Writersblog

Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg, Dutch writer

The Dutch programme at the International Book Fair in Beijing was cunn... >>> read more

Kai Kang

Kai Kang, Journalist China Reading Weekly

Dear Dutch publishers. The book fair is over. Perhaps you’ll now... >>> read more

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, Dutch illustrators

The days are full and long. We are incessantly bombarded with impressi... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

Arriving on the stand on the first day, I’d asked a Chinese visi... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

Big excitement today since we were finally meeting with Songyu from Fl... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

The traffic in Beijing is horrendous, I’m sure the other blogger... >>> read more

Thomas Möhlmann

Thomas Möhlmann, Staff member Dutch Foundation for Literature

What an evening the poets and the approximately 200 onlookers present ... >>> read more

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, Dutch illustrators

It’s now the third day, and the first one with plenty of sun. Un... >>> read more

Kai Kang

Kai Kang, Journalist China Reading Weekly

What a great opportunity to learn about the Dutch literature for Chine... >>> read more

Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg, Dutch writer

A duck flies to and fro over the vast expanses of world ocean, despera... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

‘In the era of browsing, we provide reading.’ - Slogan see... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

The jewel in the crown of our collection of Arbeiderspers titles publi... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

The Chinese publishers I have met during the course of my career, the ... >>> read more

Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg, Dutch writer

I have so far never been to a book fair. Nor do I know what to imagine... >>> read more

Kai Kang

Kai Kang, Journalist China Reading Weekly

Since 2006, I began writing about the Netherlands’ performance a... >>> read more

Henk Pröpper

Henk Pröpper, Director Dutch Foundation for Literature

Now that the fair is just round the corner, this is perhaps the moment... >>> read more

Henk Pröpper

Henk Pröpper, Director Dutch Foundation for Literature

In two weeks’ time, the official opening of one of the largest b... >>> read more

Ramsey Nasr

Ramsey Nasr, Dutch poet

Ramsey Nasr (b. 1974, Rotterdam) is a poet and author, actor and direc... >>> read more


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Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)
No. 4, Jiuxianqiao Lu
798 Art District
Beijing 100015
tel. +86 10 57800203
www.ucca.org.cn

Programme

Thu 1 September

Time: 7:00 pm Venue: le Café, UCCA

Café Amsterdam I: 'Holland for beginners'

With: Herman Pleij, Leonard Blussé, Kader Abdolah, Hanco Kolk and Chen Xiaoming Music: Sonja van Hamel & band The Netherlands is the host country at the Beijing Book Fair, and being the host entails certain responsibilities. For instance, you must... >>>> read more

Fri 2 September

Time: 7:00 pm Venue: le Café, UCCA

Café Amsterdam II: Eberhard van der Laan in conversation with Geert Mak

Moderator: Ou Ning Music: Sonja van Hamel & band Eberhard van der Laan is Mayor of Amsterdam, and former Minister of Housing, Work and Integration, truck driver, flower salesman, semi-professional card player and board member of the Amsterdam newspaper Het... >>>> read more

Sat 3 September

Time: 4:00 pm Venue: la Suite, UCCA

Café Amsterdam III: ‘The photo book as successful medium’

With Ruben Lundgren, Liu Zhizhi Photo books have become extremely popular in the past few years. The younger generation of photographers in particular is seeking a new visual language and new platforms on which to present their work. The photo... >>>> read more

Sat 3 September

Time: 7:30 pm Venue: le Café, UCCA

Café Amsterdam IV: 'The importance of being curious'

With: Sander Bais, Midas Dekkers, Shen Habao, Liu Zhenyun, Cui Weiping Music: Sonja van Hamel & band Curiosity is a complex and multi-faceted concept. Many people have their own, individual variant of this. The curiosity of the artist is different... >>>> read more

Sun 4 September

Time: 4:00 pm Venue: la Suite, UCCA

CaféAmsterdam V: ‘Blue eyes looking at China’

With: Zhou Rong, John van de Water, Daan Roggeveen, Harry den Hartog In the past few years, many Western architects and urban planners have made an attempt to become involved in projects in China – with varying results. How do... >>>> read more

Sun 4 September

Time: 7:00 pm Venue: le Café, UCCA

Café Amsterdam VI: Six revelations

With: Hans Hagen, Herman Koch, Adriaan van Dis, Murong Xuecun, Wang Jiaxin, Tim Enthoven Music: Sonja van Hamel & band What was your ‘Stendhal moment’? Which work of art has altered your life? Was it a feast of recognition or... >>>> read more