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Pictures I took today, on my cycle back into town early morning.
The cards above are from a project in school about death. Close to the school is a cemetery and people from their exhibition space, came to the school to explain about the rituals of death and burial and did this project. … Continue reading
An image called Coma. Like I said, a world flashed by when my nephew was fighting for his life after a motorcycle accident. He was in coma, and his luck tilted on the 5th day, after having suffered a 50/50 percent chance … Continue reading
The picture above was taken from my window on the topfloor, when the sun was setting, behind the zoo, facing west Amsterdam, across the canal. The end of an eventful day, after an eventful week. This day my nephew … Continue reading
With my birthday coming up, I’m holding on to Maggie Smith, the English actress. She makes being older look like it’s doable, fun even, as if it could be the better period actually. That’s how good an actress she is, I … Continue reading
We’re looking at the back of a little red Corvette. Prince died ‘on April 21 2016’, as artist Rob Scholte stated, during a live show on Dutch television last night. A memorable date, the end of an area. Corny it may … Continue reading
Maybe it’s the death of Johan Cruijff reminding me of these painted images of the after life, or that’s what I think the paintings express. Almost travel-agency-like. I took these pictures in Milan last year.
Through my post on outsider art yesterday, I stumbled upon the work of Polina Raïko, the lady behind the religious mural in a home in Ukraine. When I read her life story, I felt that I should show more of her work and share her … Continue reading