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KLARA-MARIÉ DEN HEIJER

Klara-Marié den Heijer, Shades of Landscape (2017). Studio installation at Residency 108, New York State.

 
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ART RESIDENCY FEEDBACK


Residency 108


New York State
21 October - 18 November 2017


ON SHADES OF LANDSCAPE
 

During my stay at Residency 108 in New York State, I looked at how my relationship with this unfamiliar stretch of land developed over the duration of a month. Being situated within the humid continental region of Northeastern United States, the farm covers a mix of deciduous forests, evergreen woodlands, shrublands, meadows, swamps and a couple of ponds in addition to cultivated land. In autumn, the season in which I was there, the area undergoes a striking transition: leaves change colour and fall from the trees, daylight becomes shorter and temperatures drop. Being new to all of this, I documented the process of transformation that takes place within the land - and within myself - over this time...


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RESIDENCY 108, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK STATE, USA
Klara-Marié den Heijer, Shades of Landscape (2017). Documentation of my work at Residency 108, New York State. I painted a 108 tablets with pigments made from matter found on the land.

 
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CURRENT EXHIBITION


Nature Morte
a still life exhibition


Absolut Art Gallery
19 January - 17 February 2018


Featuring artists:
Oliver Scarlin, Clement Serneels, Klara-Marié den Heijer, Tinus de Jongh, Goe’ Beyers, Ronel Human, Hanien Conradie, Jan- Jurie Loots, Freida Lock and Gabriela Orzechowski

 

19 RYNEVELD STREET, FIRST FLOOR GALLERY, STELLENBOSCH, 7600

Klara-Marié den Heijer, Pomp [pump] (2017). Oil on board, 37 cm x 45 cm.
Currently exhibited at Absolut Art Gallery. Informed by my parent's swimming pool pump and the water crises Cape Town is currently facing. Painted with pigment hand-made from clay found in the dry Theewaterskloof dam.
Klara-Marié den Heijer, Droë vis [dried fish] (2017). Oil on board, 20 cm x 20 cm.
SOLD by Absolut Art Gallery. Informed by a dead fish found in the dried out Theewaterskloof dam. Painted with oil paint made from the clay found in the dam.

I HAD MY FIRST INTERVIEW!

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