I have built various installations for KWF Kankerbestrijding, the Dutch Cancer Society. With them KWF presents itself in shopping areas and at festivals. The installations are there as an eye-catcher at first and a conversation starter when interacted with.
KWF Insmeerbar / Smear Bar
To protect people at festivals and other places where crowds gather, KWF provides everybody with free sunscreen and information. They do this from the one of five Insmeerbar tents (literally “Smear Bar”) I drew the graphics and built the foldable Velcro bars for.
KWF Sapfiets / Juice Bike
If you want a healthy fruit shake, you will have to work for it! When the big red button is pushed power is cut off to the outlet the blender is plugged in. You have to cycle, see the LED light meter fill up, and when full, the outlet is live again, so you can make yourself a well deserved shake.
KWF Wensput / Wishing Well
The wishing wells collapses into a small wheeled carts, containing metal and wooden parts and two (one Velcroed) banners, that’s small enough to single-handedly take with you on the train. People were approached by charity workers with big coins on which they write a wish and toss into the well. I’ve built two of these.
KWF Appelkar / Apple Cart
The Appelkar was used to hand out free apples, while informing people about a good diet in relation to cancer.