Eric De Volder was a Flemish writer, artist and director. He started off his carreer in the music business, as member of a boogie band. Later on, he founded Parisiana, a music theatre group. In the 80's, De Volder was part of the renowned street theatre company Radeis. In 1987, he founded Kunst Is Modder (KIM, "Art Is Mud") He was, since 1992, the founder and artistic director of the Ghent theatre company TG Ceremonia. In 2010, Eric De Volder died unexpectedly.