Partir c'est mourir un peu — leaving Sandberg Instituut

From October 2014 until May 2016 I have managed communications and PR at the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam. I have never worked in a more inspiring environment than the Sandberg. Everything is possible here. Failing is encouraged. Small budgets, large impact. This is why it was a hard decision to leave the organisation.

But it was time for a change. I have started as a student at the Rietveld Academie, which gulps up a lot of my time. Professionally, I want to focus on my capacity as a trainer/ consultant. So I discontinued the projects where I was involved otherwise. 

As my last project, I co-directed a photo series of the organisation's staff. Photographer Sander van Wettum and I created scenes that reflected and enlarged the personality of the person being portrayed. We had a lot of fun and the women were very happy with their photos. My only regret is I didn't ask Sander to take a picture of me covered in acrylic paint...   

Communications and PR manager Antje Klaster

Communications and PR manager Antje Klaster

Staff coordinator Marjo van Baar

Staff coordinator Marjo van Baar

Administration and finance officer Nancy van Vooren

Administration and finance officer Nancy van Vooren

Student director Femke Dekker 

Student director Femke Dekker