These kids go to summerschool to learn something extra and have some fun.
Some because they like to, others because they need to and some because their parents don’t have the means to go on holiday.
This is a small publication in a newspaper for children called ‘Kidsweek’.
Dutch village of Marken ca. 1930 & 2015
THE OAK TREE TRUNK COFFIN LADY
Maja d’Hollosy reconstructed the skeleton of a woman who lived in the 7th century in Friesland. This woman was buried in an oak tree trunk coffin. The reconstruction is now shown in Het Fries Museum. These (and more) pictures will appear in Quest Magazine in september.
For Quest Psychology Magazine I photographed Feyenoord hooligan Yoeri Kievits. Outside the soccer-stadium Yoeri is a nice guy. I am not sure I would like to meet him during a play, though…
Yesterday I made a picture for Quest History magazine.
In the Netherlands we have this annual tradition where saint Sinterklaas comes from Spain to the Netherlands to bring presents to the children. He is always accompanied by a lot of black servants with the name Black Pete. Lately there has been a public debate about if this tradition is racist or not.
It seems like in 1954 Black Pete was white sometimes already …
Running in circles
Some assignments are nicer than others. This was one of those. Last week I had to make some portraits for the fire department. Here I was ‘on’ one of their boats.
Rice field freeze
Today I animated a picture of colleague Ronald de Hommel for the Disputed Waters project. (best viewed full screen)
POWER OF WATER
From september 7 untill october 26 Fotodok organizes the exposition Power Of Water in the city center of Utrecht.
Power Of Water shows work from several (inter)national photographers on the importance of water.
Also two rivers from our Disputed Waters project are shown: my photos of the Rhine river and a web documentary about the Mekong river from colleagues Ronald de Hommel and Andre van der Stouwe.