Back when Rinus Van de Velde was an ordinary teenager living in an ordinary village in rural Belgium, he saw something on television that would change what happened next. It was a biopic of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the prodigiously talented enfant terrible of New York’s ’80s art scene. “I realized that, apart from all the normality I saw [here], this was also a way that you could lead your life, ” Van de Velde, who now lives in Antwerp, recalls. Born This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Eight Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 46 Studio Visit: Yoko Kubrick In the studio with a sculptor of monuments and mythologies. Arts & Culture Issue 46 Puff Piece On inflatable art. Arts & Culture Issue 46 Peer Review Upcycle designer Laurs Kemp on the influence of mid-century salvage artist Louise Nevelson. Arts & Culture Issue 44 Hannah Traore The art world's next big thing is a gallerist. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Space Invaders Room dividers from a Roman studio. Arts & Culture Issue 43 The Sellout On the moral maze of art and money.