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)

van splunter krijgt warm welkom in istanbul
Quirine van der Hoeven, Cultureel attaché en Büşra Dursun, Cultuur Stagiaire
urban-nature / natuur-maken / buzz bench

2017 Buzzbench

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.

ISBN 978-94-6208-317-2 | May 2017 | available | Piet Vollaard, Jacques Vink, Niels de Zwarte | design: Antenna Men | Dutch, English | paperback | 17 x 24 cm | 320 pages | illustrated (300 color and b/w) | with support from: met steun van Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, Gemeente Rotterdam