Redmer Hoekstra is a Dutch artist graduated in 2009 from the Art Academy in Zwolle as a visual artist and illustrator. He creates amazing surreal illustrations blending animals with plants, everyday objects, architectural elements, and human body parts.
I’ve always loved alienation and fantasizing, daydreaming. As a child I had all kinds of theories about how the world worked. At the Academy I was able to rediscover this and process this into my work. How things work is a fascination of mine and in many drawings you can find this. I open up appliances and objects and freely change what is inside. Often a subject gets a completely different feeling or meaning. I play with form, meaning and function, while new combinations arise. Often surprising, strange and funny but also with a strange kind of logic, a fantastic and surreal world.Redmer Hoekstra