Author: Minette Visser

October 1, 2018 / / VISUAL
September 30, 2018 / / VISUAL
September 20, 2018 / / VISUAL
July 28, 2018 / / TACTILE
May 31, 2018 / / VISUAL
May 18, 2018 / / VISUAL

Vrekkepani

The frangipani is an exotic, sweet-smelling, beautiful little flower. I wore fabric frangipani’s in my hair on my wedding day. My mother had a bouquet of frangipanis on her wedding day. For me there will always be this sweet connotation between the frangipani and the Bride. But.

May 11, 2018 / / VISUAL

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“Worker bees are always female.” I read this statement as a child. But given what we know now about gender and that it is not binary, I have to question whether the little honey bees in my lavender bushes are female

May 9, 2018 / / BLOG
March 30, 2018 / / VISUAL

The Undine is an old story of a water-sprite who marries a human boy. But she doesn’t have a soul.

March 28, 2018 / / VISUAL
March 27, 2018 / / BLOG

March 26, 2018 / / TACTILE

A gift for my mother: a candleholder-installation. My son Finn had picked up the rocks – his gift-rocks. And I made the lions, and Willem made the hole for the tea light candle.

March 25, 2018 / / TACTILE

Eileithyia is the Greek Goddess of Childbirth. To appeal to her aid, offerings of honey should be made. She is associated with snakes and with Artemis – hence the frog image here.

March 1, 2018 / / VISUAL
February 15, 2018 / / VISUAL
February 9, 2018 / / VISUAL
January 31, 2018 / / TACTILE
December 21, 2017 / / TACTILE

TIM

Most people would, upon seeing this picture, think “cute” and that would be that.

But around the same time I saw this kitten, I also saw these bears. “Cute”.

But not me.

Oh no.

Thinking “cute” is too easy.

I had to immediately whittle a cat.