Archive for March, 2011

The meaning of facial expressions have intrigued artists and scientists through the ages. The art of expressing emotions is explicitly used in theater, cartoons and animation. Apart from the body also the face is elementary to bring a character alive. Goya used this in his Caprioches: the 80 prints of universal follies and foolishness in the Spanish society […]


Roots interlace, spiders stick their threads. According to the mathematical sculptor Rinus Roelofs only humans create intentional structured mazes like a weaving pattern. R.Roelofs likes to transform 2D structures into 3D cupola’s or balls without using nails or glue, using leverage to balance a stabil construction. The proof of Roelofs’ pudding is not the combination of grids […]


Full experiences are often synonym for events that trigger all senses: image, sound, taste, smell and feeling. If you stage these conditions you influence someones state of mind because the sensual triggers are connected to our memories. Artist like WT Schippers – peanut-butter-floor (Boijmans van Beuningen), Job Koelewijn – baby-powder-wall (de paviljoens), Wolfgang Laib – bee-wax corridor (dePont) make you aware […]