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May 22nd 2015

  Been trying my hand at graphics design - a poster and folder for the Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth)  exhibition. Combined with paintings from two other local artists Hemel en Aarde will show at the Saint Maartens church, the one with the tower dominating the Zaltbommel skyline. Starting july 11th it will be a try-out for Hemel en Aarde, which is to travel on to the town hall of Maasdriel and then to a lot of other places. Anyway, the date of july 11th, once so far  [.....]


July 11th 2016

A picture to capture summer bliss. For the first time in ages the weather was inviting enough to eat al fresco, and it was wonderful!  For the record,we had home-made pizza, made from scratch, which is the absolute best. And for desert a pastry made with red currants from the garden, yummy! I designed the pastry - a shortcrust pastry, a thin layer of dark chocolate over it, then currants lightly boiled with sugar, vanilla and orange zest. I can do the taste and texture in  [.....]

Immersed perception

Chasing the Fifth: Afsluitdijk

September 22nd 2011

Looking at the ever-present horizon in the Afsluitdijk pictures reminded me of part of my graduation essay - the part where I deal with perception  " It is difficult to perceive perception – we are bound by and to our position in time and space. To position ourselves, we have to do something that is by its nature contrary: we must both see ourselves in the here and now and abstract ourselves from it. Abstraction in time is handled by the narrative of identity: the story of  [.....]

Spatial imagination – Utrecht May 2012

May 17th 2012

Under the title Longing Belonging the latest crop of MaHKU students presented the results of their  research at Academiegalerie in Utrecht this week. Being in Utrecht anyway, it was a pleasure to attend. The show is again curated by Mika Hannula, who's lanky frame filled the doorway when I came in. I loved working with him when I graduated,  he's a genious at making art theory complex and inspiring. I would have made his wall charts part  of the exhibition - wish I had documented them better. The MaHKU students were asked to  [.....]