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Seeking higher grounds

Seeking higher grounds

(Written by Maarten)

I’ve been enjoying walking in random directions from the museum and just to discover the place. I’m especially attracted to the nature and hills which are in abundance in Dalian. It’s been made very easy to climb …

Posted on October 17th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Last weekend, last days

Last weekend, last days

(Written by Willemijn)

Last weekend, last days

Saturday night

A strong southwestern wind has arrived in Dalian, and with it an autumnal mood. I am lying in bed, listening to the howling cries, rustling of plastic and banging of doors …

Posted on October 8th, by Marlies in Blog.
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First impression

First impression

(Written by Maarten)

If I didn’t knew any better I’d think I’d entered a southern-European country. A warm climate, wide streets with tall, yellowish apartments in a hilly landscape with lot’s of green. Chinese people like to look at and …

Posted on October 4th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Traveling day – Arrival in Dalian

Traveling day  – Arrival in Dalian

Written by Willemijn

It could be considered something close to a miracle that I can write this blog for you from Dalian, because only due to some huge luck I didn’t loose all the things one usually needs when going …

Posted on September 27th, by Marlies in Blog, Uncategorized.
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Enschede artists to Dalian 2017

Enschede artists to Dalian 2017

This year Willemijn Calis and Maarten van Aken are selected to go to Dalian for a residency period of 6 weeks. From the 22nd of September until the beginning of November Willemijn and Maarten are going to live, create art …

Posted on August 22nd, by Marlies in 2017, Blog, News.
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“Do Nothing” – Art Education Group (Zhang Bin & Ye Hongtu)

“Do Nothing” – Art Education Group (Zhang Bin & Ye Hongtu)

Opening: Thursday, 17th of August 2017 at 5 p.m. by ARE director Petra Groen.
Period: 18th – 27th of August 2017
Open: Friday-Sunday 12:00-17:00
Location: Project-space XPO, Stroinksbleekweg 2, Enschede, the Netherlands.

The Art Education Group’s art project has …

Posted on August 1st, by Marlies in 2017, Blog, Events.
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Oproep: Kunstenaars van Enschede naar Dalian

Oproep: Kunstenaars van Enschede naar Dalian

Je werk maken en exposeren in China in de periode september/oktober 2017? Dat kan! Dit jaar zijn wij op zoek naar 2 kunstenaars die Enschede in Dalian kunnen representeren. Meld je aan voor 21 juli 2017!

Bekijk voor meer achtergrond …

Posted on June 28th, by Marlies in 2017, Blog, News.
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Last week – last day

Last week – last day

(Written by Marlies)

Time is flying by; last week was rollercoaster of experiences. Giving three lectures, visit universities, a visit from a Dutch delegation from Overijssel and meeting with friends. And today it was my last day in China, tomorrow …

Posted on November 21st, by Marlies in Blog.
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Empty bottle

Empty bottle

(Written by Marlies)

A house built by old car tires, empty bottles (mainly beer bottles) and stones/ elements from old buildings. This is what we encountered when we arrived at the house of master (this is how he is called …

Posted on November 18th, by Marlies in Blog.
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Lecture at the Dalian University

Lecture at the Dalian University

(Written by Marlies)

I was invited by mr. Shi Feng to give a lecture about my work at the Dalian University. The university is in the area of the Big Black mountain where we earlier visited the Dalian art college. …

Posted on November 15th, by Marlies in Blog.
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