Jelle van Houten

Artist in Residence at Nieuw en Meer from 01-10-2019 till 31-12-2019.
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New surroundings and situations are quickly examined, accepted and ordered by our brain. This helps us adapt to our changing landscape and makes us efficient beings that can invest there cognitive and sensory capacity on the most urgent issues of being an individual in a complex society. As an artist I like to follow my curiosity towards my daily landscape. This involves physical and historical research into that landscape. Following the historical path of the elementary materials, infrastructure and modes of transportation that formed that landscape.