Overview of writing projects
SKRIVANDE FORMGIVARE – VAR FINNS NI?
Article written for the Swedish web magazine Tecknaren. An open call for designers to become writers and an inquiry into what's happening here in comparison to there. After recently having moved from Amsterdam and Berlin to Malmö, Sweden.

December 2013

Skrivande formgivare – var finns ni?


THE FRUSTRATED DESIGNER
Text published in Little Finger Magazine, issue nr 4. On micro breweries and home made sausages, Graphic Designer and Publisher Matilda Plöjel and how to act on frustration.

November 2013

Little Finger Magazine


YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED
Assisting the design duo Cobbenhagen Hendriksen in making a new magazine called “You are Cordially Invited”. I was mainly by editing and in writing. The magazine features a photographic journey...

Winter and Spring 2013

You Are Cordially Invited


WRITING FOR THE COMMERCIAL ART WORLD
Working in a gallery means writing about art for commercial circles. It also means getting a good look into the labyrinth of Amsterdam networks, as well as trying out endless combinations in placing a short and rich text...

Autumn through Winter 2012–2013

At Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS


A STORY OF ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION
A textual sketch of a possible future scenario when bread replaces physical money. It will be a society where monetary trading is based on staple goods, such as wheat, rye, corn and rice. A society where the government presides over...

2010

A New Monetary model of Society


WEAVING/WRITING
In the entrance of the Artist run Space W139 in Amsterdam, Louise Kelpe is reflecting on the heritage of Gunta Stölzl. Confusing a weave with a word, a carpet with a construction, and a building with a sentence.The work is an investigation into the relation between weaving and writing...

March 2013

Weaving is a Word


ALL OUR FIRES COLLECTED
Graduation project on display of cultural and social affiliation through naming. In writing the project explores the jargon of the contemporary art and design world of today, assembling the words and expressions that so precisely indicates and symbolize belonging to a certain cultural field.
In the form of an informative catalogue covering the expertise of...

Spring 2012

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WRITING SPEECH
What are the characteristics of a text written to be read out loud in front of an audience? How does it affect the writer, the text and the audience to know that this idea is inherent already from the first moment of making?
How does one deal with editing when a text is a performance? When speaking itself becomes editing, and editing becomes design performed live...

Autumn 2011

She said: It's all in the tone of the voice


THE SIGN OF THE MEETING
The Sign of the Meeting is a collaborative work by Louise Kelpe and Balthazar Berling.
In June 2010, we participated to a collective residency...

Spring 2010

The Sign of The Meeting