We are Bente, Zoe and Joy and got to know each other from Art school where we studied Film Photography and the Digital.
We started De Nieuwkomers when we graduated in the summer of 2020 and started looking for a nice place to live together.
De Nieuwkomers is a Dutch art and research centre that focuses on searching for alternative ways of living.Currently we are based in Krabbendijke(Zeeland). By living here we have given ourselves the space to dream of possible alternatives. With our incredibly low rent and a lot of space for gardening, we have created time because we don’t have to work five days a week to be able to make a living.
We want to use this place as a fertile ground to create ideas, attempts and failures to find out how things can be done ‘differently’.We are only Nieuwkomers (Newcomers) and there is still so much we want to learn. That’s why we need other Nieuwkomers.
So are you a scientist, homeless person, construction worker, politician, tomato grower, philosopher, artist, gardener, slide builder, journalist, accountant, child or king and do you also want to learn and share what you do know? Then we would like to invite you to exchange ideas and start projects while enjoying everything our vegetable garden has to offer at that time.