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JAAP DE RUIG
Early works (selection)
2003-2004 - Screening Europe Tour - a one year video screening tour through Europe 1999 - Woman with Swan - C-print, 30x70cm.
1998 - Forging Horseshoes and Shoeing Horses - eight timers, videoplayer, tv and videotape. Each timer sets the next one every 24 hours running for one hour. At the end of 12.557.074 years, number eight sets in motion a how-to videotape.
1987 - Ik deel haar met jou / I share her/hair with you - Hoge Bomen Collectie, folded blue A3-paper and a lock of red human hair). The Dutch ‘haar’ is a homonym.
2007 - The Army of Split Souls - 7 life-size video installations. https://youtu.be/-8C5BDBTurQ
2005 - The Burden - two beamer video installation, permanently installed at Amsterdam UMC. https://youtu.be/9Uj1-DACrvE
2003-2005 - The Power of Imperfection - video-installations
2001-2002 - We are Poetry - 21 shorts
2000 - 52 WEEKS - 52 shorts.
1998 - Girl - installation. Maggots, cardboard, aluminium, wood and cooling device. video registration: https://youtu.be/GuBciKucPAM
1999 - Man - video-installation, loop 4'.30'' fragment: https://youtu.be/mONOOp_5zz8
1998-2000 - The Spiderweb Wall - 300x200x25 cm, steel, spiders and spiderwebs, flies.
1994 - Bokkezang / Bucksong - the first Dutch literary video booktrailer, accompanying a novel written by Mariët Meester. https://youtu.be/KYEdFA4BPUI
1996 - Digging up Coza - the artist digs up his favourite goat, video registration 45 min. Fragment: https://youtu.be/JngHYKpZMsk
1986-2020 - Numerous documentary photos for e.g. De Tijd, Vrij  Nederland, De Volkskrant, Onkruid, De Kleine Aarde, De Hoefslag, Onze Wereld. Subjects: horses, travels to India, Spain, Mali, long stays with Roma in Romania a.o.
1991 - Roma in Romania - after the pogrom - photo Jaap de Ruig 1995 - Roma in Romania - photo Jaap de Ruig 1991 - Roma in Romania - photo Jaap de Ruig 1990 - Barcelona - photo jaap de Ruig 1989 - Tourists and Tribals - Goa, India - photo Jaap de Ruig 1988 - Pulling wood with a horse - photo Jaap de Ruig 1987 - Ik deel haar met jou - part of the art project De hoge bomencollectie - A3-format -paper, a lock of red human hair - Jaap de Ruig 1987 - Ik deel haar met jou - part of the art project De hoge bomencollectie - A3-format -paper, a lock of red human hair - Jaap de Ruig 1988 - illustration for an article about using blood of pregnant mares for medication - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - illustration for an artcle about the Alhambra - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - illustration for an article about Andalusian horses - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - Art for Car Drivers - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - Art for Car Drivers - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - Art for Car Drivers - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - Art for Car Drivers - Jaap de Ruig 1986 - Art for Car Drivers - Jaap de Ruig 1982/83 - The Golden Cage - paintings on the inside of the 1st living wagon - icw Mariët Meester - Jaap de Ruig 1982/83 - The Golden Cage - paintings on the inside of the 1st living wagon - icw Mariët Meester - Jaap de Ruig 1982/83 - The Golden Cage - paintings on the inside of the 1st living wagon - icw Mariët Meester - Jaap de Ruig 1981 - Love Boxes - mail art with 25 ‘outside question - inside reply’ cigarette boxes, i.c.w. Mariët Meester - Jaap de Ruig 1981 - Love Boxes - mail art with 25 ‘outside question - inside reply’ cigarette boxes, i.c.w. Mariët Meester - Jaap de Ruig 1981 - Love Boxes - mail art with 25 ‘outside question - inside reply’ cigarette boxes, i.c.w. Mariët Meester - Jaap de Ruig
1982-1990 - Numerous illustrations and cartoons for magazines.
1984-1986 - Kunst voor automobilisten / Art for Car Drivers - more than 50 paintings on the backside of the second living wagon, i.c.w. Mariët Meester.
1982-1983 - De gouden kooi / The Golden Cage - 7 paintings on the inside of the first living wagon i.c.w. Mariët Meester.
1981 - Love Boxes - mail art with 25 ‘outside question - inside reply’ cigarette boxes i.c.w. Mariët Meester.
The Burden - 2005, two beamer video installation - Jaap de Ruig 2003-2004 - Screening Europe Tour - Jaap de Ruig - a one year video screening tour through Europe - Chisinau, Rep. Moldova 2003-2004 - Screening Europe Tour - Jaap de Ruig - a one year video screening tour through Europe 2003-2004 - Screening Europe Tour - Jaap de Ruig - a one year video screening tour through Europe 1999 - Woman With Swan - C-print, 30x70cm - Jaap de Ruig 1998-2000 - The Spiderweb Wall - 300x200x25 cm, steel, spiders and spiderwebs, flies - Jaap de Ruig 1998-2000 - The Spiderweb Wall - 300x200x25 cm, steel, spiders and spiderwebs, flies - Jaap de Ruig 1998-2000 - The Spiderweb Wall - 300x200x25 cm, steel, spiders and spiderwebs, flies - Jaap de Ruig The Struggle - 1998, projection on a floor - CRUCE, Madrid - Jaap de Ruig
1998 - The Struggle - video installation, circular projection on a floor, loop 30 min. fragment: https://youtu.be/xohEqaZEzdA
1998 - Forging Horseshoes and Shoeing Horses - installation with eight timers, videoplayer, tv and videotape. Each timer sets the next one every 24 hours running for one hour. At the end of 12.557.074 years, number eight sets in motion a how-to videotape 1998 - Caressing A Cadaver - 160 sentences, personal observations and proceedings in farm life. Versions in Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Bulgarian and Macedonian - Jaap de Ruig 1998 - Caressing A Cadaver - 160 sentences, personal observations and proceedings in farm life. Versions in Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Bulgarian and Macedonian - Jaap de Ruig 1998 - Caressing A Cadaver - 160 sentences, personal observations and proceedings in farm life. Versions in Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Bulgarian and Macedonian - Jaap de Ruig 1997 - The Spiderweb Balls - 9 pieces, spiderwebs,  exoskeletons of spiders and prey, barndust, collected in France and the Netherlands - at work at Ferme le Mazot - Jaap de Ruig - photo Delphine Perrot 1997 - The Spiderweb Balls - 9 pieces, spiderwebs,  exoskeletons of spiders and prey, barndust, collected in France and the Netherlands - Jaap de Ruig 1997 - The Spiderweb Balls - 9 pieces, spiderwebs,  exoskeletons of spiders and prey, barndust, collected in France and the Netherlands - Jaap de Ruig 1996-1998 - The Infinite Mouse Series - Jaap de Ruig - 144 pcs. in total, each 16x20cm., dead mice, c-print, wood, cremation ashes, glass test tubes - Jaap de Ruig 1996-1998 - The Infinite Mouse Series - Jaap de Ruig - 144 pcs. in total, each 16x20cm., dead mice, c-print, wood, cremation ashes, glass test tubes - Jaap de Ruig 1996-1998 - The Infinite Mouse Series - Jaap de Ruig - 144 pcs. in total, each 16x20cm., dead mice, c-print, wood, cremation ashes, glass test tubes - exhibition view Natuurmuseum Groningen, 1999 - Jaap de Ruig 1996 - Pair of Blackbirds - Jaap de Ruig - ashes, glass bottle - Jaap de Ruig 1996-1997 - Cremation Ashes - Jaap de Ruig - cremation ashes of 27 animals, roadkill or found dead in the meadows - Jaap de Ruig 1996-1997 - Cremation Ashes - Jaap de Ruig - cremation ashes of 27 animals, roadkill or found dead in the meadows - Jaap de Ruig
1996-1998 and 2017 - Cremation Ashes - cremation ashes of 27 animals, roadkill or found dead in the meadows
1996 - Pair of Blackbirds - ashes, glass bottle
1996-1998 - The Infinite Mouse Series - pictures of a dead mice dramatized with paint - mice provided by city people harassed by mice. Wood, cremation ashes, glass test tubes, 144 mice, each 16x20cm.
1997 - Spiderweb Balls - 9 pieces, spiderwebs,  exoskeletons of spiders and prey, barndust, collected in France and the Netherlands
1998 - Caressing A Cadaver - 160 sentences, personal observations and proceedings in farm life. Versions in Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Bulgarian and Macedonian
1996 - Digging up Coza - Jaap de Ruig - the artist digs up his favourite goat, video registration 45 min. 1995 - Sleepers - Jaap de Ruig - 16 with paint dramatized photos of sleeping people, each 122x81cm 1995 - Sleepers - 16 with paint dramatized photos of sleeping people, each 122x81cm 1995 - Sleepers - 16 with paint dramatized photos of sleeping people, each 122x81cm 1995 - Objects containing dead animals - dead animals, polyester - Jaap de Ruig 1995 - Objects containing dead animals - dead animals, polyester - Jaap de Ruig 1995 - Objects containing dead animals - dead animals, polyester - Jaap de Ruig 1994 solo exhibition at art gallery Maria Chailloux, Amsterdam - Jaap de Ruig 1993-1994 - Dead Farm Animals - 24 with paint dramatized photos of deceased farm animals, each 122x81cm - Jaap de Ruig 1993-1994 - Dead Farm Animals - 24 with paint dramatized photos of deceased farm animals, each 122x81cm - Jaap de Ruig 1993-1994 - Dead Farm Animals - 24 with paint dramatized photos of deceased farm animals, each 122x81cm - Jaap de Ruig
1993-1994 - Dead Farm Animals - 24 photos dramatized with paint of deceased farm animals, each 122x81cm
1995 - Objects containing dead animals - dead animals, polyester
1995 - Sleepers - 16 with paint dramatized photos of sleeping people, each 122x81cm
Fathers Birthday Present - 2007, loop 3'.01'', video installation - Jaap de Ruig 2007 - Split - loop 0'.50'' - Jaap de Ruig The Drawing Table - 2007, loop 9'.15'', video installation - Jaap de Ruig The Burden - 2005, two beamer video installation - Jaap de Ruig The Burden - 2005, two beamer video installation - Jaap de Ruig
We and We (remake: Vitality, 2023) The Power of Imperfection https://youtu.be/hrwReHhIQes https://youtu.be/vJjY2-ryWxA
2009 - Lummi Cemetery - loop 10'.48'', video installation - Jaap de Ruig 2009 - Lummi Cemetery - loop 10'.48'', video installation - Jaap de Ruig
Week 12 - The Stoïc Week 30 - The Lonely Man Playing He Is Two https://youtu.be/VFJ48rFcmmA https://youtu.be/KbycTBDlhd0
Week 2 - The Mouse week 7 - The Bales https://youtu.be/crYTI8J0IKI https://youtu.be/soVAF68Y2u0
The Struggle - 1998, projection on a floor - Jaap de Ruig Digging up Coza - 1996 - Jaap de Ruig - the artist digs up his favourite goat, video registration 45 min.
The Attraction to Men to The Bottle Control the Useless https://youtu.be/ScyF4jiPZYk https://youtu.be/0lgWpaMJQyo
2009 - Lummi Cemetery - loop 10'.48'', video installation. A cemetery of Native Americans https://youtu.be/2crXhpXgaIM
Early works (selection) 2009 - Lummi Cemetery - loop 10'.48'', video installation, a cemetery of Native Americans. Fragment https://youtu.be/2crXhpXgaIM 2007 - The Army of Split Souls - 7 life-size video installations https://youtu.be/-8C5BDBTurQ 2005 - The Burden - two beamer video installation, permanently installed at Amsterdam UMC https://youtu.be/9Uj1-DACrvE 2003-2005 - The Power of Imperfection - video installations We and We (remake: Vitality, 2023) https://youtu.be/hrwReHhIQes The Power of Imperfection https://youtu.be/vJjY2-ryWxA I Want to Be Brave https://youtu.be/vJjY2-ryWxA Merry-go-round https://youtu.be/SmL3bQtKwaE 2003-2004 - Screening Europe Tour - a one year video screening tour through Europe 2001-2002 - We are Poetry - 21 shorts The Attraction to Men to Control the Useless https://youtu.be/ScyF4jiPZYk The Bottle https://youtu.be/0lgWpaMJQyo The Visit https://youtu.be/OxuDk9f2upQ The Dress https://youtu.be/4dkDIkpWvik 2000 - 52 WEEKS - 52 shorts Week 2 - The Mouse https://youtu.be/crYTI8J0IKI week 7 - The Bales https://youtu.be/soVAF68Y2u0 Week 12 - The Stoïc https://youtu.be/VFJ48rFcmmA Week 30 - The Lonely Man Playing He Is Two https://youtu.be/KbycTBDlhd0 1999 - Woman With Swan - C-print, 30x70cm 1999 - Man - video installation, loop 4'.30'' Fragment https://youtu.be/mONOOp_5zz8 1998 - Girl - installation. maggots, cardboard, aluminium, wood and cooling device Fragment https://youtu.be/GuBciKucPAM 1998-2000 - The Spiderweb Wall - 300x200x25 cm, steel, spiders and spiderwebs, flies 1998 - The Struggle - video installation, circular projection on a floor, loop 30 min. Fragment https://youtu.be/xohEqaZEzdA 1998 - Forging Horseshoes and Shoeing Horses - eight timers, videoplayer, tv and videotape. Each timer sets the next one every 24 hours running for one hour. At the end of 12.557.074 years, number eight sets in motion a how-to videotape. 1998 - Caressing A Cadaver - 160 sentences, personal observations and proceedings in farm life. Versions in Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Bulgarian and Macedonian 1997 - Spiderweb Balls - 9 pieces, spiderwebs,  exoskeletons of spiders and prey, barndust, collected in France and the Netherlands 1996-1998 - The Infinite Mouse Series - pictures of a dead mice dramatized with paint - mice provided by city people harassed by mice. Wood, cremation ashes, glass test tubes, 144 mice, each 16x20cm. 1996 - Pair of Blackbirds - ashes, glass bottle 1996-1998 and 2017 - Cremation Ashes - cremation ashes of 27 animals, roadkill or found dead in the meadows 1996 - Digging up Coza - the artist digs up his favourite goat, video registration 45 min. Fragment https://youtu.be/JngHYKpZMsk 1995 - Sleepers - 16 with paint dramatized photos of sleeping people, each 122x81cm 1995 - Objects containing dead animals - dead animals, polyester 1993-1994 - Dead Farm Animals - 24 with paint dramatized photos of deceased farm animals, each 122x81cm 1994 - Bokkezang / Bucksong - the first Dutch literary video booktrailer, accompanying a novel written by Mariët Meester https://youtu.be/KYEdFA4BPUI 1986-2020 - Numerous documentary photos for e.g. De Tijd, Vrij  Nederland, De Volkskrant, NRC, Onkruid, De Kleine Aarde, De Hoefslag, Onze Wereld. Subjects: horses, travels to India, Spain, Mali, long stays with Roma in Romania a.o. 1987 - Ik deel haar met jou / I share her/hair with you - Hoge Bomen Collectie, folded blue A3-paper and a lock of red human hair. The Dutch ‘haar’ is a homonym. 1982-1990 - Numerous illustrations and cartoons for magazines. 1984-1986 - Kunst voor automobilisten / Art for Car Drivers - more than 50 paintings on the backside of the second living wagon), i.c.w. Mariët Meester. 1982-1983 - De gouden kooi / The Golden Cage - 7 paintings on the inside of the first living wagon i.c.w. Mariët Meester. 1981 - Love Boxes - mail art with 25 ‘outside question - inside reply’ cigarette boxes i.c.w. Mariët Meester.
1996 - Digging up Coza - Jaap de Ruig -  the artist digs up his favourite goat, video registration 45 min.
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