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.

new wallpainting @ de Pelgrim

new wallpainting @ de Pelgrim

A month ago i was asked whether i wanted to make a wallpainting for the 9 by 5 meters wall @ de Pelgrim. De Pelgrim is kind of an institution of Antwerp, as thought it had always been there. But recently it was closed for five years, and is now getting a revival, and a revamp. […]

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 […]

dear willow connection

dear willow connection

the willow connection Dear willow connection, I visited you quite a few time this summer, and found you in great shape. I once was there with a friend who told me it were as if you’d always been there. You already are part of the landscape, or call it ponds cape of Nieuwenhoven. I liked […]