Cha dao 茶道 – the way of tea

Finding out I am on my way – I’ve found cha dao, the way of tea. I will continue to study tea and Yunnan will continue to be a part of my life.

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.

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

Naked City

KISS II Microfest: Psychogeography in Kunming

Last weekend the Kunming International Situationist Society (KISS) organized the second edition of the KISS microfest, a practice in psychogeography or dérive. What and who is KISS? KISS was founded …

The bee king of Baoshan

Many updates – a short bicycle trip, an encounter with a bee keeper, several art events, a Dutch community event, and meanwhile progress on the Heyang house continues at a …

Inner Landscape make-up

Dutch Culture Nights 1 – Inner Landscape

Last night saw the kick-off of the Dutch Culture Nights with a screening of the documentary Inner Landscape. This was the first event of what will hopefully be a long-running …