Horizontal Façade
text signs in palace garden, 2015

The narrative is constructed around the park's "Keep off the grass" signs and describes the historical aristocratic origins of the lawn as architectural format.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij

The Library
installation/library, 2014

On criss lying trunks various books and clippings are displayed. Visitors can seat themselves on the trunks. Abbreviated titles carved into the trunks function as catalogue.

Towards a more natural forest
book / xylotheque, original title 'Op weg naar een natuurlijker bos', 2011-2014

"We lopen met een groepje mensen in recreatiegebied 'De Dennen'. Het beheer in dit gebied is gericht op het doen ontstaan van een zo natuurlijk mogelijk bos. Om het proces van verval en verjonging in de gesloten bospercelen op gang te brengen helpt Staatsbosbeheer hier en daar een handje door kleine plekken open te zagen." (Excerpt)

The Artificially Intelligent Art Project
interactive evolving script, 2014

The project describes the development of an artificially intelligent artwork which learns to speak for itself through speaking with its audience. It has no fixed form other than that it is language based, from the way it is written in software up to the way it appears to the audience.
Why tidy my exhibition space when the whole world is in a mess?
Installation with objects labelled as environmental, varying size, 2013
The 80’s Greenpeace slogan of which the title is an adaptation brings into mind a child questioning the parent on why it should obey cleaning rules when grownups fail to take their responsibility in the world. The idea is that example is better than precept. Responsibility has been placed mainly in the hands of the individual consumer, opposed to being organised politically. While the installation may express a sense of defeat, it could also be read as a refusal of being an exemplary consumer.
Photo: David Brandt

An Artist is Everyone
text, online, 2012

Constructed solely from quotes found online, each containing the word 'artist', this text reflects on the artist's role, as well as on authorship. Read here

Pioneer 1-3
(What the white had to say)

Video, video installation, collage, 2012-2013
Through the motions of actors we can distinguish white shapes in an all white space. The white space is constructed in part with stock footage ‘copy spaces’ - empty spaces intended to hold a message. Without any messages, we may explore what the white has to say.

Anthropocene machine
Installation, variable size, (night version), 2012
A machine composed from different kinds of rocks, fossils, and stony imitations such as a candle resembling a stone or miniature copies of a marble sculpture, that invites thoughts on a stream of objects which are forming a discernible (but not for us) layer in the rocky planet surface.

The making of Sand
video-installation, 2011
An abstract, moving painting is created through real-time video-registration of a wet road at night.

Untitled (5)
Photograph, 25 x 17 cm, 2010

Untitled (monochrome)
text print, 29,7 x 21 cm, 2010

'I am standing in the middle of a vast landscape. I tell you I am 'in the middle', to give you an idea, a picture in your mind. But the truth is, I have no idea, if where I'm standing, is the middle. There is nothing for my eyes to hold on to, nothing to determine position, nothing to determine scale. I am surrounded by endless white, not black: white. White as far as I can see, an unhindered, unbroken white.'

The eye of the storm
video-installation, 2009
A line of 34 simultaneously playing clips is projected on all walls of a space. Each clip is a loop with a duration of 53 seconds, taken from a road movie. Upon entering the viewer is surrounded by cacophony, but after more careful attention its internal logic unravels. As soon as this happens, the same clips are viewed in an entirely different way.
Photo: Willem Vermaase

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