Stereotypes of the Netherlands

Stereotypes of the Netherlands

Inspired by the New Jersey map, and used as a fun exercise in both mapmaking and summing up my own knowledge of my home country. Obviously this is no hard science (or whatever form of science, for that matter), but, you know, it's a map. Maps are cool. Annexed by Germany: North sea beach. Ze Krauts have got their own beaches, but apparently ours are nicer. We don't mind them, but they do have the funny tendency to dig holes in the sand to mark their territory. Still an improvement over their previous…Read more
Famous People in Fiction

Famous People in Fiction

This was originally a series of albums in the /r/Movies subforum at Reddit.com, featuring a wide range of figures with some historical significance and the actors who portrayed them in film and TV. Album 1 | Album 2 | Album 3 | Album 4 | Album 5 | Album 6 | Album 7 | Album 8 | Album 9Read more
Preipop 2014

Preipop 2014

Pictures taken during Preipop, a free two-day music festival at the Cleopatra ASG student association in Groningen. Great bands, and an even better crowd. Oh, and cheap beer. Don't forget the cheap beer.Read more
The Challenge

The Challenge

Few things in life are harder than creating a good stop motion video. As the viewer, you see a minute worth of footage - what you don't see are the blood, toil, tears and sweat and the four days it took to create all that. Also: lots of sticky notes. This clip was conceptualized, designed and shot by hard boiled journalist and all-around nice guy Stephan Vegelien and me (voice-over by Marloes ten Kate) as a promotional video for The Challenge, a competition for young journalists by the Stimuleringsfonds for the Pers. The Challenge encourages upcoming and recent…Read more
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