John K. Raustein


The Future Is Solely Motivated by Nostalgia

Artist and critic Tommy Olsson reflects upon My exhibition When Everything Falls into Place at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo.

- Sometimes it doesn't seem accidental that 'text' is the first four letters in 'textile'; things would be very different if I didn't produce text, but far more challenging if I didn't use textiles. I'm not the sort of person who wants to bar others from all the possible readings and interpretations a title offers when it's the kind that requires entering into dialogue with it, but I think these things are some of what, ideally, should fall into place.

Read the beautiful essay by Tommy Olsson on my exhibition When Everything Falls into Place, at Norwegian Crafts website!