Gold digger in Joburg, exhibition in Zuid-Afrikahuis
In my exhibition at Zuid-Afrikahuis in Amsterdam, Gold digger in Joburg, I show recent works from my residence at The Bag Factory. Finissage on October 22, 4 till 6 PM. The article 'Shebeen Queen and Gold Digger' is published in Maandblad Zuid-Afrika.
Europe in 17 days, a research trip of Fonds BKVB
October 1 till 17 I participate in the research trip with the title 'What’s up, what’s down. Cultural catalysts in Urban Space'. A group of twenty artists, architects, designers and writers investigates transformations of "secondary cities" in North-England (Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds), the Balkan (Tirana, Skopje, Prishtina), Spanish Basque Country (Bilbao, Vitoria) and Marseille. The trip is organized and funded by Fonds BKVB (now Mondriaan Fonds).
Installation Hounek & Houne in Beek, Limburg
Sunday July 4 the light sculptures of the Arabic words Hounek & 'Houne' are exhibited in the garden of the R.C. church St. Martinus in my birth place Beek, Limburg, in the south of the Netherlands.
Talk about Joburg in De Verdieping, Amsterdam
June 16 I talk about my experiences in Johannesburg at 'Shadow Cities' at De Verdieping, after the screening of the documentary 'Stayin' Alive in Jo'burg'. The evening starts at 8.30 PM.