CV for Karen Margrethe Høskuldsson Listed by Topics.

Born in Esbjerg, Denmark 21st January 1959.

Degrees: 

1977       A-level, Language Department at Esbjerg Gymnasium.  1983 Graduation from the Garment Department at Kolding Kunsthåndværkerskole
(now Designschool Kolding).
2014  Masterclass in Psychology at Probana Business School.  

Freelance Affiliations Within Design- and Konstruction of Garments:

1982 Falstria Garn - Knitwear 1983 Hjertegarn - Knitwear.
1983 Experto - Design Consultant 1984 Projekt Handikaptøj (Clothes for Disabled People) - Project Supervisor.
1984-89 Juul-O - Construction and Grading. 1985 Maersk Drilling - Design and Construction of Off-Shore Garments.
1985-86 Design 2 - Design, Construction and Grading. 2004 De Forenede Dampvaskerier - Garment Design
2007-08 Brockdorff Cph - Construction, Grading et Alia

Freelance Tutoring:
1985-95   Københavns Mode- og Designskole Københavns Mode- og Designskole
- Design, Pattern Cutting,
Dress Making, Draping, Drawing,
Grading, Material Knowledge,
Show-Coordination et Alia.

 1989 Kolding Kunsthåndværkerskole Kolding Kunsthåndværkerskole
- Grading Course
1994-95 Esbjerg Daghøjskole Esbjerg Daghøjskole
- Pattern Cutting, Theories on Colours and Shapes
1994-99 Esbjerg Statsskole Esbjerg Statsskole
- Design, Theories on Colours and Shapes
1998 Sydjysk Skrædderskole Sydjysk Skrædderskole
- Pattern Cutting
2000-01   Ballerupseminariet Ballerup Seminariet 
- Ball Gown Project
2003 Jelling Kommune Training Project for Jelling Kommune 2004 Statens Teaterskole Statens Teaterskole
- Dress Communication on the Stage and
through History
2007 Statens Teaterskole Statens Teaterskole
- Dress Communication, Trend History
and Designing Costumes for the Stage
2008 FOF FOF Ålborg
- Work-Shop on the Technique of
Style Coaching

Talks and Short Courses Taught Away From the Work-Shop: 

1990  Voksenpædagogisk Center "Fashion Revisited" - a summer course
taught in collaboration with Anne-Grete Steckhahn.
Organized by: Voksenpædagogisk Center,
København
(Center for Teachers of Adults, Copenhagen)
1991 lærere i billekunst "Dress: Art, Communication and
Body Protection"

- a weekend course taught in collaboration
with Anne-Grete Steckhahn.
Organized by: Foreningen af lærere i billedkunst
(The Fine Arts Teachers' Organization)
1996 Esbjerg Statsskole "Dress Communication Through History"
- a talk given at Esbjerg Statsskole
(State College of Esbjerg)
1998-99   Folkeuniversitetet i Esbjerg "Design - a Contemporary Reflection"
- a course taught in collaboration with Joan
Andreasen and Hans Staunstrup.
Organized by: Folkeuniversitetet i Esbjerg
(The People's University in Esbjerg)

1999 Folkeuniversitetet i Esbjerg "Rooms of Rituals"
- a course taught in collaboration with
Joan Andreasen and Hans Staunstrup.
Organized by: Folkeuniversitetet i Esbjerg
(The People's University in Esbjerg)
1999 Folkeuniversitetet i Ribe "Design - One Word Covering Many Fields"
- a course taught in collaboration with
Joan Andreasen and Hans Staunstrup.
Organized by: Folkeuniversitetet i Ribe
(The Peolpe's University in Ribe)
2000 Folkeuniversitetet i Næstved "Rituals - Function and Staging"
- a talk.
Organized by: Folkeuniversitetet i Næstved
(The People's University in Naestved)
 2003 "Dress, Personality, Perception."
- a course.
Organized by: Erfa- og Supervisionsgruppe af
psykologer, Århus
(a Psychologists' Supervision Group in Aarhus)
2003 Yngre Ingeniører "Body Language and Dress Communication
- Yet Another Story of The Hen and the Egg"
-
 a seminar.
Organized by: Yngre Ingeniører
(Young Engineers)
2005 "The Two-Legged Cameleon"
- a talk on dress communication given in
connection with an exhibition of bracelets created
by the Goldsmith Anette Kræn.
2005 Manuelle Fag Fyn "Style Coaching"
- a week-end course teaching the techniques
involved in a Style Coaching.
Organized by: Manuelle Fag Fyns Amt
(Crafts in County Funen).
2005  Manuelle Fag "Style Coaching"
- a week-end course teaching the techniques
involved in a Style Coaching.
Organized by: Midtjysk Lærersammenslutning
(Teachers' Assembly Central Jutland)
2006 Manuelle Fag Fyn "Waist Lines and Wheat Prices"
- an illustrated talk on Trend History
of the 50 years between 1956 and 2006.
Organized by: Manuelle Fag Fyns Amt
(Crafts in County Funen).
2006 Folkeuniversitetet i Esbjerg "Your Attire Creates Expectations
- Your Clothes are Telling"
- two illustrated talks on dress as a means
of nonverbal communication.
Organized by: Folkeuniversitetet i Esbjerg
(The Peoples' University in Esbjerg)
2006 "Style Coaching"
- a week-end course teaching the techniques
involved in a Style Coaching.
Organized by: LVU Nordjylland
(LVU Northern Jutland)
2007 Manuelle Fag Frederiksborg Amt "Style Coaching"
- a week-end course teaching the techniques
involved in a Style Coaching.
Organized by: Manuelle Fag Frederiksborg Amt.
(Crafts in County Frederiksborg)
2007 "Waist Lines and Wheat Prices"
- an illustrated talk on the Trend History
of the 50 years between 1956 and 2006.
Organized by: Galleri Bagatel
2008 "The Nonverbal Communication of Dress"
- an illustrated talk.
Organized by: Galleri Bagatel
2008 "The Power in Your Closet"
- an illustrated talk on different personal 'strengths'
and how they can be communicated through dressing.
Organized by: Ladies First.
2008 Manuerlle Fag Fyn Basic Draping
Grundlæggende draperingsteknik

- a week-end course
Organized by: Manuelle Fag Fyn.
(Crafts in Funen)
2009 Treenighedskirken i Esbjerg "The Colour says ..."
- an illustrated talk on the colours' symbolic value and
their influence on other senses than your vision.
Organized by: Treenighedskirken, Esbjerg.
(The Trinity Church, Esbjerg)
2010 Paarup Aftenskole "The Power in Your Closet"
- an illustrated talk on different personal 'strengths'
and how they can be communicated through dressing.
Arrangører: hhv. 3f og Pårup Aftenskole.
2012 Laborantklubben NovoZymes "Your Clothes Speak Body Language"
"Dit tøj taler også kropssprog"

- a talk on the nonverbal communication of dress.
Organized by: Laborantklubben NovoZymes.
(The Novo Zymes Laboratory Workers' Club)
2013 Hagemanns ErfaForum "Are you Dressed for Success? The Nonverbal
Communication Sitting on Your Hangers"
- an illustrated talk.
Organized by: Hagemanns ErfaForum.
2015 "When You Listen With Your Eyes"
- an illustrated talk on the importance of dress as part
of a communication.
Organized by: Løgumkloster Refugiums Venner
(Friends of Loegumkloster Refugium)
2017 Gable hood reconstruction "From Hennin to Hood: The Evolution of the Gable Hood in Comparison to the Evolution of the French Hood"
- a presentation of a paper analyzing ladies' headwear between c.1450 and the late sixteenth century. The presentation included an experimental reconstruction of a gable hood.
Organized by: International Medieval Congress, Leeds.

Stage Design, Theatrical Costumes and Supervision:

1997-98 børnekostume Costumes for a children's musical performed by
SFO Hjerter To, Albertslund.
1999 Herlufsholms logo Supervision on the costumes for a musical
performed by the students of Herlufsholm Skole,
Naestved.
2000 fastelavn Hjerter To A fancy dress design project for children aged 8 to 11
at SFO Hjerter To, Albertslund
Link to an article in Danish describing the project.
2001 rosenkjole A stage performance ball gown for the acress
Cecilie Stenspil
2001 ninja fra Valhalla A fancy dress design project for children aged 8 to 11
at Fritidshjemmet Valhalla, Farum
(The Children's Club Valhalla, Farum)
Link to an illustrated description (in Danish) of the project.
2004 Teaterladen Supervision on historical stage costumes for a
performance of "The House of Bernada Alba".
Teaterladen, Albertslund.
2004 Rumlerikkerne Theatrical costumes for the presentation of the
children's health club within Hjerteforeningen
(The Heart's Organisation)
2004 Herlufsholms logo Supervision on the costumes for a stage
performance of "A Christmas Carol"
at Herlufsholm Skole, Naestved.
2005 nødhjælp Fancy dress costumes sold for charity. 2006 Rumlerikkerne Stage design, costumes, props and puppets
for the childrens play
"Rumlerikkerne på eventyr"/
"Rumlerikkerne i Slikbøvsens land"
2008-09 Rumlerikkerne Stage design, costumes, props and puppets
for the childrens play
"Rumlerikkerne i fedtefadet"
2010 dinosaurus-hånddukke A puppet dinosaur's head plus three "bodies" to go
with its evolution from a baby dinosaur to a fully grown one.
Designed for performing "The Troll and the Dinosaur",
New York Scandia Symphony.
2012 flue hånddukke A fly puppet for a staged version of the story
"The MoleWanting to Know Who Left a
Poo on Top of Its Head" at
Teatret bag Kroen.
2012 gulerodscykel A "carrot bycicle" created in connection with
the launching of Rumle TV.
2012-
present day
nissehue til blæksprutten Bertil Fancy dress event-costumes for "Bertil";
the mascot octopus of Fisketorvet,
Copenhagen Mall.
2013 Stage design, costumes and props for the children's play "Volapyk"

Design of Chasubles and Church Inventory:

1982-86 Treenighedskirken i Esbjerg Treenighedskirken i Esbjerg -
design and tailoring of 4 Chasubles
1983 Grundtvigskirken i Esbjerg Grundtvigskirken i Esbjerg -
design and tailoring of a single chasuble.
1990 Vejrup Kirke Vejrup Kirke -
design of an altar carpet worked in tapestry by
the local parishioners.
1994 Aastrup Kirke i Glejbjerg Aastrup Kirke -
design of an altar carpet worked in tapestry by
the local parisioners.
2000 Vejrup kirke Vejrup Kirke -
design of kneelers and seats for two wedding chairs
to match the carpet mentioned above. Everything is
worked in tapestry by the local parishioners.
2001 Krucifiks Treenighedskirken i Esbjerg -
a draft suggesting a new Crusifix above the altar.
2007 Lyndby Kirke -
a draft on designs for chasubles and a new window behind the altar.
2009 Herlufsholm Kirke Herlufsholm Kirke -
a draft on a new design for an antependium, an altar carpet,
kneelers, a carpet for the aisle and seat cussions.


Illustration Jobs for Books and Newsletters:

1998 -
present day
Om verdens natur
Cover and other illustrations
for a Danish version of
"De Rerum Natura"
translated by Ellan A. Madsen
and Erik H. Madsen
MenneskeretMenneskevrang
Cover illustrations for the newsletters of
SOS mod Racisme
(SOS against Racism)
The titles of the illustrations above is
"Human Rights" ans "Human Wrongs"
Romania
Cover for "Romania" by
Kristian Olsen



Magrittes sten
Photo collages illustrating
"Magrittes Sten"
Essays by Marianne Olsen

.... Af hele din styrke
Cover and other illustrations for
"... af hele din styrke"
( ... with all your might)
by Marianne Olsen

Ondskab og etik bagsideOndskab og etik forside
Cover and other illustrations for "Ondskab og etik"
(Evil ans Ethics)
by Birgitte Berner and Marianne Olsen


... and apart from that:

1983-
present day
logo Unique designs for private clients. 1988-92 logo A retail shop in central Copenhagen selling the brand "Høskuldsson at large".
2000-
present day
logo A variety of classes and short courses held in the work shop of
Høskuldsson Design.
2001-
present day
efterår 2002 Articles writen for papers magazines and journal.
2009-
present day
halssmykke UnikAAA. Unique jewellery pieces created from redundant computer cables and other recycled
materials. Every piece is manufactured by hand without the use of electricity, glue or anything
else to put a strain on the environment.
2010 stolekonkurrence Participation in a contest for the design of a new chair to be used for banquets
and other affairs of state. "Ny stol til det officielle Danmark".
(A New Chair for the Official Denmark)
2016 French Hood Tutorial A tutorial video on the making of a French hood according to my interpretation and
theories. The video is an apendix to my paper "Hidden in Plain Black" which will be
published in "Medieval Clothing and Textiles" volume 14 in 2018. The video was made
in collaboration with Johnny Stenspil Jensen.

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