Paper presented at the 3rd International St. Magnus Conference: Visualising the North 14-16 April 2016, in Kirkwall, Orkney.
This video describing the research process behind the Lady in Blue exhibit was aired on Icelandic television in 2015, as part of the program ´Kastljós´.
Lecture by Michele Hayeur Smith Given at Bridgewater State University, on November 1, 2012
Audur Hildur Hákonardóttir A thank you note read at the book opening event in Bergen City library December 16th 2016. “The key to understanding why words and images from spinning and weaving are still in use even after we have entered the forth dimension world and the digital age, when the majority of Western women…
Based on The Lady in Blue-Bláklædda Konan, National Museum of Iceland Project The Lady in Blue-Bláklædda Konan: the textiles. National Museum of Iceland.
I am really bored with what I am weaving at the moment, and can’t stop thinking about a passage in Njál´s Saga, which explicitly suggests that in the Norse cultural world, weaving cloth was connected to birth, life, fate, and a person’s being and essence.
In December 2015 a good friend gave me her old warp weighted loom, these photos document the adventure of learning to set it up, warp it, and weave with it.