Untitled, 2017, Materiality of the Invisible, Marres House for Contemporary Culture

    These works  are biofacts and biofictions that arguably refuse to become artifacts. They are made using methyl-cellulose powder, coccolithophore skeletons (in the form of calcite pigment), and seawater from the Zeeland coast (that possibly includes some live coccolithophores

Untitled, 2017, Materiality of the Invisible, Marres House for Contemporary Culture

    These works  are biofacts and biofictions that arguably refuse to become artifacts. They are made using methyl-cellulose powder, coccolithophore skeletons (in the form of calcite pigment), and seawater from the Zeeland coast (that possibly includes some live coccolithophores

Golden sand ear bloom

seawater, cellulose, and calcite, June 2017      

Golden sand ear bloom

seawater, cellulose, and calcite, June 2017      

Jan van Eyck Open Studios

  Text from Explore the Studios with Merel Bem, Jan van Eyck Open Studios, 2017

Jan van Eyck Open Studios

  Text from Explore the Studios with Merel Bem, Jan van Eyck Open Studios, 2017

Untitled, studio work in progress

  pyrite and bornite pigments suspended in cellulose    

Untitled, studio work in progress

  pyrite and bornite pigments suspended in cellulose    

Waterpainting, 2016

This work is made using methylcellulose, a plant-derived polymer that holds or releases form during hydration, dehydration, and rehydration. The pigments used in this work include bornite and pyrite. Waterpainting, 2016

Waterpainting, 2016

This work is made using methylcellulose, a plant-derived polymer that holds or releases form during hydration, dehydration, and rehydration. The pigments used in this work include bornite and pyrite. Waterpainting, 2016