embroidery

By: Claudy 04-10-2016

Commissioned to hang in the new foyer of the Rechtbank Amsterdam, 'Human Pulsations' depicts rhythmic, engrossing lines that represent the collective beat of the human pulse. In an environment of constant activity and high emotion, this piece provides a moment of mental rest.  

 

  • Rechtbank, Amsterdam, NL 2016
  • corporate commission
  • Size: 6.5m x 2m
  • Material: Wool, silk, mohair, natural dyes
By: Claudy 19-11-2014

This is a large-scale textile wallcovering for the new Fries Museum. The instructions for this wallcovering in the entry hall of the new museum, to open in 2013, were to create a visualization of the Frisian landscape.

  • Fries Museum, NL, 2013
  • Frisian landscape, wallcovering
  • Bierman Henket architects
  • Size: 25 m x 6.50 m
  • Material: raw silk, Drenthe heath sheep wool, Wensleydale wool
By: Claudy 14-05-2012

At Lincoln Center (NY) Claudy Jongstra has designed two monumental art-installations i.c.w. Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects. Each installation (North- and South wall) is app. 97 foot. The wall coverings are made of felted wool and silk in a palette of natural colors, gold and grey. The fabric takes on a painterly quality when viewed from below or from a distance.

  • Lincoln Center, USA, 2010
  • Art installation, North wall
  • TWBT Architects
  • Size: 97 foot