The dilemma of the modern artist
From Manet to Warhol
In the essay Myth of Artisthood, that our project is based on, the famous Dutch art critic, Camiel van Winkel is dividing all the artists in three different types: Romantic, Modernistic and the Beaux-Arts (classical type). In today’s post we will talk about the Modernistic type and especially about…
Who are you in "the reality"?
Discover by seeding
We are still in the process of designing how the questions will look like. But, good news, we have already decided their content! There will be 30 of them and you can think of your answers while walking through the Mediamatic's public garden. The questions that you will find in our garden are…
Experiments with sowing
From the questions' design we smoothly moved to the experiments with the seeds and the seeding paper. We wanted to find out inside of which of the three types of rice paper (really thin one, a bit thicker and the thickest), the seeds of Garden Cress and Rucola, will grow better and faster. Our…
Experimenting with gypsum, yeah!
For the last few weeks our team was busy with making the questions for the project. And we can tell you that during this time, we really tried all kind of different techniques for the installation look attractive and match with the context of De Realiteit van Theorie. You can see some examples in…
Experiments with wood
Stencil on the pallets
From our previous post you can see that we were experimenting with some clay design. But this time, we wanted also to see how the highly theoretical art questions could look like in the wood. Have a look at our results and tell us what you think!