Art

Art

By: Claudy 02-11-2018

For an elegant private residence in New York City this earthy colored, organic shape, Rooted, was created. Subtly contrasting with the classical architecture and sophisticated atmosphere the colorful richness of the fecund soil has been fused into a variety of rough and refined textures in natural fibers.

  • Private residence New York City, U.S.A. 2018
  • Size (m): 4.50 x 1.60
  • Material: Wool Drenthe Heath Sheep, Silk
  • Pigments: Alkanet, Madder, Onion Skin, Walnut, Indigo
  • Photo credit: Jeroen Musch

Art

By: Claudy 01-11-2018

“Soil is in fact a very vibrant, living community.” Fred Kirschenmann, TEDx Manhattan, 2012
Soil is the living skin of the Earth...this very thin layer where life is possible. ‘Symphony of the Soil’

  • Stone Barnes Center for Food and Agriculture, Pocantico Hills, NY, U.S.A. 2018
  • Living Soil is donated to Stone Barnes Center for Food and Agriculture by Studio Claudy Jongstra
  • Size (m): 8 panels, 1.37 x 0.76 each, 6.09 m all together
  • Material: Wool Sheep Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
  • Pigments: Indigo, madder, onion skin, woad
  • Wooden frames, added natural acoustic material
  • Photo credit: Jeroen Musch

Art

By: Claudy 02-05-2018
The World Premiere of Studio Claudy Jongstra’s monumental sculptural installation features an assemblage of sixty hand-felted textile artworks that evoke a primal architectural impulse. Over the past 20 years, Jongstra has built an artistic practice intertwined with Dutch cultural heritage and the natural cycle of her local environment in rural Friesland.
  • Santa Maria dello Spasimo, Palermo, Collateral Event of Manifesta 12 in collaboration with Villa Valguarnera-Past Forward
  • Zeefgebouw (De Suiker), Energieweg 10, 9743 AN Groningen
  • Materials: wool of the Drenthe Heath sheep, merino wool, mohair, silk, cotton
  • Pigments: madder, cochineal, walnut
  • Photo credit: Jeroen Musch