Something totally different this time: a short video featuring Nick Post, who’s setting up a fixed gear cycling team. Shot by photographer Leonard Faüstle, I was asked to do the editing. Being a cycling enthusiast myself I really enjoyed doing it. Hope you like it too.
Earlier this month I did an assignment for Power of the Fairtrade Flower, a campaign by Hivos. Together with photographer Leonard Fäustle I visited two flower farms in Kenya. Both farms are considered frontrunners in terms of fair and sustainable flower production. The results (a set of print articles, photographs and videos) will be published
In opdracht van SAZZA en Hivos monteerde ik voor het Internationaal Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). Hivos steunt al jarenlang het Hubert Bals Fonds van het IFFR. Dit fonds biedt vernieuwende en opkomende filmmakers in Afrika, Azië en Latijns-Amerika hulp bij het realiseren van hun filmproject. Daarnaast verleent Hivos als hoofdsponsor van het filmfestival haar naam aan
This recently published video completes a seven part series of shorts I produced for Art Intervention, a research project on the intersection of design and sustainability. For these videos I collaborated with Amal Alhaag and Joris Derks. Amal wrote an essay on this topic, which you can read on the Coolpolitics website. For the videos
The past two weeks I spent in Kuala Lumpur, guiding a group of students from the University of Amsterdam. And what a great experience it was!
This month’s Vice Versa (a Dutch professional magazine about development aid) features two photographs that I took in El Salvador, last February.
Last month I finally got the chance to travel with my former Lokaalmondiaal colleague Thomas Hurkxkens again. We made a short film in Mejicanos, one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in San Salvador. This area is largely controlled by notorious street gangs like Mara Salvatrucha.
Disputed Waters is part of the Power of Water exhibition, opening on Sunday September 7 at FOTODOK in Utrecht, the Netherlands. We’ll be showing photographs by Johannes Abeling and a documentary about the Mekong river by Ronald de Hommel and myself. ‘Damned Development’ shows the effects of the rapid industrial development of the Mekong basin
Timelapse, voor de lol. Gemaakt met Sjoerd Litjens van MijnVerhaal. Met dank aan Top Notch en Opgezwolle.
This is one of the videos from my web documentary about the Mekong delta. A Cambodian fisherman recalls the good old days, when he was still single and there was plenty of fish. If you want to know more about the effects of the rapid development of the Mekong delta please go to our website. There