Rotterdams Open Doek Filmfestival – There were only winners…

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In May 2017 a season of short films ended with the Rotterdams Open Doek Filmfestival, as every year, hosted by Lantaren Venster in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. I was asked to illustrate Rotterdams skyline, combined with their logo. This was printed on the CREWs T-shirt and on another bunch for merchandise purpose that night.

The above picture I did just for fun for my portfolio. I got a bit carried away….
Below is the print on the chest and (official logo on the) sleeve.

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Flashback Friday #2

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The beautiful black and white cathedral in Siena, also known as Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta de Siena.

Object Rotterdam 2014

I hereby would like to share the favorites of Object Rotterdam, a part of Festival Art Rotterdam and held in De Rotterdam (a brilliant architectural phenomenon of 150 meters high, designed by Rem Koolhaas). Visitors where given the opportunity to sneak a peak into a penthouse at the 44th floor and some apartments on the 30th floor where a part of the expo also took place. Luckily the weather was good so that I could wave at my apartment across the water (the red with white building somewhere in the middle of the second picture).

Like in the previous post I didn’t succeed in getting the names of all the designers and artists. But!…(that should not spoil the fun……of sharing…..yes.).

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First reaction when I walked in the 44 storeys high penthouse: “uuh..hi hi….uuuuuh….wooooooowww.”

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Second reaction: “Hahahaha!…..Woooow……”

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Middle part of the building, between the escalators to the parking spaces and the main entrance/atrium.

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On the 30th floor, some beautiful robust but delicate furniture by….uhhh…I’m sorry.

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The ‘Well Proven Chair‘ by Marjan van Aubel and James Shaw.

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(Sorry)

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(again sorry)

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Rotganzen

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I don’t know what it was, but it looked like a fancy sauna with a monster inside, who later turned into a woman without the monster suit.

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‘RAGE RAGE (do not go gentle)’ by Marjan Teeuwen and Tilmann Meyer-Faje.

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‘Food for Thought.’ by Ma’ayan Pesach.

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Franje Killaars

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Floris Hovers

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Dewi Bekker 

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‘Ik Ben De Kegel’ by Charlotte Kiekebos. (I really like the way the designs are placed in line with the painted wall in the back!)

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Dinie Besems
(picture from her website)

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‘Screw Yourself’ by Peter Hsieh (picture from his website)

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A big fat brain attached to a car. Funny to see, because I’m busy producing a giant (extern) brain myself(!).

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And when there’s a ‘looking down’ there’s also a ‘looking up’ picture. Thank you Rem Koolhaas.