LE POULAILLER – PAPIER 紙

LE POULAILLER - PAPIER 紙

Coming up:
October 11 – November 9 2014: PAPIER 紙 (paper) at gallery Le Poulailler, Wannehain, France
With paper art by Tsuji Keiko), Charlotte Moufti, and Maartje Jaquet and with animated collages (stop motion movies) by Judith Koning & Maartje Jaquet.

Salon/collage workshop august 23

It was the first time my collage workshop *) took place inside my studio.

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And I loved it. First of all because I could refer to the collage works made by fellow artists around me. And secondly because we had access to my entire collection of vintage books and magazines to help people look for images according to their needs.

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The atmosphere was nice and the results were both amazing and very different. To be repeated.
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And here are the results (click to enlarge):

Martje van der Heide:
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Caroline Nugteren:
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Judith Koning:
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Linda Kohn:
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Katinka van Veen:
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Anneke Mulder:
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Quinten Versluis:
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Hanneke Versluis:
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*) 
If you are interested in participating in a collage workshop:
Keep an eye on this website (‘follow’) 
or my facebook page www.facebook.com/maartjejaquetcollages (like).
Also, if you are able to put together your own party of people
(for a birthday, family reunion, bachelor party, etc) don’t hesitate to contact me :+))

The artist and her collection: Marian Bijlenga

The artist and her collection: Marian Bijlenga

Marian Bijlenga shows her personal art collection
From august 18 until october 24 in:

Arti et Amicitiae
Rokin 112
1012 LB Amsterdam

My photo Eisbär is part of this exhibition.
The title of this photo comes from the 1981 Grauzone record: Eisbär
Ich möchte ein Eisbär sein …


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More info on the exhibition (in Dutch): www.arti.nl/tentoonstelling.php?id=365

Uitnodiging STILTE – SILENCE invitation

Stilte

My video S T I L (2008) is being screened at STILTE, a group exhibition to celebrate the reopening (after a big renovation) of art space AlleskAn | Kunstlokaal №8 Jubbega (Friesland, NL), 2014. The exhibition is part of the art festival ‘De wike fan de frije wiken’.

S T I L

stil = still, quiet, silent

original version, newly uploaded*) for the exhibition:

2014

STILTE, group exhibition to celebrate the reopening (after a big renovation) of art space AlleskAn | Kunstlokaal №8 / part of the art festival ‘De wike fan de frije wiken’, Jubbega (Friesland, NL), 2014

previously:

2010

Film Salon, a solo exhibition with sixty one minute movies in five mini cinemas with differrent themes: fairground, wonderland, moving image, footsteps, aquarium (installed by Marcel Prins) and a sixth one, ‘road movies’ outside, in Galerie op Weg ‘s mobile gallery.

Kunstcafé Oosterwolde, 2010

Open Studio Weekend, duo exhibition with alison bass, amsterdam 2010

2009

Venice Biennale, part of the installation ‘train oneminutes’, Rietveld Arsenale, 2009

2008

NOMINATED for the oneminute awards in the category ‘looking out of the window’

*) due to bandwidth problems in those days i used to upload really small, compressed versions of my video works, this one was only 3MB when i first uploaded it!

August 2014 One Minutes Series: Color

My video glow has been selected for the august one minutes series: color.

one minutes series - color

Who is afraid of red, yellow and blue?
It is known to us that colors are the visual perception of physical properties. The way we see things is unique for every person. It has not been proven that one person perceives color the same as another person. What you might call blue, if someone else would be able to see it through your eyes, might call it green. Many artists before have researched this subject. For example Barnet Newman, who almost forced color upon the viewer.

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Madonna&Child for SALON/BIG BANG

SALON/BIG BANG, Amsterdam
July 2 – august 24, 2014:
My Madonna&Child collage series will be exhibited in the Amstelkerk, Amsterdam.
Opening july 2, starting from 15:00 at Magazijn (where you can see ‘god‘ another collage of mine’), then 16:00 in the Bijbels Museum and finally at 17:00 in the Amstelkerk
opening salon/bigbang amstelkerk
2nd opening & route SALON/BIG BANG JULY 2 *)
15.00 starting at MAGAZIJN with Hans Christiaan KlasemaCrystal Z CampbellRobin De Vogel,Wilfred Junior JansenKen WolffMaartje Jaquet and others
16.00 Bijbels Museum with Elle VerhagenCarmen FreudenthalDesiree HammenJarwo Gibson, and others
17.00 Amstelkerk with Maartje JaquetEsther Louise Dorhout MeesMaria van Daalen, and others
madonna&child series

1. mariposa, 2. premonition, 3. sempervivum, 4. vobiscum, 5. adoration
6. soave, 7. lianas, 8. woman, 9. blossom, 10. nativité
11. mamma, 12. hush, 13. mysterious ways, 14. touchy, 15. nidularium fulgens
16. stamen, 17. passion, 18. fruit, 19. arches, 20. porta

Artist statement:
I work in different media: video art, photography, poetry.
My latest passion is collage, handmade with scissors, tape and glue.
In the Madonna&Child series I combine pictures from second hand art history books with plain images from how-to-take-care-of-your-indoor-plants kind of books. I cut away, replace, juxtapose, intertwine and overlap parts of these sacred and so well known images of Maria and her baby Jesus with images of flowers, leaves, branches and fruit, thus playing with concepts of fertility and immaculate conception, mother earth and the divine, life and death, love and loss.
LOCATIONS:
Magazijn
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 153
1012 ES Amsterdam
Bijbels Museum
Herengracht 366
1016 CH Amsterdam
Amstelkerk
Amstelveld 10
1017 DJ Amsterdam
*) First opening june 26th, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam

GOD for SALON/BIG BANG

SALON/BIG BANG, Amsterdam
July 2 – august 24, 2014


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Apart from my Madonna&Child collage exhibition in the Amstelkerk this collage will be exhibited in Magazijn, Amsterdam.

2nd opening & route SALON/BIG BANG JULY 2 *)
15.00 starting at MAGAZIJN with Hans Christiaan KlasemaCrystal Z CampbellRobin De Vogel,Wilfred Junior JansenKen WolffMaartje Jaquet and others
16.00 Bijbels Museum with Elle VerhagenCarmen FreudenthalDesiree HammenJarwo Gibson, and others
17.00 Amstelkerk with Maartje JaquetEsther Louise Dorhout MeesMaria van Daalen, and others
 

 

LOCATIONS:
Magazijn
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 153
1012 ES Amsterdam
 
Bijbels Museum
Herengracht 366
1016 CH Amsterdam
 
Amstelkerk
Amstelveld 10
1017 DJ Amsterdam
 

 

*) First opening june 26th, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
 
 

SKETCHES from NYC for ARTI Salon 2014

arti salon 2014
This year’s theme for the group exhibition Salon 2014 at artist society Arti et Amicitiae (Amsterdam) is ‘time off’ (‘vakantiewerk’).
All artists will sometimes take time off their serious projects. In between, in preparation, or as an experiment. Sometimes these works can be more honest / truer or better than the “real thing”. The theme of this Salon is: Time off. Show your holiday work, show a work of ultimate relaxation and liberation. Which work takes time off and turned out very well, disarming, or free?

When I am relaxing or when when I am on vacation, I love to draw, using a fine black felt pen, sometimes adding water color.  I selected two small drawings, made in New York (last summer, 2013) .

Opening June 27 from 19:00 – 22:00.
The exhibition lasts until July 13.

Arti et Amicitiae
Rokin 112
1012 LB Amsterdam

 

INSECTOMANIA for CREATIE

insectomania for creatie
creatie, print issue #2, 2014, pages 26-27

I am happy and proud to be part of this beautiful magazine on ‘creation’.
The theme of this issue, curated by CZAR NL, is ‘angst’.
Thank you Sybrig Andringa and Ralph de Haan for inviting me.

Sybrig Andringa:
“Maartje sees and discovers special nondescript worlds and brings them to life in a remarkable way.
I think her work is very exciting.”

Maartje Jaquet (1963) works in various media: photography, video art, drawing, painting, poetry, collage. She expresses her own feelings and associations – and con- sequently those of others – with a minimalistic approach. Her photography consists of surreal, funny and poetic images she finds during her walks through town. Jaquet’s latest passion is collage. She cuts her way through vintage books and magazines, combining, juxtaposing and intertwining different images to create something new and unexpected. Intuition plays a big role in her working process. She works without a definite plan. When she feels the image is right she glues it all together, which cannot be undone. The process of cutting and pasting is scary and liberating at the same time.

Collage felt like the best medium for this Angst issue. She made a special series where she combined large images of insects with classy Hitchcock like women, taken from fashion magazines of the late fourties.

NOW: online version of our book – with the music!

de morgen wacht nog even (morning lingers on)

morning lingers on - online

NOW! you can also leaf through our book (texts in dutch) ánd listen to the music on Kein Angst’s website: www.keinangst.nl/demorgenwachtnogeven/

Book with CD, self-published, bound and numbered (300 copies).
Collaboration with Patricia van de Camp (photography), Maartje Jaquet (poetry), Kein Angst (music) and Ellen Tolboom (lay out).
If you like to receive the real hard cover book with cd (€ 15,- shipping excluded), send me an email: mjaquet@xs4all.nl

Photos and poems can be seen and read here, too, in Dutch or in English.