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PARCOURS BIJOUX is an event entirely dedicated to Jewellery. In October 2020 it took place for the third time with events all over Paris. One of them is Bird Fish or Somewhere in Between with work by Sofia Björkman and me and another was Ocean 2050 at Galerie Elsa Vanier.

Last year Monica Blind Påve and I were invited by Anna Sjöberg and Sámi Duodji to make a cooperation project. Monica is a Sami artist from Övre Soppero and in the frame of this project she has been visiting my studio in Göteborg and I have also been working with her in Övre Soppero. We have been sharing experiences both from our art and craft practice and from life in general, and we have also made some new discoveries together. It’s been a fantastic journey including long rides in trains and cars, swimming in rivers, lots of laughs, craft and new friends.

A library for art jewellery – this genius idea has become a reality thanks to Rian Design Museum. The first 20 pieces are already there and will soon be available to borrow.

Every year Svensk Form selects a Formbärare in each of their 13 districts. This year I was selected for this honourable title by Svensk Form Västerbotten.

Hanna Liljenberg is not only one of my closest friends – our work also has many connections; repetitions, organic shapes and slow growing structures. The jewelry grows bit by bit. Paper pieces are folded and glued, plastic scales are mangled and stitched, but the lowest common denominator is probably the scissors and all the cuts.

Sopor är bra – garbage is good. That is the name of an exhibition at Rian Design Museum that opened on September 14. The exhibition shows garbage in a new shape. Garbage that dresses our bodies, decorates our homes and that occupies our thoughts.

Amina Rizwan is the professor at the Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design in Lahore. She is one of those people you know you really like after just talking to them a couple of seconds and when she suggested that I should come and teach a workshop at the school I said yes without hesitation.

Christmas Countdown 2018

The Triple Parade is a jewellery event taking place every second year in Shanghai. This year 89 artists has been selected for the exhibition “Intimate Encounter” opening at the How Art Museum on Friday 19th October 2018.

The third stop of the European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery is Ateliers de Paris!

Every year Fondazione Cominelli toghether with AJC – Contemporary Jewellery Association, has on open call inviting artists to apply for the Cominelli Award. This year the theme was ”A jewel of a Lake” and my piece A New Fresh Pearl was selected for the exhibition.

Skinny Love V, necklace 2018

Some weeks ago I got the very happy news that my necklace, Skinny Love V, had been selected as one of the pieces that will be considered for the Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery.

Melting Point 2018 flyer

During the fourth edition of the international biennial Melting Point in Valencia many exhibitions, conferences and events took place – among them were the two exhibitions ”If it was blue as the sky, we would love each other” and “Platina for Pleasure”

Finally Easter – enjoy the eggs!

Tendenser 2018 Give it time flyer Moss

The exhibition “Give it Time” explore the various ways in which craft is experienced, the focus is time – daily rhythms, the momentary, and the on-going.

BKV Preis 2018

Back after a week of incredible pieces and exhibitions, fun happenings and above all this irresistible group of colleagues and friends that makes the jewellery world such a unique place.

Opening at Gustavsbergs Konsthall

European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery – an exhibition where wearable objects with a wide range of materials, techniques and expressions, gives you personal and unique interpretations of our time.

Creative Space Beirut The Joy of Repetition

  Some time ago I was invited to make a workshop at the art and design school Beirut Creative Space. The school offers courses to students who can’t afford the, often expensive, design courses available in Lebanon. The students come from different parts of the country and also from refugee camps. The criteria to get […]

A Constant Grinding, necklace by Karin Roy Andersson

Necklace, 2009, fabric by Karin Gyllerfelt, photo: Kristian Pohl   Kammaren is a new gallery in Lund, and the exhibition Ögonstenar / Apple of my eye was the first exhibition. 33 artists working with materials like gold, silver, hair, seashells, wood, soil, coal and paper were invited, and my necklace “A Constant Grinding” made of […]

European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery – an exhibition where wearable objects with a wide range of materials, techniques and expressions, gives you personal and unique interpretations of our time.

smack 2017 poster

Some ingredients are essential to make work. A mix of interesting ideas, good materials, supportive colleagues, energy giving snacks, the right tools at the right time and then SMACK! There you have it!

After working together for nearly ten years my, Hanna Liljenberg’s and Linnéa Eriksson’s different individual expressions has influenced each other. Now we are letting Galleri Koch and you – the visitors – to make an impression.

In Hot Water Illustration Jessica Hughes

The world of contemporary jewellery is full of connections, contacts and collaborations. Some reach over long distances, some you find very close.

Easter 2017 Good Friday

Easter 2017

Dec 6 2016 Karin's Calendar

24 pigs while waiting for Christmas.

Hallwylska presentation image

Imagine if Wilhelmina von Hallwyl had been alive today, and able to develop her collection and interest in art.

Easter 2016 Holy Saturday

Easter 2016

Nobel Prize Alexander Blank

The Nobel Jewellery Prize was introduced in 2010 by Diagonal Art Projects. Since then the prize has been awarded five times to intelligent, creative and innovative jewellers.

Christmas Countdown, Karins Calendar, Dreaming of a White Christmas 2015

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas – just like the ones I used to know”

    Frazzled thoughts stained with red wine in the middle of a creative chaos of paint and brushes. Isn’t it odd that old prejudice of past time artists are still prevailing? At the same time the image of the artist is in constant change. Through today’s social media the windows are wide open to […]

Alkemisterna Tanel Veenre

Trophy, necklace by Tanel Veenre. Model Sofie Gillstedt Alkemisterna – the Alchemists – is Diagonal’s idea for a tv-show about art jewellery. We have made a pilot episode to present the subject and the topics we want the future tv-show to highlight. The purpose of the tv-show is to increase the interest for craft and […]

Carrots and Carats

The concept of Carrots and Carats is that we invite an artist for three-course dinner where the food is inspired by the artist’s work. By using the dishes as a starting-points we ask questions that leads to discussions about artistry, work, economy and inspiration.

Diagonal Play for Display Gibca Extended

The exhibition Play for Display was presented in conjunction with the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2013, GIBCA as a part of the satellite program GIBCA Extended.

Photographer and stylist Monika Kichau made a photo shoot showing my jewellery.

We invited 11 artists to give their reflection about our society view of what Swedish women are like today.