The cross-stitch is fundamental to the history of the art of embroidery. The stitch itself has a clear structure, where every stitch forms a building block. It works perfectly in our world of pixels and any image can be translated into an embroidery - but what happens if we work around it from the other way? First the embroidered surface, then the design.
Katarina Evans’ embroidery ’No Title’, currently exhibited at Liljevalchs Vårsalongen, is a cross-stitch embroidery erased. Only the structure remains. Another eight blank sheets have been embroidered by Katarina and eight masters of colour and design, from different artistic disciplines and generations, have been invited to react on it.Read more