Mechanical rhyme

The installation is made to generate its own poetry and sound, learning words from a database of poetry written by the artist as well as using the presence of the audience to generate new sounds. The final pieces are curated by the artist. photo by Leendert Van Der Meer photo by Leender Van Der Meer Mechanical Rhyme was displayed at …

Nothin’ New

Video directed by Noa Silver, song performed by Equivocal, beats by Gabs.

Automated scriptures

The installation is made to generate a new holy scripture and was displayed at Dat Wat We Nog Niet Wisten. It uses a neural network trained on the Bible and Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. The visitors where also asked to add their own believe to the database from which the neural network learns.   A continuation of this work was …

Skeletons of castles

This project was part of the master apprentice exposition organised by Kunstpodium T at Temporary Art Center (TAC) in Eindhoven. After coming back from my residency in Croatia I went straight on to create this sound sculpture. I am writing a book about my experience abroad. A book that finds itself in-between prose and poetry. This sculpture is a way …

Sound, a tributary of Touch

Synthesis: “The combination of components or elements to form a connected whole.” In western society we base the majority of our communication on linguistics. We rarely use physical interaction as a way of communicating, except with those closest to us. Amongst strangers, and often even friends and family, we tend to reserve our personal bubble and limit our physical interaction; …

Mono eating – sound design

Sound design and music for a concept video explaining the idea of mono eating:   “How can design make people eat more conscious in a time when most people are often distracted and in a rush? Mono-eating focusses on unconscious eating behavior in a fast and multitasking society. Research shows that unconscious behavior, or automated behavior develops itself after repeating …

Transitions

Transitions is an experience that depicts my bridge into the auditory realm. It makes use of the transitional spaces within the structure of the building to tell a story about connections, passages, phases and transformations. It makes use of modular poetry and interactive technology to create a unique experience for every visitor. It is a Gesamtkunstwerk that encapsulates the rest …

Mezu

The song is a collaboration between: Emiel Driessen & Noa Silver

Reaume – A Virtual Reality Installation.

Reaume is a virtual reality installation, in which the visitor can explore art in a different setting than one would in a museum or public space. The realm we’ve created is a surrealistic one, it challenges the conventional ideas of the white cube space and makes art available on a virtual plane. By doing so, we explore the future of exhibition …

Waterfilter

We build a waterfilter to turn the water inside the canals of Rotterdam to drinkable water. This project aims to visualise and explain the filtration process of canal water. The clean water was used to make filter coffee and mint tea. It became a intrinsic part of the festive opening of the exhibition. Will the fire kept the visitors warm and …

Freddy The Flamingo

I was appointed sound designer and foley artist for the promotional clips for The Social Garden. Bringing to life Freddy the Flamingo through the use of animation and sound. These videos are not mine. A Wij Twee production.    

Condomwise, a game about STD awareness.

The aim of the game is to raise STD awareness and collect data about how much young people know about safe sex. The goal in the game is to have the user gather as many points as they can by catching or avoiding symbolic objects falling from the sky with different types of condoms. Available to download and play on the google store by clicking …

Sharretation

An installation made in Vilnius. The subject matter is deforestation. The installation includes a hanging tree-trunk with pieces of glass sticking out.There is a projection on the trunk and the wall behind it of a video I made. The main theme here is shatters and painful but aesthetics destruction.

Fluds

This piece revolves around the rising of the sea level, it was made in Vilnius and works together with Sharetations. It uses the dropping of water from a bucket to a piece of glass into a ceramics bowl to produce a soothing sound of water droplets. It is amplified by an Piezo contact microphone. This sound stays smooth until the …

Billy | Infomercial

In collaboration with Graphic Grocery. Animation and motion-design by me, all illustrations by Graphic Grocery.

Experiments with glass

Blue bowl: Blue Bowl 2 (different shape): Blue Bowl 3 (larger with holes): Red bowl: Red bowl 2: Bowl from pieces: Glass paintings:

Pots, cups and bowls

 

Raku firing in Vilnius

 

De Waterspiegel

In collaboration with Lidyann van der Wolf. In assignment for the local government of Rotterdam. This was a proposal for the Balkon aan de Maas, which was sadly never realised. A special thanks to our friend Paul Cox for his guidance. This project started as a playful collaboration between me and Lidyann were we used trash material to create our …

Ceramics Turning

Time-Lapse

From 2014 to 2016 I made monthly time-lapses out of a love for the sky and an interest in editing to music.

Animation Showreel

Found Sounds Music

Everyday Routines  There is rhythm in everyday routines. 2016 Collaborative music piece Remixing videos send to me by my classmates. 2016 Lynnt beats A film by Lynette van der Giessen, edited into music by me. This footage was never meant to be turned into music.   Kitchen Remixing my pots, pans and cutlery. Done for the Hacking Practise, using something …

Ngorongoro with Leo and Dandee

An animation about two retarded lions (Leo and Dandee) bothering a giraffe in Ngorongoro valley. The goal was to pitch our own animation serie.

Breathing Tie-wrap Structure

Breathing Tie-wrap Structure  A material pushed to the limit.

3D printing

Some 3D printing experiments for the Making is Connecting course at the WdKA. Experimenting with shape and form, but also with the settings and limitations of the machine.

Spaghetti Structures

These material experimentations where done for the Making Is Connecting course at the WdKA. Spaghetti Structures 

Printing Ceramics

As an excursion for Making Is Connecting I visited Unfold studio in Antwerp to learn more about 3D printing with clay. This project was done at Unfold Studio in collaboration with Colin Dassen. Printing Process Video:

When light breaks

This piece was an interactive time-machine that made use of delayed light. The installation traps and delays light, and thus time. The installation consists of a loop, where the webcam inside would capture light and send it to a computer, which would send it back out to the beamer with a slight delay. It would then be beamed through the …

Time-Stacking

Another way of showing time pass by.   Pictures Gifs  

The Pursuit of Jelly

A horrifying film made with candy, as a commentary on the food industry.

We cast a shadow over our past

A Shadow Cast Over Our Past This was all done in a week, I was the scriptwriter, director, cameraman and sound-editor. Behind The Scenes Made by: Vicky Sydow Myrthe Raasveld Roos Kraaieveld Noa Silver

Super villain assignment

The assignment was to start sketching people on the streets, to then make a superhero or a villain inspired by these sketches. It had to be linked to a company, in my case it was my energy supplier since they messed up my bill.I was sketching a drunk homeless guy who told his friend: ‘Why don’t you kill yourself’ As I …

Time-lapse for TedXYouth

Made at TedXYouth Amsterdam 2015. Countdown made for the opening of TedXYouth 2015:    

Left Alone

This piece was inspired by the vacancy in Schiedam and the movement from the citizens towards Rotterdam – Schiedam’s big neighbouring city. It was created for the Locations in Transition project at the WdKA.   No faces to fill the empty spaces  that remain in these streets of hollow structure;  built of bone, but no marrow. I see, open structures being …

Zambezi

 An animation assignment where I was challenged to explore my own identity as a maker. Final Animation Process Video Process Pictures Gif

Klik! Assignment

Klik testrenders Some test renders showing my process.  The first clip was the basic idea for the camera concept, but visualised too simple to be readable. The second clip is the first test with only the lens done at school. This was too low of a resolution but did spark my motivation to get it right. The third clip is …

Dance and Movement

Dance and movement are important parts of my life. Sometimes I make videos about this passion.

Tutting Block

Made for the Loopdeloop bi-monthly animation challenge Made in three days.

Drawings

The Windmill Explained in a Minute

Explanimation for a school assignment. Final Video:  Test renders:                    

Animation Exercises

Globox Throw and Catch Process gifs: Final Throw and Catch: Old Mickey Walkcycle Development First testrender Second testrender after some feedback, I needed more structure in my work and had to make the old man attitude more convincing. So I made him go slower, less high and smaller steps. Third testrender I added the second step and tried to make him …

Number 8

Title: Number 8 Completed: March 2013 Media used: Ink and pencil on board Dimensions: 3 boards of 30 x 24 cm Depicting the place I grew up in a surrealistic fashion. Looking back and reflecting on an older piece, which showed a similar scene in a more depressing mood.

Tutting Photography

   Completed: December, 2012 Media used: Photography, beamer and photoshop. Dimensions: Variable. Combining my love for dance with my skill in Photoshop and my curiosity towards photography.

1.6180

Completed: December, 2012 Media used: Acrylic on canvas. Dimensions: 180 x 110 cm Based on the golden ratio, exploring mathematics versus organic shapes in art. Depicting my relationship with a good friend, who works very similar yet so different.

Self-portraits

Completed on October, 2012 Media used: Acrylic and charcoal on canvas. Dimensions: 50 x 70 cm

The Shadow Blues

Completed: October, 2012 Media used: Photography.

Untitled Geometric Painting

Completed: July, 2012 Media used: Acrylic and canvas on canvas. Dimensions: 110 x 70 cm

42_ab

  Completed: January, 2012 Media used: Multiple media, acrylic, plastic, cardboard, paper and charcoal on canvas. Dimensions: 100 x 50 cm