Do not touch! 

 

 

This place is full of viruses

please keep distance

 

 

 

            Viruses replicating in cells

 

 

Neumünder

or

Deuterostomia

-

From my growing viruses series

latex & ink imprint

2020

 

 

     

   

 

 

The Embodiment

 

Virus with a nipple

-

From my growing viruses series

latex & ink imprint

2020

 


 

 

These virus hijacked cells 

popped out since February 7, 2020 

 

 

 

 

 

If all viruses were lined up

they would stretch from one side of the galaxy to the other.

Imagine the line____________________________________________...

 

 

Bumps & openings

-

latex, acryl & gips

2020

 

10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 viruses

10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 cells

Maaijke Middelbeek, Virus, Cells, Tactile Art

 

 

I

Maaijke Middelbeek, Virus, Cells, Tactile Art

II


III

 

Virus replicating in cells

-

A growing series

I + II = latex, acryl & gips

 

III Virus replicating in cells quartet: print on paper

2020

The flesh of the world,

the world made flesh 

 

 

cultivated meat, virus, cell, growing, imprint

 

The flesh of the world, the world made flesh

latex, ink, gips and a plastic box

2020

 At the center of our world.    

            

 

                                                   (O)

 

 

 

Bumps with a collar or

Knotty depressions

 

 

Bump with a collar 

 

Navel I

 

(O)

-

latex & acryl

2020

Wharton's Jelly

print

2020

 

Carnal

delights

 

 

 

What do you feel?

 

A. Sensation of pain

B. Sensation of pleasure

C. Nothing

D. Something else

-

fruit & pins, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 “The body is our general medium for having a world.”  

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception 

 

 

 cultivated meat, imprint, pores & craters

Pores & Craters 

Slices of cultivated meat

-

imprint: latex, ink & acryl

2019

Maaijke Middelbeek, Touch sense, Tactile art

 

 

Openings

 I out of III

(part of a series)

 

 

-

latex & ink imprint on a glass jar to be filled with a black jelly substance

2020

 

  

A touch of reality

A slight touch of reality

 

 

IMAGINE 

  

there was a beginning no human planned or designed

when humans and rolling stones were much of the sam

 

  

I

III

V

II

IV

VI


I. Bristly, with Balsam. 

-  

objet trouvé, wax & vaseline

2020

III. No Leftovers I

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part of a series

latex & ink

2019

 

 

V. Navel II

-

latex & acryl imprint

2020

II. Small round blue cell 

-

objet trouvé

2020

 

 

 

IV. PMS

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gips, raw hemp yarn, ink

2020

VI. Rolling stone

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objet trouvé

2020