Nik van der Meulen

OUT-period webcomic

  • Week 1:

    Week 1:

  • Week 1:

    Week 1:

    This week I’ve written a chapter for Oddbals & Magick. I’ve been putting the finishing touches to my zine about feeling at home. I’m planning to have it printed on the Risoprinter next week.I’ve been working on my contribution to the new issue of Fuck Do I Know about dating. I’ve also finished the first…

  • Oddbals


    Together with a few others I’ll be working on a collaborative storytelling experiment. It’s called Oddballs & Magick. We’ll work on chapters in turns, and all focus on different characters. I will be writing the parts for Sébastien, a vampire who has recently moved into his sisters house, to keep a closer eye on her.…

  • Places


    There are a lot of places I want to go. I want to meet people in printrooms, publishers, platforms, and in my work at Archeon and Oerol.I’d like to get my name out there, using platforms like magazines and conventions. I want to combine this with starting to sell my work. Selling in bookshops, conventions…

  • Projects


    I have a lot of projects I want to work on. One of them is of course this webcomic/visual diary of my OUT-period. I’ll be working with Rosa Schuurmans (Vitrinekast) on an interactive webcomic. My zine about OCD is something I’ve been working on for years. I want to take steps towards finishing it. Graveyard…

  • Goals


    There are a number of things I’d like to focus on during the 20-week period. I’d like to learn how to riso-print and bind books, and I plan to use this new skill to print my final OUT period documentation and reflection. I’d like to meet a lot of booksellers, publishers and editors. To create…

  • OUT-plan


    The OUT period at WdKA is a semester in which students can do work placements, exchange with other art schools or develop their own OUT plan. I am developing my own plan for these 20 weeks. During these weeks I am setting my own plans and goals to develop my artistic practice. I am focusing…