Installations of Verket
Verket has a number of permanent artworks and installations. They are available in different shapes, designs and materials, such as glass sculptures, paintings, constructed rooms etc. Most have been put in place by Avesta Art years, and remained thereafter. Others have found homes in the suggestive premises of another’s way. All installations are in one way or another fully integrated in the environment.

You will find the different installations under each heading. Please go and read more about them and where at The Verket’s premises, you can experience them.

Welcome to let your senses be touched and seduced!

The Corridor

Sonja Nilsson, The Martin Hall. Sonja Nilsson’s work welcomes you with the same fascination and unease of endless hotel corridors. Far away you get a glimpse of the reflection of your own back It is like following yourself at a distance. Who am I and what controls me are the questions the artist wants to…

Glass works of art by Kjell Engman

Kjell Engman, 3rd floor   Let yourself be seduced by the White Wife The smithies in their black and white working clothes are drawn into a mocking, seductive dance by the smelting work's white wife. Who is she, this legendary female figure who both attracts and scares in the gloom of the works? Is she…

A piece of time

Tomas Nordberg, 3rd floor A piece of time The work of art in itself does not make much of an impression – it catches the eye and relays the artist’s message Transparent surfaces allow the gaze to move on to something beyond the work of art itself A piece of time gives a sensation of the release…

Avesta Stream

Lennart Rodhe, The Roasting Furnace Hall, Avesta Stream.   A Nestor of Swedish Art, Lennart Rodhe, interpreted Avesta in a giant puzzle that covers more than 20 sq m. The river and its water that once powered the ironworks. The glowing iron that once flowed out of the blast furnace. The culture that glitters and illuminates…

The Blast God

The Blast God, Arijana Kajfes works at the interface between art and natural science, often physics With its usual sharp eye, the god observes the visitor entering the blast furnace. The eye is borrowed from another visitor who is watching the event in secret. She participated in Avesta Art 2004. Arijana Kajfes is trained at the…

Blast furnace Hall

Work´s paintings, The Blast Furnace Hall In two large paintings the artist stepping in to the workers at the blast furnace and martin works, prisoners of their features in heavy but also reputable chores, conveys ugnarnas hot radiation and the game between light and darkness. In an exterior mirrors his foundry in its power days…

Opera Taktil

From rubbish and scrap to a unique and remarkable collection of instruments that inspire creativity The creator and father of Opera Tactile is composer Torbjörn Grass. Together with a percussionist and Verket, and blended with a large measure of fantasy and creativity, scrap instruments were created from the remains of the old ironworks and the…

Men who are falling & Delay mirror

Män som faller (Men who are Falling) A work of art by Robert Brečević about masculinity in freefall, about integrity and susceptibility, about presence Delay Mirror A work of art about the picture we have of ourselves compared to that other people have of us, about identity and conception of reality The work has been…

Björn Lövins Gallery

There is a feeling of reverence and awe in the Björn Lövin Gallery in Avesta Art Stately, stylish and dignified stands Dädsker At first glance the sculptures seem to support the slag-stone wall while in actual fact they give their support to each one of us – to human dignity The name Dädsk stands for…