Three Trees

These three tree trunks resemble a monument and define a stage-like space, to be used for meetings or performative actions. A circle encompassing the trunks has been cleared of bark and branches. The trunks themselves are used as ‘totems’, and will be charged with items relating to the history, current state, and future of The Plot. Three Trees or Three Trunks? Although technically these trunks are … Lees Meer

The Plot: a chronology

Saalian Glaciation. 240.000 – 128.000 ya. In this era, temperatures fluctuated between relatively warm periods and full-blown ice ages. Scandinavian glaciers reached the current city of Nijmegen, changing the course of river Maas from North to West, and depositing sand and debris which now make up the push morene hills of the Lower Rhine Heights. I partly grew up in this bend of the Maas, looking … Lees Meer

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The Plot. The Plot is a plot of land of about 1 hectare or 2.5 acre. Until the first half of the 20th century, on maps it was referred to as ‘woeste gronden’, or ‘rough grounds’. These were used by people from the nearby village to farm crops or use as a pasture for cattle. When my grandfather acquired it in the early 1960s, it was … Lees Meer