Threads and acrylic paint on a found photographs
A few weeks ago I went to “Unseen”. This photo fair was a four days celebration of inspiration and talent at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Galleries from all around the world presented their work. I was overwhelmed by the diversity of ideas, techniques and subjects of photographers. Close to my heart was were the collages with different materials integrated such as paper and threads. Till next year! The thread works are by the amazing Julie Cockburn. The tower in the photo is a real tower (!) in Hong Kong. The big portraits on the floor and walls are a part of this.
Amsterdam based designer Hilde Tempelman creates unique handpainted pottery, one of a kind accessories, handcrafted bags, scarves, bijoux, paper goods, dolls, pillow covers an other home decorations. All hand made. Her studio/shop is a true a magical place. www.ateliertempel.nl
My new work series is finished. Well, the first stage any way…..For the last few months I’ve been working on new works. I took a big step for my self and worked with bigger formats than I usually do, combined with paper collages (old love of mine). I enjoy every second of experimenting and trying new things. The collages are hand-made, cut from vintage books. Gives me a good excuse to nibble in second-hand book shops…:-)