2019-20 AIR in Istanbul
Warm welcome at the Palais de Hollande, the Dutch Consulate in Istanbul.
For 3 months I will be working as artist in residence at the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, as part of the Be Mobile-Create Together! programm.
Be Mobile-Create Together! will establish a network between the following artist residencies: in Germany, HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts (Dresden), Künstlerhaus Bethanien (Berlin) and Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart); in France, Camargo Foundation (Cassis), La Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris) and Le Cube (Issy-les-Moulineaux); in Turkey, İKSV Residency and Arthereistanbul (Istanbul); in the Netherlands, Dansmakers Amsterdam, Rast Theater (Amsterdam), Jan van Eyck Academie (Maastricht) and Writers Unlimited (the Hague).
Also in the IKSV residency: Marianne Villière (FR), Mirak Jamal (GE), Helena Kauppila (GE), Simon(e) van Saarloos (NL)
Buzzbench is published in Making Urban Nature
The Buzzbench is one of the projects published in Stadsnatuur maken / Making Urban Nature, an inspirational book about nature-inclusive designing in European cities.
The authors are members of De Natuurlijke Stad, a collaboration of architects, biologists and urban ecologists and call for the integration of nature in the designs of buildings and urban outdoor spaces.