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In the musical documentary Black Butterflies, or: The Ballad of Jonny Toxic & Jacco Macho, Jonny Toxic & Jacco Macho set out on a journey through Italy and Holland. As is often the case on a journey, the route and events are uncertain. Yet it was evident that masculinity was on the map. Italy, land of machos, Holland, land of miserly Calvinists - what do they have in common? Well, they still had to find out. It was clear, however, that both men liked to go off on an impromptu basis; they were tired of all the theory and social reverberations. Instead of researching, thinking and preparing, they just went out and did things: celebrating masculinity... ?
collaborations: Jacopo Planet
Jonathan Hielkema (b. 1994) lives and works in The Hague. In 2018 he finished the BA Photography at the KABK in The Hague. During his enrollment in art academy, he also followed the MSc Media Technology program at Leiden University. In 2020 he finished a fellowship at BKB Academy, Amsterdam. Currently, he graduates from the MA program F for Fact at Sandberg Institute.
His approach is provocative, containing personal involvement and unbeknownst collaborations, resulting in explosive and uncomfortable works that challenge people’s biases about society and common-sense. Previous works address ‘touchy’ subjects such as privileges, the status-quo, exploitation, and worryism.
Jonathan Hielkema, Jacopo Planet, Julia Schmitz
Julia Schmitz & Jonathan Hielkema
Carmen de La Roca & Jonathan Hielkema
Julia Schmitz, Sanne Pieters, Manus Nijhoff, Tommy Smits, Diego Grandry, Daniel Dmyszewicz, Carmen de La Roca, and Pepijn Goudsblom