03.10.12 by Jeff

Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin
“Private Language” is a project by one of my favourite artists, Malin Gabriella Nordin. She recently invited eleven children, ages 3 – 5, to interpret a collection of her sculptures:

“I met with each child individually for an hour to discuss the collection: what they thought the sculptures looked like, if there was a story, which one they liked the most, etc. I asked each one of them if they felt the collection was missing something and if so could they draw the missing piece. I also asked them if the sculptures were placed in the right order or if they wanted to rearrange them, which all except for one did. The upcoming months I will interpret their drawings and make their missing pieces into new sculptures and paintings.”

I usually include a handful of images, but I’ve included 30 images here. They were too beautiful not to post. I guess it’s kind of obvious that I love this project.

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

malingabriella.com

Photos by Emilia Bergmark-Jiménez.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I dig it! Would love to do something like this. Kid Collaboration!

  • artnau

    so beautiful!

  • power to the petit peeps! love it!





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