Homesickness when at home

1997. On a warm, sunny Summer day in the garden of the house I grew up in, surrounded by pasturage with sheep, a corn field and a forest, I’m taking a sip of my soda, and suddenly the thought pops up: “Ik wil naar huis.” “I want to go home.” This was not the first, nor the last time that sentence enters my mind. It arrives … Lees Meer

Shifting perspectives

The research proposal ‘Through that which is seen: the diorama & The Appeal of The Unreal’ was initially focused on the more formal aspects of the various concepts of the diorama. It looked at the way the diorama is embedded in the history of pre-cinema and visual illusions, and explored the origins of the more well known natural history – or habitat – installations involving a … Lees Meer