in the Category: Art

I would prefer to be known for what I make

Name: Lynn Van Hoydonck

Age: 21

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Instagram: @lynn.vanhoydonck

Location: Ghent

Pronouns: she/her

Subbacultcha member since: 2021

What are you submitting?

A costume drama.


What is the title of your submission?

The Importance of Being Earnest


What do you wanna share with us?

The Importance of being Earnest is a movie I made in collaboration with the Magdalena collective. It's a movie about the construction of creating your identity. A competition between different characters who all want to show the best of themselves in a reality tv show.


Tell us, what do you do in life?

I've finished my Bachelor in Fashion at Kask & Conservatorium. Now I started a new Bachelor in Film there.


What do you like best about your place?

I just like it.

What kind of music are you listening to at the moment?

New Wave!!


What’s the first record you bought?

Grace Jones - Nightclubbing


What’s your favourite pastime?

Watching movies.


Any guilty pleasures?

Eating pancakes with Nutella every morning.


If you could be famous, what kind of celebrity would you be?

I would prefer to be known for what I make but I don't want to be a famous person.


Have you experienced any regrets recently?

Yes. I don't want to share them.


Who do you wanna give credit to here?

To Robbe Vandenven who is an amazing person.


Who is the most underrated artist/ travel destination?

Bertrand Mandico

What is the key element of your morning routine?

Pancakes with Nutella.


When you think of your safe space, what do you imagine? 

A place where you can be protected, where you can always go to.


If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you be?

For sure Berlin! I would love to live there.


The latest book that you read and liked?

4.48 Psychosis - Sarah Kane


Is there anything you wish people would know about you?

Not really.


The best place you have ever lived in?

I still need to discover.


Which event are you looking forward to on the Subba agenda for January/February?

Philippe Van Snick - Dynamic Project in S.M.A.K.

If you could arrange a retrospective of a film, which one would you choose?

The cook, the thief, his wife and her lover - Peter Greenaway


What is your favourite thing to do at the weekend?



Name a contemporary artist that you follow on SM and think we should know about.

Hito Steyerl.


What is a relationship deal breaker?

Having too many different opinions about things.


One thing you always have in your bag? 

Identity card.


Where do you get inspiration to create your art?

Sometimes I just lay in my bed and an image pops up in my mind.


What is the most meditative activity to try out?

Model drawing.


When was the last time that you had to fake laugh? 

10 Nov 2022.


Cite a line of your favourite lyrics.

‘Friend with a lot of cash without working, it's like sex without love’

Philippe Van Snick - Dynamic Project
Until 26/02 - S.M.A.K., Ghent
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Credits The Importance of being Earnest: Madonna Lenaert (co-director), Musia Mwankumi (Actor), Abigail Gypens (Actor), Maria de Cort (Actor), Neil Claes (Actor), Merel Claes (Make-up), Romane Parmentier (Hair), Lore Loyens (Camera), Dries Marchal (Light), Anna Boekelder (Sound), Stijn Bousard (Music), Linde Stevens, Robbe Vandenven and Shino Matsuura