Thomas A. Kempis, Johan Thorbecke and Artwearness are Made In Zwolle.
And proud of it too!
Artwearness has a new alliance with Made In Zwolle.
Made In Zwolle is an online platform for local artist, creators, designers, crafters and producers. All are makers in Zwolle.
We have several designs @ the webshop Made In Zwolle and the number of designs will grow in the future.
One of the designs is design ‘Statement’ and of course our X-Mess design will be present!
Don’t let our English communication fool you, we are as Dutch as Rembrandt and Zwols as Zwolse balletjes. We communicate in English because it’s, like body language, an universal language.
We like to make our mark with, leave our traces and stand tall for our blue heritage.
So a little Made (also) in Zwolle, history and future for you
Thomas A. Kempis:Thomas A. Kempis is born in Kempen ±1380 (Near by Krefeld) and died in Zwolle 25 July 1471. He was a middelages Augustine, kanunik, copyist, writer and mythicus. He was member of a movement of Modern Devotion and a disciple of Geert Grote. Is send to school in Deventer (the centre of modern devotion) and is thought by the great Geert Grote him self. He stayed in Deventer for 7 years. He became priest in the Augustine priory of Bergklooster St. Agnietenberg, close to Zwolle, Thomas A. Kempis was an enlightened modern devote.
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke: Half German, born in Zwolle 14 January 1798 died 1872 in Den Haag. He was a politician of liberal signature and member of the 2e kamer (house of parliament) in Den Haag. Minister internal affairs an MP of several administrations. He is considered to be the founder of the Dutch ‘parlementarism’
Also Made in Zwolle, (a little later): Herman Brood, born 5 November 1946 and lived and died 11 July 2001 spectacular in Amsterdam. He was a rock n’ roll Junky, musician, painter, pianist, actor, author and hedonist.
check this when you are in Zwolle: Herman Brood experience
But very much alive, very successful and very Zwols: rapper, musician: Typhoon,rap formation & former Opgezwolle : Rico & Sticks, one of the best, creative and pure minded producers, A.R.T, Her Majesty‘s favorite; Bertolf and our own (Artwearness) shooting star Sebastiaan van Sliedregt . (Once modelled for us but actually becoming a great Bass player….hello music industry : watch this guy!)
Last but not least: Artwearness born in Zwolle 2014 & also still alive and very kicking!!!
Need we say more?
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