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Förbarma dig II & III by Anita Christoffersson

Old handkerchiefs have been embroidered with messages  of mercy and care. Reusing everyday objects, Anita Christoffersson infuses them with new meaning in the works Förbarma dig II & III (Have mercy II & III ).

The words embroidered on the handkerchiefs come from author Birgitta Trotzig’s writing and deal with existential issues. The fraying fabrics carry stories of the people who have used them, thus interweaving the universal and the highly personal.

Konstnärsbiografi Anita Christofferson

Born in 1943, Anita Christoffersson holds a BA from Lund University and an MFA from Goldsmiths London University. She lives and works in Lund.