Tag Archives: iron & steel

October 22, 2017

LIVING IRON planned publication

The publication of LIVING IRON is at last in sight, planned for the autumn of 2018. We have reached the fundraising stage and will need all the support we can get to publish the truly beautiful and refined book we Read more

 
June 26, 2013

A journey

On a journey While I’m plunged in the preparations of Living Iron these days, my blog has seemingly come to a standstill so this is more an update for friends who may find me a little unfaithful. When this book project began I Read more

 
March 1, 2013

Science and poetry

Firefall The colour red, in stark contrast with last week’s grey-and-whites, has unexpectedly led me this week to an inspiring series of lectures by scientist Richard Feynman. It began with pictures of what looked like a flow of lava but Read more

 
September 7, 2012

Junk?

Making something out of nothing     This week I was allowed to spend a few hours with my camera in the industrial area of a large harbour.     Trucks drive on and off to deliver tons of metal Read more

 
August 31, 2012

Feathers

Larus fuscus One of my favourite places for photography to do with iron is a bulk terminal situated near the Dutch coast. I’ve had the chance to be there in different seasons and to watch the unexpected amount of wildlife Read more

 
August 2, 2012

South Indian steel

Old iron Iron rusts, and therefore ancient iron objects are more rare (and often less appreciated) than other metals such as bronze.   Piling on an old jetty   In search of information on the dawn of iron for my Read more

 
July 6, 2012

Work and play

I’m preparing a book on the most heavy material imaginable: iron. And ever since I’ve begun this project, wherever I have gone I’ve always come home with some feathers. It often makes me wonder what will follow later on, as Read more

 
June 10, 2012

Inspiration (2)

A moment of pause to pick up this journal after a month has, once again, passed too quickly. I’m listening to Benjamin Biolay’s music compilation ‘Rose Kennedy’ which sounds very French and summery and fits a Sunday afternoon of making Read more

 
May 4, 2012

Rust and art

Since I began this journal three months ago, I’ve intended to write about my current book project, Living Iron. The idea was to present it in a logical order, following the development of my research and adventures until today. That Read more

 
December 16, 2011

A moment of harvest in my studio

Many things have been kept out of the pages of this website in order to keep them simple. I have little patience with websites that need a road map. But hidden behind these slightly static pages is the image of Read more