Dichtbij in de verte
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2011
Rijst (Rice), 1995
16 mm film loop, colour, 0’18″
projector, loop system, paper, aluminium, mirror, shelf
projection size 15,4 x 21 cm
edition 5 + 1 AP
Note / During a taxi trip in Indonesia, Van Warmerdam suddenly shouted: ‘Whoa, whoa, whoa… stop! I saw something!’ On the side of the road she saw a young woman separating the rice from the husks in a rhythmic tempo. She made Rice with a simple 16mm wind-up camera.