ART WORK : STINZEN
Stinzen are bulbous and tuberous plants that traditionally do not grow in the Netherlands.
It is said that during the Middle Ages these plaants were probably taken home by Crusaders.
Although the soil in the north of the Netherlands was not optimal, Stinzen were able to maintain themselves as well aexpand.
They became past of the Dutch flora and fauna
Stinzen owe their name they to the stone buildings where they were planted : old farms, cemeteries, courtyards, or houses of stone. In Friesland these stone buildings' were called "stinzen".
The series stinzen is a 'work in progress' uses flowers as a metaphor for "adaptation"
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