Registration of a performance about letting go. This performance symbolizes leaving behind the idea of Arjen Kamphuis still being alive somehow. Understandably, his friends and family still hope he is, but as time passes and new discoveries are made, hoping for a sign of life seems more and more to be wishful thinking instead of […]
In August 2018 Arjen Kamphuis vanished in Bodø, Norway. Being a prominent hacktivist and cybersecurity expert, many theories emerged following his disappearance. Curiosities that fueled speculation: – The headquarters of the Norwegian army, including a cyber defence unit, are located near Bodø. Given Kamphuis’ interests this cannot be a coincidence. – His kayak and some […]
Our own body is so close to us that we ceased to see it for what it is: an autonomous, highly efficient, organic apparatus. We think we are the body, but actually the body contains us. Never became this more apparent to me than the day I attended an autopsy of a murdered woman. As […]
A series of 12 paintings about violence, 6 portraits of people who have been involved in violence, and 6 paintings of violent scenes. The paintings present violence neutrally, without a moral judgment. The neutral presentation, combined with the inherent beauty of painting, offers the viewer an unusual opportunity to judge violence anew. The people shown […]
Paintings not related to a project.