Rituals and residence

A deeply personal post – about processing my impending departure from China on an emotional, philosophical, creative and even spiritual level.

Snapshot: DCN 6 – Ruben Lundgrens ‘Tour de Yunnan’

A snapshot in words and images of Ruben Lundgren’s ‘Tour de Yunnan’, the first Dutch Culture Night that featured a series of Artist Talks by a Dutch creative.

Dutch Culture Night 6: Artist Talk by Ruben Lundgren

Dutch Culture Night 6 is an Artist Talk by Beijing-based Dutch photographer Ruben Lundgren, whose work focuses on the history of the photobook in China.

Faraz and avocados

Down to the countryside

This week I have been busy preparing for the upcoming PechaKucha Night – briefing speakers, preparing poster design, solving some issues concerning the venue. Next week I will launch promotion, …

Iris van Herpen at work

DCN 3 – Iris van Herpen: Technology and craft entwined

Reporting on the first Dutch Culture Nights of 2021 – a series of screenings of Iris van Herpen’s mesmerizing creations in Kunming, Dali and Xizhou

Burn baby burn

Une machine à procrastiner

Le Corbusier called houses machines à habiter, machines for living in. I’ve been busy learning how exactly my ‘machine’ works and I’ve found out it’s actually a machine à procrastiner. …