Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist Details reveal zeitgeists. By sector. Repetitive tags appear, some fleetingly so, while others linger. Politics gushing, anger brewing, love infusing, the tags became the city’s soul. Zeitgeists age. They fade from view, invisible. — BEAGLE Elephant 45:...
Ellende in Amsterdam

Ellende in Amsterdam

Such a pretty word for misery. Amsterdam Spied while cycling around the city, this beautiful word means misery. When did it first appear? How long after did I notice? I’m on my feet now. Who is behind ellende? What will walking...
Post-its during lockdown

Post-its during lockdown

Post-its during lockdown Amsterdam • October 2020 I first noticed these hopeful Post-it notes around the end of October 2020, just as the weather was cooling and a long lockdown was imminent. Mostly photographed in Amsterdam’s west, these sweet messages from an...