Monday, June 29, 2015

Candle for

This week no art, dolf and family

Sunday, June 28, 2015

ArtEZ De eerste lichting: Lisa Weeda

Lisa Weeda, Graduation performance with Kaulane Huisman,
@ Huis Oostpool Arnhem last Saturday

© (copyright) images by Lisa Weeda
LINK Lisa Weeda

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Otto Snoek / Nostalgia, Ukraine 1989 - 1992

@ huis marseille 
July 3, 2015 / September 6, 2015

The photographer Otto Snoek was in his early 20s when, in 1989, he started visiting eastern Ukraine, at the invitation of a photographer from Charkov whom he had met in his native Rotterdam. In places like Charkov, Lugansk and Donbass he resolved to simply observe, and this detachment proved fruitful: ‘The nonchalance of this world of wires, untidiness, little freedoms, and small-time deals,’ as the art critic Sandra Smets wrote… Read more LINK huis marseille LINK Otto Snoek

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, actress, author, business woman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music. Her career began as a child performer on the radio, then recording a few singles from the age of 13. Relocating to Nashville at age 18 in 1964, her first commercial successes were as a songwriter (her songs during this period were covered by numerous artists, including Bill Phillips and Kitty Wells). She rose to prominence in 1967 as a featured performer on singer Porter Wagoner's weekly syndicated TV program; their first duet single, a cover of Tom Paxton's "The Last Thing on My Mind", was a top-ten hit on the country singles chart and led to several successful albums before they ended their partnership in 1974. Moving towards mainstream pop music, her 1977 single "Here You Come Again" was a success on both the country and pop charts. A string of pop-country hits followed into the mid-1980s, the most successful being her 1981 hit "9 to 5" (from the film of the same name) and her 1983 duet with Kenny Rogers "Islands in the Stream", both of which topped the U.S. pop and country singles charts. A pair of albums recorded with Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris were among her later successes. In the late 1990s, she returned to classic country/bluegrass with a series of acclaimed recordings. Non-musical ventures include Dollywood, a theme park in Pigeon Forge in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, and her efforts on behalf of childhood literacy, particularly her Imagination Library, as well as Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede and Pirates Voyage. LINK Youtube

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Архитектура Одессы (Architecture Odessa)

9, Mayakovskiy Lane. Odessa
Architect: P. N. Didenko

Photographs Dmitry Shamatazhi

In the second half of the 1920s only few houses were built in Odessa. But these buildings had left an indelible mark on the architecture of the city. Play of volumes, laconic forms, large green courtyards - cour d'honneur facing the street - these are houses of constructivism architects, where the shape was submitted to sense and the dwelling house was interpreted as a machine for living. In 1931, the crossroad of Mayakovskiy Lane and Preobrazhenskaya Street was decorated with one of the best samples in residential architecture of Constructivism. The author of the building, staff architect of Black Sea Shipping Company P. N. Didenko designed the houses among other things. There were built at least two large dwelling houses for employees of Soviet mercantile marine, one of which grew in 1930 at 22, Troitskaya Street. It is possible to see a number of features and design techniques in his architecture that have found application in the subsequent construction of the house in Mayakovskiy Lane (the average part of the facade retreating from the building line, rounded corners of the yard wings, etc.). Read more… LINK Archodessa

Friday, June 12, 2015

New statue of Tsar Samuil

Sofia Bulgaria

Surrounded by controversy, a four metre high statue of 10th century Bulgarian ruler Tsar Samuil was to be unveiled in central Sofia on June 8, amid calls for a postponement and rethink of the placing of the statue and with the row extending even to the appearance of its “glow in the dark” eyes. Critics have likened the statue - the height of which is further augmented by a 2.2 metre pedestal - to something out of Nikola Gruevski’s grandiosely kitsch Skopje 2020 project, with one suggesting that Gruevski be invited to Sofia to unveil the Tsar Samuil statue. Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev was to preside at the unveiling ceremony at the statue’s spot outside the historic St Sofia basilica, with Bulgarian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Neofit scheduled to pronounce a blessing, and with other VIPs attending including Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Speaker of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva and Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova. The placing of the sculpture is part of commemorations of 1000 years since the death of Tsar Samuil, a figure who is - as part of a longstanding controversy - also claimed by Bulgaria’s neighbour, the former Yugoslav republic. Samuil was the Tsar of the First Bulgarian Empire from 997 until his death in October 1014. Read more… LINK Independent Balkan news

Monday, June 01, 2015

First Lichting (De Eerste Lichting)

Saturday june 27th 19:30  @  Huis Oostpool, 
Nieuwstraat 58, Arnhem, The Netherlands

This year students, of the first batch Creative Writing at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts are ready. We are: Lauranne van Grinsven, Ian Jansen, Jasmijn Kam, Jorina van der Laan, Roos Vlogman and Lisa Weeda. We present our thesis in House Oostpool during the literary festival in Arnhem New Types. What you can expect?: an ongoing program of prose, poetry and non-fiction. We not only show our own work, but also collaborate with other disciplines. There speaks a professor antrozoölogie, interviews are being conducted at the clitter and displayed there secret video diaries. Mail to: Entrance is free, but we have a limited number of places available. Reservations are required. 
LINK De Eerste Lichting (First Lichting)