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Inge Elfrink

20 December 2013
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014

This year’s edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) will take place from 22 January untill 2 February, 2014. The central theme of the 43rd edition is ‘The state of Europe’, and with its three sub themes (Grand Tour, My Own Private Europe and EU-29) the festival will create a platform for the pros and cons of Europe. This edition's programme will be announced in ‘De Volkskrant’ (one of Hollands prior newspapers) on 15...

20 December 2013 - 9:24
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16 December 2013
Installation view of Collecting Alibis by Amie Dicke

Fresh off a mid-career survey show at GEM, museum of contemporary art in The Hague, and a one-person exhibition at her Amsterdam gallery, Stigter Van Doesburg, Amie Dicke presents an integrated selection of her imaginative pursuits from the past few years in Collecting Alibis, her first solo at Los Angeles’ Anat Ebgi, which...

16 December 2013 - 21:59
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Alison Netsel

5 December 2013
© Willem van den Hoed courtesy of the Paushuize

On my frequent walks around Utrecht, I regularly pass the Paushuize (Papal Palace to be fancy, Pope House to be a bit more literal) and always find myself admiring it and pondering its history. After all, it was built in 1517, by the only Dutch Pope, Adrian VI, although he never had the chance to live in it. Since then, it has changed owners and uses and has undergone a variety of expansions and restorations, but all of that has just made...

5 December 2013 - 17:07
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Nanda de Block

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28 November 2013

Visiting a concert can take hold of you and might imprint a memory for ever when everything falls into place. These days, especially in the electronic dance scene, this often also entails the visual parts and the musical. Projections, lasers and light techniques can make the experience a thousand times more intense.

With this year's Amsterdam Dance Event fresh in mind (October), we can safely say that Holland houses a lot of talent in this...

28 November 2013 - 14:02
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Inge Elfrink

27 November 2013
Kopi Soesoe + De Zeeuwse Meisjes © Inge Elfrink

Just behind Hotel New York, when you think you’ve seen it all, you will find Katendrecht, at the other side of the Rijnhavenbrug. Katendrecht is a neighbourhood whose image was once determined by sailors and all the diversions they attracted. In 2008, a city-renewal programme was set up and the neighbourhood was cleared of its old stains.

The area now features a lively square, Deliplein, with lots of cafés, restaurants, design shops and a theatre. During...

27 November 2013 - 0:28