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02-06-2018

Origami Workshop Unicef Student Team Groningen

The UNICEF Student Team Groningen supports UNICEF with fundraising and creating awareness for children’s rights by organizing various activities. There are 12 Student teams in the Netherlands all together. Since past year, all student teams are raising money for one goal: classrooms in Syria. On Tuesday 29 May they organized a small origami event at the Japanse Winkel & Webshop Batsu. For a donation of €5,- you would get an hour-long origami lesson. View the photo serie at my Facebook page: Facebook photo serie Origami Workshop Unicef Student Team Groningen

01-05-2018

Workshop Japanese Calligraphy by Yumi Hirao

Sunday 22 April, master in the ‘Shodo’ (Japanese Calligraphy) Yumi Hirao gave a workshop at the Japanese Store & Webshop Batsu in Groningen. She taught the participants the principles of Japanese calligraphy. The ink itself was made with an ink stick and an inkstone and then the character (Kanji) was written on rice paper with a Japanese Brush.
View the photo serie at my Facebook page: Facebook photo serie workshop Japanese Calligraphy by Yumi Hirao

18-03-2018

JAPAN DAY Leiden 2018

Saturday 3 March I went to Leiden to photograph the JAPAN DAY. This was the first time this day was held in the Netherlands. About 110 Japanese drummers, dancers, actors, musicians and storytellers, amateurs and semi-professionals, flew especially to the Netherlands to show their arts. You can view the photo serie at Blikopfestivals.nl: JAPAN DAY Leiden 2018

23-02-2018

MONO JAPAN Amsterdam 2018

Saturday 17 February I visited MONO JAPAN Amsterdam which took place in the Lloyd Hotel. MONO JAPAN Amsterdam is a fair and cultural event which focuses on Japanese products. You can view the photo serie at Blikopfestivals.nl: MONO JAPAN Amsterdam 2018

16-01-2018

Shunga lecture by Mari Hidaka

My latest activity was a reportage of a lecture on the Japanese erotic art Shunga by Mari Hidaka in the Japanse winkel en webshop Batsu in Groningen. View the photo serie at my Facebook page: Facebook Photo Serie Shunga Lecture by Mari Hidaka

11-11-2017

Photos Berenloop and Kleintje Berenloop 2017

You can view the Berenloop 2017 photos at: www.berenlopers.nl.

18-09-2017

Photos Oerol, Horizontoer and Rock & Roll Street Terschelling 2017

The photo series of the Oerol Festival, the Horizontoer and the Rock & Roll Street Terschelling festival can be found at www.blikopfestivals.nl


Recent work (2017 – 2018):

A dancing couple looking at each other with much love during Rock & Roll Street Terschelling 2017.

The look of love, Rock & Roll Street Terschelling, Midsland, Terschelling, Nederland, Sep. 9, 2017. Copyright © 2017

A dancing couple during the Rock & Roll Street Terschelling festival 2017.

Untitled, Rock & Roll Street Terschelling, Midsland, Terschelling, Nederland, Sep. 9, 2017. Copyright © 2017

A couple dancing on the street during Rock & Roll Street Terschelling festival 2017.

Untitled, Rock & Roll Street Terschelling Terschelling, Nederland, Sep. 8, 2017. Copyright © 2017

Ymke Fros of Halte 6 during the Horizontoer 2017 at Terschelling.

Ymke Fros, Horizontoer, West-Terschelling, Terschelling, Nederland, Aug. 7, 2017. © Copyright 2017

Collin van den Broek as Johan in a performance during the Horizontoer 2017 at Terschelling.

"Johan", Collin van den Broek, Horizontoer, West-Terschelling, Terschelling, Nederland, Aug. 7, 2017. © Copyright 2017

Musicians of Dadadadan Tenko during a rehearsal for Oerol 2017.

Dadadadan Tenko during a rehearsal for the Oerol festival, Strand West Paal 8, Terschelling, Nederland, Jun. 4, 2017. Copyright © 2017.

Actors of Moeremans & Sons during a rehearsal for Oerol 2017.

Moeremans & Sons during a rehearsal for the Oerol festival, De Nollekes Noord, Terschelling, Nederland, Jun. 5, 2017. © Copyright 2017

A group of visitors at the installation of SPOT during Oerol 2017.

Untitled, Oerol Festival, Terschelling, Nederland, Jun. 11, 2017. © Copyright 2017

An older couple sitting together on the dike near the installation of SPOT during Oerol 2017.

Love is... at SPOT, Oerol festival, Lies, Terschelling, Nederland, Jun. 11, 2017. © Copyright 2017

A woman standing on the dam at the harbour of West-Terschelling during Oerol 2017.

Untitled, Oerol festival, Haven West-Terschelling, Terschelling, Nederland, Jun. 9, 2017. © Copyright 2017

Two people making eye-contact during a dance party in the forest at the Oerol festival 2017.

Dance party in the forest, Oerol festival, Formerum, Terschelling, Nederland, Jun. 14, 2017. Copyright © 2017

Photo of the statue Eve by Auguste Rodin.

Untitled, Exhibition Rodin - Genius At Work, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands, Feb. 27, 2017. © Copyright 2017

Wintry showers in Groningen Nr. 2, The Netherlands, Jan. 14, 2017. © Copyright 2017