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A question of identity

Olivier de Sagazan is many things, including a self-proclaimed performer, painter and sculptor; three disciplines he has proven to interchange and combine for the bigger part of his artistic practice. Born in Congo but a French citizen since the age…

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Three questions for Noah Baumbach

Since the mid ‘90s, Noah Baumbach has been filming a coherent oeuvre of sharply observant comedies, including The Squid and the Whale, Frances Ha and Greenberg. Film editor Basje Boer spoke to Baumbach about his latest feature film, While We’re…

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Two-dimensional concrete

Urban geographer, architectural critic and We Are Public editor Mark Minkjan visited The Geometrical Determination of the Sunrise exhibition by Noémie Goudal in Foam. “The images look futuristic, but could just as well be remains from a distant past.” Concrete is…

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10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ZERO

Stedelijk Museum’s curator Margriet Schavemaker gave We Are Public members a tour through the museum’s new exhibition, ZERO: Let Us Explore the Stars. Our art editor Floor Kortman went along to report back on her findings and Anna Berkhof took…

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Summer in the city

Summers in Amsterdam, you know the drill – either it’s drearily damp or blazing hot. Sprawling urban beaches, supermarket popsicles are all sold out and for each friend that’s out of town, you get five tourists in return. On top…

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Instant party and eternal fame

It was probably the hottest day of the year: Wednesday 1 July. The deal was: ‘Take part in our Public Search and win an instant party and eternal fame.’ If you found your own poster in the city, the deal…

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Over het IJ and beyond

In recent years, many inhabitants of Amsterdam have discovered the other side of the IJ: Noord. When theatre festival Over het IJ kicked off 23 years ago, it was a different story. Editor Céline talked to general director Esther Lagendijk about how…

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Head first

As part of the ‘Cultural Marketing Awards’, the annual Gouden Struis award seeks out the year’s very best marketing campaign within the cultural sector. We (alongside five other campaigns) were nominated for our kick off campaign, that targeted to and…

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