Rixt de Boer

Project: Fân

'Fân' is an investigation of the relationship between objects and collective memory. Central to this project is the hay stack in Transylvania, Romania. This object is a constantly changing yet stable factor in the landscape and it is and has been one of the most important factors in the rural Romanian life. The axis around which peasant life revolves. The videos within this project emphasize the relationship between the object and the landscape as well as the relationship between people and nature, history and daily habits.

Thesis: De steen en andere grootse zaken

My thesis is an investigation to the (everyday) object used in artistic projects, in different ways. About certain situations, often connected to a collective memory and the intepretation of this depending on the existing or added context.