From separate parts (images / figures) creating one whole new artwork, that's the essence of assemblage. But of course, also of collage making. Who is the primary source of inspiration: Robert Rauschenberg.

dated 2014 until 2017 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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Two in one

2017

"Attempts for oneness / often end in division. // Elements are possessed / with the propensity to separate / untill forces collide / that push every entity / into fusion. " collage paper, carton, paint; part of International Collage Exhibition/Exchange 2017
   

Opponents

2017

Most opposition / resides within ourselves part of International Collage Exhibition/Exchange 2017

A time when ships

2017

"There was a time / when ships sailed to their destination / without clash. // That time existed / before humans boarded." collage (historic photos on sheet of orginal abum on carton, with oil paint, size 23.5x30 cm)

A world cut to pieces

2017

A world cut to pieces, 2017 (significance: some elements from travel guide of former Yugoslavia) part of International Collage Exhibition/Exchange 2017

Green bird day

2017

"When the green bird / came to live / we agreed to call / it a day." Collage, mixed technique, total 21x27.5 cm, including fixed dark edge (to be part of the International Collage Exhibition Exchange 2017)

Unforeseen

2017

"when elements are questioned / they may collide / and may fall apart / dependent upon / the timeframe"

Turmoil

2017

"No human is able / to keep a world in order / when conditions are / in such state of turmoil" collage, most by use of own photos

Separated, ideal for pen too

2017

collage, old newspapers, materials, paint (To be part of International Collage Exchange Exhibition 2017)

Apparent Movement

2016

Apparent Movement: Clues set / for helping hand. // Eyes directed / to the left. // Give it a try / walking, / do not fly (Frame fixed part, size 21.5x22.5x3 cm)

Jetzt Tout

2016

"Wir treuen falsche Freunde um mehr Kultur / und wollen JETZT Kälte u SCHMERZ" collage in the style of DADA, part of DaDa centennial exhibition in Ontological Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico (November 5th 2016 - January 31th, 2017)

No-Ha-Ha

2016

No-Ha-Ha, part of exhibition "Day of the Death, DaDa Centennial", in the Ontological Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (Nov 5, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017)

Blank Face-2

2016

Black & white image of collage-assemblage Blank Face. Is part of DaDa Centennial in Ontological Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico (November 5th 2016 - January 31st 2017)
 

Another creation

2016

"The dream I had / had to be fixed / or else / the occupants would fly / and the words / would become too loose". Box-assemblage-collage, size 50x55x6 cm

Accidental

2016

The position taken / is purely accidental / and serves no particular goal. (Collage, board, cloth, epoxy-resin, paint, sand, wood) size: 31x43x3 cm (all-in, with inclusion of box-frame, complete art-work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/97577184@N04/28395335415/)

Evolution of Icon

2016

"Take modesty, for instance / and self respect /
plus a moderate amount of  afterthought /
balanced by lack of greed." part of International Collage Exhibition/Exchange 2017

The Carrier

2016

"The carrier rather / would have been a dancer / with shoulders moving freely / and feet barely / touching the earth." part of International Collage Exhibition/Exchange 2017

Stories

2016

"The stories I did tell / are outclassed by the stories / I did not tell / or those I told in vain."

Cup of Tea

2016

"Add no sugar bean / to my cup of tea / during my leave." part of International Collage Exhibition/Exchange 2017

Currents

2016

Currents: Still, I don't know / whether to swim / against the current / or to drift along. //
For the time being / I watch what / happens to others.  Assemblage - collage: wood, metal, paint

Gastrotomy in the Dog

2016

Dr. A. Klarenbeek (DVM) / must have been the first / in the Netherlands / describing Gastrotomy in the Dog. // In 1924 this article was published (Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde) with one German Shepherd Dog having ingested a chain-leash, the other 43 nails, screws and other metal items. (medium box-assemblage)

Borders

2016

Borders separate / two areas that are connected. // In one area we / figure as subjects. // In the other / the frame is grabbed / by abstraction. (collage - assemblage, wood, cloth, paper, paint)

dreams

2014

Collage of dreams. // For who that does not wish to wander through Madeira, Corse / or the Azores.   Collage made of brochures at the joint exposition of Jeanine Keuchenius and Drager Meurtant in The DepARTment in Schagen, NL (August-September 2014)

Portrait (if you say so)

2015

Portrait (if you say so): Your brain cells / catch the elements / of this image / and tell me / this is a portrait / but anonymous (collage / assemblage, wood, board, paint; three-dimensional)

Exploration of the inner self

2015

Exploration of the inner self The more time / I have spend in search / of the inner self / the more distance arises / between me / and myself. // For I know all the tricks / needed to escape / from the explorer. (Painting fitted in collaged frame, size 19x13x2 cm, private collection)  

Figure it out

2014

Figure it out: if one way / does fail / try the reverse. // And then, imagine this / in Tate Modern.       (Note: this collage does not point to the intimate relation between BP and Tate Modern) Collage: board, wood, own photographs, paint, sand           

Party

2015

Party   Looking back The celebration of the promotion was a bright moment   But dust accumulated over 26 years and blurs my views

Tokens and naked facts (mink farm)

2015

Tokens and naked facts (former mink farm) After the closure of the farm / stacks of wood / and tiny plates with numbers / were the only remains / together with blue-green meshwork.
  The Naked Facts: Mink Farm Hesska Mink / Province of Utrecht, The Netherlands / Start around 1972 / About 20.000 cages / In 28 years / 1 million mink killed.
(Thanks to "Fur for Animals", NL for the photo of mink in the wild) Assemblage / collgae of photo wood, metal and word

The nibbling of mice

2014

The nibbling of mice / caught in 3-D / with elements / that were at hand.
Assemblage with collage elements (40x30x8 cm, wood, hardboard, vinyl leather, carton, lead, glass, paint)

resistance

2014

Resistance: newspaper reported / some thirty years ago / about / the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior / by french agents / when protesting / against nuclear tests near Moruora. Collage, papier, hardboard, hout, hars, verf