Staan
An ongoing series of exercises:
for a certain time I stand without moving and focus my attention upon the position of my body.


On a balcony in Recklinghausen (photo Ton Kraayeveld)

-I stood for 15 minutes on a balcony at the first floor of a hotel in Recklinghausen, Germany. My face toward the east, my arms beside my body.
-I stood for 15 minutes on a rocking jetty on the river Beneden Merwede, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. My face toward the north-east, my arms beside my body.
-I stood for 15 minutes next to a tree. My face toward the south, my arms beside my body.
-I stood for 15 minutes in a public toilet in Tilburg, the Netherlands. My face toward the south-east, my arms beside my body.
-I stood for 15 minutes at the front door of a closed art venue. My face toward the east, my arms beside my body.
-I stood for 15 minutes in the aisle of a train, driving from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. My face toward the north-east, my arms beside my body.
-I stood for 15 minutes in front of the painting ‘
Composition nr. IV, with red, blue and yellow’ of Piet Mondrian. My face toward the north-east, my arms beside my body.