Janne Robberstad

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Archive for June, 2014

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Hedda!

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

“Perpleks” won! We won! We won the Hedda-prize for Best Show!!! (The Hedda prize is the Norwegian theatre-prize, equivalent to the American Tony.) Perpleks was staged at Rogaland Teater this winter, and I was fortunate enough to be part of the wonderful creative team as the costume-designer. Glenn Andre Kaada, the director, with the Hedda-prize. […]

Kikki´s picture

Friday, June 13th, 2014

My latest commissioned family picture. A composition including lots of details from their summer-house and their family. A truly wonderful family, might I add! I spent a whole day with them, celebrating a birthday. The bright yellow is a low-growing moss, and it´s not enhanced, it really is that bright in real life. The size […]

New girly-girl in the making

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Digging into my smallest scraps of fabrics; silks, laces, organzas, feathers and leathers… Looking at the back, you can see some of all the lines sewn to hold it all together: And here she is! Looking a bit majestic in that hat, I think. Actually, I´m not sure if it is a “she” or a […]

Wearable waves

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

The second wearable ocean dress for the gallion-girl dancer. Not finished, just pieced together. It will be adapted to the dancer when she puts it on.

World Environment Day

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

World Environment Day is today. There are so many important areas to focus on. Greening the Blue´s slogan is Raise your voice, not the Sea Level. But since I work so much with textiles, I want to share some some facts and figures from the world of textile production. Every year, we produce around 82 million […]

Constructing a wearable ocean….

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A costume that matches the sea. The dress of a galloon-figure. A moveable costume for a very pregnant dancer. Using only natural fibers, so that I can dye them later in the same thunder-ocean-blue. The top is made in raw silk jersey, so it will stretch and adapt to her changing size. The arms reach […]

Kong Kødd

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

“Kong Kødd” or “Herding the King´s Rabbits” premiered at the StoryTellers Festival in Oslo on Saturday. Three excellent story tellers had joined forces in this version of the traditional fairytale. Kristine Haugland, Øystein Vestre and Sara Birgitte Øfsti wanted to challenge themselves, by working with a voice-instrumentalist, a choreographer and adding costumes and set. And […]

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