Vita Subsidiaria Calva – Humerus / Self-portrait 31

2014 material: Flatbed prints, Augmented Reality dimensions: 102 x 72 cm Caspar Berger supplies an elixir of life derived from his own body, available to the patient via an app. By scanning the packaging of this medicine with a smartphone, in augmented reality you see the effects it intends to achieve. In this work, Caspar … Read More

Guten Berger / Self-portrait 37

2014 material: Gutenberg sealingwax, cardboard, greasy wool dimensions: 85 x 60 x 200 cm The prominent thinker Georges Didi-Huberman’s ideas on the ‘power of the imprint’ are well worth reading; he compared the imprint of a wax seal, the plaster cast of a death mask, of a struck or cast coin, or even the imprint … Read More

Skeleton / Self-portrait 21

2012 material: bronze, glass, cedar, paper dimensions: 40 x 30 x 35 cm The skeleton as a basis for reconstruction In this project, Self-portrait 21, the 3D copy of the skull represents the true image (vera icon). This image has formed the basis for a facial reconstruction by a forensic anthropologist, who received the skull … Read More

Self-portrait 14

 material: silver 935
, glass, oil dimensions: 60 x 40 x 20 cm Self-portrait 14 is part of the Skin works.

Narcissus / Self-portrait 15

 materials: silver 935 (moulded) / brass / leather / pearwood
 dimensions: 43 x 86 x 43 cm Photographs on location: Teylers Museum, Haarlem The self-portrait is not a customary subject in sculpture, as it is in painting. Sculptors rarely portray themselves, though in more recent art history the phenomenon has established a place for … Read More