Van den Heuvel and Smits

Francy Van den Heuvel and Diederike Smits are artists who have been connected to Festival 2 Turven Hoog for many years. Their most well known joint piece is Under the table, a collection of household goods to play with endlessly. Cocoon is for babies, with also a flask space! and


Under the table

Under the table is a space in which all kinds of furniture get a second life. Some are upside down or parts lack. Some are filled with collections: of labels, sunglasses, spoons or rolls of colored tape, just to name a few and some are just what they are but can always be something else. In Under the table you can discover and shape, play and organize. An artsy furniture gang in which everything can always be something else.

Under the table was created in 2014 at Festival 2 Turven Hoog. The artists work with all kinds of waste materials and household goods. They play with opposites; full and empty or order and chaos. They love collections that are of no use. The nice thing about this installation is that the artists themselves are always there to stimulate the children to play. They themselves also continue to play in the world they have created.


Playing period
Season 2016/17 and 2017/18
For toddlers, prescoolers (2-6 years) and adults
Interactive installation
Several possibilities : a daypart or a whole day, several days. Also smaller and biggers versions
Floor space
Depending on the material, Under the table can be put down in both large and smaller line up
Festival 2 Turven Hoog


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