Save the date! On the 2nd of August 2014, my beloved Antwerp and her magnificent museums are opening their doors to everyone for a night full of art and cosiness in an illuminating setting.
Young illustration student based in Antwerp, Belgium. Bobbed hair. Rosy cheeks and dreamy artworks and dj skills as Ouilesfilles.
When I was living abroad, I met tons of interesting people from many different nationalities. Once, I met Mel Shaw in art class. Both of us weren’t even subscribed to the course for credits, but still decided to spend our wednesday afternoons in a class room in an old building in Amsterdam near the canals, listening to lectures about Monet, Mies Van de Rohe and Gaugin.
Phosforus is the mineral that carries light. Minerals are essential and so are poetry and paint. FOSFOR, the exhibition, is a dialogue between words and illustrations. You can’t have an image without a narrative, neither can you have a story without a visibility in the mind.
A little while ago I discovered the beautiful works of Hanna Hermans. I met up with this blonde snow-white Dutch illustrator at Vinnie’s Deli to talk about her dreams, work and ambitions.
The bracketing of my categories won’t always be very lucid, as certain topics can shift from different categories, depending on how you interpret them. Contrary to what you would expect, this post is not purely about art or a museum-to-visit.