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Dream Amsterdam - Peter Funch Event

Who: Peter Funch is a Danish artist in New York that is working with the Dream Amsterdam project.

What: The artist will be making a photograpgh where he is asking for people to particiapte in. this is part of the IWONDER project of Dream Amsterdam. People are asked to bring an opbject that is dear to them from home. Peter will then make one of his famous compositions. These photographs are truly transcendent representations of the moments and the beauty in the stories that happen in cities everyday on the corner of the street.

When / Where: At Central Station in Amsterdam on Saturday June, 6 2009 @ 16:00 (4 pm). To be specific - the mid tunnel, downstairs at platform 4/5. Google Map

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A bike ride to Guggenheim in bilbao

picture by Amsterdamize

Last month when I went to moderate a session about online video in Bilbao for the nonick conference. the day after the conference, Marc from Amsterdamize and I rented a couple bikes from the hotel to go explore the city. This video Marc edited as a part1 of that wonderful day we had together. I know he is working on more, with some fun action shots through Bilbao, but this sets a nice tone for the day.

If you do goto Bilbao, I highly recommend checking out The Guggenheim Museum. Besides being an amazing building, I really loved the exhibitions they had there. Marc and I spent close to 4-5 hours in the museum hanging around and checking out the work. At the moment they have some amazing Video Art pieces that you can sit and literally loose yourself in for hours. If you were not stoned before going in, the effects of these films will transport you to that state. Then head up to the top floor to see Murakami. An awesome artist that has been highly influenced by popular culture in Japan such as Anime, Manga as well as traditional artists. If you are into Anime, contemporary art or Asian culture, this exhibition is for you!

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