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Waste of Colour / Colour of Waste (exploring boundaries)
The Colour of Waste is a new installation by Dorieke Schreurs. “Pioneering, researching, changing of the mindset, exploring boundaries with natural materials. These are the things which occupy my artistic mind. Which other uses do materials have? These borders I search and try to cross. The knowledge gained during these processes I use to give …
Talent Pressure Cooker @ Bio Art Labaratories
At the end of July I was informed that I have been selected to participate in the prestigious international Talent Pressure Cooker program of Bio Art Laboratories in Eindhoven. During a research period of 10 weeks, I will look for opportunities to find a bio-based and biodegradable alternative for the current acrylic paint for the …
Solo Expositie “Terra Madre”
Solo Exposition "Terra Madre" presented by The Babygirl Movement.
Only in Maastricht
Co-operation with Mr. Jörn Behage, sustainability designer Project: Determining a series of colors based on raw materials from the Maastricht area and applying these in a series of scales based on biomaterials (biocomposites). Objective: The aim of this collaboration is to create a color range based on the work of Dorieke Schreurs that represents Maastricht …
Artist in Residence Glo’art
Starting on January 8, together with six other international artists, Dorieke was Artist in Residence for 4 weeks at Glo’Art in Belgium. The goal of Glo’Art is to discover and coach talented artists from around the world and to offer them the possibilities to grow and develop. On social media, and on the project page, …
2018: Co-operation with Lino Lithium
In 2017, Dorieke worked together with fine art professional Lino Lithium. This photo shoot was followed up in 2018, resulting in a photo series about the relationship between man and nature, between the connection of the artist and her can and materials. All materials used are completely natural and deliverable. The series symbolizes a continuous …
2017: Couleur Locale
Couleur Locale is a circular, multi-disciplinary and educational art project that focuses on nature and sustainability, but also places itself in the middle of society. The project is a link between, on the one hand, an art and research project and on the other hand an educational program. The various components overlap and reinforce each other, and will be brought together in a final exhibition. Read more...
2017: Co-operation with Resource House
As a pigment specialist, Dorieke is researching the color of pigments from various demolition materials with natural origin (eg these roof tiles). The Resource House in Heerlen is the first modular house in the Netherlands that is completely built with recycled materials and raw materials.
2017: Biodegradable Research Project
This is part of an ongoing research project. The painting is made with materials sourced from nature, so in theory, the painting is biodegradable. But we want proof! Read more...
2017: Artist in Residence for Loam Magazine
The whole month of june 2017 Dorieke is Artist in Residence for the online Loam Magazine, an environmental arts magazine dedicated to promoting the work of pioneering individuals and organizations in the realm of sustainability. Read more...
2016: School Project “Paint Back to the Basis”
For a number of schools in the area, a lesson package was put together to make children acquainted with making natural paint from materials they harvested for themselves. The aim was to bring children the knowledge of, and enthusiasm for nature. Read more...
2015: For Freedom’s Sake
In 2014, I was approached by the municipality of Eijsden-Margraten to organize a art exhibition with the theme "War and Peace" in the framework of the Liberation Year in 2015. As an organizer and curator, but also as a participant artist, I am proud of the final result, proud that it is possible in this municipality and proud to share this with the spectators! Read more...
2009: 7 Zonden Project
In 2007, I was invited by the Cultural Work Group Stein to take care of an exhibition in the local Terp church. A visit to the church inspired me to take the seven sins as a starting point. Read more...