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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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Luc Tuymans – Retrospective

text and image roberto voorbij For the first time in his own country is there a serious retrospective of the Belgian artist Luc Tuymans. In 75 paintings is the viewer given an insight into his subversive ideas on history painting. … Continue reading

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Chto Delat? What is to be done between tragedy and farce?

text and image roberto voorbij Until 13 March 2011 can still the exhibition Chto Delat? What is to be done between tragedy and farce? in the Amsterdam SMART Project Space be visited. The Russian collective Chto Delat? consisting of artists, … Continue reading

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ArtUnit 2011 [preview]

text and image roberto voorbij ArtUnit is a Haarlem based art initiative by Chrystl Rijkeboer and Sandra Roozen. Each month do they both offer an artist a platform, in the form of an art display window, to exhibit. Starting this … Continue reading

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The last breath of communism

text and image r.v. The Berlin Wall finally fell on November 9, 1989. One of the events that preceded this and made the fall inevitable was the opening of the border between Austria and Hungary in May of that same … Continue reading

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Hack the barrel organ

text r.v. In the beginning of the movie ‘The Dress’ (De Jurk) (1996) of Alex van Warmerdam we see how an Indian man, after a Dutch paver has made an end to his Hindu music, pushes a barrel organ into … Continue reading

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Der Fuehrer’s Face

Between 1942 and 1945, during World War II, Walt Disney was involved in the production of propaganda for the US government. The widespread familiarity of Walt Disney’s productions benefited the US government in producing pro-American war propaganda in an effort … Continue reading

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