Jokum Lind Jensen

With this I attempt to analyze and outline a possible work process for making an artistic contemporary[1] interpretation of decorative forged ironwork based on Scandinavian sources from the first 2/3 of the 17th century. By exploring this venue, which to the best of my knowledge no blacksmiths or metal artists in Scandinavia at the present day focuses on, I hope to open up new possibilities not just for me, but also for a new generation of artist blacksmiths who wish to work seriously within the tradition. Furthermore I hope to put more emphasis on the blacksmithing tradition, and the possibilities presented by the craft today, to elevate the craft and reinvigorate its potential.