An interview with Kareem Lotfy
Cairo, the tale of love and hate.
Over a big plate of sushi, some green tea and lots of wasabi, we discussed Kareem's experience of Amsterdam, living in Cairo and feeling like a tourist.
Coaching teamleader ENTUR AS (formerly NSB)
Leadership in international perspektiv. But also: Barista & Sommelier. Sociologist. Amateur actor & tenor. Father of Sim & Kian.
Hester van Dijk
Crossing the Water
I flew into Amsterdam from Noord Copenhagen in the middle of the night on July 3rd. Someone from Mediamatic picked me up from the train station and took me to the flat where I'd be staying.
Talking in Arabic
I often meet people from “my part of the world” here in Amsterdam Noord. But we don’t always have a lot in common.
One of the artists here, Ahmed, is also from Egypt, and one day he invited me to walk with him to a nearby park. I love this park and come here often; it is huge, quiet, and I can collect plenty of...
cheap, vegetarian, halal, dogs allowed, child friendly, wheelchair access, smoking allowed
A living room restaurant. For only € 45, a freshly-cooked four course menu is served to groups (minimum of ten, maximum of twenty people). Sublime! Mediterranean, Eastern, North African or Dutch...
Singer's Karaoke Bar
An American karaokebar on Amsterdam soil. During the weeekends everybody is invited to loudly sing along with 99 luftballons and MC Hammer. There is some consolation for the audience too. Food and...
Today is all about reading books, travel and inventing. I also design and develop websites, and other graphic related things, and lego lightobjects! I l i/o ve; lego, writing, foodculture, celebrity...
Everyone who helped put Noord on the map
Our project team, the artists and designers, sponsors, friends, Noorderlingen and other informers.
An interview with Tunc Topcuoglu
Connecting high and low culture through kebab.
Tunc Topcuoglu on the importance of roots, and being an outsider. "No longer trapped in a specific identity, you are forced to reconstruct yourself."
Studio Lord Interior Architecture ontwerpt gezonde, duurzame interieurs
An interview with Engy Aly
"There are much, much more Arabs and Muslims than I have ever seen in my life outside of an Arabic country."
July 2010. Engy has been living and working in Amsterdam-Noord for a few weeks. She was kind enough to share her first impressions, and tell us a little bit about her background.
Leve het Hergebruik!22Jun 2010
ARCAM organiseert in aanloop naar de Dag van de Architectuur dinsdag 22 juni in samenwerking met cultuurpodium De Verdieping een paneldiscussie over het hergebruik van oude gebouwen in Amsterdam.
‘Relational Thingness’29Apr 201029May 2010
‘Relational Thingness’ zo heet de komende tentoonstelling van Yvonne Dröge Wendel [Karlsruhe, 1961] in stichting outLINE. De titel dekt de lading van de rode draad in haar loopbaan. Al jong was ze...
Trek in geschiedenis?26May 201029Aug 2010
Van 27 mei tot en met 29 augustus 2010 (opening 26 mei, 17:00 uur) presenteert het Nationaal Historisch Museum de Nationale Automatiek in het Amsterdams Historisch Museum. Deze 'historische'
Het Karel Appelhuis25Apr 201025Apr 2010
Op zondag 25 april 2010 om 11.00 uur worden vier short stay huurappartementen voor kunstenaars in het door Woonstichting De Key gerenoveerde geboortehuis van Karel Appel aan de Dapperstraat 7 te...
4 women photographer's visual diary project
L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux. -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Ironmonger, writer, fauxtographer
Multi Local stay–at–home festival about the future
The ElectroSmog Festival is an initiative carried by a growing number of organisations and individuals distributed over a variety of countries, regions and continents.
It's a family affair28Feb 201013Mar 2010
Visual artist Aimee Zito Lema (1982, NL/Arg) presents a dialoque with two generations within her own family; her grandmother Fien Bergmeijer - Sanders (NL, 1921) and her cousin Alessia Bergmeijer (IT...
An experimental evening to taste the flavors of delicious dutch mushrooms....
Here some pictures and a video documenting a lovely dinner where mushrooms took different forms and taste. Our biggest pride is certainly the home-made mushroom pasta. Not only the pasta slice ended...