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Winter solstice meditations

Winter solstice thoughts. As the sun turns, I’m letting go of the year of Covid and looking ahead to settling in my new home. Happy new year!

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 …

Get into a groove

Two weeks into my new Dali life, and I’m finally finding my groove, finding my rhythm. Recovered from a dreadful cold, most of my stuff unpacked and organized in my …

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 …

Temporary office

China Residencies – listening, learning, dreaming up big plans.

Yesterday I had a great chat with Kira Simon-Kennedy. She is one of the founders of China Residencies, an amazing online resource for Artist in Residencies (AIRs). It also profiles …