The Poetic Condition @ NorthArt – Gallery 1

8 Nov

18 Artists from Aotearoa | New Zealand and the Hague, The Netherlands:
Jess Paraone (Northland) | Brit Bunkley (Whanganui) | Virginia Guy (Northland) Alexis Hunter (London), Marianne Muggeridge (Taranaki) | Roger Morris (Taranaki) | Raewyn Turner + Brian Harris (Auckland)
Thom Vink | Jonathan Reus | Pietertje van Splunter | Sanne Maes | Channa Boon | Anne Wellmer | Martje Zandboer Sissel Marie Tonn |
Yair Callender | Sonja van Kerkhoff

Aesthetic explorations of the individual in society <br>by artists from The Hague and Aotearoa | New Zealand.

Aesthetic explorations of the individual in society
by
artists from The Hague and Aotearoa | New Zealand.
Photographs: Sen McGlinn.

"Hazzard Sheep" by Brit Bunkley (Whanganui), Still from "Een Rode Citroen" (A red lemon), 9 min 53 sec animation. Soundtrack Anne Wellmer (The Hague). Drawings: Geerten Ten Bosch. Animation Harriët van Reek

“Hazzard Sheep” by Brit Bunkley (Whanganui),
Still from “Een Rode Citroen” (A red lemon), 9 minute 53 second animation.
Soundtrack Anne Wellmer. Drawings: Geerten Ten Bosch. Animation Harriët van Reek

Foreground: "Rejoice" and right, "Hamlet" 3D plastic prints by Brit Bunkley. Ceramic vessels by Jess Paraone (Northland)

Still from “Een Rode Citroen” (A red lemon) by Anne Wellmer.
Foreground: “Rejoice” and right, “Hamlet”
3D plastic prints by Brit Bunkley.
Ceramic vessels by Jess Paraone (Northland)

"A Red Lemon" video by Anne Wellmer, "Vessel 1" + "Vessel 2" ceramic with mixed media by Jess Paraone (Northland), Photo intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle, 1/1, by Virginia Guy (Northland)

“A Red Lemon” video by Anne Wellmer, “Vessel 1” + “Vessel 2” ceramic with mixed media by Jess Paraone (Northland), Photo intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle, 1/1, by Virginia Guy (Northland)

Vox Sanguinis (Voice of the blood), 2015 1' 52” video. Video and soundtrack by Anne Wellmer. Camera: Florian Cramer. Voice: Cora Schmeiser. Music: "O rubor sanguinis" by Hildegard of Bingen. Trumpet: Heimo Wallner. Silent performer and stage design: Geerten Ten Bosch

Still: Vox Sanguinis (Voice of the blood), 2015 1′ 52”
Video and soundtrack by Anne Wellmer. Camera: Florian Cramer. Voice: Cora Schmeiser. Music: “O rubor sanguinis” by Hildegard of Bingen. Trumpet: Heimo Wallner. Silent performer and stage design: Geerten Ten Bosch.
“Vessel 1” + “Vessel 2” ceramic with mixed media by Jess Paraone
“Rejoice!” PLA plastic and paint by Brit Bunkley”

"Vessel 1" + "Vessel 2" ceramic with mixed media by Jess Paraone (Northland)

“Vessel 1” + “Vessel 2” ceramic, engraved sequences of zeros and ones, and nuts and bolts,
by Jess Paraone (Ngāti Kawau, Kaitangata)

by Anne Wellmer, "Vessel 1" + "Vessel 2" ceramic with mixed media by Jess Paraone (Northland), Photo intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle, 1/1, by Virginia Guy (Northland)

Transfusionen (Transfusions), 2015, video with sound, 2′ 43”
Soundtrack: Anne Wellmer. Hands: Geerten Ten Bosch, Voice: Cora Schmeiser. Music fragment from BLAST (2015) by Lukas Simonis. Text fragment from ‘Della Religione Christiana’ by Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), first published in Italian in 1568. This German translation was published in ‘Das Blut: Symbolik und Magie’ (2004) by Piero Camporesi. The text tells of how witches used the blood of children to make medicine and the various uses (transfusions or transmutations) of this medicine, including the making of wine.
Two Photographic intaglio and embossed prints by Virginia Guy, Ceramic vessels by Jess Paraone, Nine prints by Sonja van Kerkhoff (The Hague / Northland)
Two sculptures by Brit Bunkley

Turangawaewae – Aotearoa – Home Photo Intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle

Detail: “Rejoice” 3D plastic print by Brit Bunkley.
“Turangawaewae – Aotearoa – Home,” Photo Intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle, multi-piece etching
by Virginia Guy.
“Child’s Play” photographic prints on dubond by Sonja van Kerkhoff
“Hamlet” 3D plastic print by Brit Bunkley.
“Apple Tree” oil on linen by Marianne Muggeridge (Taranaki).

“Turangawaewae – Aotearoa – Home,” Photo Intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle, multi-piece etching by Virginia Guy.

“Turangawaewae – Aotearoa – Home,” Photo Intaglio, Emboss, Chine colle, multi-piece etching by Virginia Guy. “Child’s Play” photographic prints on dubond by Sonja van Kerkhoff

“Apple Tree” oil on linen by Marianne Muggeridge
“Hamlet” 3D plastic print by Brit Bunkley.
“Plastic Play” 3 min stop motion animation by Pietertje van Splunter (The Hague)
“What kind of Idea” print on aluminium by Sonja van Kerkhoff

“Hamlet” 3D plastic print by Brit Bunkley.

“Hamlet” 3D plastic print by Brit Bunkley. Detail: print by Virginia Guy.

"Plastic Play" 3 min stop motion animation by Pietertje van Splunter (The Hague) <br>"What kind of Idea" print on aluminium (text excerpt from Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses) by Sonja van Kerkhoff, <br>Social Realism, PLA plastic, paint and flag by Brit Bunkley <br>The Speed of Dark,

"Plastic Play" by Pietertje van Splunter, "The Speed of Dark" by Thom Vink

“Plastic Play” by Pietertje van Splunter, “What kind of Idea” by Sonja van Kerkhoff, “Social Realism” by Brit Bunkley, “The Speed of Dark” by Thom Vink

Two plastic sculpture by Brit Bunkley, stop motion animation by Pietertje van Splunter, Architectural models by Thom Vink, Floor sculpture by Sanne Maes

Two sculptures by Brit Bunkley, stop motion animation by Pietertje van Splunter, Architectural models on shelf by Thom Vink, Floor sculpture by Sanne Maes, Two wall works by Sonja van Kerkhoff

front gallery

One corner of the front gallery

"Social Realism" by Brit Bunkley <br>"The Speed of Dark" by Thom Vink

“Social Realism” by Brit Bunkley
“The Speed of Dark” by Thom Vink

"The Speed of Dark", 3 cardboard models + shelf by Thom Vink (The Hague)

“The Speed of Dark”, 3 cardboard models + shelf by Thom Vink (The Hague)



"Metamorphosis IV" Dutch concrete and Taranaki branch, 40 x 100 x 60 cm, by Sanne Maes (The Hague)

“Metamorphosis IV” Dutch concrete and Taranaki branch, 40 x 100 x 60 cm,
by Sanne Maes (The Hague)
One of a number self-portrait explorations on the inner and outer in relation to the natural world.

“Metamorphosis IV” by Sanne Maes

“Metamorphosis IV” by Sanne Maes

"Metamorphosis IV" by Sanne Maes

“Metamorphosis IV” by Sanne Maes

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“A Tangled Tale,” batiked cloth strips bearing texts in Dutch, English and Maori, “Child’s Play” photographic prints by Sonja van Kerkhoff
“Take My Shoes” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris, shoebox, electronics and video
“Ungeziefer 2” ASB plastic and paint, by Brit Bunkley
“Dark Perfume with Integrated Circuit” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris
“MAP” by Roger Morris [ r e m o ] (Taranaki)
Small paintings by Pietertje van Splunter (The Hague)

“Take My Shoes” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris, shoebox, electronics and video

“Take My Shoes” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris, shoebox, electronics and video. The voice of a retired police officier plays when someone looks into the box.

Detail of "Take My Shoes" by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris showing a video, reflections of this in mirrors and figurines.

Detail of “Take My Shoes” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris showing a video, reflections of this in mirrors and figurines.

"Ungeziefer 2" ASB plastic and paint, by Brit Bunkley. Ungeziefer (vermim. pest or unclean) refers to the main character of Kafka's novel, who had turned into a cockroach. <br>"Dark Perfume with Integrated Circuit" by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris

“Ungeziefer 2” ASB plastic and paint, by Brit Bunkley. “Ungeziefer 2” ASB plastic and paint, by Brit Bunkley. Ungeziefer (vermin, pest or unclean) refers to the main character in Kafka’s novel, The Metamorphosis (Die Verwandlung), in which a salesman awakes to find that he has metamorphosed into a monstrous vermin (“ungeheures Ungeziefer”).
“Dark Perfume with Integrated Circuit” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris. Perfume with electronics and sensor, Omani Frankincense, costus, cocoa, civet, tea, cepes, heliotrope, pink champaca, black pepper, vetiver, pure alcohol
When the work is approached to sample the sweet perfume sealed in the flask, the electronic circuitry emits a second earthy organic odour.

"Dark Perfume with Integrated Circuit" by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris

“Dark Perfume with Integrated Circuit” by Raewyn Turner and Brian Harris

"MAP," Etching ink on original 'PHILIPS' world map by Roger Morris [ r e m o ] (Taranaki)

“MAP,” Etching ink on original ‘PHILIPS’ world map by Roger Morris [ r e m o ] (Taranaki)
A map hung in many New Zealand primary schools in the 50-70s printed by the British company, George Philip & Sons, showing the British Empire (in pink), other colonial powers & British shipping lines as they were in the late 1940s.

works by Pietertje van Splunter

Acrylic on hardboard votive like paintings by Pietertje van Splunter.
Left to Right: Speldenpop (Pincushion doll), Een Boom (One Tree), Masker (mask), Bandenman (Tyre man), Kater (male cat), Twee Spanen (Two spruce), Blikken Man (Tin man), Langhoefd (Long head)

Far wall: Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague), Te Maharatanga | The Recollection, diptyph on aluminum by Sonja van Kerkhoff Foreground, "Metamorphosis IV" by Sanne Maes.

Far wall: Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague), Te Maharatanga | The Recollection, diptyph on dubond + “Tulips from Istanbul” (suspended cast resin orange tinted forms) by Sonja van Kerkhoff
Foreground, “Metamorphosis IV” by Sanne Maes.

Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague)

Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague)

Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague)

Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague)

Photographic emulsion on shells from Zeeland by Martje Zandboer (The Hague). Here a man walks along the beach in the Hague area.

Photographic emulsion on an oyster shell from Zeeland
by Martje Zandboer.

Te Maharatanga | The Recollection, oils on dubond, diptych, each piece is 30 x 30 cm. Edition of 38.

Te Maharatanga | The Recollection, oils on dubond, diptych by Sonja van Kerkhoff.
Each piece is 30 x 30 cm. Edition of 38.
The fairytale takes a feminine point of view where the garden is a gateway for transcending social conditioning. Translation: Te Toroa Pohatu (Ngāti Apa).

Gallery 2 | Gallery 3

Met dank aan Stroom Den Haag / with thanks to STROOM The Hague for finanicial assistance as well as to NorthArt.

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