tamara dees

///the cabin


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the cabin was shown:
the final show of the ABKMaastricht, Hof van Tillie in Maastricht, juli 1998.
the Bakery 2-30/8/1998
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht: four presentations (Marien Schouten, Ferdi, Ton Boelhouwer and Tamara Dees) 10/10/1998 – 3/1/1999

the cabin

Based on cabins from ferries on the river Thames I built a cabin as my final work for the academy in Maastricht. I was at a turning point, at the start of the rest of my life an decided that what I needed was a control room. A place from where I could steer in the right direction. The dimensions of the cabin are related to my length. I can stand up in the cabin without bumping my head against the roof, I can spread my arms, it is my size. From the moment I built this cabin I use sailing as a metaphor for finding my identity.