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Karin Ahlin

Karin Ahlin



Year of birth: 1980

Place of birth: Ängelholm

Contact: +46 (0) 73 933 96 29
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By focusing on the narrative, I explore the transitoriness of life, and our grief and fear of living in a world where we claim to be threatened by the climate – when in reality it is we who threaten the climate.

I usually work in a cinematic way. I find my inspiration in the movement of images and life. I want to concretize sublimity and give words to feelings. I explore what narration means and what it has meant for people throughout history.

My degree project is an animated short film about human maturity, and meeting oneself in a world where the climate is constantly changing – building internal stability in an unstable external world. Graphically, the film is constructed from textile patterns and embroidery. To strengthen the narrative, I have added music and create a total experience with tones, images and words.

I see patterns as icons of reality’s surfaces. When we see patterns in the past, we can see opportunities for change.