12 weeks artist-in-residency June 11 – September 2, 2020.
Sundaymorning@EKWC: European Ceramics Work Center

sedi | senti |ment

interspace, interstice, interval, in-between-ness …


Conversation – with – Time

Testing – Time

Ingredients – of – Time

AI – meets – Archeology


Multiple – Time

destructive research: 7 shades of fossil

3-d scan of fossil, second phalange of wild horse, 40,000 years – present time

work – matter – time

fossil – icon – study

Relative location, locality due to drifting continents over time…
In Situ – Ex Situ…

Found a fossil today at Zandmotor. Wonder what it is? A phalanx of a…?

09062020: According to Dick Mol: ” This most resembles a second phalange, of the toe of a wild horse. Seems to be about 40,000 years old. From the ice age.”
Prehistoric cave drawings depict wild horses, some 15,000 – 39,000 years ago.

See more about fossils and/or artifacts

Time – over – Time
Experiment; in context, not In Situ but Ex Situ.

See more about scallops, in viva

In context: Zandmotor, where narratives of pre-human nature meet the narratives of humanity. Zandmotor did not exists and will ‘dissolve’.
A ‘mare incognita’, unchartered and ephemeral new land in/of the sea.
A void as source of inspiration.
Read more, the essay I wrote called Pioneering Zandmotor, 2019.

Efemeral Zandmotor
Image: Zandmotor, photo Jacqueline Heerema.

See more about Zandmotor
In 2006 I co-founded as artist-curator the artists collective Satellietgroep. Since 2014 Satellietgroep explores the Zandmotor as cultural phenomenon.

As a teenager I was fascinated by a photo of a moving rock, published in an edition of National Geographic Magazine (if I remember correctly). And that there was a myth surrounding these rocks. Nobody knew how or why they could move…
So the first time I traveled to the United Stated, I wanted to see this phenomenon with my own eyes and ‘Racetrack Valley in Death Valley’ became my destination. However, it proved out of reach for a ‘touristic visit’, so the myth and speculations continued… until recently.
But the seed was planted for my artistic practice, and I am still wondering how we perceive, interpret and represent the world around us.

Sailing stones, also known as sliding rocks, walking rocks, rolling stones, moving rocks or wandering rocks. Racetrack Playa, Death Valley. California.

Image: Mike Reyfman. mikereyfman.com
Uncovering the myth. Link: http://www.sci-news.com/physics/science-death-valley-sailing-stones-02148.html

Inspiration #2
Le Songe d’un Promeneur, 2002.
In 2002 I was artist-in-residence at Le Pommerie, Saint Setiers, France icw Département de Porcelain, L’ENAD – Ecole National d’Art, Limoges, France.

Inspiration #3
Aardse Zaken, Questions Terrestres, 2001.
Transhumance, Lavalette, Auvergne, France.