Eline Boerma

Eline Boerma (b. 1999 in Culemborg) studied at the HKU in Utrecht and is the winner of the Dooyewaard Stipend. Her work was shown in Galerie Pouloeuff in 2021 and will also be shown at SBK Sprouts Young Talents in Amsterdam and at Fresh Cacao in de Cacaofabriek, Helmond in September 2022.

Let me take you right there, 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

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My work is inspired by physical phenomena such as reflection, refraction, perspective, balance and waves. Moments like sunlight reflecting on water, sounds of the wind and the water’s surface constantly changing with the wind that blows on it. It’s not like I want to illustrate those moments or memories. What I want is for the viewer to experience the work in such a way.

For me the works are adventures, never knowing where I’m going. But I also want them to feel like an adventure for the viewer, an experience to disappear into.

And for me everything starts with the body. It is the state of being I am in in my body while painting which is translated into the work. And my body is what experiences sensory experiences in different places in the world which I then absorb and observe. Which also come back as the memories I draw from while painting.

My body also determines the work in the scale of the brushstrokes and the movement. The work also enters into a relationship with my body. The brushstrokes are a suggestion of movement, how my arm moves across the canvas.

I kind of grew up thinking I..., 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

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I kind of grew up thinking I..., 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

Let's forget again, 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

Gonna live in the sky , 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

As long as you feel it, 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

Who's afaid of the sky, 2022 | Oil on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

When all is lost and found, 2022 | Oil, oil stick and spraypaint on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

Were you only imaginary, 2022 | Oil, oil stick on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

We can go dancing , 2022 | Oil, oil stick on canvas | 200 x 155 cm

Eline Boerma

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