Cecilia Jansson nominerad till NA´s Kulturpris 2015

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Cecilia Jansson. Storartad och egensinnig konstnär som ser till att sprida sin konst på de mest skilda platser. Under det gångna året har hon arbetat med internerna på Kumlaanstalten, gjort ett konstverk av nycklar till Kvarntorpshögen i Kumla, visat film på årets Open Art och dessutom varit representerad på Venedigbiennalen.

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Cecilia Jansson installing at SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice

SWATCH FACES Installation view

SWATCH FACES Installation view

SWATCH FACES studio, work in progress.

SWATCH FACES studio, work in progress.

Installing the series of silkcarpets "Zhinü´s sisters" Photo Annci Gustavsson Andersson

Installing the series of hand knotted silk carpets ”Zhinü´s sisters” Photo Annci Gustavsson Andersson

Installing silkcarpets at SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice. Photo Annci Gustavsson Andersson

Installing silkcarpets at SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice. Photo Annci Gustavsson

Zhinü´s sisters 1 and 3 detail. Handknotted silkcarpets.

Zhinü´s sisters 1 and 3, detail. Handknotted silkcarpets. More info about the silk carpets

Installing, with assistance from Andreas Vesterlund at SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice. Photo Annci Gustavsson Andersson

Installing, with assistance from Andreas Vesterlund at SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice. Photo Annci Gustavsson Andersson

Installation view SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice 2015 Work in progress.

Installation view SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice 2015 Work in progress.

Installation view SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice 2015 Work in progress. Detail of drawing and stitching.

Installation view SWATCH FACES Arsenale nord Venice 2015 Work in progress. Detail of drawing and stitching.

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Cecilia will show and work with her art on-site until Nov 22

SWATCH FACES Venice Biennale Arsenale nord 2015

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Swatch, the main partner of la Biennale Arte 2015, has invited Cecilia Jansson to participate in SWATCH FACES 2015 and to exhibit her work and create new works in the brand’s pavilion at Tesa 100 in the Arsenale nord in Venice November 1 – 22 , during the 56th International Art Exhibition.

Taking up its Swatch Faces theme, Swatch will present art as a force for change in the work of artists-in-residence from The Swatch Art Peace Hotel. From May through November 2015, selected artists-in-residence will be working “live” as guests of Swatch at TESA 100.

The 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale opens on May 9th and closes on November 22nd.