Sunday, 22 November 2015

Pigeon Service

Christien Meindertsma designed a permanent installation for Texture Flax Museum
(Kortrijk Belgium) in 2014. The installation consists of 200 pigeons spread across the building.
Her inspiration came from the traveling and espionage pigeons that were locked into the building
of the Linen Thread Company - which is today Museum Texture - during the First World War. 
The pigeons are created with 100% flax. The linnen comes from five different flax
weavers in Belgium and each fabric has its own structure.
The pigeons are hand made and filled with flax seeds.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015


The Day of the Armistice in Belgium commemorates the end of The First World War.
During WWI the Netherlands gave shelter to 1.000.000 Belgian refugees.
 Nowadays I feel ashamed when I see some rejections to take care of Syrian refugees.
I can only keep hoping for a worldwide ceasefire...