'Oerol' 2007

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'Vaarwel'

Video installation, video-loop (2 minutes) is presented in a show-box

Oerol, Terschelling, The Netherlands, June 2007
Kunstcamping, Heeswijk, The Netherlands, June/July 2004

'Vaarwel' ('farewell') is a video installation inspired by the Dutch 'Wadden' (sand flats between the main land and the Dutch islands; they appear during low tide and they disappear when it's high tide)
It's got something magical that you can walk on the bottom of the sea, the sea getting empty and filling up again. In the work I try to lift up the 'fleetingness' of the Wadden. I try to grab and hold it, enabling people to be there for a moment.

'Vaarwel' is a video film about two people meeting and splitting up again, while the sea is getting empty and filling up again.

The film is presented in a show-box, placed at the dyke which overlooks the 'Wadden'.

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