projects

Sense of Place | on tour with Joop Mulder

A unique experience on the border of land and water Sense of Place will take you on a journey in the Wadden area to allow…

Kerend Tij: Waterpanorama

Sense of Place is presenting two new exhibitions, both of which will open at venues in Leeuwarden in April, 2018. At the city’s Aegon building…

Kerend Tij: Waddenkelder

Kerend Tij (Turning Tide) Sense of Place is presenting two new exhibitions, both of which will open at venues in Leeuwarden in April, 2018. At…

Panoramic preview Dijk van een wijf

A huge sculpture of a reclining female nude, formed from the earth and green grasses of the dike near the Frisian village of Holwerd. This…

Bildtstars en Eigenheimers

The photo installation ‘Bildtstars and Eigenheimers’ gives an identity to the potato farmers from the provinces of Friesland and Groningen. Potato farming is one of…

Blije Kerk

This exhibition of the ‘Blije Church’ photography project by Maarten Boersema, a pastor in the Frisian town of Blije-Holwerd, tells the story of the life…

Mannen van Holwerd

The ‘Men of Holwerd’ installation, created by artist Linette Raven, is a tribute by Sense of Place to the four initiators of the ‘Holwerd aan…

Wachten op hoog water

‘Wachten op hoog water’ (Waiting for high water) is a statue by Jan Ketelaar. The statue consists of two metal welded 5 meter high women. One…

Ode aan M.C. Escher op ‘t Bildt

Het Bildt wheat fields art project. Picture this: summer 2018, wheat fields rippling in the wind in het Bildt; the clay land along the Frisian…

Camera Batavia

From the dizzying heights of the Camera Batavia watchtower – located on the Waddendijk dike near the Frisian village of Ternaard – you can observe…

Dobbepaarden

This new walking route will take you along a site known for a memorable episode in Friesland province’s recent history. When a huge storm surge…

Dijk van een Wijf

Another startling work which challenges people’s perceptions of the land and its uses is artist Nienke Brokke’s ‘Dijk van een Wijf’, a huge sculpture of…

De Streken

De Streken is a wooden structure created by the visual artist Marc van Vliet that changes with the tides. The artwork is ‘illuminated’ from three…

We wolle ús klaai werom

We wolle ús klaai werom (‘we want our clay back’). Few people are aware that a large number of the nearly thousand mounds (terpen) found…

Terp fan de Takomst

“Mound of the future” Mounds (terpen) are an important feature of the Frisian landscape. Their long and rich history in the area appeals to the…

De Kromme Horne

The Kromme Horne has it all: an abundance of light, vastness, serenity and spectacular panoramas. If you enter this curved pier at the village of…

De Nollen

The De Nollen landward dune area in Den Helder is home to the ‘landscape of the imagination’. De Nollen is an existing art project featured…

Mondriaankwelder

Inspired by Piet Mondrian’s ‘Pier and Ocean’ painting, we are restoring and developing 30 hectares of new salt marshes on the southern end of Terschelling…

End of nature

Theun Mosk presents a homage to nature and explores the boundaries between art and nature and their beauty in a form based on the museum….

Windwerk

‘Windwork’  is an installation where human actions and forces of nature captivatingly meet each other. Inspired by the metamorphose-drawings by M.C. Escher the geometric landscape of marram…