Sint Michaël & De Draak 2019

‘Saint Michael & The Dragon’ (2019-2020) is a team-artwork of 3,66 by 2,44 meters (144,1 by 96,1 inch) on which over two hundred and fifty persons contributed. The bodies of the two rivals are covered in tattoos that tell a modern tale of Good versus Evil.

The making of the team-artwork started at Bruisweken Zwolle. After this festival the painting was brought to Sint Micheals church (Academiehuis – Grote Kerk Zwolle). It was finished at the University of Applied Science Windesheim.

On 10-10-2019, the national ‘Day of Sustainability’, Dutch writer, scientist, former politician and climate activist Jan Terlouw (1931) contributed to the painting. Right after his lecture on climate change visitors painted words out of his lecture on Sint Michaels wings.

The names of all participant are written on the back of the artwork.