4×4

Title 4×4
Year 1997
Size 70 x 100 cm
Technique 2 colour screenprint
Imprint 20

Four x four letter words = sixteen words inspired by cars and the culture of auto-mobility. Initially, I was planning to make a booklet out of this, but after printing I decided to keep the sheets uncut.

Another key-piece, combining found materials with self-edited content, using screenprinting as a creative medium.

Made during and after visiting Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with a group of Rietveld students and teachers (my first trip to the US), spring 1997.

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May 1st, 1997
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X-Change!

Title X-Change!
Year 1997
Size 70 x 100 cm
Technique 1 colour screenprint
Imprint 25

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April 1st, 1997
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Fig. 26

Fig. 26, Z, the last letter of the alfabet.

Contribution to a class project. Screenprinted adaptation of a W. Eugene Smith photograph: Burial at Sea from the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, Marshall Islands Campaign, 1944.

February 15th, 1997
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Beauty Lies

Title Beauty Lies
Year 1997
Size 70 x 100 cm
Technique 2 colour screenprint
Imprint 10

Overprint of two photographs I found in a Dutch newspaper (authors couldn’t be retreived): portrait of an elderly lady and a young girl.

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February 1st, 1997
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Het Mooiste

Title Het Mooiste (The Best… Has Yet To Come)
Year 1997
Size 70 x 100 cm
Technique 2 colour screenprint
Imprint 25

Print made for Rietveld Academie schoolproject on collections. Mine was about orange wrapping paper.

February 1st, 1997
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To Belong

Title To Belong
Year 1997
Size ± 40 x 60 cm
Technique 2 colour screenprint
Imprint 15

First print made with Kees Maas at Rietveld Academie.

January 15th, 1997
, Posted in Rietveld Academie