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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart

text and image roberto voorbij If you ever visit Brussels, make sure to also pay a visit to the truly breathtaking Art Deco cathedral The Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Built between 1905 and 1970, located atop the Koekelberg Hill, … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Performance Piece: Guantanamo Museum by Alicia Framis

text and image roberto voorbij Without doubt one of the most gripping artworks I have seen this year. The tightly aligned arrangement of 166 helmets plus sound installation / performance titled Guantanamo Museum by Spanish artist Alicia Framis. The bright … Continue reading

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Why are there no muslim brothers on the wall?

text and image roberto voorbij Among the next ’50 new names’ perhaps as well a Nasr or a Karim, a Fatima or an Aicha? An Aziz or Osman, Dünya or Aysu etc. etc. Wouldn’t that really be “sharing a Coke”? … Continue reading

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Dan Perjovschi’s political drawings at ‘Sorry we’re closed’

text and image roberto voorbij Dan Perjovschi at ‘Sorry we’re closed’ Dan Perjovschi at ‘Sorry we’re closed’ Dan Perjovschi at ‘Sorry we’re closed’ Dan Perjovschi at ‘Sorry we’re closed’ Dan Perjovschi at ‘Sorry we’re closed’ Dan Perjovschi at ‘Sorry we’re … Continue reading

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Royal Dutch Shell

image rutger floor text roberto voorbij Oil painting by Dutch artist Rutger Floor. Depicting Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands, versus the logo of Royal Dutch Shell. The form resemblance is striking, endless are the overlaps between both. Both symbols of … Continue reading

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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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The Garden of Eden

image roberto voorbij  Roberto Voorbij – The Garden of Eden (2013).  Roberto Voorbij – The Garden of Eden (2013). Roberto Voorbij – The Garden of Eden (2013).

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Freedom For All Refugees

text vluchtelingenactie2013.nl image roberto voorbij On the 23rd of March refugees and supporting organisations are organising a demonstration departing from the Vluchtkerk (Vluchtkerk, Amsterdam – 01:00 PM) and ending at the Museumplein. With this demonstration we want to show support … Continue reading

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Tjebbe Beekman – Mall IV

text and image roberto voorbij In the entrance hall of the Amsterdam center The New Love – a place for debate, religion, poetry and more – hangs this impressive painting (Size: 630 x 220 cm. Medium: sand, acrylic and enamel … Continue reading

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Emptiness

text and image roberto voorbij Display window of a gallery in the Amsterdam Spiegelkwartier. A gallery district where mainly the more traditional / non-avant-garde galleries are located. Roberto Voorbij – Emptiness (2012).

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