Clever Bridge

Looking for pictures of bridges in the archives of The Tropenmuseum Amsterdam I came across this bamboo construction in Blitar, East Java. The photograph is taken in 1915, during the Dutch colonial ruling of Indonesia. Continue Reading →

New Year’s Greetings

For the mortals who – after all the horror stories about curators, gallery owners, jury’s, collectors and starving – still want to be an autonomous photographer, I hope that they can find the force to uphold the following three guidelines: Continue Reading →


Twenty years ago, when I still boxed, my trainer asked me if I wanted to produce a training manual with him. I would take the photos and he would write the text. I wasn’t interested. Continue Reading →