Photo by Herman Kempers


Live durational performance



LUX ETHEREAL COMMISSUM is a tableau vivant consisting of three young men and myself. Together we perform a bathing ritual meant to groom and nourish me, so I can enter the same reality that I have created for these three men. Me at the center, I'm in charge, as I'm the person who has created this reality to which these young men belong. And yet at the same time, they are in charge of me, for they decide when I am ready to become one of them. In order for us to become part of one another, we need each other as without each other we are not complete.


Many thanks to the boys helping out: Lars Reen, Shai Langen, Malcolm Kratz

All photos by Herman Kempers (




Photo by Herman Kempers