Wouter chose to embrace Kinesio tape as a basis to work with. Kinesio is a flexible tape used for sports injuries, yet he choose to apply the strips straight and not (yet) use its kinetic effect. He sees the limitation of this material as a way to show how endless his possibilities are. Due to the stretchiness of the material, the matte paint he applies to the tape can be slightly cracked. In this way Wouter can vary endlessly with lines, rhythms and colour combinations. Although abstract, his work is sometimes also scenic.
Wouter works from a limitation that broadens his mind. Where a lot of similar abstract art often strives for perfection and excludes coincidence, he lets the tape run its course to get a raw, porous and painterly effect. This is reinforced by found objects that he uses to create patterns after painting the strips. Coincidence and control alternate.
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