Big Boiler


Steel, wood

Big Boiler is based on a temazcal, a type of sweat lodge which originated among pre-Columbian people in Mesoamerica. The lodge was used curatively after battle or a ceremonial ball game. The contemporary version has been upgraded with an ice bath and a hot tub, offering a rejuvenating cycle of hot and cold, beginning and ending.

Big Boiler (2018) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘De Verleiding’, Bosch Parade, ‘s Hertogenbosch (NL), 2022
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020
‘Ferrotopia’, NDSM, Amsterdam (NL), 2018

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