Office of the King
Office of the King, The Good Conversation, TETEM kunstruimte
Duration 00:02:22, courtesy the artist, 2013
The good conversation/ Het goede gesprek
August 8, TETEM kunstruimte, Enschede
In The Good Conversation, The King invited three important guests to participate in
The Good Conversation; a paneldiscussion open to the public, which questioned the
relevance of The monarchy in current society and to propose alternative forms of
The three guests were;
Jan van Lijf; councilor of the municipality of Enschede (D66), who supports maintaining
social involvement of citizens’ initiatives at a local level.
Ab Gietelink; a Dutch author, theater director, actor and producer. Also founder of
the visionary think tank Alternative! that creates and presents new alternative proposals
and critical statements concerning Dutch society. This is presented in the form
of a political program concerning national politics.
Anonymous; a student of history at the University of Utrecht. Anonymous is eager to
reach a new equilibrium as a first step in history to identify and eliminate the blatant
falsification of history about The Royal family that celebrates its 200th anniversary
this year, in 2013.