While I was browsing the website of the really inspiring initiative of the Milagro Arts Center, which I found through Kickstarter, I stumbled upon this video of a speech of Neil Gaiman to the graduates of the University of the Arts in 2012. Neil Gaiman Addresses the University of the Arts Class of 2012 from The […]
I love working with Marten Fisher. Last night he was on the Dutch Radio 1, in the middle of the night and played this beautiful song that he wrote for his dad. I just wanted to share it with you!
Last Sunday I hosted my very first Open Space. I have attended Open Spaces before, but never had I organised and hosted an Open Space by myself. The participants were +- 25 creative festivalorganizers. They are active! Enthusiastic! Loud! Quick! Full of ideas! And it was great to work with them. Young Art is a […]
A while ago, this made my day: It is a good way for me to think of 2015. We worked, struggled, slept, ate, and build half a house. Next year, I hope to continue to live, in the glass bottle of life. That’s all. I nééd this sometimes. I need to get away from the news and focus […]
I joined the last edition of TEDxAmsterdam as a volunteer and looooved it. Even though your pretty busy as a volunteer, I got to see the main part of the talk of Damiaan Denys. And it might very well be one of the best talks of this edition. It makes you laugh at your own […]
Last week was the very last class of my course Intercultural Communication and Leadership at the office of CIEE Amsterdam. I will miss my students! The last class of the semester is usually a ‘digital story viewing party’. All students make a digital story of some of the lessons they learned during their study abroad. […]
Yesterday I saw an amazing TED Talk by Stanford Professor Tina Seelig. Now there are amazing TED Talks all over the web, and one of my students even told me that watching TED Talks makes us stupid. But I’m telling you, this talk was a-ma-zing. Professor Seelig indicates several different possibilities to grow creative abilities […]
What does ANNNA do? There is such a myriad of activities under this name, but there is one common denominator: To help creatives with structures that create new energy. I help musicians, artists and designers with new bookings and promotion. I design events, shows, locations, meetings, shops, trips, excursions and models for groups, communities and creatives; commonly […]