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 Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

(©)Riedstra 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 change due to drastic politicital changes, globalisation, migration, the evolution of the internet and economic … Continue reading Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

Project Silver Maple Ballroom ‘Lay of the Land’

As an artist I react to the contemporary society and the estrangement and often cruelty it involves. Peoples wandering around the world seeking refuse and safety for themselves, their children, their families, their future so to speak. I imagen everybody's right to have his or her own 'Lay of the Land'

(©)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

Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes II o.i. ink, crayon on 400 gr. handmade indian cotton paper 70 x100 cm 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.    The world we live in … Continue reading Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes I o.i. ink, crayon on 400 gr. handmade indian cotton paper 70x100 cm 2015  In Zapp Notes I try to indicate the contrast between intensity of the moment and ‘everywhere’ Zapp behaviour.   By touching everything briefly, from destructive wars to Rock festivals to supermarket ads and the weather etc. we experience the … Continue reading Zapp Notes 2015 – 2016

Project Silver Maple Ballroom | Etc Piece 2012 – 2016

©)Riedstra Etc Piece | oil on canvas 50 x 150 cm  2012 - 2016 

Project Silver Maple Ballroom 2016

Part II ©)Riedstra Project Silver Maple Ballroom 2016 This project is about manipulation, mental and verbal, I think right now you will find this phenomenon everywhere. Whether we talk about the Trumps of our time, or Google with his manipulative data searches, or manipulation that is brutally used within religion. To me it looks like … Continue reading Project Silver Maple Ballroom 2016