High Spirits at Code Rood


On september 24st I exhibited at the portiersloge (porter’s loge at the entrance of this former militairy area), together with Maarten Verweij (left), who showed some of his autonomous prints.

Every last saturday of the month, Code Rood is being organised at Buitenplaats Koningsweg, the location where I currently live and work. Code Rood is a one day cultural event and a nice opportunity to check out our ‘compound’.

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September 25th, 2016
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Dusky bird 3/3 – Printing


Title Dusky Bird
Year 2016
Organized by Plaatsmaken
Technique Screenprint, each sheet 4-5 x black, 1 x opaque white ink
Size Separate sheets 92 x 126 cm
Printing Harmen Liemburg at Plaatsmaken
Edition 12 unique prints

Available in shop & also for sale at Plaatsmaken.

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July 22nd, 2016
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Dusky Bird 2/3 – Process

Nightjar in woodgravure, from Brehm A.E. (ca. 1911). Das Leben der Tieren, found in the library of Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis in Leiden.

During the 19th century, wood engravings were often used to translate existing drawings, paintings or photographs into a technical format suitable for high mass printmedia such as newspapers and magazines.

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July 21st, 2016
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Dusky Bird 1/3 – Research

gtg-process-1Nachtzwaluw, image from Burton P. (1977). Het vogelboek. (Illustraties Peter Hayman et al).

Last summer, after I started working in the Arnhem area, I became fascinated with a strange creature that can be found at cycling distance from my studio: the nightjar.

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July 20th, 2016
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Sur Le Motif

Photography Isabelle Giovacchini

Renard 1 and 2, some of the works made for Black Current (2008), again on display at Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz (MABA) on the occasion of their 10th. year anniversary: Sur Le Motif, February 18 – April 30, 2016.

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February 17th, 2016
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Escape Route


Title Escape Route
Year 2015
Size H 200 x W 300 mm
Technique 2 color split fountain screenprint on 300 grams/m2 Hahnemuller paper
Print Mars Wellink @ Plaatsmaken
Edition 25 signed and numbered prints out of 30 prints total

Kunst op je kamer, affordable art for children, organised by Plaatsmaken.
On display at Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen from December 12 until January 17 2015.

Videos (in Dutch) about the making process here!

December 1st, 2015
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Visiting Artist at Texas A&M University

texas-a-&-mIn April I was a visiting artist at Texas A&M University Printmaking Dept, invited by my collegue and friend Ryan O’Malley, here screenprinting our poster for the annual Inkslingers’ Ball at the House of Rock, Corpus Christi, May 1st.

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April 19th, 2015
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NoordZuidlijn tiles in collection Stedelijk Museum


Nine ceramic tiles, a test for the NoordZuidlijn, now on display at Stedelijk Museum:

SuperBox. Design Aquisitions
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
25 October – 15 February 2015

See also Noord/Zuidlijn work in progress
See also Proposal for Noord/Zuidlijn selected

October 26th, 2014
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Unlucky Strike

Unlucky-Strike-Harmen Liemburg 2014

Title Unlucky Strike
Year 2014
Size H 200 x W 300 mm
Technique 3 colour screenprint on 300 grams/m2 Hahnemuller paper
Print Mars Wellink @ Plaatsmaken
Edition 25 signed and numbered prints out of 25 prints total

Inspired by the Battle of Arnhem. Made for Sla je slag! project: affordable art for children between age 6-18, Museum Arnhem, augustus 31 t/m november 9, 2014.

September 5th, 2014
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Paris Invite Le Monde


Work on display at Paris Invite Le Monde, during La Fête du Graphisme.

Location: Les Docks, Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris.
Date: January 30 – February 2, 2014.

Catalogue Michel Bouvet (ed.), Collections, Editions Textuel, 2014.
Video impression of Fête du Graphisme on Vimeo.

January 25th, 2014
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