Production of multimedia cultural heritage project referring to the history and the social impact of the steel companies Werkspoor and Demka in Utrecht. IJZERsterk, part of the celebration of 300 years Treaty of Utrecht, involved participation of amongst others former Werkspoor and Demka employees, art students of the HKU and Utrecht University. In situ (in several former factory buildings of Werkspoor, Utrecht) art installations and related activities.

IJZERsterk was financially supported by Stichting DOEN, Gemeente Utrecht, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, KF Hein Fonds, Vrede van Utrecht, Carel Nengerman Fonds, Mitros en Stichting Kees Eijrond Fonds.

Video poems based on personal narratives of former Werkspoor employees. Development by R. Wiegmans (HKU KM&T). Realisation with R. Wiegmans, M. Kasten and W. Veneberg.

Cleaning the Slate, interactive video installation. Conceptdeveloping by HKU KM&T studenst L. Parker and M. Krist. Realisation with W. Veneberg. 


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