all:
book: movement-sequences by Toine Horvers captured in photo-sequences by Henk Geraedts 1990 - 1980 2019
book: moving - writing 2019
Toine Horvers reading Hans Stevens 2018
book: liggen / lying 2018
Copying Charlois 2018
Double Spiral 3 2017
Rotation 2 2016
Rotation 3 for Tom Johnson 2016
Raag Suha 2016
Rotation 4 2016
DAY am/pm 2015
Rotation 1 2015
Language 2015
Arf Arf and friends 2015
Chartres, one voice 2014
real space/real time 2014
waves 2011 2013 - 2015
News of the world 2013
Chartres, one hour of sound in a Gothic Cathedral 2013
Mei, geluid van vogels.... 2013
words live 4 2013
one voice 2012 2013
Beijerkoppen 2012
One Voice (S. Vriezen) 2012
cd box Tochnit Aleph, Berlin 2012
Magaio Unison 2012
Zeetijding De Pavilljoens 2012
rolling 6 Luchtsingel 2012
singelstemmen 2012
zangvolgels (singing birds) 2012
magaio panorama 2011 = 2012
Copying as a ritual act 2011
Copying as a ritual act 2 2011
zeetijding Maassluis 2011
Vozes de Magaio 2011
Music & Film 2011
copying as a ritual act, publication 2011
Sound scape 2010
Bakkum Panorama 2010
Writing Lecture, performance 2010
Intimate Selfportrait performance 2 2010
Writing Lecture, publication 2010
Book Tor line Panorama 2010
Dordtselaanportretten Deventer 2009
Words Live 2 2009
Rite 3 2009
Nombres de Calles 2009
Words Live 3 2009
Book Names, sections of the Ear 2009
Tor Line Panorama 2009
Book Names: sections of the Head 2008 - 2009
Tim Etchells' selfportrait 2008
Tim Etchells` selfportrait, performance 2008
Doorzicht 2008
Names: Sections of the brain 2008
Dordtselaanportretten 2008
Words Live 1 2008
Panorama's 2007
Subway solo 2007
Light selfportraits live 2007
Lichtkrant (Light-journal) 2007
Eurasia Poznan 2007
Book Light selfportraits 2006 - 2007
Cross Fading Lights 2006
The Bible 2006
book: Inis Oírr panorama 2006
Book: Intimate selfportrait 2006
portraits (Kunstvlaai) 2006
Waves 2006
Subway NY 2006
Trajecten 2005
Intimate Self portrait 2005
Sub urban video lounge 2004 - 2014
sub urban video lounge 2004 - 2014
Subway 2004
Inis Oirr panorama 2004
Passers-by 2004
Scheepshoorn (ship's horn) 2004
hoi 2004
Names: head and neck 2004
Rubbings 2004
Passers-by: waves 2004
Limestone 2003
Clouds live 2003
Inis Oírr Panorama in four directions 2003
Het Heiligdom (Sanctuary) 2003
Passers-by: clouds 2002 - 2003
Hart-slag (heart beat) 2002
Clouds (Finnegans wake) 2002
Data 2002
Lokaal 2002
Names, Orbit 2002
Names The Brain EMC 2001
Zeetijding (Ship's names) 2000
Names: Head and Neck, colour 2000
Puszcza Bialowieska 2000
Stream 6 (Calveen) 2000
Dag- Nacht (Day-Night) 2000
Ulice Warszawy (streets of Warsaw) 2000
Rivierenland 2000
Names: sections of the ear 2000
Names: Mourne mountains 2000
Silence Gothique 1999
Paysage Sonore 1999
Sections of the Ear (anatomic library) 1999
Zeetijding, Performance 1999
IJsselstein Zenderpark (proposal) 1999
Names: Donegal north 1999
Passers-by: Dordtselaan 1999
Names, coronal and sagittal sections of torso 1998
Names, sections of the head 1998
Names: coronal of the body 1998
Names: ear/orbit 1998
Names, The brain axial sections 1998
Portraits 1998
Europa 1998
Portretten 1998
Names The head coronal and sagittal sections 1997
Names, sections of the Head 1997
names: city maps 1997
Portrait 1997
Registraties 1996
Names: sections of the head 1996
Names: the world meridians 1996
De huid van de Witte Dame 1996
Clouds 9 1995
Names: Crossing Australia 1995
Lecture7 1995
A passage way 1995
Stream 4 1995
Oíleain Arann 1995
Tivoli 1995
Stream 5 1995
rite 1994 - 2009
ringwave 5 1994
Stream 2 1994
Lecture 6 1994
Rite 2 study 1994
Sprong (Jump) 1994
Collection 1994
Rite 1 1994
Water levels: tidal areas 1990 1994
Ringwave 5 1994
Study for Rite 2 1994
Wasserstände Rhein Deutschland 1989 1993-1994
water levels rivers 1990 1993-1994
The weather in numbers 1993 - 1994
The bells of Voorne/Putten 1993
Europe 1993
Names: Tasmania 1993
Plan drawers 1993
Lezing 5 1993
De klokken van Voorne-Putten 1993
Clouds 7 1992
Waves 5 1992
Clouds rolling 1990-1994
The weather in text 1990 -1992
Clouds 4 1990
Lezing 1 1990
Ring 1990
Clouds 5 1990
Lichtwolken 1990
Pauken (Kettle drums) 1990
Lichtconstructie 1990
Lezing 3 1990
Crossing voices 3 1990
Clouds 6 1990
Tide 1990
Lecture 4 1990
Clouds 8 1990
Stimmen 2 1989
Schreiben 2 1988
Linia Dzwieku 1988
Wave 4 1988
Day (Beurs) 1988
Clouds 1 1988
Clouds 2 1988
Oktet 3 1988
Ringwave 4 1988
Vagues 1988
Crossing Voices 2 1988
Dziekanka 1988
Ringwave 2 1987
Ringwave 3 1987
Rolling 5 1987
Rolling 6 1987
Oktet, Welle für Kassel 1987
Durchschnitt 1987
Wielka 1987
Rolling 1 1986
Study for wave 1986
Twilight 1986
Stimmen 1986
Rolling 2 1986
Ringwave 1 1986
Waves 2 1986
Rolling 3 1986
Crossing Voices 1986
Rolling 4 1986
Etmaal voor Berlage 1985
Day 1985
balance 6 1985
meeting 1 1985
Wall 2 1985
Crossing 1984
Study for Crossing 1984
Wake 1 1984
Balance 5 1984
Balance 4 1984
Balonnen 1984
4 bewegingen 1984
Grenzen 1984
Towers 1983
Lifting 2 1983
Lifting 3 1983
lifting 1 1983
Balance 3 1983
Markeren (marking) 1983
Double Spiral 1 1983
Spiral 2 1982
balance 2 1982
Spiral 3 1982
progression 1982
Wall 1982
rolling 0 1982
Blok 1 en 2 1982
Projecties 1982
Spiral 1 1981
Size - time 1981
Hekwerk (fence) 1981
Bridge 1981
Bridging 1981
Kantelen (Toppling) 1981
Hoek 2 (Corner) 1981
springen 1981
Hangen 1981
kantelen (toppling) 1981
Segmenten 1981
hoek 2 1981
Trap (Stairs) 1981
Be-tekening 1981
Transformations 1980 - 2017
Talud 1980
Balance 1 1980
kijkvorm 2 1980
Schroef (Screw) 1980
Hoek 1 (corner) 1980
kubus 1980
van rond tot hoekig 1980
Sprongen 1980
Kijkvorm 1 1979
Entrees 1979
Self portrait expose yourself 1970
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Zeetijding (Ship's names)


Zeetijding is a proposal to create a visual, real time link between the original site of Rotterdam Port, and the present location of the port at the mouth of the Maas River entering the North Sea.
The Zeetijding concept arose primarily as a result of the general lack of visible evidence throughout Rotterdam of the immense scale of activity taking place at the present harbour.
Zeetijding was also inspired by the poetical quality that ships' names tend to possess. Contrary to trains and buses, ships always have names. These names speak strongly to the imagination and for this reason should be readable in some way or other for the public in Rotterdam.

Zeetijding makes it possible for the city's public to get a glimpse of the sea traffic in the port of Rotterdam, in a manner that is immediate. This is achieved by sending signals from the port authority's computer to an electronic text display in a public area.
The display can be used in various ways to show what is going on in the port:
- one line is displayed at all times from the port authority's ships' register: the display scrolls very slowly through the list of ships, with a new line appearing at 20-second intervals. The display continues scrolling through the list, with new names appearing and others disappearing.
- On arrival or departure, a ship's name appears on the display. This information remains on the display until such time as incoming data records details of the next announcement. At times, the changes occur swiftly, and at other times the same announcement might be displayed for up to 30 minutes.
In both cases, the text does not 'run' but rather changes via a gradual overflow system. The information is specifically designed to render the display readable from a long distance even in sunlight. The letters used are comprised of white Leds with a high light output.

In sourcing an appropriate site for the display, the aim was to find a horizontal, long narrow strip - capable of accommodating one line from the database - which at the same time emphasized the expansiveness of water. Given this correlation with water, the display would be more suitably situated close to the ground rather than high up on a building.
The bluestone parapet wall situated on the Binnenrotte side of the Blaak station appeared to meet all this criteria; it is close to the ground, expansive, and visible from a great distance.
The display can be perfectly integrated here as part of the overall architecture of the parapet wall and the Blaak station: the curved form increases the angle of view and for people crossing the Binnenrotte it has something of a moving quality.
The display (letter height 25-30 cm) is readable from a distance of 150-200 meters. This is made up of loose components, which are mounted at the front of the bench.
It is faced with 15-mm thick impact resistant transparent plastic in order to render the display vandal-proof. A new bluestone slab, 10 cm. thick, is then placed on top of the parapet wall, covering both the existing slab and the display, thus enabling the parapet to continue functioning as a seating area. This low wall is used intensively during fine weather as well as on market days in the Binnenrotte. Should letters or words be temporarily illegible this need not be a problem: the parapet should first and foremost be utilized as a seating area and not become an isolated art piece or simply an information board.
In this way, the display relates well to its environment. It takes on a distinct presence within the fabric of Rotterdam City while not being too obtrusive. In addition, it becomes incorporated as part of the existing architecture, while also being accessible to the public.

Zeetijding is the official name of the database used by the Nautical Information section of the port authority in relation to incoming, outgoing and warped ships.

year2000
locationCurved bluestone parapet wall at rear of Blaak Railway station Binnenrotte, Rotterdam NL
brief descriptionProposal for an electronic display showing in real time which ships are currently docked, arriving or departing in the port of Rotterdam
animationMartin van Marion - Hollandesign
further informationZeetijding is a proposal. Station Blaak was designed by Ir. Harry Reijnders
sizedisplay 2500 x 25 cm height characters: 30 cm.
technicalTB-systems Lichtreclame and Jazo Zevenaar


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