“I research visual memories, thinking patterns, routines, fantasies, dreams, visualisations, hypnosis, repetitive patterns, layer-to-layer-to-layer, how our thoughts and inner monologues are build up, changing all the time, nothing is permanent”
In her videos Lindholm has developed a special layer-to-layer technique which gives a distance and a dreamlike feeling to her work. Textile has now become a new way to express and visualize different scenes from her moving images by using multi-layered transparent textiles.
Last year Petra Lindholm lived by the highest mountains in the world during her eight months stay in Kathmandu, Nepal. The mountain can be seen as a symbol of a general desire that exists in our society today. The dream of reaching the top, be happy for a while when the goal is reached, and then get on to even greater heights.