Nicholas Burman

May 22, 2018

Rotations

I’ve lived in six homes, seven rooms and two countries I was not born in since leaving my parents’ place. When I return it’s not just a physical move, it’s also a reacquaintance with the familial realm and streets I did some growing up in. Time is sort of static in a small town. I swear it’s the same three people always waiting for the bus, […]
November 19, 2017

A Talk with Loek Schönbeck – Typographer, Sculptor, Crafter of Tombstones

“Confusion is my business.” When I arrive Schönbeck asks, “Do you mind if I keep on working—we can just talk over a bit? This is a very difficult mould.” He mixes plaster with water and fingers the sticky result over an ambiguous mass that’s already turned firm on the desk. Schönbeck has called atelierWG, a complex of artist studios located in the former Wilhelmina Gasthuis hospital […]