As part of print training, Marhaug was introduced to bookbinding. This has been important tools in her praxis since. She has produced artist books, boxes and similar objects. The skill of bookbinding also links back to traditional textile handicraft that she uses in creating soft objects.
Soft object from the exhibition Life and Death when You are 42,
Galleri Kunstverket Oslo, Jan-08
TALES FROM THE SEA
Participation in the international group exhibition of artist books curated by Valery Burov
Regional Scientific Library of A. Herzen, Kirov City, Russia, October 2016
Participating With the book object Tales Fron the Sea, 19 x 15 x 4 cm produced in 2016.
Materials: leather, sea shells, embrodery, velvet ribbon.
A new material introduced during the winter 2014/15 has been furs. Marhaug has earlier worked with soft sculptures made from leather, originally from old furniture.
The sculpture group of 3 objets was first presented in the exhibition
( U N ) F A M I L I A R in Ciurlionis National Art Museum in Kaunas Lithuania, August 2015, with colleges Robert Alda, Gillian Carson and Karen Kipphoff,
The tittle was The Familiar.
Photos from the museum by Robert Alda, sculpture in Lofoten nature by Emilie Marhaug.
hem : HJEM : koti : heim : heima : angerlarsimaffik
6. april - 11. august 2013
Nordic artist books exhibition at Silkeborg Art Centre, Denmark
Marhaug participated with 4 book objects and 4 texts on wall.
LIFE AND DEATH WHEN YOU ARE 42
The soft leather object in combination with two TV sets showing videos.
Furniture covered with imitation of human skin.
Artist book Håret (the Hair) edition 20.
All objets were part of the exhibition Life and Death when You are 42
showed at Galleri Kunstverket Oslo, 2008