Plastic doll in Kitchen corner 2018

(©)Riedstra Playing around with my camera is a lot of fun, it challenges me to look in a different way at the daily objects that surround me Focussing on the immediate world around me opens my eyes to surprises such as this one, a very old broken plastic doll being placed by me in a … Continue reading Plastic doll in Kitchen corner 2018

#Tag portraits – Transition No. 2 2018

Indian ink, scrap on 250 gr. paper 25x32 cm #Tag Portraits - Transition 2018. My visual comment on anonymous photo's of victims and perpetrators and the knowledge that anybody can be in the reverse role. I try to transform these images by concentrating on what I can detect and give them back a face.   See also … Continue reading #Tag portraits – Transition No. 2 2018

#Tag portraits – Transition 2018 No.11

Pattern paper, softpastel, acryl, gouache on paper 33 x 50 cm 2018 My visual comment on anonymous photo's of victims and perpetrators and the knowledge that anybody can be in the reverse role.I try to transform these images by concentrating on what I can detect and give them back a face.   See also my photo-video … Continue reading #Tag portraits – Transition 2018 No.11

Debris (still lifes) Photo’s

(©)Riedstra Debris (still lifes) Photo #5  (Canon digital camera) Project Debris ( Landscapes) 2016 - 2017 The importance in these large drawings for me is to capture an every day image, such as debris on an island, in such a way that the context is undone and the image gets a meaning in itself. A strangeness appears. … Continue reading Debris (still lifes) Photo’s

Tink Tank #VII (facing a future) 2016 onwards

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank #VII (facing a future)  mixed media on paper 75 x 50 cm 2016 onwards My small contribution as an artist. An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty where it is heading. Against an extreme … Continue reading Tink Tank #VII (facing a future) 2016 onwards

Project Tink Tank onwards (facing a future) #IV

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank onwards #IV (facing a future)  mixed media on paper 75 x 50 cm 2016 My small contribution as an artist. An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty where it is heading. Against an … Continue reading Project Tink Tank onwards (facing a future) #IV

Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank III mixed media on paper 75 x 50 cm 2016 So many peoples, so unsure and unsafe today, this is my small contribution as an artist. An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty … Continue reading Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes V 2016 – 2017

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes refer to this place and time we live in.  In these works I try to indicate the contrast between intensity of the moment and ‘everywhere’ Zapp behaviour.    The world we live in a nutshell and one should be part of it and everything is online and everyone is plugged-in. The time … Continue reading (©)Riedstra Zapp Notes V 2016 – 2017

Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

(©)Riedstra   Zapp Notes IIII o.i. ink, crayon on 400 gr. handmade indian cotton paper 70 x100 cm 2015  ©)Riedstra Zapp Notes Project 2015 – 2016 Zapp Notes refer to this place and time we live in.  In these works I try to indicate the contrast between intensity of the moment and ‘everywhere’ Zapp behaviour. … Continue reading Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes III    o.i. ink, crayon on 400 gr. handmade indian cotton paper 70 x100 cm 2015  Zapp Notes refer to this place and time we live in.  In these works I try to indicate the contrast between intensity of the moment and ‘everywhere’ Zapp behaviour.    The world we live in a … Continue reading Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016