Over the last months I followed the research of choreographer Amos Ben-Tal and artist/architect Gosse de Kort, with dancer Genevieve Osborne and initiated by danceplatform WhyNot. Moving through the Middle is a documentation of and a reflection on their collaboration. The publication follows the working process between the two artists, exploring the key questions andContinue reading “Moving through the Middle”
The exhibition Souvenirs. De dingen en de verhalen at Felix Meritis presented an assembly of objects and the stories of their owners. The photography by Sophie Wright was presented as a new collection of souvenirs in the exhibition. Curated with Tessel Dekker, co-founder of Gevonden Voorwerpen.
Over the last two years, I recorded an EP for every season of the year together with my band. Five songs for Spring, five for the Summer, five songs for Autumn, and four last songs for the Winter. Today Winter has started again and our last songs are finally released. It’s time to tell youContinue reading “The Windswept Story of Seasons”
From January 6, I’ll be working as researcher for Het Nieuwe Instituut.
For Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen I edited and curated the website Design Column (2013-2014), in parallel with the Design Column exhibition series.
This summer, I finished my MA thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices, published here as pdf. Cities have always been spaces of friction where people encounter others as strangers in physical public space, and must find a way to deal with each other. Mediating the tensions between different urban publics has been one ofContinue reading “thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices.”
In 2011 I wrote Amsterdam A-whereness, a thesis on the hybrid city as a collective memory. Available here in pdf.
For Virtueel Platform, I wrote Transmediaal Werken in Nederland, a reader about transmedia storytelling in the Netherlands. The research dossier about transmedia, with more articles and interviews, is available here.
On Saturday the 21st of September, we celebrated /|\ HET VERVAL /|\ with more than 15 artists including bands, DJ’s, storytellers, poets, Autumn food ‘in verval’ and visuals. The festival was located at Pakhuis Wilhelmina and Delicatessen, at the Veemkade in Amsterdam. I curated and organized the festival with Denis Wouters and Cornelis Serveert.