Outdoor Sculpture NL

Photo by Robbert Jan Blekemolen On Wednesday, July 13th at 10:30 at my outdoor sculpture titled FOOTPRINT will be presented to the public in the village of Raamsdonkveer in the southern Netherlands. I was commissioned by the Gemeente Geertuidenberg to create an art piece as a homage to the historical train route which was used to transport shoes produced in the region. I chose to use Corten steel to resemble the train rails for which the materials and shoes traveled. In sketching the piece I imagined a 30 meter tall giant resting in the grassland with only his feet visible to the village. The two shoe sculptures work as a monumental welcome to this beautiful village. Today this train route i

Video Kompas Bergen

Photo Erna Faust This is the video of my installation titled KOMPAS BERGEN which was shown in the mansion Het Hof located in Bergen (NH) in 2015-2016. Highlighted are the four distinct directions that serve as a historic mirror of the village's past. The installation was shown in the Garden Salon and consisted of more than 1000 antiquarian historic postcards. I collected the postcards for more than 30 years with the oldest card dating back to before 1900. I selected horizontal black and white postcards with some of them painted in with Ecoline. Then I then hand-painted each frame allowing each postcard to give its own unique message to the viewer. Standing in the middle of the salon the view

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