Tired of the typical, cliched vacations? Do you want to have a story to top everyone else’s in your office? If so, I humbly suggest booking a relaxing week in prison. Hetarrest Huis is an old renovated prison turned luxury hotel in the Netherlands. The clean, modern design mixed with funky lighting and tongue-in-cheek striped [...]
We’ve all had them (and if you haven’t, then you probably are one): those neighbors that really suck. Well, the Netherlands won’t stand for it, and government officials in Amsterdam are planning on sending those bad neighbors to live in container. That’s right, a container. The containers will be located on the outskirts of Amsterdam [...]
Bloemencorso is the annual parade of flowers in Zundert, the Netherlands. Each giant float is sculpted from thousands of flowers such as dahlias. You can see a little bit of everything at Bloemencorso, including intricate floats resemble exotic animals, puppets, and graffiti. You can see this stunning event for yourself on September 1 and 2, 2013.
For all you Polaroid fans out there, it is time to dig up your beloved instant film cameras from storage that was once so close to being extinct. After acquiring Polaroid’s factory and equipment in The Netherlands, The Impossible Project’s promise to bring the instant back to photography is finally here. Stocking up (and selling [...]
Maarten Wetsema is a Dutch photographer living in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Wetsema is represented by Van Kranendonk Gallery in The Hague, The Netherlands. He has had numerous international exhibitions, and his images have appeared at Photo Miami and Paris Photo.
Hailing from The Netherlands, Chris Berens works predominantly with ink, varnish and acrylic. Although, by his own admission, his paintings are not made with a particular message in mind, he works from recollection to create his very personal and intimate images. ‘I treat every painting as I would a diary’, he says, ‘in which I [...]