About

Henk Fakkeldij is a trans -media artist and art teacher. He works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has a passion for art and music and performance and loves to tell a story. Sometimes abstract sometimes realistic. The medium he uses is depending on the way he wants to communicate with his audience.

Fakkeldij is proud to be a lecturer at The University of the Arts HKU at the department Games and Interaction where is focus is on mixed media projects and he is also a teacher at Cultuurhuis Wherelant where his focus is mainly on drawing and painting. For the HKU he has worked with many partners like for instance the Crossing Border Festival.

In his free work Fakkeldij loves to work on certain themes like: Homeless, Water, Graphic scores, LGBT and express this in large and small drawings, paintings, 3D, through music, writing, performance and singing. Fakkeldij had works in the collection of The Stedelijk Museum, Akzo Nobel and performed in many shows. He followed a masterclass: Analysing and writing characters provided by writer Maria Goos. And works on an opera with Composer Thomas Geerts.