This video symbolizes carrying ‘weight’ on your shoulders and your own will that’s capable of unloading or uploading that weight.
‘Wake up call’
220cm x 53cm x 200cm
Wood, Iron chains, Iron hooks, Glazed ceramics
Annelies Kwaak (1987, Beverwijk) is a visual & ceramic artist. She graduated art school in 2009 and soon after she started working as a teacher in fine arts at a secondary school. In 2016 she obtained a studio and began creating again. At the moment she develops sculptures and installations, using all kinds of materials and techniques. Themes that frequently appear in her work are communication & protection.
She also designs wheelthrown tableware combined with handbuilt elements. She’s researching the possibilities of ashglazes as a way of recycling used and natural materials.
Annelies also has a knack for organizing events and uses those skills for different associations. She’s open for collaborations and always eager to learn more.
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten – 2009
KEK, ‘Solo-expositie’, 20 November – 5 January 2019, Beverwijk
MEBA, ‘Under the smoke of Hoochoven’, 20/21 October 2018, Velsen-Noord
KEK, ‘Broedplaatssafari’, 11 June – 28 August 2018, Beverwijk