'Time capsule of life 2.0'
400 x 120 x 120 cm
Ronald van der Meijs
Exhibition: Eres Foundation, Munich
AN ANALYTICAL LOOK AT PLANTS IN ART AND THE SCIENCES
6 may - 27 june 2015 MUNICH, GERMANY
This seed structure will pump itself up and vacuum all the way in a sequence of 8 minutes. The bags create a typical cracking sound when they are feed with air. It sounds like falling raindrops after a rainy day in the woods....
Two of my art projects; 'Obscura Reverse' and 'Nature versus Synthetics' are published in this massive book.
Titel: Public Art - Urban Space.
Dimensions: 215 x 285 x 30 mm
Color: four-color printing
Paper: Matte paper
The first review of the Ronald van der Meijs solo exhibition 'A Natural Order, Time and Rhythm' at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, CBK Drenthe, by Joep van Ruiten in 'Dagblad van het Noorden'.
This daily newspaper for the north of Holland published a very positive review! Unfortunately for all the foreign readers it's in Dutch...
It's still to be seen till the end of february 2015.
Two evaporative machines controle the tuning of the organ pipes of the installation For whom the tides toll.
The flowers in the vase are speeding up the evaporation proses and springs are pushing up the vase and pull the steel wires...
The installation 'Wind Violins'.
Thanks to the Mondriaan Fund, Gemeente Assen, FONDS 21, Provincie Drenthe, BH Fund , SNS Fund.
For those who read chinese! An article in the CEOCIO Magazine in China about some of my works after joining the International Triennial of New Media Art at the National Art Museum of China 'NAMOC', in Beijing, june 2014.
Thanks to Guo Jiawenzhang for the english translation!
My cigar sound installation 'Play it one more time for me La Ville Fumee' will be joining the international November Music Festival 2014 in Den Bosch Netherlands from 5 - 9 november.
Every evening it will be demonstrated to give an experience with sound, burning cigars and the visuals of the installation itself.
My interactive sculpture is still to be seen on the International Triennial of New Media Art 2014 in the National Art Museum of China.
From 11th of june till 9th of july 2014.
Curated by Chang GA and thanks to V2 unstable Media Rotterdam and Mondriaan Fund.
Invited for the November Music Festival 2014. The biggest contemporary music festival in the Netherlands with a lot of music performances and exhibitions about sound art.
I will be joining the festival with my installation 'Play it one more time for me La Ville Fumee' and will perform 7 times...
My installation will be exhibited at the Willem II building. A former cigar factory!
First test model for new sculpture. It will be exhibited at CBK Amsterdam, Centre for Contemporary Art, this summer. The titel of the exhibition; Hanging Around.
It's just a small part of a total of 90 cells...!
Last week I finished my latest installation;
'Sound Architecture 5.0' at the Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden / Gallery in Ockley, Surrey, England.
It contains about 5000 chrome bicycle bell caps with a height of 20 cm - 100 cm. It's about 10 meters long and 3,5 meters wide. The high bells are capturing strong winds what's putting them together in a soft tickling noise.
In autumn a giant Oak tree nearby takes over and plays the installation with its falling acorns...
On Saturday the 8th of march this sculpture will be officially opened by Gerrit van Woudenbergh alderman of the municipality Almelo.
Location: Kolthofsingel 15, Almelo, Netherlands.
It starts at 3 p.m. AT the NAXT building.
The sculpture 'Even the sparrow has to practice' is finally finished. A sculpture with breading nests inside the tower of 6 meter hight. It's a sound sculpture near the NAXT building, a pop stage facility for young musicians in Almelo, Netherlands.
Here you can see the breading nests inside the tower.