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City of Abstracts

text and image roberto voorbij As part of the Holland Festival is currently in the central hall of the Amsterdam Central Station the projection City of Abstracts by William Forsythe presented. As the description already suggests, in the beautiful designed … 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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Arnold Böcklin – Isle of the Dead

text roberto voorbij Last month during my short stay in Brussels when I (finally) visited the Victor Horta museum, I had already in one of the rooms of Horta’s former home encountered a slightly kitsch but definitely hypnotizing painting. Title … Continue reading

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Oh Crisis!

text and image roberto voorbij The financial crises seem to follow one another in an ever faster pace. This calls for a different way of thinking, for alternatives. The exhibition Oh Crisis! in the luxurious mansion, on the luxurious estate … 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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GUMBUSTERS

text and image roberto voorbij After Ghost, Ad and MythBusters there are now GumBusters! Spotted at the entrance of gated community in progress, Dutch airport Schiphol. It’s always a bit ambiguous chewing gum patterns on pavements. Meant as freshener of … Continue reading

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The most beautiful bookshop in the world

text and image roberto voorbij If you ever happened to visit Maastricht, make sure to also visit the bookstore Selexyz Dominicanen. This breathtaking store, by The Guardian even proclaimed the most beautiful bookshop in the world, is located near the … Continue reading

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