by Isabel del Rio
‘The flame of art moves the world’ is Adri’ slogan. I agree with him and I think Pericles in the 5th century BP agreed with him too: ‘all the positive and beautiful things than mankind has made are in the art’, he said in his Funeral Oration (well, more or less, but if we have to believe Thucydides, why not other ideas?) and, yes, Art has never wounded anybody but helped him/her to overcome the boredom of life. Art has comforted the lonely person and taught who wanted to know (sometimes, even who didn’t want). The last objective of Art is to provoke smiles and to prevent meanness, because an artist is a generous person who wants to share its thoughts with the world: communication, an attitude which is less fashionable every day.
Adri’s inspiration is nature (‘land art’ has been called in our habit of labeling everything). Threaten, beautiful nature that he likes to exalt, catching our attention with strong colors, with curvilinear shapes, with smart figures that our imagination must finish.
His project his calling for feedback. No more passive viewers! It’s time for action and Adri only wants to start the blue wave.
Adri A.C. de Fluiter
NL- 7841 EP SLEEN