At 10.15h A.M. two musicians arrived with staff # 44 in the village of Bekegem accompanied by two composers.
In a seventeenth century church the percussion & harpsichord duo Two Envelops: played in the afternoon four pieces written by four contemporary composers.
Staff # 44
Frank Bezemer tries to connect with Higher Beings Staff #69 213cm
Gabrielle Tuinfort receives independent signals with Antenna II
(nr 54, 39cm / 15” ) ( The photo is taken in the same space where it is now on show) Inspired by Man Ray’s Noire et Blanche.
Antenna II , sketches
Staf nr 51 152 cm/ 5′
Sander Naus and staf nr 51 at Konrad Fischer’s office 2015 (Thanks to Thomas Rieger)
Anton Herbert at Konrad Fischer’s office 1976 (photo by Kiki Maier-Hahn, from the book:Documenting Cadere 1972-1978 by Lynda Morris)
Staff # 4 266cm
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In 1973 André Cadere walked his Round Bar of Wood on the Avenue des Gobelins in Paris. In Remixing André Cadere’s act, Frank Bezemer walks this almost 9 feet long (265cm) Bar of Wood in Munich. Starting at the sculpture from Mauro Staccioli (Der Ring) on the Luisenstraße he walks to the Königsplatz and then Karolinenplatz. (November 9, 10 and 11 2011)
On Thursday evening, during the opening of ‘Skulpturales Handeln’ Frank Bezemer presents (uninvited) a smaller staff in Haus der Kunst.
Staff # 1 >#2
Frank Bezemer has recently created wooden bars made of birch branches that he cut into segments, painted with ten different colours and then joined back together. Each bar consists of twenty eight segments painted in black, blue, brown, green, grey, purple, orange, red, yellow and white.
The Romanian Staff was integrated in the show 12 Ballads for Huguenot House by Theaster Gates. (Documenta 13: june 9 till september 16 2012) Hugenottenhaus. Friedrichstrasse 25 Kassel
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Amsterdam 2016: Frank Bezemer & Scarlett Hooft Graafland
Brussels 1974: André Cadere & Isa Genzken
This work is also known as: Staff # 40, 252cm / 99”
Staf nr 36, Frank Bezemer, (works of) Markus Karstieß and dealer Daniela Steinfeld at the opening of the exhibition: Living in the Material World
86cm / 34”
Jan Keunen, Cornel Bierens, Frank Bezemer, Lydia Beerkens.
This work is also known as Staff # 30 162cm