the intelligence of things

Pieter Paul Pothoven

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Gallery, Galaxy, Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang (detail), 2012, 36 slices of lapis lazuli mounted on glass (50 x 50 x 0.09mm each, projected in intervals of an hour. The slices of stone retain the same sequence as in the larger stone from which they were cut). Modified Leica Pradovit slide projector, standard slide tray, pedestal, wall texts

Pieter Paul Pothoven has shown work at ICP-Bard (New York) 2012; De Service Garage (Amsterdam) 2010; Nieuw Dakota (Amsterdam); 2010, and FOAM (Amsterdam) 2008. His texts have been published in Anamesa Journal, 2013; Simulacrum, 2011; Volume #26, Architecture of Peace, 2010; HTV Maps, 2010, and Beyroutes, an Alternative Guide to Beirut, 2010. In 2011 he initiated and co-curated The Economy of Colour. In 2009, he was a resident at AFIR Architect and Planners in Kabul, Afghanistan. He graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 2006 (BFA) He lives and works in New York.

www.pieterpaulpothoven.com

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Gallery, Galaxy, Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang (installation view), 2012, 36 slices of lapis lazuli (50 x 50 x 0.09mm each) mounted on glass projected in intervals of an hour, modified Leica Pradovit slide projector, slide tray, pedestal, wall texts

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Gallery, Galaxy, Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang (installation view), 2012, 36 slices of lapis lazuli (50 x 50 x 0.09mm each) mounted on glass projected in intervals of an hour, modified Leica Pradovit slide projector, slide tray, pedestal, wall texts

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Gallery, Galaxy, Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang (installation view), 2012, 36 slices of lapis lazuli (50 x 50 x 0.09mm each) mounted on glass projected in intervals of an hour, modified Leica Pradovit slide projector, slide tray, pedestal, wall texts

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Silent Dinner for Seven (detail), 2013, wooden spoon, 7 silver spoons, flatware box, display case, spoons 7 x 2" each; flatware box 12 x 16 x 3.5"

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Silent Dinner for Seven (installation view), 2013, wooden spoon, 7 silver spoons, flatware box, display case, spoons 7 x 2" each; flatware box 12 x 16 x 3.5"

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Silent Dinner for Seven (installation view), 2013, wooden spoon, 7 silver spoons, flatware box, display case, spoons 7 x 2" each; flatware box 12 x 16 x 3.5"

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Silent Dinner for Seven (detail), 2013, wooden spoon, 7 silver spoons, flatware box, display case, spoons 7 x 2" each; flatware box 12 x 16 x 3.5"

Pieter Paul Pothoven, Silent Dinner for Seven (detail), 2013, wooden spoon, 7 silver spoons, flatware box, display case, spoons 7 x 2" each; flatware box 12 x 16 x 3.5"