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GIF Weekender Festival

The first Dutch festival entirely dedicated to the animated GIF took place last weekend at the Amsterdam Volkshotel. In a sense a kind of film festival in which the entries have been reduced to just a few frames, endlessly repeating, … Continue reading

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Visual Street Poetry in Chile

image eric marechal text roberto voorbij Street art pasted by Eric Marechal initiator of Street Art Without Borders and co-founder, along with Fabi Futata, of The ArtFabric. For both initiatives goes that Marechal takes the art of street artists to … Continue reading

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Big Amsterdam Art Calendar 2016

text and image roberto voorbij Last week was the official presentation of the ‘Big Amsterdam Art Calendar’.  This coming edition coincides with a leap year, therefore offering room for 366 artists, designers, photographers and architects. A collection of established names … Continue reading

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SHOW WHAT YOU WANT SHOW

text and image roberto voorbij An “open call” art magazine may perhaps be ushered in best with an “open source” art exhibition. That is, the SHOW WHAT YOU WANT SHOW to celebrate the inaugural issue of Platform Platvorm. A magazine … Continue reading

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Contemplative collection for a meditative museum building: The Kolumba in Cologne

text roberto voorbij image roberto voorbij & kerstin heyen Apart from the mandatory visits to the Cathedral and the Museum Ludwig the Kolumba absolutely belongs to the ‘must sees’ in Cologne as well. This – by Peter Zumthor designed – beautiful … Continue reading

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Artist Portraits, at the beautiful Bar Moustache

text and image roberto voorbij Last month I had the pleasure to exhibit my ‘Artist Portraits’ at the, beautifully by ‘byStella’ designed, Bar Moustache, in the center of Amsterdam. For who missed it here are some images. The photographs of … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing mural, based on the design of a color test

text and image roberto voorbij This mural you could probably categorize as Optical Art. After all it does have a similar hypnotic effect. Particularly if you look at it a bit longer. But aside from this first formal interpretation it certainly … Continue reading

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