Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as an eco-designer, an artist, as a teacher and as a researcher, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Archive for April, 2020

Pandemic-friendly dentist gowns

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Happy to help one of my best friends and favorite dentist by sewing robes for her and her colleagues. And grateful to borrow the big pianobench at @bomloteater for cutting! I an not known for wasting time on using needles. Except when I really need to. (That is one of the advantages of experience… knowing […]

Facemasks

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Do facemaskes really help? It depends on the nuances of the question. They protect MORE others from you if you are carrying the virus without knowing it, than you from others. But it does reduce the risk of you catching the virus too. How large the reduction is, depends a lot on what material you […]

Facemask embroidery

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

10 000 stitches later…. Wool needle-point embroidery on stramei, 20 x 20 cm.

Arting in the time of Covid-19

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

These are strange times! Over 40% of the world´s population is now under quarantine or restrictions related to the Corona-pandemic. Myself, I am in voluntary lock-down, staying at home, only shopping for necessities. This must be the biggest social experiment of all times, at least in peace-time, and we have no idea where we will […]