Tag Archives: Amsterdam Oost

Art in the dark

Last night the Museum Without Walls opened the outdoor show of light art TransLumen. Throughout the neighborhood Transvaal, part of Amsterdam Oost-Watergraafsmeer more than 20 artists working with light show their work, in shop windows, on squares, in a pedestrian … Continue reading

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Autumn’s audition

Autumn is here. And although it’s the last stop before winter -and all foliage will have to go- it seems the leafage realizes they should give it their best, now or never. Showing off a fantastic range of exuberant colours … Continue reading

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Looking in the mirror

Art by children is one of My Favourite Things. Almost always it will lift my spirit and turn on the light inside. {if it doesn’t, well, that is worth another post, but I don’t want to stop any child from … Continue reading

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Midsummer night shot

Up on the roof I listened to the soundscape of summer in the city: cars zooming by, yells and laughter traveling up in the air, a distant brum coming closer, the three bell towers remaining silent after their last call … Continue reading

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When we were monkeys

What does the title make you think of? In school the group of 4 and 5 year olds make utterly entertaining art. I like to call them The Art Monkeys, because they display such lightness of being through their unconditioned … Continue reading

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Motivational posters by 12 year olds

From the workshop and show described in my last post Hello World! one more selection of art. It’s from the Farewell Book of the eldest children, group 8, aged 11 and 12. Every year a book of hopes and dreams … Continue reading

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School party The Movie

Today the school party was on. We haven’t seen much of summer yet, but luckily today it was sunny, and Friday too 😉 The fun area was set up like a fair, with different stalls, games and entertainment. And so … Continue reading

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Rubble Central

Outside the works are ongoing. It’s a sand and stone desert, slowly transforming into a new road, with a yellow brick pavement, smooth bicycle lanes and glitzy new tram tracks. But for now Rubble Central, where the occasional beach lounger … Continue reading

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Okra beauty

Now that I started the blog, it seems even more subjects push themselves forward, to grab my attention. As if shouting from the crowd:”Choose me! Choose me, Wilma!” the inanimate objects around the house are fighting for their 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Best daily market and Fabric Heaven

This is about the best daily market and it’s just around the corner from our house: The Dappermarkt, it stretches along the Dapperstraat form the Mauritskade to the Wijttenbachstraat, and  I love that market! Ever since I’ve been living is … Continue reading

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