While hanging out in Groningen last week, I had the good fortune of making the acquaintance of Sigrid-- an authentic Frieslander. Frieslanders are from Friesland-- a province in Northern Holland that the rest of people in Holland make jokes about, partly because they have their own unique version of Dutch. They also have a funny flag with lots of hearts on it.
But they are not really hearts. They are just lillies! For a moment I thought that everyone was going way overboard celebrating Valentine's day.
Sigrid is a modern art enthusiast. We had just made a dinner in honour of our friend Wout. After his departure, we sat sipping wine. She complained aloud about how empty her walls were despite her love of art.
Well, as an artist, I too cannot bear the site of empty white walls. As an artist it is also my personal passion to solve this problem for people!
I proposed we do something about it. After a little cajoling and turning up the music, we set to work with some spontaneously discovered post it notes.
The above is our little creation!