Tag Archives: cultures

Welcome to my neighbourhood

My neighbourhood museum is the Tropen Museum and it is one of Europe’s leading ethnographic museums, renowned for its collection. The permanent and temporary exhibitions display (art) objects, photographs, music and film from non-western cultures. A recent show was about Body Art. An … Continue reading

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Catchy culture swap

  The clip above was shown to me in a mega format through a beamer and I couldn’t help but feeling lifted. It is a happy clip. Although the back of my mind asked Why? going all the way to … Continue reading

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PS | Grab a slice of history today

If in Amsterdam today, you have a unique opportunity to grab a slice of history: Photographer Jimmy Nelson (UK, 1967) is visiting, to promote his book Before They Pass Away, a collection of absolutely mind blowing images of the last … Continue reading

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Inspiration

How everyday objects can become very exotic ornaments. The pictures were taken in the 1950’s in Guinea.

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New urbanites by Hamid el Kanbouhi

This painting was stuck in the back of my mind, since I visited the local art centre in May. They had it up on the wall, and the size is impressive, 2 x 1,5 metres, but there’s more to it … Continue reading

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