Photo: Jannes Linders

Festive opening 'Sash' by Ron van der Ende on 17 December

Sash by Ron van der Ende was placed last summer. Under the supervision of the artist, a team mounted the work on the facade of an apartment complex at the head of the Voorschoterlaan. The work is made of wood from poplars from the Kralingse Bos, which can be smelled after a heavy rain shower. Look here to the movies Sash, a Kralings work of art from Mila van der Ende and her father Ron about the creative process: from tree, to plank, to Sash.

De Grand opening takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 15.00 p.m on the renovated Voorschoterplein opposite metro station Voorschoterlaan. Writer and presenter Ernest van der Kwast talks to alderman Outdoor Space on the street Vincent Karremans, Rens van Overdam of the Kralingen district council, one of the initiators Els Leclercq and client on behalf of BKOR Marjolijn van der Meijden. After the presentation of a column specially written for this occasion, Van der Kwast enters into conversation with the artist Ron vander Ende. Sash is his first monumental artwork in the public space of Rotterdam. read here art historian's essay Sandra Smets over Sash and about the artist.

The art project is linked to the refurbishment of the head of the Voorschoterlaan, which will be completed in November. BKOR acted as client and co-financier for this project, which was made possible with financial contributions from the Mondriaan Fund, Stichting Droom en Daad and Stichting Job Dura Fonds. With special thanks to Woonstad and the municipality of Rotterdam.

Publication date: 07 / 12 / 2022