Broedplaats in Permanent Beta

Op 27 november spreek ik op de Permanent Beta dag in Utrecht over de oprichting van de Broedmachine. Het boek ‘Nooit Af’ Permanent Beta is een grote persoonlijke inspiratiebron in mijn werk (en leven). Ik wist het niet, totdat iemand het in een boek schreef. Ken je dat? En nu kan ik wat ik doe …

Above all – Make good Art

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 ArtsĀ in 2012. Neil Gaiman Addresses the University of the Arts Class of 2012 from The …

My very first Open Space

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 …

Unlocking Creativity

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 …