A 30-metre length of textile rolled up in an acrylic case. The fabric will show signs of fading as the years pass.
With In Your Big Sunny Window, Anne Fabricius Møller has created what she calls ‘art-in-progress’. The idea is that the large acrylic case should not be opened until its owner decides to prise it open. For the best result, Anne Fabricius Møller recommends that the box stays closed for 12 years. After 12 years, the case will reveal a 30-metre length of linen/cotton fabric which will show the signs of fading and the little textile comments left behind by the effects of the light. Before the fabric is placed into the case, it is pinned and rolled up like a rolled roast. This produces parallel wavy lines and a pattern structure resembling a landscape, with the displacements that occur when too much textile is crammed into a small space.The idea behind this work, says Anne Fabricius Møller, is to mimic a curtain drawn aside that fades in stripes over the years. After a process involving the effects of light and time, the result is a length of fabric with beautifully faded stripes.
Anne Fabricius Møller works with textile and tactile expressions, especially prints, textile prints and imprints. She draws inspiration from a wide range of solutions, including the technical, the obvious, the straightforward, the uncomplicated and the simple. Her work is diverse and varied, as it is always aimed at a specific task or at a specific exhibition.
Her works are represented at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in the USA and at Designmuseum Danmark and the Faculty of Theology in Copenhagen. In 2011 she took part in the Biennale for Crafts and Design in Kolding, and in 2008 she was awarded a three-year working grant from the Danish Arts Foundation.
Anne Fabricius is a designer for KVADRAT and a member of the design group OCTO. She had the exhibitions ‘PRINTPLANT’ at Galleri Køppe in Copenhagen in 2008 and ‘VEJ & PARK’ (From Roads & Parks) in Bagsværd Church gallery in 2010 and took part in ‘European Design Since 1985′ at Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2009.
Anne Fabricius Møller, b. 1959, Danish textile printer and textile designer. Graduated from the School of Decorative Art (now The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – The School of Design) in 1986.