Anoek Nuyens (1984) is a writer and theatre-maker. She is affiliated with Theater Frascati and Productiehuis Rotterdam.

In 2012 her book 'Listen to the bloody machine. Creating Kris Verdonck's End' which she wrote together with Marianne van Kerkhoven. Her essay 'Westen, wake up!' was voted best theatre essay of 2013 and awarded the Marie-Kleine Gartman pen. 

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Anoek Nuyens
Theatre, Energy

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BELGIUM - In the Netherlands, it has been possible for years: a visit to the Nationaal Archief (National Archive) to find out what your grandfather or grandmother's wartime past was. In Belgium, however, these archives remain closed, for fear that 'certain passions' will flare up. Anoek Nuyens and Lynn Berger on the struggle of historians and archivists for more openness.