Aug. 2021 Kabul Finsternis

Finsternis #2 indian ink acrylic on paper 65x50 cm 2021 Referring to the cruel situation in Afganistan and Kabul My hart goes out specially to all women who will be drawn into sinister times With no escape no outcome no future Peoples being victims of these illiterate barbarians My projects are related to the world … Continue reading Aug. 2021 Kabul Finsternis

Aug. 2021 Kabul Finsternis

.Finsternis #1 gouache, indian ink on paper 65x50 cm 2021. Referring to the cruel situation in Afganistan and Kabul My hart goes out specially to all women who will be drawn into sinister times With no escape no outcome no future Victims of these illiterate barbarians Trying to express here the hopeless emptyness that must … Continue reading Aug. 2021 Kabul Finsternis

Kabul Women Finsternis

. 2021 Aug. Kabul Women Finsternis IIMy Notes today Today my noting down what’s on my mind The cruel situation in Afganistan and Kabul My hart goes out specially, to all women who will be drawn into sinister times With no escape no outcome no future being the victims of these illiterate barbarians My projects … Continue reading Kabul Women Finsternis

Photo tableaux #I

(©) Riedstra (©)The camera for me is a tool that I use in the same way I use the tools in my studio, making my works on paper or any other artefact. I love all these different materials, because it gives me possibilities in opposite directions. Widening my horizon, being the enfant terrible, so to … Continue reading Photo tableaux #I

‘The New Status Quo’ MMXX II

litho ink, gouache, pastel, acrylic, oi ink, ballpoint, pieces of plastic  ‘The New Status Quo’ | Project MMXX / IIMy projects are related to today's world, I merely try to record, through my projects (works on paper, photo- photo projects) disturbing events that have a lasting impact on society(©)Riedstra

Tink Tank #V (facing a future)  2016 – onwards

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank #V (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 #V (facing a future)  2016 – onwards

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)

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