‘Here come the eurosceptics!’

On 13 November 2013, Marine Le Pen, queen of the French extreme-right, visited Dutch arch-populist Geert Wilders in the latter’s home base, The Hague in The Netherlands. Turns out, Marine and Geert are like peas and carrots: they are now planning a pan-European alliance,

‘Here come the eurosceptics!’

On 13 November 2013, Marine Le Pen, queen of the French extreme-right, visited Dutch arch-populist Geert Wilders in the latter’s home base, The Hague in The Netherlands. Turns out, Marine and Geert are like peas and carrots: they are now planning a pan-European alliance,

New endeavours: the yellow pages

Some months ago, I stumbled into the EurActiv headquarters in Brussel. The place looks very… yellow! And that includes the tables, cupboards, stationery and (sometimes) the bosses’ suits. The European media network EurActiv.com took me on board over the summer to work

New endeavours: the yellow pages

Some months ago, I stumbled into the EurActiv headquarters in Brussel. The place looks very… yellow! And that includes the tables, cupboards, stationery and (sometimes) the bosses’ suits. The European media network EurActiv.com took me on board over the summer to work

For king and country! Belgium’s royal succession

King Albert II of Belgium is abdicating and passing the crown to his son Philippe on the July 21. As the country experiences increasing pressure to reduce the role of the king or even abolish the monarchy, it’ll be up to

For king and country! Belgium’s royal succession

King Albert II of Belgium is abdicating and passing the crown to his son Philippe on the July 21. As the country experiences increasing pressure to reduce the role of the king or even abolish the monarchy, it’ll be up to

EU collapse as seen from the future

In the heart of Brussels, just blocks away from the EU institutions, the House of European History in Exile gives an insight into the heritage of the European Union. Not much news there, if it wasn’t for the fact that the backdrop of

EU collapse as seen from the future

In the heart of Brussels, just blocks away from the EU institutions, the House of European History in Exile gives an insight into the heritage of the European Union. Not much news there, if it wasn’t for the fact that the backdrop of

Australia's Pacific Solution returns
/ MO*

Australia’s Pacific Solution returns with a vengeance

One of the articles I worked on in the past months slipped through the cracks of this blogfolio. It was published in the February edition of MO* magazine, but didn’t appear on this webspace just yet. So, here it is

Australia's Pacific Solution returns
/ MO*

Australia’s Pacific Solution returns with a vengeance

One of the articles I worked on in the past months slipped through the cracks of this blogfolio. It was published in the February edition of MO* magazine, but didn’t appear on this webspace just yet. So, here it is

Sports from a different angle

ENGLISH | In the past few months, I have been working on a publication as part of an exposition for Antwerp’s flagship Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS). De Tussenstand, a 28-page single edition newspaper, dips into the world of amateur sports in Antwerp.

Sports from a different angle

ENGLISH | In the past few months, I have been working on a publication as part of an exposition for Antwerp’s flagship Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS). De Tussenstand, a 28-page single edition newspaper, dips into the world of amateur sports in Antwerp.

Street protest painting - Dirk Eelen

Syria as seen on YouTube

Belgian painter Dirk Eelen’s new exposition ‘Syria as seen on YouTube’ confronts the audience with the atrocities of a bloody conflict, and what to make of what we see. A scene of street protesters. A painting of an injured boy

Street protest painting - Dirk Eelen

Syria as seen on YouTube

Belgian painter Dirk Eelen’s new exposition ‘Syria as seen on YouTube’ confronts the audience with the atrocities of a bloody conflict, and what to make of what we see. A scene of street protesters. A painting of an injured boy