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General news on the project, publications, specific info on poems or appearances, interviews and articles in the press, …

Documentary film “Love Surfing” featuring Gerrit now screening in Belgium

Friday 24th January 2014 will see the first Belgian screening of "Love Surfing", a short documentary film which is capturing an online dating experience. Gerrit (Illusion of Purity) contributed to this film with a short testimony and an extract of … Continue reading

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Help Illusion of Purity finding venues and stages

Dear all, First of all I wish everyone following and/or supporting this project, a happy new year and all the best for 2014! May your dreams and wishes come true, and never forget that as long as there’s hope, there … Continue reading

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New Illusion of Purity performances upcoming in November

Two new Illusion of Purity poetry readings have been scheduled for the first half of November. On 4th November, Illusion of Purity will be one of the several poets/poetry projects to read during the monthly "Sprekende Ezels" poetry night. Place … Continue reading

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Illusion of Purity interview + next gig upcoming at Artbeatsfestival!

Yesterday the first Belgian performance of Illusion of Purity took place in the LR6 venue in Brussels’ Marollen district. The attendance wasn’t high, but those who were there said to have enjoyed it a lot, which obviously means a lot … Continue reading

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Happy delayed World Autism Awareness Day!

With apologies both for the recent period of silence and for being almost a week late with this message, but the past week on 2nd April we had World Autism Awareness Day. Pity the media did not pay mass attention … Continue reading

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Illusion of Purity at Radio Nikosia

Hola a todos, Los próximos dos miércoles (20 y 27 de abril) voy a hacer mi segunda y tercera participación en el programa de Radio Nikosia, participando en el debate y la lectura de algunos poemas en vivo por la … Continue reading

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A poetic night in nocturnal Raval

First of all I wish to apologise for the delay in writing this. My last show, the second solo show overall but the first one since operating under the moniker Illusion of Purity, was about two weeks ago. I wanted … Continue reading

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9 months … 9 meses

9 months. 9 full months. Or well, maybe 8, but at least 8. It was June or July last year when I finished a new collection of poems. Poems I was satisfied with, very metaphorical poems where floods, swamps, tidal … Continue reading

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