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A glimpse inside The Unreliable Archives, May 2022, Timelab

The ISSU online version of the Brochure of The Unreliable Archives Welcome to The Unreliable Archives. This is a geological archive of unreliable collective memories. I think that this is also what you could call history. I needed to sit … Continue reading

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The Unreliable Archives @timelab in Mei

English: The Unreliable Archives The Unreliable Archives is a geological installation-performance, an archive of unreliable collective memories. I needed to sit with complexity, so I sat with rocks. I didn’t know where I was going by sitting with rocks. My … Continue reading

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The Unreliable Archives: verdere ontwikkeling

The Unreliable Archives wordt een installatie performance over de onbetrouwbaarheid van (collectieve) herinneringen. Mijn vader was exploratiegeoloog en werkte in de mijnbouw. Via zijn rotscollectie en geologische verhalen en een fascinatie voor meer-dan-menselijke vormen van intelligentie ben ik in een … Continue reading

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How to make room?

How to make space? Having a studio space for a few weeks in CAMPO in Gent to be able to build prototypes and work things out spacially and visually makes a huge difference. We worked on building a prototype space … Continue reading

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Unfold a room – Stanza: on Proximity

Stanza means room in Italian and a verse in poetry or a rhythmical text. What does it mean for two or more artists to work on their own research and practice in proximity with each other? To share an in-between … Continue reading

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Unfolding The Unreliable Archives

This is the first time The Unreliable Archives unfolds themselves in a large open space. It is exciting and daunting. There is a lot of material: paper, photos, newspaper articles, sound stories, conversations, sentences pulled out the conversations, microphones, blanket … Continue reading

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Memory is unreliable, ask my mother.

My current ongoing artistic research practice is about composting colonial histories, taking root and finding home. It sparks from the desire for and difficulty of how we could relate to each other and the world outside of Colonial, Eurocentric and … Continue reading

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This is weirdly familiar

This is weird April 2020: Three facts: I am sensitive to smells, the sun is shining, we are in the middle of a lock down due to a rampant global virus. Like I said, this is weird. We are in … Continue reading

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Heading North: Artists residency in Lapland summer 2019

Just back from South Africa in May, I spent a month at an artists residency in Campo in Gent. I spread all my material out on the walls, listened to interviews for clues about where to go next. With the … Continue reading

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Migrating Dialogues #3 Ladies Choice & wat nu?

Migrating Dialogues Nu: 25 jaar na de einde van het Apartheid era ga ik naar Zuid Afrika voor een maand om mensen te interviewen. Daarna ga ik in residentie bij CAMPO (Gent) en at the Artists Association of Lapland (border … Continue reading

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