Her renaissance costumes were designed with the use of various packaging materials, offering a new perspective on recycling. Reminiscent of the paintings of Dutch masters, Jongmans’ portraits combine meticulous execution with a strong art statement – on the future of our planet. As styrofoam, bubble wraps and foam rubber become embellishments, we are again faced with the questions over mass consumption and giving new forms to the resources already produced. With her latest series “Kindred Spirits”, the artist aims to capture the elusive passage of time and a state of melancholia.
” Like a child, I could see a diamond in a rock,” she writes in her art manifesto.