Mending

Tribute to Bauhaus exercises on weaving and structure by my teachers at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. A growing collection of pieces, mainly in series.

Stitch Your Brain publication

Stitch Your Brain celebrates it's 10th anniversary in 2023.

The unique, long-term study into the intelligence of the hand, maps the correlations between creativity, hand and brain. In 2021  'Stitch Your Brain' was taken up by artist's group Kunstnerfløjen based in a former psychiatric institution in Nykobing, Denmark. There, until the 1960's  the brains of deceased patients were removed without consent of their families and sent to a pathological institute. The remains were buried at the Brainless Graveyard. Bringing back the brains through  Stitch Your Brain project led to a collection of 70+ works. National newspaper POLITIKEN and Danish medical journal reported. The results of the study will be published by JAP SAM BOOKS in spring 2023.

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The intelligence of the hand

Practice based research since 2000 

Weaving is the oldest binary technique.  Taken out of its traditional context it is a contemporary technique, a collage of materials put together by material knowledge of hands, imagination and digital technology.

Weaving has an intellectual and a manual side.

The texture of the work assembles threads and meanings. The hand is the interface and in this way the weaver is a protagonist of our time, especially in the experience of time itself.

I weave time. 

Weeflab in Amsterdam was founded in 2016 to open the project for cooperation and to document the research next to Stitch Your Brain project and study.  

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All rights reserved
All rights reserved 2023© | Nothing can be published without notification of the artist. Design: Rebrandt©