Artist: Alfred Marseille
From the Walking around trees project.
Alfred Marseille is designer and media artist. Background in philosophy (masters at University of Amsterdam 1989) and electronic music. Working in video, sound, photography and installation art.
Collaboration with poet Jan Baeke as Public Thought since 2006. Jan Baeke and Alfred Marseille create cinépoèmes, data poems, moving shorts and practice the art of speculative analysis. Their work counts among the most prolifc digital poetry in the Netherlands. More at www.publicthought.net
Inspired by the On-Air project of the Korean artist Atta Kim – he saw in Venice in 2009 – he started to work with layering pictures, and urban constructions as subject for a start. On invitation by Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam he produced the ‘Walking around trees’ project since 2011.
Active in artist collective De Tropisten between 1987 and 1995 and again since 2012; major exhibitions and performances in Fabriek, Eindhoven, Zeebelt theatre, The Hague, Time Based Arts, Amsterdam, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Plasy monastery, Czech republic, Interazoni Festival, Cagliari, and since 2012: Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Light Festival, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.