Title: ‘Hier loit ‘t ressie’
Material: ceramics, clay of the West Frisian field
West Friesland, an area of thousands of islands surrounded by water. Where farmers
live and breathe the clay they stand on. A land of hard working dedicated gardeners.
A region which suffered from flooding, disease and illness over the centuries. Where
people nowadays still feel one with nature.
My project is about my roots, my origins. I am born and raised in Langedijk, a small village in West Friesland, which in my believe is a very special area. Before the 1960ties Langedijk and many other places in West-
My love for the West Frisian landscape and my passion for ceramics have led to a series of urns made of West Frisian clay. What could be more beautiful than to provide gardeners who put their heart and soul in working the clay fields for years, with a final resting place, an urn made of that same clay.