Thank you Intermediair!
Illustration for what will be, sadly, the last Intermediair appearing on paper.
A wonderful platform with a great history of dutch illustrators and photographers is gone.
I feel proud to have been part of it.
Source: Intermediair -special last edition- for all the contributors in the past few years
Despite all the protests across Europe against the European policy, European leaders insist on even more 'Europe'. It almost becomes a dogmatic religion according to Dutch writer and philosopher Thierry Baudet.
I am disgusted by a huge attention to criminals in the Dutch media. A certain Willem Holleeder enjoys almost a star status. He is one of the notorious criminals in this land and ever since he is active in the crime business, he gets an almost divine respect. This was a very small illustration accompanying a short letter on this matter.
Detail of spread for project 'Metamorfoze'. The Dutch National Programme for the Preservation of Paper Heritage, a co-operation between the National Library of the Netherlands and the National Archives.
Source: National Library of the Netherlands/Koninklijke bibliotheek
posted on October 8, 2012 at 12:24
Op 14 oktober a.s. viert VPRO's historische radioprogramma OVT zijn twintigjarige bestaan. In de aanloop naar deze uitzending brengt de VPRO Gids een serie over toevalstreffers in de geschiedenis. Anton van Hooff schreef de anekdote 'de neus van Cleopatra'.
'Shitstorm' - the new term connected to Facebook.
Unpredictable domino effect reactions on Facebook. It may be caused by a simple open invitation for a party, or bad review of a product.
The term 'shitstorm' says it all.
The citizens of Haren (Groningen) have already experienced such shit....
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine (September 2012)
posted on October 2, 2012 at 16:59