Kedeng kedeng oehoe

In honour of the opening of the new Central Station about 6 artists were asked to create a work in public space. These works were to make a connection between the train station and the inner city. This commission resulted in my work ‘Kedeng kedeng oehoe’, at display at the new CitizenM hotel in Rotterdam.

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Ruïns @ Donau83

Ruïns was the first exhibition in the new projectspace Donau83 in Berlin. I was invited to make a show together with Aldo van den Broek and initiator Bram Braam. Three dutch artists in Berlin with an aesthetic connection in their work.

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Scraps triptych

A triptych of wall pieces made out of framed scraps of brick.

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a wall piece made out of asbestosa wall piece made out of asbestos

Asbestos II

Four pieces of asbestos mounted directly on the wall. Together they make a ode to painters like Piet Mondriaan and Bart van der Leck, a sort of archeology in the collective art memory.

If paradise is half as nice 2 @ atelierhof Kreuzberg Berlin

The project ‘If paradise is half as nice 2’ was presented in Berlin a week after the presentation in Leipzig. The location was the exhibition space of Atelierhof Kreuzberg, a completely different surrounding then the original location in Leipzig and therefor a totally other presentation, based on the same works.

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If paradise is half as nice 2: the project

‘If paradise is half as nice’ is a project initiated by Pim Palsgraaf and Daan Botlek. This year me, Willem Besselink and Braam Braam had the honour to be part of the second edition of the event that takes place in an abandoned factory in Leipzig.

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If paradise is half as nice 2 : ‘Asbestos I’

‘Asbestos I’ is a work that came to existence during the ‘As paradise is half as nice’ project in Leipzig.

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If paradise is half as nice 2 : ‘Out of the white cube (Remains/Stolen footage)’

‘Out of the white cube (Remains/Stolen footage)’ is a series of work that came to existence during the ‘As paradise is half as nice’ project in Leipzig. The works are a follow up of previous works that I have made and have the same subtitle.

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Hatch

 

During the ‘Verborgen Tuinen 2013’ event, I created a closed hatch at the garden of a housing block in Charlois, Rotterdam. This hatch could be a way to pass to another space,  basement, tunnel or whatever. But in the meantime it is also an exit from such a space to the garden. What it really is we will not know, because the hatch appears to be locked tight!

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Because it’s written

‘Because it’s written’ is a show I’ve put together for the South Explorer Festival in Charlois at the Wolfart Projectspaces. The show presents works by eleven artists that use text in their visual art works on a regular basis.

With: Niels Post, Daan den Houter, Jack Segbars, Joanneke Meester, Jeroen Bosch, Joshua Thies, Sebastiaan Schlicher, Reinaart Vanhoe, Silvia Bakker, Jeroen Jongeleen en Ties Ten Bosch Continue Reading →

Studio visits

Recently I started to invite people into my studio to talk about my work in order to get reactions from people in the field. Until now I had curators, gallery owners, colleagues and friends in my studio and got a lot of feedback. Continue Reading →

ᏝᎯᎯᎱ LδδT டசசஎ LλλT LAAT

Together with Joshua Thies I started to host Wolfart/LAAT. Not only will we start programming Wolfart Projectspaces together, but we started a new cultural hangout together called ᏝᎯᎯᎱ LδδT டசசஎ LλλT LAAT. Continue Reading →

Hosting ‘De Derde Dinsdag’

In January I had the honor of hosting ‘De Derde Disdag’, a monthly talk show about the cultural activities in Rotterdam. This short documentary is made by Marieke van der Lippe and ‘De Derde Dinsdag’ is an initiative by a group of cultural institutes in Rotterdam.

quote from Guus Vreeburg on my work:

“OOK TIES TEN BOSCH MET EEN ELEGANT-MAAR-SNOEIHARD COMMENTAAR OP DE WERELD-VAN-KUNSTENAARS-ONDERLING; WERK DAT HIJ MAAKTE UIT AFVALSCRAPS DIE HIJ ALS KUNSTENAAR-BOUWPLOEGWERKER VERZAMELDE TIJDENS HET INRICHTEN VAN TENTOONSTELLINGEN VAN WDW-KUNSTENAARS…”

Wake up in Art 2013

Wake up in Art is an initiative that makes it possible for people to sleep in an artists studio during the period that the Art Rotterdam fair takes place.

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Re:Rotterdam 2013

From 6 till 10 february the Re:Rotterdam art fair took place. A fair for small galleries and individual artists.  My personal booth showed the series of works under the name ‘Remains/Stolen footage’

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Initial numbers

A serie of neon works in the shape of my own initials ‘TTB’ and numbered as a so called ‘edition’ from 1/5 till 5/5. Continue Reading →

I don’t quit my daytime job

A solo show at Upominki Rotterdam resulted in ‘I don’t quit my daytime job’. The show presented the first works of the ‘Remains/Stolen Footage’-series. The title refers to the background of the materials used for the works which come from jobs I do to maintain my income.

 

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CBK

Hole in One

Hole in One is a work made for the Sports summer at the CBK Rotterdam. Six artist initiatives were asked to make a mini-golf hole. Continue Reading →

Improvised flipboard explaining why you should support the arts

Improvised flipboard explaining why you should support the arts. As found at a Witte de With/De Apple benefit night. Continue Reading →

Diving in Deep

Diving in Deep is a short documentary work made by me and Lucie Grisey on a project I did in Douala. This project was part of SUD2010, a three-yearly event in Cameroon that deals with art in Public Space. My stay there was part of a residence-program by the Fonds BKVB.

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‘FRAMED’ Hommes, Rotterdam

FRAMED is my project in projectspace/gallery Hommes in Charlois, Rotterdam. For this occasion I turned the space into a museum and curated a groupshow of famous artworks like works by Dali, Matisse, Klimt and Van Gogh.  Continue Reading →

Club Alwasi

Hotel Stardust, Paramaribo, Suriname
As a setup for the SPAN EXPO at the Surnaamsche Bank, I organized a party at the never used, open air bar at the Stardust Hotel, built in the 70’s. A forgotten place, next to the overgrown tennis court and basketball field, now used as a storage for everything that is not needed in the hotel anymore. Continue Reading →

‘Untitled’ (courtesy of the artist)

Inside Job (by Jeroen Jongeleen)
Gallery 182a/museum Boijmans van Beuningen
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