Good day ! And might it be night : good night then !
This, is a temporary
choice of texts and images chosen to give you an
impression of my life
and works. My life is dedicated to music, poetry
, painting and people; none
of these agents entirely on their own. No
people without poetry, painting or
music. No poetry without people,
music and painting etcetera. The centre of
the world I live in is Rotterdam.
Situated on the banks of a confluent of
rivers Meuse and Rhine, fluvial
traffic from Germany, Belgium and France
continuously floats through
the city of Rotterdam, mainport Europe.
the North-Sea, Rotterdam is a fruitcocktail of nationalities,
and poetical influences, thus making it a delicious place to
live and work.
is to please and nothing but to please. As
the world has known talents like
Paul CÚzanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso
and Kurt Schwitters only
a most humble role suits me as a painter and likely
the lyrics of Rainer
Maria von Rilke, Charles Beaudelaire,Arthur Rimbaud,
William Shakespeare, Alfred Tennyson and Bob Dylan force me in a position
of careful examining and exploring my lyrical possibilities. In fact I still
feel obedient to the lines in my schoolbook on literature: "An author
should reflect the vibrations of the spirit of his times."
And so I try
to follow the daily news as far as I am able, switch to foreign newswhenever I
feel Dutch news has grown a routine and dull and explore literature in
directions fortune leads me. I am a nine to fiver in the Rotterdam City
Archive where I start the day by making excerpts
from 17th-century notarian archives. The rest of the day I show visitors where
to find the genealogical data the archive has stored on microfilm in order to
protect the original registers from falling apart by extended
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