This week's Friday Verses are written by Jonas Bruyneel. We translated his poem ‘Glass Borders’.
In his first novel 'Vijd' Jonas Bruyneel paints a vibrant portrait of the Burgundian family who commissioned the world-famous 'Adoration of the Mystic Lamb' of the Van Eyck brothers.
Welcome to the surreal worlds of the Antwerp-based artist with Portuguese roots, whose characters’ hair blows with the wind.
Since the original Dutch version of this book came out in January 2019 it has dominated the bestseller lists.
Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, initiated a dynasty that would change the Low Countries forever.
In 2020 and 2021, Flanders is honouring one of its greatest painters, Jan van Eyck. Read the most interesting stories about this Flemish Master on the low countries.
Every other Friday we treat you to beautiful verses by a poet from Flanders or the Netherlands. Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.
In his monthly column, Dirk Vandenberghe draws attention to literary debuts from Flemish and Dutch writers which garnered less notice upon release than they deserve.