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Orchestrating Coincidence is a project
by Hilde Onis and Liza Wolters

An edition of 30 unique sculptures existing of 26 individuals,
2 pairs and 5 artist proofs.

With Orchestrating Coincidence, Hilde Onis and Liza Wolters take on the representation of the in-between, resulting in a series of 30 sculptures that defy odds by finding connection at their breaking point. By developing a method that aims to constrain but meanwhile evokes accident, the series’ individual objects have a say in controlling it’s own contours.

Departing from these notions, they explore existing linear views of (gendered) positive and negative space in sculpture. The thirty unique sculptures are paired with an emphasizing publication that plays with character assignment. The printed leporello catalog integrally touches upon what it means to collect and be one of
a whole.

Next to the catalog, the series connects to an essay written synchronously to their production. Constructed through and around various artists and thinkers who take erosion, fragility, interspace and the ‘failure’ of objects in their original function as their point of departure, the text explores content emerging from parenthesis and absent material.

Purchasing an edition or catalog

Single sculpture: € 440
Duo sculpture:  € 760             
Every sculpture comes with corresponding packaging and a printed leporello catalog designed by graphic designer Janne Beldman           
Separate catalog: €26 + shipping 

To purchase your number of choice, while accepting every accompanied trait, send an e-mail to
orchestratingcoincidence@gmail.com with the number of the edition in the subject. 
Due to the extreme fragility of the works, they can not be shipped; they can be picked up in Rotterdam or personally delivered to you within the Netherlands and Belgium. Based on where the new home of the edition is located, we will suggest the deliver expenses to you personally.

For purchases outside of the Netherlands and Belgium or other requests, please contact us so we can find a way.


at Gallery Nieuw Charlois (15.01 - 25.02.23), Rotterdam (NL)

In the one-off exhibition of ‘Orchestrating Coincidence’, the edition as a whole was presented in a site-specific installation. Concrete fault lines ran through the space, with the entire edition spread over them.