WILD POPPY- ‘Wild Poppy’ is a poetic, multimedia project about love, the “picture perfect” ideal image and future dreams. What do young modern Chinese women like Poppy think about their destiny? Against the ‘picture perfect’ backdrop of the dreamy coastal city of Xiamen, Wild Poppy tells the story of this young generation of Chinese girls who are surrounded by old traditions and modern ideas.
THE SHOW IS OVER- Exhausted, relieved, energetic or worn out. Nobody usually gets to see how dancers leave the stage after a performance. Backstage, they fall into a kind of vacuum, the empty space that follows after the almost superhuman effort. The mind is still on stage and the adrenaline still rushes through the body. The dancer has not yet switched to the sober reality. Not only the dance, but also the dancer has been danced.
THE FERRIS WHEEL KIDS- Louis and Jan have always lived the carnival life. They travel from fairground to fairground with their Ferris wheel, living life in constant motion. This portrait series examines life between wheels, the family unit and the unshakeable bonds of brotherly love. (2014-present)
CIRCUS HARLEKINO. During the summer of 2007 I followed a small traveling Dutch Circus. Hard work and disappointing number of visitors makes it difficult for the circus to survive. Its an end of an era for traveling small circus communities in Europe.