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Magie / Ritueel (Magic / Ritual)
collaborative installation with Lennart Heiner

 
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art history book passed down to Len from his grandmother - still full of her notes.

book, 3d printed sculptures to scale.

 
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gene transfer, from deep-past and near.

 
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'Notes Towards a History of Scaffolding'

 
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Griechische Originale (Greek Originals)
plastercast of book on Greek sculpture

 
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re-created page from Len's grandmother's book.

is it more, or less real than the reproduction?

 
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Afb. 15. Horse, from Vogelherd-cave.
Ca. 28000 B.C.
Mammoth-ivory

 
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Afb. 17. Bison, from La Madeleine at Les Eyzies (Dordogne).
Ca. 15000-10000 B.C.
Reindeer antler

 
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Afb. 16. Venus of Willendorf.
Ca. 25000-20000 B.C.
Stone

 
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the scaffolding - arts or crafts?

 
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Afb. 18. A sorcerer spears kangaroos, indigenous painting from West-Arnhemland, North-Australia.
Ca. 1900.
Treebark

"Een tovenaar spiest kangaroes"

 
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celestial slide
metal, marble, paper, graphite.

 
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re-creation of 1st year physics experiment, launching marble over & over onto carbon paper. using the average of all dots to calculate the force of gravity. The more dots, the more accurate.

 
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which is the 'original'? the first? the most predictable? the average?

 
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the idea that through reproduction we move towards truth.

 
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the playfulness of nature, of random variation around a theme.

 
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Colorchart
readymade, frame.

 
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The Tree of Life
acrylic on canvas, packaging.

 
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Darwin's idea that the profound diversity of the natural world is not the result of ingenious design,
but a simple mindless algorithm, repeated again and again over millenia.

 
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is the paint-by-numbers reproduction of Morris' 'Tree of Life' then more valid than the original?

 
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Magie/Ritueel (Magic/Ritual)

 
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more text still to be completed.