Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom

2009 commission Location primary school 'Wereld op Zuid' Rotterdam Material print and embroidery on Hahnemühle canvas Dimensions 225 x 170 x 10 cm Commissioned by Jeugd Kansen Zone Zuidwijk Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom is the commissioned work for a new multipurpose building in Rotterdam, housing 2 primary schools. The work consists of 25 printed canvas panels on which flowers are embroidered. The prints show different meshes created by the handwritten names of the schoolchildren with interweaving vertical lines. The flowers were selected and embroidered in cooperation with a number of the schoolchildren's mothers.


print and embroidery on Hahnemühle canvas
225 x 170 x 10 cm


main hall of the building
Schere 39. Rotterdam