Mimi Berlin Blogger team visited ‘Maarten Baas Makes Time’; an interdisciplinary exhibition curated by Dutch designer Maarten Baas, designed by Baas himself together with theatre director Joris van Midde, at the Dutch Design Week of 2016. Binding factor of this exhibition was, of course; Time and Dutch design.
timeline of 15 chairs, designed by Maarten Baas
new work by Maarten Baas
Jaap van Bergen
’12 times’: spending time knitting with 2 vases by RenS on the mantlepiece
’12 times’: Sweeper’s clock by Maarten Baas
Fleeting by Gijs van Bon
Dining with Maarten Baas in Vlisco incorporated tablesettings with Chefcook Sergio Herman
Situated at the entrance of the former VDMA Garage was a timeline of 15 chairs, designed by Maarten Baas, opposite of Maarten Baas’ newest work. The next space was filled with work by different artists like the ‘Minuted‘ installation by Gijs van Bon and Strandbeest, one of the evolutionairy animals by Theo Jansen, surrounded by a grid on the floor made with white sand named ‘Fossil Field’ by Iris van Herpen.
Next we passed musician Joost van Dijk playing the cello together with beats of time. The music was wonderful by itself but also perfect as a restful ‘backdrop’ for the next surprise of the ‘Maarten Baas Makes Time’ exhibition:
‘12 Times‘. Twelve wooden booths, all with a little window and a poem by Ingmar Heytze pinned to the side, placed in a circle. Inside the booths were situations to be seen in a mix of tableaux vivants, performances and/or design objects. For instance: a women was Continue reading →
An other tip for when you are in Eindhoven during the Dutch Design Week 2015;
Visit the Saint Augustine Church; designer Aart van Asseldonk transformed this church into his own exhibition space ànd a place to wine and dine by means of a “still life installation”; The Allegory of the South.
Everything you see is designed by van Asseldonk, furniture, lighting, candle holders, shoes, carpets, ovens……well everything like we already said. Continue reading →
A church in the city of Eindhoven, Brabant, The Netherlands. The church is situated next to the convent, that’s why it’s kept so clean and tidy. If you want to visit this place you have 2 options (in our opinion)
!- Just go and have a look, see what a typical Dutch church looks like (it won’t be there for long the parish is getting smaller and smaller)
2- Go visit the Saint Augustine Church during the Dutch Design Week, it will be transformed by designer/artist Aart van Asseldonk into a design-fest named; “The Allegory of the South”