Land Art Maastricht, Day 1

Sen and Sonja start a new sculpture in the grounds of Chateau Bethlehem, for Land Art Maastricht

Sen and Sonja start a new sculpture in the grounds of Chateau Bethlehem, for Land Art Maastricht.

Artists at work at Land Art Maastricht

Artists at work at Land Art Maastricht. In the foreground Sjoerd Schwibettus (Arnhem).

22 artists from seven countries came to work for 9 days to make site specific sculptures in the grounds of Chateau Bethlehem, which is currently used by as a campus for the Maastricht Hotel School.
See the website for a listing of the artists.

Between 4 and 6 each afternoon are artist presentations.
Today Johannes GĂ©rard (Berlin) and Paul Hoftijzer (NL) presented their work.
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Land Art Maastricht, The Netherlands

Sen McGlinn + Sonja van Kerkhoff check at the location for their contribution to the first Land Art Maastricht. They will build a structure using felled wood in the grounds.

Sen McGlinn + Sonja van Kerkhoff check at the location for their contribution to the first Land Art Maastricht. They will build a structure using felled wood in the grounds near this location.
Photo: Jacqueline Wassen.

Detail of Chateau Bethlehem showing the moat where Sonja will make a floating object out of recycled materials.

Detail of Chateau Bethlehem showing the moat where Sonja will make a floating object out of recycled materials.

Between May 9 and 20th Sen and Sonja will be based in Maastricht, The Netherlands, where they will make new work for the first “Land Art Maastricht” symposium. 25 artists were selected by the organizers to make site specific sculpture in the grounds of the castle mansion, “Chateau Bethelem”.

The Chateau Bethelem building is used by the Hotel Management School. Founded in 1950, with over 1100 students from around Europe they offer bachelors and masters degrees in Hotel Management at this school.

There’s an official opening on May 17th at 3 p.m. and the works remain on show until May 20th.