Blanket of Mould

“Covering oneself with a blanket of mould to evoke transformation” And there a journey of conscious transformation started….with a blanket of mould. Mould reminding us that where one thing ends another is being born. In 2002 I took a picture of some milk in a glass gone mouldy and turned the inspiration into a jacquardContinue reading “Blanket of Mould”

Noctiluca

Before my decision to make a living in Australia 5 years ago, I had come here as a traveller a few times before. First time was in 1997…my first ever big trip overseas from Holland. Seven months of travelling with a round-the-world-ticket and Australia was one of our chosen countries. What an ocean of freedom andContinue reading “Noctiluca”

Steel ‘n Stone & These burning arms of mine

In 2009 I made this woven blanket – STEEL ‘N STONE – Go to: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/no-saint-no-prize/id168475106 and listen to Robinella’s tracks ‘Flashdance…what a feeling’ & ‘Blanket for my Soul’ Then in 2010 I made this sculpture – STEEL ‘N STONE – At the same time in 2010 I was working on this jumper – THESE BURNINGContinue reading “Steel ‘n Stone & These burning arms of mine”

experiments on how to survive in a world of Steel ‘n Stone

– Steel ‘n Stone – blanket I made in 2009 comforting me again.. jacquard woven warntu production date: 2009 size: queen size material: mohair, cotton, acrylic, viscose and embroidered edge

somewhere between a fighter and a monk

collage of fighter.. and installation of a monk meditating…facing a blank wall. Both wearing my own made WARNTU NOCTILUCA collage inspired by WARNTU NOCTILUCA production date: January 2010 size: 30 x 30 cm material: cutout digital print and pencil on paper

Sink ‘n Sour

Sometimes you wish there was a hole in your head, a drain. So no more information could come in, because every information that went in immediately went out. Nothing gets ‘stuck’, no bad memories, nothing.. That would be total freedom, yes?! But then again.. There are so many memories you DO want to remember, soContinue reading “Sink ‘n Sour”

Aiyana

Sometimes you let fear take over and things suddenly look rickety and weak.. You struggle.. The overwhelming illusion of gravity pulling you down. – Aiyana – Native American name for ‘forever flowering’. drawing/collage production date: January 2010 size: 30 x 30 cm material: cutout digital print and pencil on paper

Flower of Mould

After not doing the dishes for two weeks, back in 2002, I found this beautiful blanket of mould in my kitchen. The image I took/made of it, I used as an inspiration for a jacquard woven blanket in 2007. Mould being a metaphor for when things ending or dying, always something new comes alive. Transformation.Continue reading “Flower of Mould”