The "Weaving Shadows" project is a journey in the universe of shadow meant as negative light, proto-image, form and deformation, double, Other that I am, that inhabits me, that follows me, prolongs me, haunts me — a source of uncanniness, of fairy dreams always in the imminence of becoming nightmares.
A series of paintings on transparent surfaces, whose looks changes according to the layerings the artist choses to put in place, and whose peculiarity is to be projectable in a way that creates an immersive media-environment incorporating the visitors by means of their own shadows.
An Elephant's Memory
An Elephant's Memory is a transmedial artwork inscribed in the Cultural Memory Project "I Remember, Therefore I Am." It includes writing, painting, installation, and video-art
"J(y)eux d'eau" is a photographic and video project picturing the restless changes of reflections in the mirror of water.
Messages in a Bottle
"Messages in a Bottle" is a photographic series of macros depicting shapes or writings as seen through the distortions and reflections of a half-full plastic bottle.
Invisible Made Visible
"Invisible Made Visible" is a series of photographs picturing broken glass surfaces providing a visual reflection on mirrors as screens.
"Reflectionscapes" is a series of mirror-inspired mixed media paintings. Each painting plays with distorted and fragmented shapes, and combines them into abstract compositions.
"Riflessi(oni)" is a series of paintings and drawings based on the theme of reflections in urban mirrors.
© Marta Nijhuis 2004-2019