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THE GEMS FROM JONI WILL MAKE YOU SEE ROTTERDAM AS A MINI-NEW YORK

Joni Kling (35), a multidisciplinary autonomous artist, graduated from Willem de Kooning Academy, owner of STUDIO KLING.

Lives: In Noord, with best friend and roommate.

Why: ‘Because Noord is just chill; 5 minutes from the centre but with the peace and quiet and, on King’s Day, for example, the warmth and friendliness of a small neighbourhood.’

Favourite moment: ‘When I cycle from West past Central Station and see the artificial light that is reflected by the buildings. Classic!’

Question 1 of 5

Which galleries should I visit if I want to buy a work of art made in Rotterdam?

The reason that I invite (foreign) friends to my neighbourhood Noord is Gallery Untitled – which is unexpectedly located in an old school building, in the middle of a small residential area – in the heart of the Liskwartier. But North, East, South, or West… West has the very best; at the small Root Gallery, great ambitions are expressed in contemporary art, and the established Frank Taal Gallery has an impressive portfolio of national and international artists.

Where do I get inspired?

Joni's favorite locations in Rotterdam