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Research interests

My research interests are related to community development, arts & culture, sense of place and creative and arts-based research methods. 

Publications

‘It is not only an artist village, it is much more than that’: The binding and dividing effects of the arts on a community

Sustainable placeshaping: what, why and how: Findings of the SUSPLACE program; Deliverable D7.6 Synthesis report

Arts & Resilience in a Rural Community: The value of arts-based community activities in resilience-building in Pingjum, northern Netherlands

Creative and Arts-Based Research Methods in Academic Research. Lessons from a Participatory Research Project in The Netherlands

The role of the arts in coping with place change at the coast

The Value of Participatory Community Arts for Community Resilience

Resilience: just do it?! Governing for Resilience in vulnerable Places, University of Groningen, 9-10 October 2014

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Press/media

Wat kunst doet met een dorp, en waarom dat belangrijk is tijdens een viruscrisis

Nieuwjaarstoespraak 2021 - Commissaris van de Koning in Fryslân drs. A.A.M. Brok

Pingjum: cultuur werkt als medicijn tegen krimp.

Te gast bij Radio Westerwolde

Kunst kan dorpen veerkrachtiger maken

Te gast bij Omrop Fryslan

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