Het HEM is a home for contemporary culture, situated in a former munitions factory on the Hembrug site in Zaandam.
What is important now is to recover our sensesSusan Sontag
The portrait paintings by Tessel Braam (1982, Netherlands) can be seen as a personification of the human brain. Reason that believes in order and progress is always broken up by a natural cycle. This movement brings with its elements that at first sight seem misplaced — the clear lines and the overview seem disturbed — but in their own way are also of value for the survival of the whole.