Sunday, November 30, 2014

To Facebook

Rotterdam The Netherlands
Dolf Pauw  (in Dutch)

Ik verklaar hierbij het volgende: gisteren 29 november 2014, een reactie op de nieuwe Facebook richtlijnen. Krachtens de artikelen L.111, 112 en 113 van het Wetboek van intellectueel eigendom, verklaar ik dat mijn rechten zijn verbonden aan al mijn persoonlijke gegevens, tekeningen, schilderijen, foto's, teksten etc. gepubliceerd op mijn profiel vanaf de dag dat ik mijn account aangemaakt heb. Voor commercieel gebruik van voorgaande zal ten alle tijden eerst mijn schriftelijke toestemming nodig zijn.  
Met dit bericht laat ik Facebook weten dat het openbaar maken, kopiëren, verspreiden, uitzenden, of op enige andere wijze gebruik maken van content uit mijn profiel ten strengste verboden is. De bovengenoemde artikelen zijn ook van toepassing op werknemers, studenten, agenten en / of ander personeel in dienst van Facebook. De inhoud van mijn profiel bevat privé informatie. De schending van mijn privacy wordt bestraft met inachtneming van de wet (UCC 1-308 1-308 1 -103 en het Statuut van Rome). Alle leden worden uitgenodigd om een soortgelijk bericht te plaatsen, of als je wilt, kun je dit bericht kopiëren en plakken. Als je deze verklaring niet ten minste eenmaal publiceert, zul je stilzwijgend toestaan dat je foto's, alsmede de informatie in je profiel gebruikt mogen worden. 
Dolf Pauw Rotterdam 29 november 2014

Rotterdam The Netherlands I hereby declare the following: yesterday November 29, 2014, in response to the new Facebook guidelines. Under Articles L.111, 112 and 113 of the Code of intellectual property, I declare that my rights are attached to all my personal data, drawings, paintings, photographs, texts etc. published on my profile from the day that my account have be created. For commercial use of foregoing shall at all times my first written permission required. With this post I let Facebook know that disclosing, copying, distributing, transmitting, or otherwise use of the Content is strictly forbidden from my profile. The above articles are also applicable to employees, students, agents and / or other personnel employed by Facebook. The contents of my profile contains private information. The invasion of privacy is punished in compliance with the law (UCC 1-308 1-308 1 -103 of the Rome Statute). All members are invited to place a similar message, or if you want, you can copy and paste this message. If you do not at least once this statement, you tacitly allow your photos, as well as the information may be used by Facebook.
Dolf Pauw Rotterdam November 29, 2014
Link to Dolf Pauw (facebook)

How To Sing "Hey Ya"

hip hop duo OutKast 

"Hey Ya!" is a song written and produced by André 3000 for his 2003 album The Love Below, part of the hip hop duo OutKast's double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. "Hey Ya!" takes influence from funk and rock music. Its music video features a live performance by a band, all eight of whose members are played by André 3000, that mimicks the Beatles' 1964 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The song received praise from contemporary music critics, and won the award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance at the 46th Grammy Awards. 
LINK How To Sing "Hey Ya"  LINK Youtube

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Lewis Baltz

Next to Bernd and Hilla Becher, Stephen Shore and Henry Wessel, Lewis Baltz is one of the most prominent representatives of the New Topographics movement, which was seminal to the development of conceptual photography. Baltz's photo series document the side effects of industrial civilization on the landscape, focusing on places that lie outside the bounds of canonical reception: urban wastelands, abandoned industrial sites, warehouses. His photographs uncover the correspondences between spatial forms that occur in the everyday world and advanced forms found in art. Baltz's strategies imply a reflexive knowledge of the history of photography in that they deploy the photographer as a teacher of seeing who makes things visible through reductive gestures. He already turned in the mid-1960s towards a reduced, minimalist-style aesthetic, orienting himself on artists in the fields of painting, sculpture and Land Art. LINK interview with Jeff Rian

Friday, November 28, 2014

李继开 Li Jikai

@ Museum Jan van der Togt 
10-12-2014 t/m 01-02-2015

Li Jikai's art is not a sheer expression of the thus missing ego, but rather trying to find the meaning of this ego. He depicts not anxiety and uneasiness of his contemporaries; instead, he lucidly expresses his own meditation. His art inosculates with the major trend of the 21st century in the contemporary Chinese art, that is during the breakthrough from the mainstream ideology, collective awareness vanishes, and artists come back to individuals, and to introspect personal experiences and value system form micro-perspective, which is, describe personal memory and circumstances with highly individualized artistic language. LINK Jan van der Togt (site in Dutch)

Sunday, November 23, 2014

New Sinterklaas gift wrap paper

design dolf pauw 

Sinterklaas [sɪntər'klaːs] (or more formally Sint Nicolaas or Sint Nikolaas; Saint Nicolas in French; Sankt Nikolaus in German) is a traditional winter holiday figure still celebrated today in the Low Countries, including the Netherlands and Belgium, as well as French Flanders and Artois. He is also well known in territories of the former Dutch Empire, including Aruba, Suriname, Curaçao, Bonaire, and Indonesia. He is one of the sources of the holiday figure of Santa Claus in North America. LINK Sɪntər'klaːs

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bulgarian hospitality and dishes by Lilly

Bulgarian cuisine (Bulgarian: българска кухня, balgarska kuhnya) is a representative of the cuisine of Southeastern Europe. Essentially South Slavic, it shares characteristics with other Balkans cuisines. Bulgarian cooking traditions are diverse because of geographical factors such as climatic conditions suitable for a variety of vegetables, herbs and fruit. Aside from the vast variety of local Bulgarian dishes, Bulgarian cuisine shares a number of dishes with the Middle Eastern, Italian and Russian cuisines. Bulgarian food often incorporates salads as appetizers and is also noted for the prominence of dairy products, wines and other alcoholic drinks such as rakia. The cuisine also features a variety of soups, such as the cold soup tarator, and pastries, such as the filo dough based banitsa, pita and the various types of Börek. Main courses are very typically water-based stews, either vegetarian or with lamb, goat meat, beef, chicken or pork. Deep-frying is not common, but grilling - especially different kinds of sausages - is very prominent. But the best is created by Lilly she lives and works in Sofia Bulgaria. LINK findbgfood

Monday, November 17, 2014

Mário Macilau

Mário Macilau was born in the newly independent Mozambique, in the midst of the most critical phase of its civil war. His family struggled financially and moved from the Inhambane province to the capital, Maputo, in search of a better life. When he was 10 years old he began to work in a small market frequented by the middle / upper class where he became a street child, washing cars in the car park and helping to carry the groceries in an effort to support his family. Macilau started his journey as photographer in 2003 and went professional when he traded his mother’s cell phone for his first camera in 2007, he specializes in long-term projects that focus on living and environmental conditions. 
As a documentary photographer he is committed to initiating positive change across different cultures, locations and perspectives, in his home country he uses his work to confront the reality of power, environment and cultural heritage that affect socially isolated groups and issues that define our times. LINK Mário Macilau

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Pentti Sammallahti

@ Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen 

Born in 1950 in Helsinki, Finland, Sammallahti’s travels and interest in fine printing and lithography has led him to publish numerous books of which one is ‘Ici et Loin’, Actes Sud 2012. As a benchmark figure in contemporary Finnish photography, his work has a supernatural sense of a moment in time with the sensitivity and beauty of the world displayed through its animalistic existence. His particular use of dogs, which reflects the human existential experience, shows the shared nature of the earth with a gentle humor and fleeting attitude.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Odessa (Одеса) 1995

DPhoto september 1995 

In 1794, the city of Odessa was founded by a decree of the Empress Catherine the Great. From 1819 to 1858, Odessa was a free port. During the Soviet period it was the most important port of trade in the Soviet Union and a Soviet naval base. On 1 January 2000, the Quarantine Pier at Odessa Commercial Sea Port was declared a free port and free economic zone for a period of 25 years. During the 19th century, it was the fourth largest city of Imperial Russia, after Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Warsaw. Its historical architecture has a style more Mediterranean than Russian, having been heavily influenced by French and Italian styles. Some buildings are built in a mixture of different styles, including Art Nouveau, Renaissance and Classicist. Odessa is a warm water port. The city of Odessa hosts two important ports: Port of Odessa itself and Port Yuzhne (also an internationally important oil terminal), situated in the city's suburbs. Another important port, Illichivsk, is located in the same oblast, to the south-west of Odessa. Together they represent a major transport hub integrating with railways. Odessa's oil and chemical processing facilities are connected to Russia's and EU's respective networks by strategic pipelines. 
LINK Одеса

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Der Tag danach

The Wall, which was established by East Germany in 1961 and was roughly 96 miles long, split the already - divided country’s capital into West Berlin and East Berlin. After weeks of civil protests, the government of Eastern Germany opened up the partition on 
Nov. 9, 1989, allowing residents to travel to the west side. The chipping away of the wall followed, but its actual demolition didn’t truly begin until the following year, just a few months before Germany would officially reunite.  LINK east side gallery

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Boek met een Doel (book with a purpose)

@ Nieuwe Binnenweg 194 
and William Boothlaan 15A

In een winkel aan de Nieuwe Binnenweg en William Boothlaan  in Rotterdam krijgen afgedankte boeken een tweede leven. De eigenaar van een Copy-Shop had ruimte in zijn winkel over en wilde daar een goede bestemming voor. Daarom bedacht hij een concept waarbij de opbrengst van oude ingeleverde boeken gaat naar goede doelen. Lees meer: Vrijwilligers geven afgedankte boeken een tweede leven. 
In a shop at the Nieuwe Binnenweg and William Boothlaan discarded books get a second life. The owner of a Copy Shop had room in his shop and wanted a good destination for that. So he devised a concept in which the proceeds of old returned books will go to charity. Read more: Volunteers give discarded books an second life. LINK youtube LINK Easyrepro

Darmon Richter

Mount Buzludzha Bulgaria

The House-Monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party was opened 90 years later in 1981, to commemorate both the 1878 liberation from Turkish rule, and the 1944 victory against Hitler’s fascist domination of the country. It was also to serve as headquarters for the Bulgarian Communist Party, who were keen to associate themselves with the nation’s historic heroes. Construction of the striking monument cost in excess of 16,000,000 Bulgarian Levs - that’s almost £7,000,000. The majority of this money came in the form of suggested donations, collected from the Bulgarian people by state officials. There are more than 150 Soviet monuments scattered across the country, but Buzludzha is by far the largest - and the most extravagant - of them all. 

Darmon Richter is a freelance writer and photographer; an experienced urban explorer and self-confessed dark tourist.  Richter’s interest in unusual and offbeat locales has taken him from the ghost cities of Inner Mongolia to the hell gardens of Southeast Asia; from the frozen conflict zones of the former USSR, to vodou temples in the Caribbean. 
LINK thebohemianblog

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Edward Winkleman

Aspiring and new art gallery owners can now find everything they need to plan and operate a successful art gallery in this comprehensive volume. Edward Winkleman draws on his years of experience to explain step by step how to start your new venture. LINK amazon LINK Edward Winkleman