Poetry Expo 23 / 6 March 2023


Poetry Expo 23

SPOOKJES – GHOSTIES is my ongoing ‘video poetry & dialogues’ playlist on YouTube.

‘ten adem’ is my poetry band since 2007.

A fine selection of home made video poetry and dialogues, with also some ten adem videos.  

The project is part of the subthemes Opportunity, Sustainability, Human and artificial creativity, Future prospects and Connect not divide.


Bardthesque – ten adem

Started out as a poet in the mid ’90 / formed the poetry band ten adem in 2007 / obtained a master’s degree in fine arts, sculpture at School of Arts, Ghent / studied an extra two years of philosophy at University of Ghent / became a slam poet in 2012 by winning an event / performed hundreds of gigs since 2007 throughout the Low Countries, Slovenia and Namibia / former editor of the flemish literary magazine Kluger Hans / first city poet of Kortrijk - Letterzetter van Kortrijk, founded and mentored a local literary arts collective for youngsters / literary performance teacher at the conservatory of Ostend in 2019 / worked as an art handler / exhibit my own work / started experimenting with TTS technology in 2010 which culminated in SPOOKJES - GHOSTIES, a video poetry & dialogues playlist that explores the human condition through the use of language / ten adem has released some albums and two theater shows/ in November 2022 the video ‘poem in slow motion’ of ten adem was shown at the Mexican ‘international film poetry & divergent narratives festival’ Fotogenia / part time boat guide in the historic city of Ghent / father