Decomposing an art work

Decomposing an art work

There is something strange in dismantling an artwork. It’s like working in reverse. A film going backwards.I had to dismantle a couple of works for the show “By the way” in the Lewisham Art House, London. As all the works had to travel with me in an...
Battle Worn

Battle Worn

Battle worn. Bit by bit my drawings are becoming more spacial. Not that I would call my new sculptures 3d drawings but they share similarities. I guess it’s inevitable as they are made by the same artist Joost Gerritsen (that’s me..). The drawings and...
The visual consequences of changing the destination

The visual consequences of changing the destination

As you set out for Ithaka hope the voyage is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery.*  It’s not were you go, it’s not were your coming from but it’s what’s in between the starting point and destination.  I changed my course, but still...
Diogenes Syndrome –  the art of collecting stuff.

Diogenes Syndrome – the art of collecting stuff.

  The Diogenes Syndrome – living in a barrel full of stuff! The other day I was talking with an artists friend Andrada about an upcoming exhibition. The idea was to step into the world of people with a Diogenes Syndrome. People who convulsively collect stuff,...

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