Along the River Maas, isolated in civilization, two green-clad
attempt to find the wild within the manufactured landscape of Rotterdam.
Their performative installations capture an urge for wilderness in urban
environments. Largely developed from recycled and reclaimed
materials, the work was produced during the residency program 'State of
the City' at Pavilijoen aan het Water between January-March
The exhibition consists of an indoor and outdoor installation. A series of concrete-formed Maas
Stones populate and inhabit the landscape outside the pavilion
creating a new duck habitat as well as informal seating towards the water and city skyline. The stones are an attempt to manufacture chaos; recreating
a randomness that is usually only found in nature by assembling and reassembling the same pieces of
The interior installation, Fishing Zone, is a journey through metal artefacts magnet-fished
from surrounding waters. With this display, the artists make visible
layers of discarded history; rewriting the story of objects that were once
made to disappear. An audiovisual work, Splash Metronome, provides the
basis for a concert of sounds, which unfolded between visitors and artists;
a congregation in celebration of the residency and the discovered wild.