Innardz of an Uprising
Comprising a series of five tapestries made at the Textile Lab at the Textile Museum in Tillburg, a sound piece and a wall painting, interiors are ripped out of their context in the flow of a narrative, out of their history and woven anew.
Juliacks creates a series of tapestries intersecting archival material on the Netherland’s
first correctional facilities, and the first documented prison uprising in Haarlem, 1613 as a point of departure in the hallucination of alternative futures.
Is the inside visible
when authority is defied
and losing is inevitable
or is it
that the spaces
the conditions that force
the situations that inspire people to unite
Judicial Records of Haarlem (Noord-Hollands Archief) inv. nr. 66.2, fo. 224, 224vo and 225
January 18 1613
“Verdicts of Pieter Jacobsz “Goeluck”, Arijs Janss, Barthelmees Corneliss and Pieter Jacobsz of Delft, corrected at the workhouse.
All four, having been forced to weave and work at the House of Corrections because they were living an unruly and [bad] life for an unlimited time until they would find better-ness…have now been apprehended as last Friday on the eleventh of this month of January they appeared very
maliciously; to be precise: first the aforementioned “Goeluck” had hit a father of the workhouse with a stick on his head…”