Martijn in 't Veld - Happy Potato Salad
Wednesday March 13, 7 - 10 pm
Exhibition from March 14 to April 6, opening hours every Wednesday 1 - 6 pm and on arrangement (contact Martijn in ’t Veld or Alexandra Hamann 27878866)
Martijn in ’t Veld (b. 1980, Zwaanschans, the Netherlands) is a visual artist and writer, who lives in Berlin. In December 2018, he published his first picture book called the Happy Potato, with Motto Books. For the exhibition Happy Potato Salad at KTB - Kombinat für Text und Bild, Berlin, Martijn will present Happy Potato prints and murals, as well as a range of short stories, text works, silkscreens, drawings and booklets.
About the artist
Martijn in ’t Veld is interested in the poetry of everyday objects, whether found on a stroll along the canal or on his kitchen sink, which lead to often witty, minimal and poetic work, that ranges from weather reports, sausage prints, cardboard murals, sock sculptures and cookbooks.
Recent publications, exhibitions and projects include E, with Joar Nango for Documenta 14, Athens, 2017; A Small Life, the Landing Strip, Berlin, 2017; No Space for a Piano with Mikko Kuorinki and Mathijs van Geest, Peach Rotterdam, 2017; Green Oranges, Tenda, Evora, Portugal, 2017; The Name of the Sun is Yellow, Rollo Press, 2016; Chris, the Dreaming Museum Guard for Musée Legitime, 2018; The Mobile House turns with the Sun at House of Egorn, Berlin, 2018. He is currently working on a cookbook with 1 ingredient recipes and a collection of illustrated short stories called Mister Spare, to be published with the kind support of the Stimuleringsfonds, the Netherlands in 2019 — see also: www.thenameofthesunisyellow.com / @thenameofthesun