Steam Hammer House


Fiberglass, wood
715 x 725 x 850 cm

The steam hammer was invented in Manchester in 1837 and gave the industrial revolution a massive boost. Once an example of high-tech, it is now a stark reminder of obsolescence. Steam Hammer House contains a kitchen, office, bathroom and toilet. It’s a place of work where man and machine become one.

Steam Hammer House (2014) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020 – 2021
‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, Ruhrtriennale, Bochum (DE), 2015
‘Vrijstaat’, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse (NL), 2014

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