Presentation poetry machine Poet of Fryslân

03/02/2018

On Saturday, February 3rd, the start of the four poetry machines of the poets Grytsje Schaaf, Sytse Jansma, Elmar Kuiper and the Dichter fan Fryslân, Eeltsje Hettinga, took place in Tresoar.

The poets worked together with the artists Kaneli and Smit, Machteld van Buren and Hans Wijnbergen. With the presentation of the poem ‘Au Musée’, also on this website, the Poet of Fryslân opened the exhibition of the poetry machines in Tresoar. The machines can still be admired throughout the year.

Poetry video premiere Poet of Fryslân – ‘How many words’

12/07/2021

The fifth of a series of poetry videos by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân premiered yesterday on Omrop Fryslân TV. This fifth poetry film is a film adaptation of the poem ‘Spring’. In the project with filmmaker Herman Zeilstra, seven poems by the Poet of Fryslân will be filmed. During this year, several […]

Poet of Fryslân performs at Poetry International Rotterdam

21/05/2021

Exclusively for Poetry International, Nyk de Vries, together with the Rotterdam Artvark Saxophone Quartet, created the poetic music performance “TAGELYK”.