Nightingales

Once upon a time there was a wonderful plan to make a documentary with lots of people and lots of music. And then everything was locked. This is plan two, formed in times of pandemic, in which I went looking for night thoughts, dreams and fears together with the isolated students of Maastricht. What happens …

The Seven Stairs to Silence

After reading Dante’s Divine Comedy and Een Helle- en Hemelvaar by Jacques Perk, I wrote my own journey to inferno in poetry. THROUGH DANTE AND PERK Where Dante chose a narrative form with many references to religion, Perk stayed close to his own feelings. I aimed for a combination of the two: Dante’s large, cinematic stories with Perk’s small, …