Bunny Memories | Bootscraper art

Set in semi-circular niches beside the front doors of most homes, these ground-level holes are often overlooked but also fascinate many people. They're actually  boot scrapers, used by visitors to clean the mud off their shoes before entering the house. They’ve been around since the 18th century and are almost like a predecessor to the modern door-mat. Like any functional piece of architecture, many of these iron pieces are highly decorative, complementing the overall design of the building they are attached to.

To give these historical memorabilia a new meaning: a community project transforms them in tiny artworks inspired by stories of the people who live there. To avoid spoilers and enhance the fun we don't share the exact location so you need to look for them. Happy hunting

Rabbits are a common thread through Jurgen and Nora 's lives. They are a reminder of their two last rabbits.


Konijntjes zijn een rode draad door het leven van Jurgen en Nora. Ze zijn een herinnering aan hun twee laaste konijntjes.
Created on November 30, 2020
Kloosterstraat 9, 2180 Antwerpen, Belgium

Hunted by Tim Marschang. Pictures by courtesy of the artist.