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How to get more engagement

After I have been thinking about my blog posts, I write every week, I came to the conclusion that I need to change now. In other words I decided, that I write from now on my weekly blog posts mostly about MY OWN ARTWORK and opinion.

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Why is The Dutch gaming industry a bubble?


THE BOEKMAN FOUNDATION PUBLISHED IN FEBRUARY, 2016 A BLOG ABOUT SUCCESS OF THE GAMING SECTOR IS A BUBBLE. The gaming industry would be an innovative growth sector, but now it appears that sales figures were FALSE. For 1600 graduates each year there are just 60 jobs.m

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Heerlen won the Tourism For Tomorrow Award 2016


Heerlen the town where I live won now the prestigious WTTC TOURISM FOR TOMORROW AWARD 2016. There was competition between South-Africa and Switzerland I was reading somewhere. Continue reading Heerlen won the Tourism For Tomorrow Award 2016

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Fun in a museum is the New normal

Why does everything in a museum have to be so EASY, cheap, entertaining and common today? After all we don’t want to think to much, we don’t want to use to much energy, it mustn’t be to difficult and everything must have a huge FUN factor. Continue reading Fun in a museum is the New normal

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Speaking in public like OPRAH, ELIZABETH GILBERT AND BARAK OBAMA

ALL MY LIFE I HAVE HAD DIFFICULTIES WITH SPEAKING PUBLIQ. Sometimes when I had to say something in public I got so nervous that I really can’t remember what I was talking about. In a moment my heart races like hell. All of a sudden I got sweaty. Next I start to stutter and talking nonsense. All in all I get so nervous that I hardly can keep it together. Continue reading Speaking in public like OPRAH, ELIZABETH GILBERT AND BARAK OBAMA

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Is synchronicity just common knowledge?

Andy Warhol - Jackie (Four Jackies)(Portraits of Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy) 1964 - 2 of 2
Why is JACQUELINE KENNEDY still fascinating so many artists?
The CONTEMPORARY ARTIST ANS LEMMENS from HOLLAND is just like ANDY WARHOL inspired by JACQUELINE „JACKIE“ LEE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS. The artist isn’t only using old photographs from famous icons like JACKIE AND JOHN KENNEDY but also from the DUTCH ROYAL FAMILY, QUEEN JULIANA, PRINCE BERNARD, BEATRIX, IRENE, CHRISTINA AND MARGRIET.

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We need guidelines for the creative industry now

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Minister Ronald Plasterk and the previous FNVKIEM president Agnes Jongerius at the opening of the exhibition. They launched there FNVKIEM art hallmark. Finally the FNVKIEM art hallmark is officially pasted on the window.

The debate (Who pays the artist?) was recently organized by Platform BK in The Netherlands. AFTER ALL EVERYONE GETS PAID EXCEPT THE ARTIST! To sum up the director, the cleaners, the curator and the guard in a museum get paid, but not the artist who is exhibiting his artwork. All in all in a museum or gallery the artist have to pay himself for his own opening reception and invitations! (The artist should feel in essence honored to show their work to the public and that is now all the payment they get). Continue reading We need guidelines for the creative industry now