2020 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).

van splunter krijgt warm welkom in istanbul
urban-nature / natuur-maken

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