projects

Terp fan de Takomst

Terp fan de Takomst can be translated as “Mound of the future”. Mounds (terpen) are an important feature of the Frisian landscape. Their long and…

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…

Siem Akkerman Fotografie

Bildtstars en Eigenheimers

In 2018 the photo project ‘Bildtstars and Eigenheimers’ kicked off with ten giant portraits of local potato farmers along the Wadden Sea coast of Northeast…

De Streken

De Streken is a wooden structure created by the visual artist Marc van Vliet that changes with the tides. Based on the sun and the…

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…

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…

The Dame

The typical Dutch landscape with its new tight polders, dairy industry, potatoes and carrots inspired Nienke Brokke to do something with it. The artist wants…

Bosk

More than a thousand trees moved through the streets of Leeuwarden For 100 days, the hart of the city of Leeuwarden was green. From May…

Bosk

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…

Moving Landscapes

Moving Landscapes is a traveling exhibition, a Sense of Place initiative of artistic director and pioneer Joop Mulder. The six landscape artworks of Moving Landscapes…

Kerend Tij: Waterpanorama

In 2018 Sense of Place presented two exhibitions, both of which opened at venues in Leeuwarden. At the city’s Aegon building and the De Kanselarij…

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…

Kerend Tij: Waddenkelder

Kerend Tij (Turning Tide) In 2018 Sense of Place presented two new exhibitions, both of which opened at venues in Leeuwarden. At the city’s Aegon…

Leven onder aan de dijk

Hoarizonbreed en himelheech is it libben yn Blije. In the autumn of 2018, Sense of Place, in collaboration with the village of Blije, took visitors…

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…

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…

Wadland

For Oerol 2014, a ‘Mondrians Labyrint’ of one hundred fifty by one hundred fifty meters of willows was built on the Noordsvaarder to turn the…