Poster — Cognitive dissonance (2020)
One colour silk screened poster exploring the concept of cognitive dissonance. Etches by J.G. Heck (1795-1857).
Screen prints and A3 riso prints available.
Live coded audio piece — Their solidity is mere illusion (2020–2021)
A live coded audio piece performed at EYE Filmmuseum in June, 2021.

The project explores the nomadic qualities of language: nomadic in the sense that the recorded voices exhibit no desire for fixity and authority. All demonstrate the in-between-ness of languages. Where is language? Where does it lie in the body? In our mother tongues, our father lands? The words together form rhythmic soundscapes, controlled through code — it takes parts of words, repeats, blends together.

Words by: Ágota Kristóf, Victor Hugo, Emine Özdamar, Trinh T. Minh-hà, Jenny Hval, Google translate and myself.
Publication — Redesign of Life: a user’s manual by Georges Perec (2020)
Georges Perec wrote Life: a user’s manual by drawing a 10x10 grid—each square of the grid representing a room in the fictional apartment block 11 Rue Simon-Crubellier—and using a knight's tour to navigate through the building. The numbers on the side of the page refer to the grid on the cover, which can be used to determine where the chapter is taking place. Perec set some other writing constraints for himself when writing the book, but did not always adhere to his own rules. The design is a balance of his methodology and his rule-breaking.
15×28cm, 318 pages.
Publication — Places, exhausted — Jan Pieter ’t Hart & Smirna Kulenović, published by OUTLINE (2019)
Places, exhausted is a publication containing a conversation in emails between Smirna Kulenović (BH) and Jan-Pieter ’t Hart (NL), written over the course of six months. In their writings they scan, describe and relate to their immediate surroundings and the concept of home, while at the same time trying to make sense of their fragmented exchange of texts. Initiated and published by OUTLINE for Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art 2019.
15×27cm, 30 pages, edition of 50.
Installation and publication — (Tracing) choreographies (2020)
(Tracing) choreographies is a project exploring the physical relation between metal and the person bending the metal. I suggest that the act of bending metal becomes a dance—a choreography: stepping over, under, reaching, bumping into, picking up—bringing my body to its limits, feeling my muscles after every turn. The metal piece that remains is an archive of the dance.
Identity — UNMUTED ‘Can you see my screen?’ — KABK graphic design department exhibits at Het HEM (2021)
Flexible visual identity based on Safari’s interface. Created for the exhibition UNMUTED 'Can you see my screen?' of the graphic design department of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) at Het Hem in June 2021. More images soon.
Created together with Petra Erős and Stefaniia Bodnia.
Visual essay — Choreographies II (2021)
A thematic continuation of the (Tracing) choreographies project. Choreographies II is a visual essay exploring the similarities between dance and architecture. Two ways of relating to space—a spatial body: one moving, the other static.

Triptych, riso printed on A3 in 7 colours (prints available).
Exhibited at het HEM as a 120×60cm screen print and animation.
Poster — Ecological dys-appearance (2020)
Five colour silk screened visual essay, arguing that the notion of bodily dys-appearance (The Absent Body, Drew Leder, 1990) could be applied to climate apathy.
Publication — The Book as Artifact (2021)
A small book about bookmaking, playing with different layers of the book making process.
Riso printed in flat gold and aqua.
16×24cm, 48 pages.
Publication, folder and poster — Verzetswandeling — Filmtheater Kriterion, Amsterdam (2021)
An audio tour through Amsterdam, telling the history of the resistance in Filmtheater Kriterion. You can find the audio tour here. In addition, a small book containing all the texts have been published. Analogous to the Stolpersteine you encounter during walking, you will find them, too, in the text—forcing you to a hault in the middle of the story. Texts written by Anna Boogaard, Charley Spaan and Katalin Fikkert. Audio by Elmer Makkinga.
Booklet and flyer riso printed in medium blue and metallic gold.
A3 folded flyer and poster.
16×26cm, 32 pages, edition of 30. Available for free at Filmtheater Kriterion.
Publication — 069-227: walking every street in my hometown (2019)
“Obviously, I don't know all the streets in Paris” — Georges Perec, Species of Space.
In 069-227, I explored the relation with my home town—which I haven’t called my home in a long time—by deciding to get to know all the streets. I systematically walked every street (a total of 278), taking pictures and writing down my thoughts. The streets are ordered alphabetically, my thoughts chronologically, creating new relations on the page.
Posters — A selection of posters made for programs at Filmtheater Kriterion, Amsterdam (2016-2020)
Publication — Re:representation (2021)
Re:representation offers a critical reply to The work of Representation by Stuart Hall (1997). Additionally, a couple of short essays on the shortcomings of the book are presented.
Created together with María Rivero Gonzalez.
19×26cm, 48 pages, French folded and bound.
Publication — Exercise in not moving #1 — Jan-Pieter ’t Hart (2019)
Re-type a book in its entirety (ask yourself: am I interpreting or am I copying?)
This publication is a reinterpretation (or copy) of Walter Benjamin’s famous essay The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, reproduced on a partly broken keyboard. It is the first part in the series Exercises in not moving, a playful exploration of the fine line between meaning and meaninglessness, focus and routine, examined through repetitive and performative exercises.
Idea and typing by Jan Pieter ’t Hart.
11×19cm, 44 pages.
Publication — Staining (2021)
Small visual research into colors of home-made indicator food dyes and the discoloration when adding sour or basic ingredients.
11×19cm, 32 pages.