Earth Worm

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Alex Crocker: Earth, 2016 Oil Paint, Oil Stick, Pigment, Rabbit Skin Glue On Canvas 160 X 80 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Martin Van Zomeren
Earth Worm

Hazenstraat 20
1016 SP Amsterdam
March 4th, 2017 - April 8th, 2017
Opening: March 4th, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Other (outside main areas)
+ 31 6 1137 0211
Wed-Sat 1-6


To worm… to move slowly. Slow like digestion.

To move through the earth and therefore through time.

Worm as time traveller, primitive creature moving down, deeper and deeper,

the further down the further back. As far back as the core.

Consuming and discarding earth and therefore time.

How old is the soil? What is the pattern under the plough?

Not the old straight track but a meandering three dimensional path.

Dragging and depositing the deep past onto the surface.


Alex Crocker (1981, Truro, UK) graduated his masters degree from The Royal College of Art in London and participated at the residency program at de Ateliers in Amsterdam (2016). He recently showed his work during the Buning Brongers Prijzen at Arti et Amicitiae (2016). His work has also been shown at The Talking Lamp, Kennington Residency, London (2016), Cul-De-Sac, Llandudno, (2016), The Eyes Have It, 53 Beck Road, London (2016), A Bestiary, Turf Projects, London (2015), Cure, Transition Gallery, London (2015), among others. 

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