Category Archive: Amsterdam

E!: Glass & art, glass art & art glass

The glass department of Rietveld Academy and students from Sandberg Institut together with the teachers and students from the School of Decorative Arts in Prague drove to Leerdam to visit the National Glasmuseum as well as… Continue reading

Talk: Lecture by Rony Plesl

This week we are having visitors from the School of Decorative Arts in Prague. The head of their glass department, designer and artist Rony Plesl gave a lecture about his work in the Rietveld… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion for 2

  The result of the Persuasion V for 2. Performance by laura Puska and Youri Houkes took a place in Generaal Vetterstraat in Amsterdam.   Many glasses were shattered and a lot of… Continue reading

WiP: Playing with fire

  Playing with hot glass, fire and paper in the hotshop. My studio faced an explosion after I dragged 4 papers  of size 150 x 300 cm there… Photos are stills from a… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion IV in living room

                            Persuasion, performance video, play with glasses and painted water goes on in a living room…   Persuasion is a… Continue reading

WiP: Progress of Persuasion still life composition

  Still life of Persuasion project is going in my studio. Tempting painted water in glasses is evaporating. A tripod is standing still and the composition is being photographed daily. Of course I bumped into… Continue reading

Talk: Artist talk by Crystal Gregory

The artist of residence of the glass department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, New York based artist Crystal Gregory gave a talk about her work and her mission to discover Dutch lace. She has… Continue reading

E!: Sanberg series – performance by michaek portnoy & ieva miseviciute

A performance by Michaek Portnoy & Ieva Miseviciute in Goethe Institut as a part of Sandberg series.                      

Talks: Lecture by Christodoulos Panayiotou in de Ateliers

Artist talk by Cypriote artist Christodoulos Panayiotou in de Ateliers, Amsterdam   Having a background in anthropology he is approaching work like an investigator. He is working with different methods and mediums, and… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion – composition in light

  Persuasion II – still life composition with painted water and glass in my studio this morning.        

WiP: Sketches for red figures

  Red seems to be in, still.   I enjoy working with watercolors because it’s so straightforward, it’s there and then, ready. I love working with photographs and video, but there is always… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion III

New composition of persuasion is up!    

WiP: Making moulds with Sander

  The day started with mould making. Sander Boeijink helped us to make plaster molds for kiln casting. First a positive was made out of clay.   In the afternoon we turned on a… Continue reading

WiP: Water color flow II

Finally I have time to get settled in my Amsterdam apartment!   After hours of cleaning at home I grabbed a big brush and  flowed around in my studio with water color. I… Continue reading

E!: Framer Framed – Speaking From the Heart

Framer Framed   Speaking From the Heart – The Polemic Sensibility from Iran   from 27th of September on In Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam  

WiP: Water colors with Maria Roosen

  Finally after a slow start and a trip to Venice we are getting started in the glass department! These are sketches that came out during the water color class with Maria Roosen.… Continue reading

E!: The Sandberg series: performance by Michael Portnoy & Ieva Misevičiūtė

Experimental performance by Michael Portnoy and Ieva Misevičiūtė in the Goethe Institut at 7.30pm.    More about the artists transparence here.                        

Back to work

The semester started in the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Interesting, promising. Next week we are heading to Venice, to Art biennale 2013.   Still I have the amazing building of LBB, cultural freezone in… Continue reading

Talk: If I can dance I don’t want to be part of your revolution

A lecture by Frederique Bergholtz in Decorfabriek at 10. She is a co-founder and directer of If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part of Your Revolution, a production house for performance… Continue reading


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