This is what I’m working on now:
- I’m making progress with a new upcoming project on the history and future of the ‘Groene Hart’ area, a green and open central area surrounded by a ring of cities in the Dutch Randstad (Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht). In cooperation with investigative journalist Dennis l’Ami, this project will focus on the theme of Landscape and Identity, and especially on how the historical development of this man-made landscape has shaped our collective identity, and is scheduled for 2022.
- Also scheduled for 2022 is a new upcoming sound art project on city bells and the meaning of sound in pre-industrial societies. This book inspired me a lot:
- I am still doing ongoing research for my book project The supernormal (launch date to be determined), on ‘the art instinct’ and how more knowledge on this subject could influence future art and art education. These books stood out to me the most lately:
- I’m slowly expanding my business to include technical and cross media coaching and consulting for artists and creatives. Last year, I have been coaching two artists in the fields of Fine Arts and Graphic Design. If you’re interested as well: get in touch and we’ll drink a cup of coffee first!
- And finally, here’s what the upcoming weeks of my job at Utrecht University of the Arts (HKU) will entail:
— May 2021