Op Drift

Op Drift toont een site specific installatie en een selectie uit de collectie Knecht-Drenth

Op Drift – making of

May 2021: we have been working on-site in Deventer to realize Op Drift, exhibition, and installation in Museum De Waag that will be presented as part of IJsselbienale 2021.

Fronting Motion

“Fronting Motion” is an networked installation visualizing real-time data of ships entering the Southampton Harbour and nearby road traffic .

Shadows Move Right

What will the post-Covid-19 world look like? What are the challenges, what opportunities will arise? In March 2020 the Oude Kerk joined forces with Mister Motley, the online magazine that links the visual arts to life. Together they invited 16 artists to respond to questions raised by the Covid-19 crisis.

City as Performative Object shown in London

Our walking essay has been shown in a very charming exhibition between 3-6 October 2019. Find below the kind letter that was send to us by the curators. They express how the work resonated in the context of the exhibition and park. Dear Esther and Ivar Thank you so much for giving us permission to […]

Daily Life at the Crossing

Watching this film, our minds will try to fix the visual and audio deficiencies and create coherent space. Video and both left and right audio channels are derived from ‘reality’ but do not match as we are used to.


Pendule is het getekende verslag van beweging, een gebeurtenis. Een gebeurtenis die zich hier, op deze plek, gedurende een bepaalde periode in het (nabije) verleden, heeft afgespeeld.


Our 50 minute film “Once We Get There” will be presented as an installation at The Abington Artcenter as part of the exhibition “Reflection”


This summer we are very happy to again participate in ZADR (Zomer aan de Roosloot)  Kunstboerderij Voert 18a – Bergen vr/za/zo 12.00-17.00 uur 14 juli t/m 6 augustus with also works by: Ingrid Greijn, Frank Halmans, Carlijn Mens, Anna Mul, Pé Okx, PolakVanBekkum, Edmond Steinbusch

Exhibition TWEE (TWO)

After two years of inspiring leadership by Nicole Dudok and Jedithja de Groot Gallery DudokDeGroot will be the new name of the gallery that represents our work in The Netherlands. This will be celebrated with the group exhibition TWEE (TWO). Opening: July 8, 4-6 pm. 08 July 2017 – 22 July 2017 opening hours wednesday […]

Special Mention at 2Annas Film Festival, Riga

  “Yes! Yes! Yes!”, as Akh, the biker in the film, posted on FB. Yes, we may say we appreciate being awarded this special mention! Out of 201 applications in het midlength competition we got the Special Mention for Once We Get There at the 2Annas International Film Festival in Riga, on 1 October 2016: […]

Open Fields, Rixc, Riga

Urban Fruit – Street Wrapper at the Rixc Open Fields Exhibition, Riga, Latvia. From September 30 until November 2, 2016. “The OPEN FIELDS international media art exhibition at the exhibition halls of the recently opened new building of the National Library of Latvia will represent works by artists, artists-researchers and data designers, who are challenging […]

Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts, London

The Mailman’s Bag coninues its tour around the world! From 5 October  until 18 December 2016, it is part of the exhibition Visions in the Nunnery 2016 in Bow Arts Gallery, London. ‘Visions in the Nunnery is a renowned showcase of contemporary moving image and performance work and celebrates its tenth edition. Selected from over […]

Zomer aan de Roosloot

Zomer aan de Roosloot; Bergen; Noord-Holland, NL.
In the weekend of 29- 31 July we are present between 12:00 and 17:00.

From Bits to Paper, Cardboard and ABS

I pick the first person in sight. I describe their journeying, their clothing: the colour, the materials. Brands I don’t mention, as I hardly recognize brands. The days that I follow people are cold, zero, at the most eight degrees Celsius and everybody is heavily clothed. I try to follow their gaze, to get a clue of their purpose, their thoughts.

AmsterdamREALTIME @ Made In Amsterdam

In 100 works of art, the exhibition “Made in Amsterdam” at the Amsterdam Museum showcased the most important artists, ideas and movements in the art world over the last century. We are very proud that AmsterdamREALTIME represented the year 2002. Tom Demeyer, Marleen Stikker and Esther Polak Esther Polak and Jeroen Kee A special introduction […]

151230 – Driver’s Dog finissage

At the last day of the show Driver’s Dog we gave a game-like presentation. We made cards that the audience could pick from and that each represented (at times contra directory) stories about the works.

Driver’s Dog

Solotentoonstelling 27 november tot en met 30 december 2015
Opening: 28 november 16-18 uur
Finnisage: woensdag 30 december 15.00 -17:00 uur

150910 – Akademieprijs Astronomie en Kunst

We are very happy to be one of the nominees for the Akademieprijs Astronomie en Kunst with our work Spiral Drawing Sunrise. The price was granted to “Zwarte Zon” (Black Sun) by Roland Schimmel. We are honoured to show Spiral Drawing Sunrise in this context. The opening will be on 11 September 2015 at 16.00 […]

150830-Global Imaginations

an in-depth introductions to the work of Annesas Appel, Anett Frontzek and PolakVanBekkum -amongst others by Johan Deumens. Cartography as a layered approach to conceptual space. Part of the side program of Global Imaginations and still on till October 4

Disruption, Vancouver, CA

The Mailman’s Bag has been presented as part of Disruption, ISEA 2015 Vancouver, CA August 2015 information about the catalogue is here You can order a hard copy here and for free download