction reflects and reinforces the expression."Read more