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As kids on the playground, we don't need any instructions, assignments, or stand-up meetings to figure out what to do. As we grow up, circumstances and life demands often cause us to forget how important and useful it is to play for our well-being and continuous development. After experiencing multiple burnout episodes and struggling with depression and anxiety for over a decade, I finally allowed myself to reconnect with my childlike playfulness in my early 30s. This was the best decision I have ever made.
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Kunstenaar Scott
Born on a summer day in 1985 in Lelystad, Scott grew up in a household with five children. At the age of twelve, he moved to Almere. Without a completed education, but with a burning desire for structure and direction, Scott enlisted in the military at the age of seventeen. This would mark the beginning of a formative period in which he not only completed his education but also participated in three missions.
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Lionel - Programma voor minderjarige vluchtelingen
Together with young people from the Lionel program, we designed a collection of sports socks. The Lionel program was established to support underage youths who have fled to the Netherlands alone in their development. Together they explore, stretch, and protect boundaries, so that they can fall, learn, and rise again collectively.
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Kunstenaar Zenon
For five years, Zenon* was exploited in the circus. He was paid in alcohol, occasionally struck, and several times trampled by animals. Yet he didn't leave because he didn’t want to leave 'his' animals alone. But primarily because he had nowhere else to go. The circus and the alcohol were his only escape.
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Kunstenares - Paula Brooks
My life consists of painting in the Living Museum in New York. I make flowers, animals, and scenes with strong women in them. The paintings are fantasy of course, but they do give me strength and hope to cope with things that are tough.
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