October 18, 2019

This new embroided piece is a contribution to the 'tiny pricks project' created and curated by Diana Weymar. This series holds a creative space in a tumultuous political climate. Tiny Pricks Project counterbalances the impermanence of Twitter and other social media, an...

December 11, 2018

I was thinking about Claudy Jongstra, an amazing felt artist who makes monumental felt pieces and draws attention to landscape, disappearing flora and fauna and how to care for our common home better. 

She has her own flock of sheep and runs a biodynamic farm. Here she...

December 11, 2018

Deeyah Khan


Deeyah Khan is a two-time Emmy Award-winning and twice BAFTA-nominated documentary film director; she is the founder of Fuuse, a media and arts company that puts women, people from minorities, and third-culture kids at the heart of telling their own stories...

November 27, 2018

Thanks for being an artist educator Janeke Wienk. We spend a whole week together in October to read Primo Levi's book 'if this is a man'.

We had one whole week together as a group, which she called ‘field’, to read the book ‘if this is a man’ by Primo Levi. At the start...

November 16, 2018

Artistic research for Education and Learning. 

After John set a theorical framework we were set to work on the methodology of narrative research/narratology. Using good ethics and ensuring a caring and trusting relationship with the owner of the story. 

We needed to appl...

November 16, 2018

#thank you for being an artist Kevin van Braak!

Gemma and Allesandra took us to the studio of Kevin van Braak situated on a industrial terrain in Arnhem as part of our Arte Util experience. I was incredibly impressed by the richness and layeredness of his works and proj...

November 16, 2018

We took 2 days for All students and all staff of IMEA to share their practice and this way get to know each other and inform ourselves who would be a good match to be a tutor, a collaborator and to have an idea of which expertise can be found by who.

My sharing of praxi...

November 16, 2018

Oh, my! I started my master in the Netherlands. To give an update. For a longer time I wanted to deepen my professional practice, last year I found a Master that was very much up my alley, connecting art with change in society. It aims to develop practice based methodo...

November 16, 2018

They aim to see Art as a tool, a transformative tool in reality. To use artistic thinking and doing to invent strategies to change the world. With this they are breaking standards and conventions as they see Art not as entertainment or pleasure but as a tool to talk ab...

November 8, 2018

During the text-writing sessions Falk asked us to write a statement about our identity as artist educators, this is mine, noting it is a work in proces; 

'The human experience is rich, ever-changing and intricate. We long for connection, meaning and adventure. In my wor...

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As Masterstudent at iMAE I will update this blog with my findings and insight. Being an artist is often brave and full of risk. In the #thanksforbeinganartist blogs I celebrate artist I admire. I also write more on my invented concept of 'Mental Wealth' and in 'field notes' I describe what I have learned. 
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