Rice Reis

Duration: 5 m 12 secFilmed in 2016, edited in 2019 by Sabine BolkLocations: Train to Yogyakarta – Rice harvest in Batang – Flight to Yogyakarta – Planting rice in Sleman – Bus …

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The journey to Batik – Tari Batik

Duration: 12 m 18 secFilm:  Sabine BolkDance: Dwi Anggraeni                                                         Drawing: Mak SiumCanting: Ibu Rasminah, Nurul Maslahah and Ibu KustiyahDyeing: Ibu Juwariyah and Ibu RaminiFilmed on location in Sleman, Jeruk and Batang …

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Batik Murals

This year, 2018, I had the great experience of creating two Batik Murals. One really big one, covering all the walls of the Children’s expedition room Rumah Exposisi Madura at Animal …

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Kraplap for Community Dressing

Last week the new episode of ‘Community Dressing’ was put online. ‘Community Dressing’ is a documentary series about the Dutch National Costumes. Thijs Adriaans looks at regional costumes to define the …

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Dance in a ricecarpet

Titel of work: ‘Dance in a ricecarpet’ Locations: Argument Vertoningsruimte in Tilburg (NL), Paulushofje in Etten-Leur (NL) and in backyard in Yogyakarta (Indonesia) Year: 2009 – 2011 ‘Dance in a ricecarpet’ is a …

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Titel of work: ‘Ricebird / Rijstvogel’ Location: Backyard, Breda (NL) Technique: Pattern made of cooked rice on grass Year: 2007 When I was throwing out the leftover cooked rice for the …

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Carpet for Tropical birds

Titel of work: ‘Temporary carpet for tropical birds’ Location: In the Aviary at Animal park Taman Indonesia, Kallenkote (NL) Technique: Temporary carpet of tropical bird seeds Year: 2012

Batik Buketan

  Titel of work: ‘Batik Buketan’ Location: Museum Batik in Pekalongan (Java, Indonesia) Technique: Temporary carpet made from Natural Dye and other organic materials Year: 2016        

The journey of Batik

Titel of work: ‘The journey of Batik’ Location: Electron, Breda (NL) Technique: Wallpaper installation Year: 2010   On 20 meter of  wallpaper I painted a pattern based on the bird-like plant motif …

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Dewa Rempah – Spice Goddess

Titel of work: ‘Dewa Rempah – Spice Goddess’ Location: During the opening of the tropical greenhouse at Animal park Taman Indonesia, Kallenkote (NL) Technique: Temporary carpet of Indonesian spices and rice …

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My second ‘journey to Batik’

From September till begin December 2016 I will be staying on Java for my project and second ‘journey to Batik’. On my blog De reis naar Batik, www.dereisnaarbatik.blogspot.nl, I will post …

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After-schoolproject in Liniepark

Titel of project: ‘Daar lusten de honden geen brood van’ Location: Liniepark, Breda (NL) Year: 2014 I have been active as a Butterfly Monitor since April 2012. In the Summers walking …

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Modern Mudlarking

  Titel of work: ‘Modern Mudlarking’ Location: ONCA in Brighton (UK) Technique: Temporary carpet from Aggregate Year: 2016   “A mudlark is someone who scavenges in river mud for items of value, …

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Tour des poulets

Titel of work: ‘Tour des poulets’ Location: Different locations in province Zeeland (NL) Technique: Ricecarpets for chickens, pictures – movie – soundtrack Year: 2008 My ‘Tour des poulets’ project started as a pitch …

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Patience of Job

Titel of work: ‘Engelengeduld / Patience of Job’ Location: ‘Kunst op het hof’  at a farm in Ginhoven (B) Technique: Pattern made of rice, lentils, maize and beans Year: 2008  

Quest for the Large Chequered Skipper

Nature walks ‘Quest for the Large Chequered Skipper’ Location: De Groote Peel (NL) Year: 2014 – 2016   Together with philosopher Pieter Spiegelhol Vastbinder I organized three nature walks looking for a …

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