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  1. Rock, cage, vision and false

    24 Aug 2018

    Pages from a sketchbook showing transforming symbols – Rock, cage, vision and false.


  2. Let’s Pollute

    09 Aug 2018

    Let’s Pollute The unstoppable weekly pile of advertorial folders delivered on my doormat are cut into a A6 booklet in a way to make some sense of them.  Unstoppable advertorial mailings on the doormat? Not entirely. I can buy a sticker to stick on my letterbox with saying NO-NO to…


  3. Greetings from Utrecht

    07 Aug 2018

    I’ve made this one-off-a-kind album with hyper-idealistic-tourists-postcards. I bought 16 postcards for €5,00. Then stitched them together back on back and bound all into a four hole Japanese style stab-binding. Finally I painted the blue skies on the postcards white. Only during heatwaves the sky is red.


  4. Under the Sun

    29 Jul 2018

    I made “Under the Sun” during the all records breaking heatwave of the last week in July 2018. Under these circumstances all kind of visions and creatures appeared from under my brush. It was that hot. [Ink and gouache on paper]


  5. Clouds of Empty Letters over the Horizon.

    20 Jul 2018

    Clouds of Empty Letters over the Horizon. Showing a few pages of the book with acrylic paintings, monotypes, laser prints, collages with vintage envelopes and teared off corners of postcards.


  6. Avatar

    18 Jun 2018

    There are many words and many interpretations for describing the human appearance. Descriptions for alter egos, incarnations, the human form, the images in the flesh, a personification, an impersonation or computerized avatar. All portray a surface but not the soul.I've coloured the pages with black-blue fountain pen ink. The page numbers are stamped…


  7. Resumé

    08 Jun 2018

    Some pages from the “Resumé” book. Hand-bound over pink-orange dyed cloth ribbons. The signatures are sewn with orange thread and the cactus photo’s are from my greenhouse archive. These are laser-printed over postcards of Albrecht Dürer’s alphabet, and stitched back to back together with a Singer from 1910. The poem is rubber stamped. Dorothy Parker was a master of the alphabet…


  8. Dormant Land (continued)

    14 Mar 2018

    A book about that barren land on where the urbanisation, indifference and foolhardiness the nature is transforming into an asphalt puddle The softcover papers are made from farming waste, the kozo endpapers are sumi-e painted, the 48 printed pages are on recycled paper, bound with metal clip and thread stitched enforced corners, measuring 205 x…


  9. Dormant Land

    05 Mar 2018

    Pictures from a work in progress, for the upcoming book “Dormant Land”. Shown are buildings showing through the fog, a Sumi-e minimal landscape drawing, the first dummy and second dummy.


  10. Track in the Snow

    02 Mar 2018

    [single edition in private collection] Track in the snow, walking without a trace. A multimedia collage book. Handmade and bound in a Japanese style stab binding.


  11. Split/Second book Pt.2

    24 Feb 2018

    "I try to see those infinite overlapping moments. Every story starts somewhere in the middle." Softcover 52 pages, french fold, wire bound, 14,0 x 19,4 cm, in edition of 30, plus a poster 52,0 x 39,0 cm. 


  12. kb-410-1994-Stb-720

    20 Feb 2018

    [single edition in private collection] kb-410-1994-Stb-720 is a photo book, laser-printed on Rayon Unryu paper that has fibers that reminds of sigaret smoke.


  13. Octave

    10 Feb 2018

    “Pictures of the past are illustrated by the past left behind”. Octave, is a trilogy of photo-books. Shown are works by seven artists, distributed over three books. The books are hand-crafted, contains 32 french fold pages and the dimensions are 148 x 201 mm. Edition of 30 copies plus 1 artist proof…


  14. British Monarchs

    27 Jan 2018

    [single edition in private collection] This book consist of glassine enveloppes filled with cut-outs from a book containing woodcuts by Thomas Bewick, depicting the British monarchs. Thomas Bewick was an English engraver and natural history author. I liked to keep the cut-outs intact as cut and decided to bundle them in glassine…


  15. Dazzle

    11 Nov 2017

    [edition of 2 in private collection] Dazzle is a handmade photo book about war painting and machines from the WW2. The book is bound with a four hole stab-binding and a soft cover. It contains 32 pages, four types of paper, tipped-in photo prints and measures 148 x 210 mm.


  16. 1 Notebook

    14 Oct 2017

    [single edition in private collection] This a one and only book and has hard covers illustrated with a collage of photography and added acrylic paint. There is a section with photography of a railway station and this is placed in the middle of the book. The other parts of the book are left blank for note…


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