Activism from the couch

Activists have a reputation for taking over streets across the world to fight for what they believe in, but corona has made it impossible to do mass demonstrations. Robin Habbé (25), has continued the fight against climate change online: “I understand if it is difficult for some people to join.” A photo-reportage by Iben Schmidt Amsterdam: Though 2019 became “the year of street protest”, coronavirus quiets … Continue reading Activism from the couch

Diminishing the Walls of Racism

A photo feature by Patrick Lowe Los Angeles – Protests in Los Angeles, and all around the globe, started after the tragic death of George Floyd. As the days have gone by, protests in Los Angeles have become larger with more people jumping on board to fight for systematic change and to diminish the walls of racism in the United States.   The demonstrations that had started … Continue reading Diminishing the Walls of Racism

Istanbul Nightlife

This Metropolitan city contains of over 15 million inhabitants with a wide range of nationalities. The traditional Turkish culture blends with cultures from the many tourists that enlighten the city. What does this mean for their nightlife culture? Text and photo by Sandra Deira Özgür Erdogu (37) is a business owner in Taksim and has seen the many changes the city has been through in … Continue reading Istanbul Nightlife

Building Faith

Istanbul has over 1,000 mosques. If you look closely and compare them with each other, it quickly becomes clear that the vast majority follows the same model and that some characteristics are always repeated. But there are also some of the newly built ones, whose architecture is a bit daring and leaves behind the traditional construction methods of the Ottoman and the master architect Sinan. … Continue reading Building Faith

Istanbul’s most important inhabitants

Animals that live on the street. This evokes images of emaciated, aggressive animals struggling to survive. This is not the case in Istanbul. Many Istanbul inhabitants do not let animals into their apartment but are still crazy about them. They care about them as if they were their pets. Text and photos by Jonas Armbruster Most of the city’s cats live on the streets. Every … Continue reading Istanbul’s most important inhabitants

Back to the 30’s

Mark Davids is not like every other 47-year-old living in Amsterdam. He lives in the 30’s. Text and photos by Ingrid Godager Davids always dresses like a gentleman and never goes out without wearing a hat. His house looks like a museum, furnished like houses were in the beginning of the 1900s. It’s packed with paintings, newspapers, books and furniture from the 20s and 30s, … Continue reading Back to the 30’s

Amsterdam: city scars

From just 30.000 residents in the 1500s to more than 900.000 in 2019, Amsterdam has expanded a great deal. This also means that some of the city’s historic buildings were demolished, while others still remain 400 years later. But exactly how have some of the areas in Amsterdam changed throughout the years? Text and photos by Bart Jacobs The Waterlooplein was once the beating heart … Continue reading Amsterdam: city scars

The many faces of Amsterdam’s Red Light District

A photo series by Ingrid Godager and Iris Geerardyn It will come as no surprise that the Red Light District in Amsterdam is known for its prostitutes, but the area has so much more to offer. When you walk around the vibrant neighbourhood, you might just bump into a cute little store, a barber shop or a museum. This photo series sheds light on the … Continue reading The many faces of Amsterdam’s Red Light District