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Enschede artists to Dalian 2017

Enschede artists to Dalian 2017

This year Willemijn Calis and Maarten van Aken are selected to go to Dalian for a residency period of 6 weeks. From the 22nd of September until the beginning of November Willemijn and Maarten are going to live, create art …

Posted on August 22nd, by Marlies in 2017, Blog, News.
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“Do Nothing” – Art Education Group (Zhang Bin & Ye Hongtu)

“Do Nothing” – Art Education Group (Zhang Bin & Ye Hongtu)

Opening: Thursday, 17th of August 2017 at 5 p.m. by ARE director Petra Groen.
Period: 18th – 27th of August 2017
Open: Friday-Sunday 12:00-17:00
Location: Project-space XPO, Stroinksbleekweg 2, Enschede, the Netherlands.

The Art Education Group’s art project has …

Posted on August 1st, by Marlies in 2017, Blog, Events.
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Oproep: Kunstenaars van Enschede naar Dalian

Oproep: Kunstenaars van Enschede naar Dalian

Je werk maken en exposeren in China in de periode september/oktober 2017? Dat kan! Dit jaar zijn wij op zoek naar 2 kunstenaars die Enschede in Dalian kunnen representeren. Meld je aan voor 21 juli 2017!

Bekijk voor meer achtergrond …

Posted on June 28th, by Marlies in 2017, Blog, News.
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Last week – last day

Last week – last day

(Written by Marlies)

Time is flying by; last week was rollercoaster of experiences. Giving three lectures, visit universities, a visit from a Dutch delegation from Overijssel and meeting with friends. And today it was my last day in China, tomorrow …

Posted on November 21st, by Marlies in Blog.
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Empty bottle

Empty bottle

(Written by Marlies)

A house built by old car tires, empty bottles (mainly beer bottles) and stones/ elements from old buildings. This is what we encountered when we arrived at the house of master (this is how he is called …

Posted on November 18th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Lecture at the Dalian University

Lecture at the Dalian University

(Written by Marlies)

I was invited by mr. Shi Feng to give a lecture about my work at the Dalian University. The university is in the area of the Big Black mountain where we earlier visited the Dalian art college. …

Posted on November 15th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Still in China

Still in China

(written by Marlies)

A week has gone by since the opening of my exhibition and Ella went back home. And it has been a different world since. The studio is empty, no Ella no works. But it is also good …

Posted on November 13th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Opening day

Opening day

(Written by Marlies)

After 4 weeks it is finally time for the opening day. Yesterday I installed my work at the museum. To actually bring your works into the museum makes me feel more connected to it. Although we lived …

Posted on November 3rd, by Marlies in Blog.
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Processing

Processing

(Written by Marlies)

The numbers are growing. The re-used-plastic-tree-like objects are filling the studio floor. Ella and I developed a pattern in the food we eat, and this reflects a little bit in the colors of the installation. Though it …

Posted on October 26th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Dalian art world taking us by surprise

Dalian art world taking us by surprise

(Written by Ella)

Last Friday and Saturday were a total surprise, we managed to fit 2 museum openings as part of The Watercolour Season in Dalian and 3 gallery visits in 2 days. The first was the opening of the …

Posted on October 24th, by Marlies in Blog.
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