Working from the digitized 35mm film footage from the collection my project developed from my initial reactions. Initially my research conducted of spending time watching and re watching the films provided by the The Expatriate Archive Centre, taking screen shots/stills from the footage, compiling and arranging the images. Partly this was done as a way […]
Month: November 2017
The Saudade Kickstarter is Live!
Our Kickstarter campaign is over, but you can still donate to help fund the Saudade project! Transfers can be sent using the following information: Stichting Expatriate Subject Line: 10th Anniversary + your email address IBAN: NL71ABNA0404476090 BIC: ABNANL2A Anyone who donates more than €30 will receive a copy of the book. If your gallery, archive, or […]
Il Cavaliere Mascherato (The Masked Knight)
It is evening, and I write from the waiting room near Gate 4 of Amsterdam Schipol International Airport. In a few moments I will embark on my flight to Milan, Italy. This morning I visited the Expatriate Archive Centre in The Hague. There, I met face-to-face with Fred Van Den Hoek, Alfons Vermeulen’s great-grandson. Alfons […]
Missing Pieces – Natalie McIlroy
After my period of historical research, I began to sketch land formations/ large structures that can be seen from Google Earth on Pulau Kemaro Island today. These were oil tankers, a large biomass factory, barge boats, barge moorings and the two religious temples. Again, this pairing of the religious and the industrial seemed so […]