Discover Eindhoven, The Netherlands in this catalogue of creative happenings

Day of the unexpected Day of the unexpected
September 12th, 2011

Gah! We had another one of those weekends where there was too much to do, plus glorious weather on Saturday. Blessed with an unseasonable 27 degrees, and spectacular lightning shows at midnight, and a full moon … I had to choose between: a) All day mini-dance festival ZomersSwingFeest III in the Philips de Jongh Park […]

The length of your feelings The length of your feelings
July 11th, 2011

If you get 8 amateur dancers together, each with anywhere between 2 and 10+ years’ dance experience, and you measure the length of their arms, then you get an average of 0731. That’s the sort of thing that choreographer Katrien van de Camp does. She’s not your average dancer or choreographer. First of all she a fighter; second of all, she rotates your perspective and prods you to jump out of your comfort zone and into uncharted territory.

The labours of dance The labours of dance
September 12th, 2010

2: Dialogue with Lucinda, by nb / Nicole Beutler
The Dossier: So, what’s going through your mind while you’re dancing this piece?
Christiane: You really have to concentrate. If you lapse, it’s really dangerous. I did it a couple of times tonight – did you see?
The Dossier: No, honestly I was in a trance.
Javier: You have to be careful because you get really dizzy in the first piece.

Let a flux-s of creativity flood you Let a flux-s of creativity flood you
September 9th, 2010

The second edition of Flux-S is opening as I type, an event I unfortunately cannot attend due to a very much anticipated international visit from a dear friend.

But that doesn’t mean I can’t go to each of the next days of this 4-day international arts festival at Strijp-S in Eindhoven. The theme is Flux/S – Drafts Establishing Future. To illustrate a future cultural heart in Eindhoven, a large number of artists will inspire people with visual arts, music, performance, dance, film, video, poetry and literature.