BONK foundation ‘The Nomade’

BONK foundation was an unique artists initiative to create the ultimate artistic cooperation between top artists and writers of the Netherlands.

Participating artists:

Uwe Laysiepen, Pieter Laurens Mol, Sandra Derks, Nour-Eddine Jarram, Marcos Lora Read, Harald Vlugt, Emo Verkerk, Pieter Bijwaard, Helen Frik, Roy Villevoye, Marien Schouten, Marieke van Diemen, Uwe Poth, Irene Fortuyn O’Brien.

Participating writers:

Dirk van Weelden, Adriaan van Dis, Joost Zwagerman, Elma van Haren, Jan Brokken, P.F. Thomese, Benno Barnard, Erik Menkveld, Paul Claes, Mustafa Stitou, Gerrit Komrij, Hafid Bouazza, Cees Nooteboom, Pieter Boskma.

The book, being an piece of art itself,  became monumental and can be found in most important private collections and some of the leading museums in the Netherlands.

‘The Nomade’ is printed on the highest standards available:

Museum quality paper, durable inks and covered with sheep leather and linen garment, finished with 24 karat gold plated text. Limited edition of 100 copies, signed by all the participants. Printed by Forrer Stoneprint & Studio Rood, bookbinding by Distelkamp. Released in the year 2000 at the ‘KunstRAI’ in Amsterdam.

My contribution as been the role of chairman & producer for this unique masterpiece.


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