Upstream’s Daily Net Art Update (#15), for the heroes stuck at home to flatten the curve.
When you have to stay at home there’s always Net Art. Art made for the internet, meant to be experienced at home, behind your own computer.
Today: Jeroen Jongeleen, Running a Circle Clockwise, 2017. Find it at http://runningacircleclockwise.com/. Collection of Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam.
Jeroen Jongeleen is an experimental visual artist, operating in various media, but always focused on how we deal with public space: the way we define, frame, limit and controle it. In his interventions, legal as well as lesser legal, he questions the role art can play in this. Where traditionally an artist paints with paint, a sculptor sculpts or videos are made with a camera, at this stage of his practice Jeroen runs his art through running. Jeroen Jongeleen ran a full circle on a 4 meter radius string for 8 hours consistently, creating a drawing in the effort. His feet being the tools, the park his canvas. In the webformat he keeps running a fragment of his