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Screen-Free Week 2013

text and image roberto voorbij Screen-Free Week / a.k.a. Digital Detox Week – ‘Turn off screens and turn on life’. April 29 – May 5, 2013.

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Who monitors you?

image bof text roberto voorbij WHO MONITORS YOU? FIGHT FOR INTERNET FREEDOM. DONATE. – BITS OF FREEDOM. WWW.BOF.NL/DO-YOUR-BIT/ Campaign image – note the visual word play – for Bits of Freedom, a Dutch digital rights organization, that’s committed to privacy … Continue reading

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Luc Tuymans – HM

text and image roberto voorbij The title of this work by the Belgian painter Luc Tuymans is literally a title, HM i.e. Her Majesty. Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands to be more specific, portrayed on the occasion of the long … Continue reading

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From a Painter’s Perspective

text and image roberto voorbij On May 30 has Charles Taylor been sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in the war in Sierra Leone, among others for murder, slavery, the recruitment and use of child soldiers, trafficking … Continue reading

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FREEDOM? PRIVACY?

text roberto voorbij Today, on International Workers’ Day opens the exhibition FREEDOM? PRIVACY? at the Gallery Decumanus, Krk – Croatia. The Art and Culture Laboratory [KUL•] organizes this group exhibition, which is part of Labor Incubator (Prvomajski Inkubator) festival. A … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE IS FERTILE / RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

text and image roberto voorbij A standard formula in physics is R = P / I ². Or resistance equals power divided by (current times current). That this scientific formula can also be interpreted in a more moralistic way was … Continue reading

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Politics in Print 2011

text roberto voorbij This week is the last chance to see the inspiring exhibit Politics in Print 2011 at the Dutch Press Museum. An overview of the past political year summarized in cartoons and caricatures. 28 illustrators / cartoonists offer … Continue reading

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Big drama, small price

text roberto voorbij Beautiful edited pictures by photographer Krijn van Noordwijk. In the center of Amsterdam do these hallucinatory images currently attract attention as a poster campaign for the Last Minute Ticket Shop. With the accompanying slogan ‘Big drama / music / … Continue reading

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All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others

text and image roberto voorbij In the last few weeks has the Dutch PVV, The Party for Freedom, for the umpteenth time succeeded with her tactical provocation in demanding the entire political focus from both domestic and foreign media. This … Continue reading

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Cady Noland – The American Dream

text and image roberto voorbij Although Cady Noland withdrew from the, in her eyes speculative and opportunistic, art world in the late nineties, the exhibited works at De Hallen Haarlem still appear very fresh and up to date. The work … Continue reading

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