May 15 – September 15
Sloten, Friesland Province
The Frisian capital of Leeuwarden has been selected as European Cultural Capital 2018. The idea for this year’s new version of The Colourfield Performance is to create a collaborative work of art in the form of ultimately 499 paintings. This fits well with the year’s theme Community. The work of art has the dimensions of a land-art style project: in an open landscape easels are erected on wooden stakes. The easels with white panels are arranged to create an equilateral triangle of 233 meters each side. The number 233 comes from the Fibonacci Series, which is intimately connected to the Golden Section. The shape of a triangle was chosen because this mathematical form behaves autonomously towards the structure of the Frisian landscape.
During the four months of the exhibition 34.000 persons visited the Colorfield Performance in Sloten.
The Colourfield Performance website
Final version (YouTube 1)
Final Version (YouTube 2)