01 Sep 2018
Machine Dream is a poetic video rumination on the transformations of our rural landscape, as part of the Dissident Gardens exhibition at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. Made with the researchers and producers of Het Nieuwe Instituut, with pro editor Dirk de Graaff, with voice angel Annie Goodner who most eloquently speaks my written words and with Jordy Ringeling for the almost-alien motion graphics.
10 Jul 2018
For the type specimen of the typeface Logical by Edgar Walthert the poem Bird's Song was used. The chorus was translated into 91 (!) languages. See: logical.family
masterclass participant, Dream_Robots,
Things Seen in the Exhibited Collected Objects by Artist Duo Cohen & Van Balen
31 Jan 2018
De Brakke Grond
01 Sep 2017
Amsterdam has a half hidden, half open navy shipyard right in the center of the city that is slowly, after 400 years, opening up to other people. This month a magazine will be published, developed by Studio KNOL, for which photographer Lonneke van der Palen and Dirk Vis had four interviews with the new and intriguing dwellers of the area. The magazine will distributed during the open days and can be found online.
writer's residence, Herbergen_foundation,
Enter the Writers
10 Nov 2016
Vis participated in the Enter the Writers program of the Cinekid Medialab. It resulted in a publication that included his essay Toolbox Full of Dreams on artists and the tools they create. You can download a PDF of the essay.
01 Jun 2016
The essay Sharing the Pain of Avatars was used as hand-out during the performances of Guilty Landscapes by Dutch artist Dries Verhoeven. Read it here.
Performance with Smartphones of the Audience
06 Oct 2015
Lost & Found
Er was eens... Marina Warner
01 Jul 2014
Myth, phantasms and illusions – nobody is more versed in them than English writer Marina Warner. Dirk Vis, editor of Dutch literary magazine De Gids (The Guide) payed her a visit in London and spoke with her about fairy tale princesses, quantum mechanics and Twitter. Published in Dutch.
One Euro Products
15 Jan 2014
Augmented Reality: A Story,
story in AR[t] magazine,
Password Marco Polo
06 Sep 2012
06 Sep 2011
in cooperation with K. Michel