entre essaouira et ait amira - el khemis, avec excursions

catalogue number: hdv 2012.031.1
date created: 2012-2013
classification: journals & sketchbooks
work type: journal
medium: mixed media (artefacts, ashes, soil/earth, seeds, stones, shells, vegetation and photographs), collected by herman & susanne de vries with Katharina Winterhalter, Mirjam de Vries, Wolfgang & Katja Bauer in November and December 2012 around Essaouira - Morocco, on paper/board
dimensions: 44 + 1 (titlepage) panels, each panel (framed) 36 × 26 × cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'entre essaouira et ait amira - el khemis - avec excursions à immouzzer des ida outanane et tifnite et un séjour à agadir / novembre décembre 2012 / • a journal •', signed and annotated 'avec assistence de katharina winterhalter / et mirjam de vries, wolfgang & katja bauer' on the title page (graphite pencil)
each part titled [see 'extended description'] and signed (with initial) on the front (graphite pencil)
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works:
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Bruno Schneyer, Zeil am Main
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
extended description
1st row, from left to right:

1. title page

2. map, unininscribed

3-4. 'de essaouira à agadir'

5. 'coll.: dans les ruines de mellah, essaouira'

6. 'cendres de feu de la cheminée de miad kher, essaouira'

7. 'coll.: mellah, essaouira'

8. 'coll: essaouira'

9. 'cynodon dactylon, coll.: smimou'

10. 'coll.: smimou'

11. 'lavandula multifida, coll.: smimou'

12. 'coll.: smimou'

2nd row, from left to right:

13-15. 'coll.: smimou'

16. 'argania spinosa, coll.: ida ou aazza[a]'

17. 'coll.: tamanar'

18. 'withania frutescens, coll.: tamamar'

19-20. 'coll.: tamamar'

21. 'coll.: agadir, jardin'

22. 'coll.: agadir'

23. 'coll.: plage d'agadir'

3rd row, from left to right:

24. 'coll.: plage d'agadir'

25. 'pistacia lentiscus, coll.: oued asif tamrhakht'

26. 'nerium oleander, coll.: oued asif tamrhakht'

27. 'euphorbia echinus, coll.: oued asif tamrhakht'

28. 'coll.: oued asif tamrhakht'

29. 'aoufir-oulma'

30. 'coll.: aoufir-oulma'

31-32. 'coll.: oued asif tamrhakht'

33. 'rumex? coll.: col, km 183, eassaouira-agadir'

34. 'coll.: ida ou aazza[a]'

4th row, from left to right:

35-38. 'coll.: dunes, entre tamri et cap rihr'

39. 'coll.: entre tamri et cap rihr, dunes'

40. 'coll.: soukh el khemis/ait amira'

41 'svak, collected soukh el khemis-ait amira 6.12.2013'

42. 'coll.: tifnite'

43. 'collected: plage tifnite'

44. coll.: place [= plage] de tifnite'

45. 'plage de tifnite'

exhibition history
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2016 'herman de vries. all in one - one in all', Galerie Geiger, Konstanz
2018 'herman de vries. all all all', Cortesi Gallery, Milan
2020 'herman de vries. parts of a whole', Museum im Kleihues-Bau, Kornwestheim
published references
video recording during this trip a video was recorded by Katharina Winterhalter, titled 'en passant - ein journal entsteht' (2012)
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) image repr. on p 58-70, 92.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all in one - one in all (Galerie Geiger : Konstanz 2016) image repr. on pages 32-22.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all all all (Cortesi Gallery : Lugano/Milan/London 2018) image repr. on pages [54-55] (catalogue nr 11).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. parts of a whole (Museum im Kleihues-Bau : Kornwestheim 2020) image repr. on pages 10-11.