If you don't write it down, it never happened

Queens Day Gallery

May 5th 2011

A lot of people sported our buttons - and some of them I managed to photograp from my spot as a street-market vendor. As usual, kids are the most natural - I've commented on this before. They don't posture in front of a camera - something I am singularly unable to do. I hate being photographed, which is why I prefer to be the  to make the shutter click .....  [.....]

Roomnight play time

July 4th 2010

Pictures from the Roomnacht - did an Experiment no. 007 game there, using the larger-than-life crayons. Very successful!  Had an art crowd this time. Lots of people drawing, as you can see. More details later - have to grab some sleep now. Lady from Post Dordt coming to talk with us tomorrow, need my wits about me. Later: Lady from Post Dordt came and went, time for some more notes on the Roomnight thing. I'm sitting in our new studio space at  AWK, using the school computer,  [.....]

New stars are born

September 9th 2013

New stars are born! Yesterday I masterminded a first Galaxy workshop, working together with Eveline from PLAY+ ART. Eveline and me transferred the ancient skill of crocheting to a number of volunteers from Transvaal. Who proved pretty quick on the uptake! Ahmed, who is the chairman of  Jongeren4You(th), was the proud creator of the first star. Another two stars were finished during the workshop, and five more were started that will be finished next Wednesday when the group will meet again at  BOT (Buurt Organisatie Transvaal). Find  [.....]

Bigger, better

October 8th 2012

There's artist that do bigger, better things! From the blog  crochetconcupiscence.com   wiki: concupiscence (from the Latin: con-, with + cupi, cupid - desire + -escere - suffix denoting beginning of a process or state) is often defined as an ardent, usually sensual, longing.[1] The concept is most commonly encountered in Christian theology, as the selfish human desire for an object, person, or experience.[2] For Christians, concupiscence refers to what they understand as the orientation, inclination or innate tendency of human beings to long for fleshly appetites, often associated with a desire to do things which are proscribed. "Playscapes, which is  [.....]