asia calling

asia calling

as a young girl i got in contact with asia through my parents. they quite often went for very long trips, and after weeks of living at different friends places they always came home with a whole lot of surprises. special beads to learn counting, carved wooded objects, the first walkman ever, video games, but […]

oneness, right now

oneness, right now

Vredeseilanden (an ong that helps farmers get a proper income and life) asked me to make some new work to say farewell to a couple of their beloved decision makers. I felt so grateful to go for that project and I decided to make a new round of oneness drawings. They were the originators of […]

empowering nature

empowering nature

what if i let nature make artworks what if i wrap, fold, roll, embrace and let plants leave their trace giving nature back its power letting go my ego dye plants, tannin plants with upgraded ancient techniques from the center towards a new planet connection

the long wait

the long wait

biophilia cracks underneeth biophilia cracks there’s an urge this overpraising urge to do things in collaboration. and this time the collaborator is nature. nature as it is, big, strong, mighty, filled with secrets, ready to be unveiled layer by layer, like an onion. giving back its voice i will let nature do the paintings so […]

biophila cracks, starting the paintings

biophila cracks, starting the paintings

This week was quite exciting, Diving into nature, picking some plants i’ve researched being used for dyeing and also as mordants to make the colours bind better to the textile. Alchemy! I rolled the plants in the silk and the wool, and they could dive in the pond to bond.

madeliefje

madeliefje

Biophilia cracks.  is part of URBANisM, en ontplooit zich in de binnenstad van Mechelen, tijdens de zomer 2015. Bellis perennis, madeliefje, common daisy Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Daisies are edible. Expectorans, diuretic. Helps with bruised skin, healing wounds. Parts used: flowering herb Do not use plants from polluted areas. Soil: Common daisy […]