SIMONE DE KINDEREN
CURRENT - GRADUATION PROJECT Tommorow will be better, 2016
"When Bijlmer was established, when they created the city, in the 60’s, they thought: The church, is DEAD. So no place was allocated for churches. And when we came from different parts of the world and we came to Bijlmer, we came with our faith, we came with our religion. But there is no place! And it’s been like that for ALL these years. So don’t expect anything to change." MOSES 00:11:41 In her graduation film Tomorrow Will Be Better, Simone takes you on a journey through the Bijlmermeer in Amsterdam. This part of Amsterdam was build as the 'city of the future', but all plans turned out differently. It is in this heteregeneous space where the story of the work evolves itself. The point of departure for this project was the housing problem of the churches, the search of these people for a place of worship, a place to come together. But during the process what she found inside these distant architecture was more than just religious communities ...