Contact 2020

Contact is inspired by life in times of coronavirus. Cornelis continues is research combining marble and stainless steel. The circular steel base is an integral part of the sculpture. Its watery and reflecting surface mirrors the marble cone, creating a contact effect. In its purity of shape, the artwork turns into a symbol of social distancing, as virus spreads through droplet transmission.

Contact, marble and stainless steel, 48×18 cm, 2020


Cornelis was inspired by exploration of gender in contemporary society. A Carrara marble abstract artwork, pure and elegant, rises as the third gender above distinctions. Female and male symbolic lines are melted in a new shape, sharp and delicate at the same time.
A new 3D icon to reflect on human identity.