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Far Inside

Director Jenny van den Broeke (APVIS) |   Project Karin Anema  |  Support Playgrounds Next

Spacial experience about life with schizophrenia

“I am Ton. My whole life I searched for a true connection with somebody
to share my thoughts and feelings. I’ve had psychoses, which manifested
themselves visually in fears and delusions. After this, a second period
came which opened an unconsciously reservoir filled with an endless
flood of all kind of data, names and places. The psychoses repeated themselves.
In contact with other, there still seem to be a gap between them and me.

It took more than thirty years to bring outside and inside closer together.
I took controle of my fears by painting and ordening. An outsider might
notice some oddity but I am capable of living a normal life, despite the social isolation.”

In Far inside, the visitor experiences life with schizophrenia. In this spatial experience
you feel the lost of control on reality. The original interviews with Ton are
the red line in this installation to give an impression of reality through his eyes.

What is normal? Why can’t society make place
for outsiders? Can art break stigmatization?

Writer Karin Anema describes how Ton battles his psychoses to get his life
together in her book ‘ Today I will buy all colours’. Far Inside is the first
experiment for the researchproject in which Jenny van den Broeke and
Karin Anema work together. The goal is to overcome the stigma on
mental illness due telling the story of Ton. We work together with health care
and education organisations.

The documentary based on the story of Ton is in development.
Far Inside has been developed with support of Playgrounds
Next talent program.




Ver binnen - fysiek


Director Jenny van den Broeke
Text and story Karin Anema
VR design Marco Jongenelis
Animation Demian Albers
Sound design Michiel van de Weerthof
Voice Alfred Martens