8 Sep

The Things We Are at Hutspot Van Woustraat

The Things We Are at Hutspot Van Woustraat

On September 8th, we will launch the most recent art project by illustrator and artist Joost Stokhof (also known as The Things We Are). Last July, Joost was the first Artist in Residence in Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam ever. For one entire week, he changed the comfortable surroundings of his home in Utrecht for the dynamic and ever changing environment of the Hortus Botanicus. Here, he slept, ate and captured his surroundings, resulting in an inspiring series of pencil drawings. Several artist from different disciplines joined Joost during his week in Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, including Anne-Fleur van der HeidenI am OakEefje de VisserMatteo MyderwykNuno dos SantosFalco Benz and Sef.

The launch on September 8th, will be accompanied with performances by Falco Benz, Nuno dos Santos and Eefje de Visser. Next to the exhibition, Joost will present a compilation of drawings and the EP featuring a selection of songs written and recorded in Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam by the mentioned artists.

So feel free to join us at Hutspot Van Woustraat and grab a Warsteiner beer between 18.00 and 22.00h. Entrance if free but attending via Facebook is required.


The exhibition will be on display from September 8th till September 20th at Hutspot Van Woustraat. After this, the exhibition will travel to Hutspot Utrecht till October 5th.