Walter van Rijn

  • Multiple: UGLD Packaging Tape with Dispenser

    Multiple: UGLD Packaging Tape with Dispenser

    Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion, Promo! Including Packaging Tape and Dispenser (2015-2018). 2x Printed adhesive vinyl tape and 1x Hand Tape Dispenser in taped carton box. Tape: Adhesive vinyl tape 50 mm x 66 meter, printed with text: “Caution Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion” in a font designed by VVVR. Hand Tape Dispenser: variable Box, ca. 25…

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  • Book: A_Selection_Of_66

    Book: A_Selection_Of_66

    Walter van Rijn 2018 A_Selection_Of_66_From_JHG : Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion Artist’s Book, Softback, Crown Quarto Format 246x189mm, 160 pp Limited Edition of 33 numbered and signed copies

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  • Print and Process Exhibition

    Print and Process Exhibition

    Exhibition: Print and Process 1 March – 8 June 2018 Level 4 Gallery, Hartley Library, University of Southampton SO17 1BJ

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  • Digital Sketchbook

    Digital Sketchbook

    After some tinkering, trial and error I am developing a digital sketch book with FileMaker. The current version uses the ‘web viewer’ within FileMaker to capture drawing (See FMEasyCanvas, details  on Github) Hopefully that will sort out all the pieces of paper with notes and drawings that are scattered everywhere in my studio. Probably wishful…

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  • to perform: SO: to speak

    to perform: SO: to speak

    How Can You & I Ever Be Free In the 21st C? A performance together with Jane Birkin as part of the SO: to speak festival of words in Southampton on 21st October 2017. For the first time we combined our work to perform.

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  • How Can You And I Ever Be Free In The 21stC ?

    How Can You And I Ever Be Free In The 21stC ?

    How Can You and I Ever Be Free In The 21stC? (2017) Walter van Rijn Poster on billboard 3x6m, Font Being Human. #REDboard2017, RED Contemprary Arts, Hull UK. #REDboard2017, an off-site project from RED Contemporary Arts in Hull. REDboard is a curated series of thirteen billboard interventions which showcase the works of artists (local and…

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  • Display


    For the exhibition Time After Time I am planning to create several displays that re-imagine an exhibition history. This display is an example of the module Display, which is a combination of software and hardware. It forms part of the long-term project UGLYD, which I described in an earlier post. One way to explore a…

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  • Wall Drawing

    Wall Drawing

    UGLyD wall drawing (2017) graphite, John Hansard Gallery. Testing out possiblities for wall drawings after the artwork time frames I created for the JHG Exhibition Archive. In this archive I have created for each exhibition and artwork an infographic that shows the time frame of that item. It shows how contemporary each exhibition was. Or…

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  • Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion, text

    Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion, text

    Text from artist’s book: A_Selection_Of_66_From_JHG : Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion (2018) It introduces the terms unconsumable, global, luxury and dispersion, in relation to my artist’s practice and my upcoming exhibition at the Hansard Gallery.

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  • UGLD, John Hansard Gallery Exhibition Database (2016-2018)

    UGLD, John Hansard Gallery Exhibition Database (2016-2018)

    Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion (UGLyD) is a project that collects and disperses artwork titles related to an exhibition history. In collaboration with the John Hansard Gallery, Walter van Rijn has aggregated more than 5000 artwork titles from work exhibited in the gallery at the Highfield Campus from the first exhibition in 1980 till the last…

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