Essential lessons from established artist Berend Strik for every creative


Berend Strik (Nijmegen, 1960) edits images with needle and thread. Berend uses pieces of fabric, gauze, and velvet as part of his photography. When did you know you wanted to do art and why? Around the age of thirteen, I came into contact with my high school drawing teacher in Jack De Rode’s first grade. […]

‘Art is not the same as art’. – Juri Lobunko aka Tighttoon


Where does your name ‘tight-toon’ come from? So basically, Tighttoon is just my nickname on Instagram. My pseudonym Toon is inspired by an old colleague. He was a musician and played in a band called ‘creampies’. Little obscene, I know. One afternoon in the break, we sat outside, chatting and somehow came upon the subject […]