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 …

Yuan Xiao Cen Museum

Nice to meet you, you and you too!

I recently announced my new WenLan 文兰 endeavour. Now, I’m planning to move to a small village near Dali. This week, therefore, was all about meeting as many people as possible. For my cultural exchange projects, I want to cultivate partnerships so I can do more with less budget.