Last week’s studio visit at Celine van den Boorn. Her new work is presented at This Art Fair in August in Amsterdam this year. http://www.celinevandenboorn.com The themes in her work vary from relevant social matters to ´ lighter’ subjects, such as very touristy landscapes. While adding a layer of acrylic on photo’s she carefully decides […]Lees meer "Artist Celine van den Boorn"
Dorit Weintal ( 48) is a multidisciplinary artist, dancer and choreographer, who travels the world creating, teaching and performing. In her performances she uses poetry and a strong language of experimental dance to embody and symbolise the human psyche. In Trust, her latest project, she thoroughly explores how we trust when we walk the path […]Lees meer "Interview with Dorit Weintal. Multidisciplinary artist, dancer, choreographer."
Professor of Islamic ArtGuest Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy: 8th to the 12th of December 2016Lives in: Ann Arbor, USA / Turkey, Istanbul. The year 2016 marked the 450th Anniversary of the Beeldenstorm ( 1566.) Art Historians from all over the world came to Amsterdam to attend “ Iconoclasm: Beeldenstorm and Beyond,” a symposium considering […]Lees meer "Christiane Gruber"
Guests of the Lloyd Hotel in May 2016Occupation: Hida and Amir: Designers & students Minerva Academy, Groningen. Reza: Calligrapher/ Graduated in International business and management, Groningen.Photo: Room 202 in the Lloyd HotelFrom: Iran Interior designers Hida and Amir blew a new life into room 202 in the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy; inspired on the […]Lees meer "Iranian designers Hida Kasei, Amir Komeilizadeh, Mohammad Reza Amiri"
Foto shot: On a sunny day in May at the Lloyd terrace. I walk with Ursula to Fab City and afterwards to the Makerversity building. “I lived in Noord-Holland when I was a kid so it’s fun to be back in NL” Ursula studied languages at university and got a first taste of the creative […]Lees meer "Ursula Davies – Makerversity"
Eddy Wijngaarde (76) is a serial entrepreneur; a film and documentary producer, creative director of TBL cinema Paramaribo, producer of Surinam Youth News, and many more ongoing projects. In May 2016 he stayed in the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. How did you get into film production? I opened my second restaurant called Sancerre in […]Lees meer "Interview Eddy Wijngaarde"
Saad Hajo. Colour your own country! What do you do when you live in a regime where you are silenced? You start your own revolution. Art becomes your weapon. Cartoons. Political satires. There is much to tell in one single drawing. They give the world something which exceeds reality. Satires make you reflect, think, and […]Lees meer "Interview with Cartoonists from Syria. Saad Hajo, Mwafaq Katt, Sahar Burhan"
I started writing online content -in the form of interviews- when I was working in the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam, in 2015. The Lloyd Hotel, a historical monument, with an innovative architectonical exhibition space ( designed by MVRDV) welcomed many cultural guests. The Cultural Embassy, a foundation and exhibition space, attracted many […]Lees meer "This is where it all began"