SYSTEM CHANGE INSTALLED
Finally my large ceiling mounted public commission "SYSTEM CHANGE" for the University Hospital in Linköping is installed, tested, signed off and working. SYSTEM CHANGE occupies the ceiling and shares the space in the hospitals central plaza with Sophie Totties "And The Sun Rises" which can be seen on the floor and walls.
Table lamp "SAVALAS" is up for grabs at this years Örnsbergsauktionen. Kicking off at 19:00 at Kägelbanan, which is downstairs at Södra Teatern in Stockholm. Friday 12th February...Happy Bidding!!
SHOWING IN STOCKHOLM
ON A GREATER SCALE: is an incremental adjustment in the scale of my work and can be seen as both a point of arrival and a point of departure. Opening on the 9th February at 16:00 ON A GREATER SCALE is open through to 15th March. WELCOME!
SHOWING IN NEW YORK
ALL OF THE ABOVE: is a highly connected group of objects with a common genealogy and a shared sense of place, this new body of work will be presented at THE FUTURE PERFECT in New York, opening 4th October. If you are in town come on down.
OPEN LECTURES IN SEOUL
I will be holding two open lectures while staying in Korea The first at Kookmin University on Wednesday 7th Oct at 11am, the second at EWHA Woman's University in Seoul, starting at 10:00am, if you are interested and in the neighborhood, welcome.
SHOWING IN KOREA
The JinSook So curated exhibition "SOUL OF A BOWL" opening on Tuesday the 6th October at Gallery Vogoze in Seoul. An amazing group of Swedish and Korean craftsmen conspire to find the soul of the bowl... I have 2 pieces included in this show. Until 27th October.
SWEDISH ARTS COUNCIL ACQUISITION
The Swedish Arts Council recently acquired a number of pieces from my studio including this aluminium container to be placed in the Swedish Embassy in Brussels.
CROWD HIT THE SHELVES
After numerous teething problems CROWD will be hitting the shelves of an Interior design store near you... Just in time for Christmas!
FETISHISM IN DENMARK
Fetishism, Obsessions in Fashion & Design, opens this week in Denmark. Trapholt in Kolding is the venue for this impressive collection of design and fashion objects brought together by trend guru Li Edelkoort. I'm delighted to contribute with "CONSIDERED OBJECTS" Open throughout the year until 24th Jan 2016.
TAKING SHAPE IN ISTANBUL
TAKING SHAPE is a presentation of new and recent work at Istanbuls famous SODA Istanbul. Opening on the 19th March with a vernissage and speeches! If you are in the neighborhood you are more than welcome.TAKING SHAPE can be seen until 25 April.
SHOWING ON ICELAND
GREY AREA will be opening on Sat 7th March The Hafnarborg Art Centre. The vernissage is at 3pm. I will be showing a series of new objects in a project that was initiated by Icelandic Design Brand S/K/E/K/K
Showing at Gallery LOD in Stockholm "The Fork" is a group show that deconstructs and scrutinizes this most ubiquitous of our everyday objects. Opening on Saturday 7th March 12:00 until 31st March.
CROWD FOR NEW WORKS
CROWD is a direct spin-off from my earlier CROWD project. Danish NEW WORKS has taken the candlestick series into production and will launch them on Wednesday at the 2015 Stockholm Design Week.
WINSTON FOR BSWEDEN
The first part of a new pendant lamp series WINSTON will debut on Wednesday at the 2015 Stockholm Design Week.Available in various sizes and materials from BSweden/Belysningsbolaget
LAGOMLAND IN MUNICH
LAGOMLAND a Karen Pontoppidan curated exhibition that opens in Munich this week. LAGOMLAND is not only a fine selection of contemporary Swedish craft. It is also in many ways a definition. Open from 16th Jan until 22 Feb at the Bavarian Craft Association
SHOWING AT KONSTHALL MÄRSTA
A selection of recent work will be on display at KONSTHALL MÄRSTA part of Sigtuna Museum and Art. "MODERNT HANTVERK" is a showcase up-to-the-minute contemporary Swedish Crafts and is open daily until mid May.
SHOWING AT DUTCH DESIGN WEEK
A selection of recent work will be on display at the KLOKGEBOUW in Eindhoven as part of Dutch Design Week. "Design In Full Colour" is an exhibition curated by Amsterdam based design office Scholten and Baijings and is open from 18th - 26th october.
NEW LONDON REPRESENTATION
From the beginning of June a selection of my work will be available through Another Country at their showroom, just a stones throw from the Marylebone tube station in central London.
SHOWING IN LONDON
The British Craft Councils headline event COLLECT opens at the Saachi Gallery in London this week. I will be there represented by Sebastian Schildt + If you are in the neighbourhood why not stop by and say hello.
OFF THE WALL IN SAN FRANCISCO
OFF THE WALL is a presentation of work made during my 3 month Artist In Residence at The NWBLK in San Francisco. The doors open at 6 on Wednesday the 23rd April. Welcome!
DESIGN DAYS DUBIA
Dubai Design Days opens today and although I can't be there in person my work will be. Reprisented by Galerie Gosserez of course!
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Starting on the 10th feb I will be working at San Franciscos NWBLK gallery as their artist in residence. The residency will last for 10 weeks and will culminate in a show towards the end of April. Stay tuned.
WELCOME TO STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR
I will be showing new work together with my colleagues from KONSTHANTVERKARNA this week at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. See you at stand B08:11
CRAFTSMAN OF THE YEAR!
"For his offbeat and questioning search for a new reflection of our time. With serious play and an appetite for experimentation meeting exquisite materials, a raw and strangely loaded material poetry arises with both a twist and humor."
SHOWING IN COPENHAGEN
I will be showing new and recent work as part of the HIGHLIGHTS show at Copenhagens Gallery Montan. Vernissage 7th November. HIGHLIGHTS runs until 30th November and features work by 15 tone setting international craftsmen.
I will be represented at this years PAD London by Parisian Galerie Gosserez. The fair is open from 16th to the 20th October and is located in heart of Mayfair. PAD is UK's leading fair for 20th Century art, design and decorative arts.
The Swedish Arts Council has awarded me a 5 year Working Grant!! This effectively means that I receive an annual income to concentrate on developing my craft without the need to turn a profit for the next 5 years.
I am overjoyed!
Below is a link to this wonderful organization
Is the name of the exhibition curated for the Swedish Art Society Council by Agnieszka Knap. Opening at Malmö University on 1st September the exhibition will travel the length and breadth of the country until December 2014. For more info on where to catch up with EN KUBIK check out the link below.
SHOWING IN SAN FRANCISCO
I will be represented by THENWBLK gallery at The American Craft Council MAKE ROOM exhibition at the Fort Mason Center. If you are in 'frisco go take a look! Open from 2nd-4th August
SHOWING IN BELGIUM
Curated by MONOQI has a private opening on Thursday 6th June and opens to the public on Thursday 13th.If you are in Ghent I can recommend a visit.
I will be showing new work at Konsthantverkarnas spring exhibition "UNIK VÅR"
From 18th May until 12th June
DISH and RUBY in Milan
Oyster platter DISH and candlestick RUBY are on show at the Milan Design Week as part of the Swiss furniture giant Vitras presentation showroom.
NEW HOME ON FACEBOOK
For all social media fans I've created a professional Profile page on FACEBOOK offering a deeper insight to my practice. Don't hesitate to drop in and press the LIKE button!
NEW WORK AT KONSTHANTVERKARNA
The results of a long winter are now beginning to show...new work delivered to KONSTHANTVERKARNA in Stockholm!
ARTICLE IN RUM
Swedish architecture magazine RUM included work and an interview with David in their February issue. The text is in Swedish of course but gives a pictorial insight into what goes on in his workshop.
ARTIST TALK IN LULEÅ
In presenting a selection of projects David will be giving an insight into his work and methodology in Luleå, Monday 7th Jan. The talk is the initiative of Konst I Norr and will be held at Restaurant Tallkotten. Welcome from 18-23
NOW AVAILABLE AT FRITZ HANSEN
A selection of Davids work is now available at the new Fritz Hansen flagship store in Milan. The PORTLAND candle stick series, TABLELIGHT, CONTAINER and CROWD can all be purchased through the store to compliment your classic danish furniture.
SHOWING IN MILAN
David's work will be on show over the Christmas season at Milans Spotti Showroom. The Studio Pepe curated exhibition has become a Milan favourite in recent years and the 2012 edition goes under the name S come Specchio/O come Origami and presents a beautifully balanced selection of contemporary objects.
THE MUST HAVE METALL BOOK
Trademark Publishings long awaited book on the modern metal object has finally hit the streets. "All Metal", edited by Antonia Henschel is a show case of the best of early 21st century artisan metalware and David's work is well represented in her selection.
SHOWING IN TOKYO
David's work will be on show in Tokyo next week as part of "Contemporary Collected" at Midori.so. "The selection at Midori.so is focusing on design objects, raging from one offs to mass-produced and limited edition items." Which covers just about everything and definitely worth a visit. Open from 28th October until 4th Nov.