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My projects


Search for spirituality - a book

"Spirituality " - A book about spirituality   Spirituality
A book about my search for spirituality in the past years.



"Tapestry" - Designs   Tapestry
Designs for tapestry that I would like to realize some day.

Falling horses in my work

"Falling horses." - A book   How time began
A book about falling horses.


How time began

"How time began." - A statue   How time began
The start of time and the world.


one step beyond

"one step beyond" - Project, expo, film and book   one step beyond
A research into the origins of spirituality.


Proposals to reinvent festivals along the waterlines of the world. Field of view
- Art gives new meaning to old ceremonies.



"Blackened" - Project   zwartgeblakerd
The creative and destructive power of fire.


"Old stories, new illustrations" - Project   we are nature
Through history fairy tales, myths and fables have inspired artists. New illustrations for old stories.


we are nature

"we are nature" - Project   Tulip - tableware
Studying the relationship between humanity and nature


"Tulip"- tableware design   Tulip - tableware
Design for three styles of tableware made of porcelain, birch wood and pvc. Mass production is kept in mind
during the design process.



Tiny Art Project   Twyns
Tiny art objects distributed via the classical cigarette vending machines .


Installation: "Twyns"   Twyns
With the Open Expo in Schiedam as a trigger, Jolanda Peeters and myself have created an installation in which our way
of collaborating in the process of creating art is symbolized.

Residency Waaw Senegal

Artist Residency - St. Louis, Senegal  Furniture Design
Inspiration and design based on my stay at WAW, St. Louis, Senegal .


Furniture Design

Project: Furniture design  Furniture Design
Have a look at my former and recent furniture designs.

Autumn Salon

On the Waterline   Drawing
" On the Waterline" is a project where artists and maritime engineers redefine the way in which we will interact with
water in the future. During 8 weeks they buid a work of art in the centre of Rotterdam.


Canal Art

"Just being there" Floating objects, fighting the influence of time.  Drawing
Within the context of the Canal Art exposition in Delft, NL, Jolanda Peeters and I
made a set of geometric, rational objects that gradualy transfer from city to nature.

Statue of Jesus

Duplicating Jesus - On going   Drawing
In the Bonnefanten museum in Maastricht, the Netherlands, I was struck by emotions when I saw a medieval
statue of Jesus. this project I Would it be possible to copy the statue with new techniques and preserve the
emotional value?


Copy of myself

Duplicating myself   Drawing
Can I re-invent myself or am I unique? I start with a 3D copy.

IWMI - It wasn't me

IWMI - It wasn't my idea: 144 paintings in 48 triptychs, designed by my art machine   Drawing
It wasn't my idea. Trying not to be original.


Open Design for a Butterfly

Technology seems the serum for many problems now adays. Some are more difficult.

Living Jewelry

Living jewelry   Living Jewelry
Nature growing on your skin.


A Flock of Art Object   Drawing
A flock of art objects, seamingly living on the rithm of the day, reacting on people getting too close, sleeping in the
the night and reacting on the wheather.



Original or replica: outsourcing art to China Drawing
Art created without the need for my own involvement.
Through my program, developed in Max MSP, unique digital images are created automatically. Unique oil paintings
on canvas are created by craftsmen in China.


Painting Session

Painting Sessions in a Church, The Netherlands   Painting session
A wall painting, made together with Rita Knegtering in a medieval church in Adorp, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Ca 5 meters high and 5 meters wide. Acrylic on board.


Wall Painting

Realworld Wall Painting   Wall Painting
A wall painting, made together with Rita Knegtering for the office of Realworld System, The Netherlands.
Ca. 12 meters wide and 2,50 meters high. Acrylic on board.