school: April 2005 Archives

An essential component of every Saturday night merry-making, Göran Hägg's Den svenska litteraturhistorien is my assigned task for tonight.

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HC Andersen Poster

How I spent my day:

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Ignacio de Rábago

Ibero-Amagerian artist Ignacio de Rábago has just installed a new sculpture in the UC Berkeley library:

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Sandcasting with Bertil Vallien

Just got back from an evening at a local glass museum watching the Swedish glass artist Bertil Vallien perform a sandcasting — pouring molten glass into molds.

Sandcasting with Bertil Vallien

Sandcasting with Bertil Vallien

Sandcasting with Bertil Vallien

Bertil Vallien is a Swedish glass artist, who has worked a number of Småland-based firms such as Kosta Boda.

Sandcasting with Bertil Vallien

The rest of the photos are online here.

Taking photographs in a hotshop is similar to taking pictures of fireworks — extremes of light and dark. Luckily they didn’t let me anywhere near the action so I didn’t get skewered with red-hot glass.

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H.C. Andersen in WPost

Long article today on the Danish author H.C. Andersen (registration required.) We're reading a few of his fairy tales in class this quarter, including The Shadow and The Little Mermaid.

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