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Fiscal Cliff showing at Grafill spring 2021

Natural phenomenons are a well used tool to illustrate and explain financial circumstances. The economy could face tsunamis and earthquakes, it could end up in deep valleys and reach high peaks, and it could be standing in front of the fiscal cliff. The fiscal cliff illustrates an abrupt and uncontrolled economic collapse, and the imagery of state leaders falling down cliffs is one of satire drawings’ best known archetypes. The metaphor is strengthened by the cliff’s many cultural appearances, and it has become a cultural icon itself due to films as Thelma & Louise, Looney Tunes and the Youtube fossil Tha Cliff from 2006.

In the publication Fiscal Cliff, the topographic metaphor is used as a starting point for a visual game with symbols and characters that somehow has to deal with the fiscal fall. There might be multiple reasons why the fiscal cliff occurs, but once it's here it will affect us all.

catalogue published by Nieves Books
frames made by Søstra100
photos by Jørn Aagaard



“The Explorer”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021



“In the Air”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Look-a-Like”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Dish Rock”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Alpha and Beta”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Handy”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“In Love”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Seven Stories”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Peanuts”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




“Michael Jordan and the Shaman”
markers on paper, 42 x 30 cm, 2021




Table made by Søstra100





UTOM OG ATTMED
a driveby exhibition at Inderøy curated by Mio Oribe Stuberg, 2020


“PUSLE”
foil on aluminium, 120 x 200 cm, 2020



“LOST”
foil on aluminium, 120 x 200 cm, 2020



“Ulike reaksjoner til samme melodi”
foil on aluminium, 120 x 200 cm, 2020