'Magic Language /// Game of Whispers'
Grand Palais, Paris / Nordic Craft Pavillon 2015
Janne K. Hansen and the 'TAROT' series of brooches was selected for the exhibition at Nordic Craft Pavillon 2015, in a very peculiar way:
'Magic Language /// Game of Whispers' is based on the children’s game known by many names, including ‘téléphone arabe’, ‘chinese whispers’ and ‘the messenger game’, where a person whispers a message to the next, passing the message through a line of people until the last person announces the message to the entire group. Curator Marianne Zamecznik developed this method for selecting contemporary crafts from across the Nordic region.
Marius Hansteen, conseiller culturel at the Ambassade de Danemark with the Danish Ambassador Mme Kirsten Malling and the Danish curator Katrine Borup, viewing the 'TAROT' Brooches by Janne K. Hansen.