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sand sculpturesr jeroen advocaat
Centipede creates artistic impressions for sand sculpture events. Artistic guidance on site can also be arranged. For this kind of jobs Centipede cooperates with a team that is specialized in organizing sand sculpture festivals.

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Since 2003 Jeroen Advocaat is being invited by the organizers of big sand sculpture events. Below this page are pictures and information about the projects he has participated in.

The projects are divided by year. The following chapters can therefore also be clicked:

• sand sculptures 2013
• sand sculptures 2012

• sand sculptures 2011
• sand sculptures 2010
• sand sculptures 2009
• sand sculptures 2008
• sand sculptures 2007

• sand sculptures 2006
• sand sculptures 2005
• sand sculptures 2004
• sand sculptures 2003

 

sand sculpture 2013

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sand sculpture, China

Data: from march 27 to april 3
Location: Hainan, China
Theme: Oceanco
Participated as: designer, compacter and carver

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sand sculptures 2012

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sand sculpture, China

Date: from september 23 to september 10
Location: Zhoushan, China
Theme: Movies
Participated as: designer and artistic leader

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sand sculpture & salt sculpture, Taiwan

Date: from april 10 to april 15
Location: Taiwan
Theme: Fish
Participated as: salt carver
Collaboration with David Billings

Date: from 5 april to 8 april
Location: Fulong, Taiwan
Theme: Dinosaur
Participated as: sand carver

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sand sculptures 2011

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sand sculpture, Indonesia

Date: from november 26 to december 10
Location: Bogor, Indonesia
Theme: Wonders of Indonesia, Boro Budur; 1 stupa and 4 monks
Participated as: carver
Collaboration with Bruce

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sand sculpture, china

Date: from september 9 to september 25
Location: Zhoushan, China
Theme: Disney
Participated as: designer and artistic leader

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sand sculpture, the netherlands

Date: from june 22 to July 11
Location: Hoensbroek , The Netherlands
Theme: Master pieces; Dante's Inferno
Participated as: carver

The sculpture is inspired by a paining from William Bouguereau in which we can see Dante and Virgil in the 5th circle of hell.

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sand sculpture, Korea

Date: from may 28 to june 6
Location: Bussan, Korea
Theme: fairytale
Participated as: carver

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sand sculptures 2010

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Guinness Book of World records highest sand sculpture, china

Date: from september 12 to september 29
Location: Zhoushan, China
Theme: Tour of Africa
Participated as: designer and artistic leader

With the sand sculpture "The animal rock" we broke a new world record. The world record for highest sand sculpture is now 22,43 meter.

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sand sculpture, korea

Date: from june 2 to june 5
Location: Zhoushan, China
Theme: Bussan, Korea
Participated as: carver

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sand sculptures 2009

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sand sculpture, china

Date: from september 11 to september 30
Location: Zhoushan, China
Theme: Future city of the sea
Participated as: designer, artistic leader and carver

The weather was good and the project was successful, so I had time to carve as well: a wall with Italian paintings

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sand sculpture, korea

Date: from may 9 to may 15
Location: Donghae, Korea
Theme: Namdaemun temple
Participated as: carver
Collaboration with Kevin, Lip en Rodrigo

The roof of the Namdaemun temple/ gate caught fire in 2008. It's an honor to rebuild the temple in sand.

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sand sculptures 2008

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sand sculpture, china

Date: from september 14 to september 30
Location: Zhoushan, China
Theme: World Wonders of Islands
Participated as: designer, artistic leader

During the project CCTV records a competition for international TV. The participants are two international teams and three Chinese teams. Both teams count two people.

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sand sculpture, Belgium

Date: from june 16 to june 30
Location: Blankenberge, Belgium
Theme: fairytale castles / fairytale village
Participated as: carver

Two weeks before arrival on this project, Bouke and I work together on huge foam decoration pieces that surround the indoor sand sculpture.

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sand sculptures 2007

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sand sculpture, thailand

Date: from october 15 to october 29
Location: Chachoengsao, Thailand
Theme: Story by Soonthornpoo en New York skyline with statue of liberty
Participated as: carver

The project was in honor of the 80est birthday of the king. The sand is filled with huge chunks of clay and stones so we veneer each sculpture with sifted sand. On October 26 I injure my bare feed and need 4 stitches. I do manage to finish the sculpture on time.

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sand sculpture, germany

Date: from june 25 to july 8
Location: Travemunde, Germany
Theme: Travel through time, mirror hall from Versailles, Saint Peter church
Participated as: carver
Collaboration with Charlotte

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sand sculptures 2006

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sand sculpture, germany

Date: from june 26 to july 9
Location: Travemunde, Germany
Theme: Circus; poster Dan Rice (1823-1901)
Participated as: carver

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sand sculpture, england

Date: from june 6 to july 20
Location:
Great Yarmouth, England
Theme: horse of Troy
Participated as: carver
Collaboration with Joost

This sculpture is the highest top on the project.

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sand sculpture, england

Date: from may 22 to june 6
Location:
Brighton, England
Theme: The romans, gate of Titus, temple of Saturn and bathing house
Participated as: carver
Collaboration with Joost
for the bathing house

The sculpture of the temple of saturn consists of two relief's. One side shows the temple in the time when it was build and the other side depicts the temple during the downfall of the roman empire.
Photographs from the bathing house in perspective can be seen by clicking the picture or the link below:

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sand sculptures 2005

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sand sculpture, england

Date: from july 10 to july 17
Location:
Brighton, England
Theme:
Egypt, obelisk with snake
Participated as: carver

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sand sculpture, germany

Date: from june 27 to july 11
Location:
Travemunde, Germany
Theme:
Fairytale, Rapunzel
Participated as: carver

Collaboration with Isabelle

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sand sculptures 2004

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sand sculpture, china

Date: from september 16 to september 30
Location:
Zhoushan, China
Theme: Western love
Participated as: carver

Collaboration with Chinese students

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sand sculpture, the netherlands

Date: from july 6 to july 18
Location:
Thorn The Netherlands
Theme:
cowboys & indians
Participated as: carver

Collaboration with Joe, Robert en Joist

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sand sculpture, germany

Date: from june 21 to july 4
Location:
Travemunde, Germany
Theme:
Olympic games; old greek sports, Japanese temple
Participated as: carver

Collaboration for wall with sport relieves with Tineke en Marijn

Collaboration for temple with Tineke

July 27 to august 31 I'm back in Germany for repairing damaged sculptures. I'm making the girl and the head.

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sand sculpture, the Netherlands

Date: from may 10 to may 15
Location:
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Theme:
The Lion King
Participated as: carver

Collaboration with
Jeroen, Jeroen, Sandra en Marijn

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sand sculptures 2003

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sand sculpture, belgium

Date: from july 21 to august 1
Location:
Zeebrugge, Belgium
Theme: Middle ages
Participated as: carver

Collaboration with
Jeroen and Dave

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