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Leak
2020 – 2022 / HD Video, 4:3, color, stereo, 3 min cycle / architectural environment, 480x208x200 cm
Installation View: The 16th Biennale Lyon, Jeune Création Internationale, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, FR, 2022 
photography Blandine Soulage
Leak
2020 – 2022 / HD Video, 4:3, color, stereo, 3 min cycle / architectural environment, 480x208x200 cm
Installation View: The 16th Biennale Lyon, Jeune Création Internationale, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, FR, 2022 
photography Blandine Soulage
Leak
2020 – 2022 / HD Video, 4:3, color, stereo, 3 min cycle / architectural environment, 480x208x200 cm
Installation View: The 16th Biennale Lyon, Jeune Création Internationale, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, FR, 2022 
photography Blandine Soulage
Leak
2020 – 2022 / HD Video, 4:3, color, stereo, 3 min cycle / architectural environment, 480x208x200 cm
Installation View: The 16th Biennale Lyon, Jeune Création Internationale, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, FR, 2022 
photography Blandine Soulage
Installation View: They Won’t Stand Time, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, IS, 2022 
photography Vigfus Birgisson
Installation View: They Won’t Stand Time, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, IS, 2022 
photography Vigfus Birgisson
Installation View: Scenes, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL, 2022
photography Michel Claus 
Sun Is Coming Down
2020 / gouache on cardboard / 18×22 cm
Moon Rising
2020 / gouache on cardboard / 29×21 cm

Fabulator
2022, airco-unit blowing smoke rings / 60x30x80 cm / computer automated mechanism
Installation View: Welcome Stranger, Amsterdam, NL, 2022
photography Fabian Landewee
Installation View: Art Rotterdam, Annet Gelink Gallery, Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam, NL, 2022 
Untitled
2021 / gouache on cardboard / 23 x20 cm
Signifier
2022 / gouache on cardboard / 14×20 cm
Totem (I)
2021 / gouache on cardboard / 18×27 cm
Container
2021 / gouache on cardboard / 14×17 cm
Totem (II)
2021 / gouache on cardboard / 16×21 cm
Constant Companion
Installation View: Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam NL, 2022
Constant Companion
Installation View: Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam NL, 2022
Constant Companion
Installation View: Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam NL, 2022
Constant Companion
2021 / 273x330x230 cm / various materials
Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Constant Companion
 Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021 

This video-installation brings forth the mythological figure of the Raven as its main protagonist. The Raven is used as a leitmotif to speculate about architectural concepts like Stone Tape Theory and Place Memory. Both these concepts hold the idea that some buildings are receptive to the energy produced by traumatic or emotional events, which they record and store. ‘In the history of arts and popular culture, the raven is a well-known symbol. The dark bird often appears as an omen, a messenger of misfortune, or as an embodiment of spirits from the afterlife. Its disturbing indoor presence shines another light on the domestic environment. Home, supposedly a place of shelter, safety, and comfort, is transformed into an uncanny stage, tainted by decay, haunted by trauma’. –Text by Dominic van den Boogerd

Constant Companion
 Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021 
Constant Companion
 Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021 
Constant Companion
 Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021 
Place Memory
2021, various materials, metal frame, 190x125x81 cm
Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Place Memory
2021, various materials, metal frame, 190x125x81 cm
Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Place Memory
2021, various materials, metal frame, 190x125x81 cm
Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Quiet World
2020, gouache on cardboard, 23×30 cm
Quiet World
2020, gouache on cardboard, 23×30 cm
Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Crow’s Funeral
2021, gouache on cardboard, 30×20 cm
Crow’s Funeral
2021, gouache on cardboard, 30×20 cm
Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Constant Companion
2021, 4K Video, 16:9, color, stereo, 7.48 min cycle
 Installation View: Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL, 2021
Constant Companion
2021, 4K Video, 16:9, color, stereo, 7.48 min cycle

Produced with support of Dommering Foundation

Credits
Starring: Nanja
Camera: Joao Costa
Camera Assistance: Stína Erlingsdóttir
Production Assistance: Clémence Lollia Hilaire
Second eyes and Editing: Jacob Dwyer
Color Grading: Mayis Rukel
Sound design & mix: Jacob Oostra
Foley: Daimo Da Costa

Special thanks to:
Wouter Mom, Piotr Urbaniec, Tirza Kater, Caroline Brand

Leak
2020, HD Video, 4:3, color, stereo, 3 min. cycle
Leak
2020, architectural environment, 200x480x209 cm
HD video, 4:3, colour, stereo, 3 min cycle  
 Installation View: De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL, 2020

Leak shows a destabilisation of a state, seen through the material cycle of evaporation and (dis-)appearance. The installation that houses the film resembles something akin to a weather beaten electrical box, with water damaged panels and sputtering and rusted air conditioning units. The borrowed language of commonly seen and apparently functional containers is subverted and implied a seemingly functional space broken and discarded. Inside, a video portrays an unpredictable body of water whose shifting and uncontrollable state seems to have prevented a disaster from being averted. The towels left lying there, as if hastily abandoned, underscore the absence of water – whose traces, by contrast, will never entirely disappear. Text by Fabian Schoneich

Rack (I) & Rack (II)
2020 / various dimensions / laundry rack, glazed ceramics, acrylcast, metal wire  
Installation View: De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL, 2020
Rack (I)
2020 / various dimensions / laundry rack, glazed ceramics, 
acrylcast, metal wire  
Installation View: De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL, 2020
Rack (II)
2020 / various dimensions / laundry rack, glazed ceramics, metal wire  
Installation View: De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL, 2020
Rack (III)
2020 / various dimensions / laundry rack, acrylcast, pigments  
Installation View: De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL, 2020
Locked
2020, acrylcast of electricity lock, pigment, 30 x 25 cm
Installation View: Left Laundry, Amsterdam, NL, 2020 

Left Laundry was a group show curated by Gustav Wideberg that took place in the densely vegetated no man’s land nestled in between the Schellingwouderbrug and the A10 on the North side of Amsterdam. The persistent and attentive exporer-visitor was able to discover faux-archeological digs, sudden bursts of goblin-poetry, exquisitely crafted branch sculptures and a text-guided raft.

 With CECILIA BJARTMAR HYLTA, JACOB DWYER, MATTIAS ELIASSON, MARY FURNISS, MONIKA JANULEVICIUTE, MINNE KERSTEN, BRIANNA LEATHERBURY, FAHMY SHAHIN, GIANNA SURANGKANJANAJAI, GUSTAV WIDEBERG, EMIEL ZENO

Loop
2019, cardboard, wood, radiator reflecting foil, ventilation grilles, light sources, dimensions variable
Installation View: HISK Exhibition Space, Brussels, BE, 2022

Originally conceived as a set for a video, the installation Loop now seems left as a dysfunctional system. The tunnels are reminiscent of ventilation shafts, that connect separate spaces in architecture – but also are a favourite trope in spy movies. The air ducts suggest a hidden labyrinth of routes, parallel to the visible architecture we inhabit and contain a promise of trespassing and escape. Shown at The Arrow Error, curated by Snooper: a show about broken stories: “There are errors in every story, in this show they repeat, give room for unexpected turns and may lead to new outcomes.” With Cecilia Bjartmar Hylta, Gwenan Davies, Mike Dippolito, Julie Falk, Nathan Gassaway, Irina Jasnowski Pascual, Minne Kersten, Pennie Key, Sam Lasko, Brianna Leatherbury, Jose Montealegre, Becket MWN, Marina Pinsky, Max Popov, David Sanchez Orta, Pedram Sazesh, Mindy Solis, Sarah Rosengarten, Sarah Rosengarten & Elise Duryee-Browner, Arian de Vette, Nolwenn Vuillier, Emiel Zeno

Loop
2019, cardboard, wood, radiator reflecting foil, ventilation grilles, light sources, dimensions variable
Installation View: HISK Exhibition Space, Brussels, BE, 2022
Loop
2019, cardboard, wood, radiator reflecting foil, ventilation grilles, light sources, dimensions variable
Installation View: HISK Exhibition Space, Brussels, BE, 2022
Keepsake
2018, various materials, led light, 50 x 30 cm
Installation View: Almende, 2e Triënnale van Beetsterzwaag, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL, 2018
Searchlight,  
2018, knitting needles,  electricity, led light, 2m
Installation View: Almende, 2e Triënnale van Beetsterzwaag, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL, 2018
The Burrow
2017, wood, various materials, print on carpet, 244 x 327 x 110 cm

The Burrow* is an investigation in shelters and the reasons why creatures withdraw from public sight to be alone. The exhibition dealt with the notion of feeling at home and played with the question what we try to protect with the mental and physical constellation of the home. The video Cavities speaks of threat and desire connected to the underground, told through a fictive story about a hoarder and their compulsive obsessions. *The Burrow is a reference to a short story by Kafka in which a badger-like creature creature struggles to secure the labyrinthine burrow he has built as a home.

The Burrow
2017, wood, various materials, print on carpet, 244 x 327 x 110 cm
The Burrow
2017, wood, various materials, print on carpet, 244 x 327 x 110 cm
The Burrow
2017, wood, various materials, print on carpet, 244 x 327 x 110 cm
Untitled (bathroom)
2016, wood, paint-mixture, dirty blankets, HD video, 4:3, colour, stereo, 7:23 min cycle, 120 x 50 x 50 cm
Untitled (bathroom)
2016, wood, paint-mixture, dirty blankets, HD video, 4:3, colour, stereo, 7:23 min cycle, 120 x 50 x 50 cm
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Floor
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 3:48 min cycle
Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle

Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle
Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle
Wall
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 2:06 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Feet
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 0:58 min cycle
Shoe
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 1:38 min cycle
Shoe
2016, HD video, 16:9, color, stereo, 1:38 min cycle