Tree of Life


205 x 205 x 420 cm

This tree of life bears body-shaped fruit in various stages of ripeness. This is a celebration of life or perhaps these are the ‘strange fruit’ jazz singer Billie Holiday referred to in her 1938 song: the victims of lynch mobs. Birth and death grow on the same tree.

Tree of Life (2016) was part of the following exhibition(s):
Utopia, Château Saint-Maur, Saint Tropez (FR), 2022
‘De Verleiding’, Bosch Parade, ‘s Hertogenbosch (NL), 2022
Let’s Get Physical, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020 -2021
SlaveCity, De Pont, Tilburg (NL), 2016

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